Greetings everyone, I need some advice on best practices when working with multicast. We are upgrading our audio routing distribution system and it is centered around multicast. I work at a radio network and we can't afford more than a 30 second outage. The upgrade is going to introduce 3 new switches (for 3 studios) into our network (possibly meraki or catalyst, not sure which yet) but I would like some advice on what people have found to make the multicast traffic highly available. Should I implement RSTP? is there a preferred topology? Is there an edge to using meraki switches over catalyst 2960's? I found a page https://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/products/collateral/ios-nx-os-software/multicast-enterprise/whitepaper_c11-474791.html that shed a little light on this but wanted to reach out to the community.
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