History of Networking: Stan Hanks and GRE

GRE was the first tunneling protocol ever designed and deployed—and although it largely been overtaken by VXLAN and other tunnel protocols, it is still in widespread use today. For this episode of the History of Networking, Stan Hanks, the inventor of GRE—and hence the inventor of the concept of tunneling in packet switched networks—joins us to describe how and why GRE tunneling was invented.


1 Comment

  1. Orhan Ergun on 10 August 2020 at 9:02 am

    Nice one Russ, thanks for taking time to record and publish it, didn’t know Dino was one of the Authors of GRE RFC