What is BGP? BGP, or Border Gateway Protocol, is the routing protocol that makes the Internet work. It’s pretty damn important. It can also be notoriously difficult to understand. BGP is required for Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to connect to other network providers. Some large enterprises also use BGP to accomplish multi-homing—the ability to aggregate […]
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) is the routing protocol that makes the Internet work, but it is not needed by most organizations, Multihoming without BGP is a better alternative for load balancing and failover between multiple ISPs. Learn more.