APNIC 29 APRICOT 2010 Banner

Best Practices in Network Planning

Presented by Arman Maghbouleh (Cariden Technologies, Inc.) [bio] slides

This tutorial will review current industry best practices for planning and traffic engineering in IP and MPLS networks.

Technologies and approaches will be compared, leveraging experience gained and case studies including a number of tier 1 deployments. The subjects covered will include:

  • Methods for determining traffic matrixes for IP Networks: netFlow, MPLS, estimation, regression,
  • The relationship between SLAs and network planning targets
  • Network planning simulation and analysis, working and failure cases
  • Traffic Engineering options and approaches: tactical, strategic, MPLS, IGP
  • Peering planning