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Virtual Private Network

Also called a VPN. A computer network connecting the main office of a company to its regional offices, and sometimes to individuals using the network remotely. Until the 1990s, a VPN was a dial-up connection or a network set up especially for the company. Since then, most VPNs simply use the Internet.
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ENTERPRISE is the most successful local frame relay service provided in the United States.
introduction to the protocols involved in the provision of a Frame Relay network
Through this service, customers can back up network facilities outside the Sprint Frame Relay network and even handle failures such as local telephone company and customer host outages.
The CIR feature provides the most cost-effective frame relay service since customers are only charged for the minimum throughput rate that they select.
The CPX Frame Relay products offer the highest performance in their class.
Businesses without existing frame relay connections can still qualify for the free service trial.
The Frame Relay over DSL being offered is an end-to-end protocol enabling customers to use DSL connections in the combined footprint to access New Edge Networks' national Frame Relay network.
The MPLS/Frame Relay Alliance is an international industry organization with the mission to advance the recognition and acceptance of MPLS and Frame Relay technologies in the global telecom industry.
On the agenda for the meeting is MPLS and Frame Relay interoperability and service interworking.
Frame Relay serves as an ideal access technology and the integration of Frame Relay with MPLS networks is important to both the end users and the industry.
WaveSmith Networks, an emerging company focused on redefining multiservice switching for carriers, announced today its Frame Relay capabilities for the DN(TM) multiservice switch product family.