Why Level3 Connectivity Issues Are Difficult To Diagnose

Level3 based network issues are often very difficult to diagnose. This is due to Level3 operating their BGP network via MPLS (Multi-Protocol Label Switching), a wonderful and useful technology (but difficult to diagnose when your network spans the entire world!) Take this snippet of a traceroute for example: 2  ge-6-18.car1.Manchester1.Level3.net… Continue reading