The Cisco ACI solution allows you to use standard Layer 3 technologies to connect to external networks. These external networks can be Layer 3 connections to an existing network, WAN routers, firewalls, mainframes, or any other Layer 3 device.
This chapter covered the following topics:
L3 physical connectivity considerations
Static and supported routing protocols
Access control in and out of the fabric through the use of contracts
Multitenant routing considerations
Quality of Service
Multicast best-practice recommendations
No matter what you are connecting to, ACI has the ability to provide reliable and high-performance connectivity to meet simple or complex application and data center needs.