Virtual Private Network

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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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VPLS is a metro, national and global Ethernet service that extends a customer's local area network (LAN) to multiple locations by providing fully-meshed Layer 2 multipoint connectivity.
The analysis shows that Ethernet Transport has lower TCO than the VPLS and MPLS alternatives over a five-year study period.
This book, Designing and Implementing VPLS over MPLS shows the reader how a Virtual Private LAN Service (VPLS) run over a Multi Protocol Label Switching (MPLS) based multi-service network fulfills the need of one-network-fits-all, providing customers a significant cost savings.
By introducing the industry's first integrated PBB and VPLS solution on its service routing portfolio, Alcatel-Lucent is at the forefront of Carrier Ethernet 2.
In April, Hammerhead announced general availability of the first VPLS (Virtual Private LAN Service) with Multi-Class(TM) implementation and a PBT (Provider Backbone Transport) Service Gateway(TM) software feature, which enables service providers to interwork PBT networks with the vast MPLS and growing VPLS installed base.
5, single box solution available offering dense Ethernet aggregation for both E-Line and E-LAN Services combined with MPLS Pseudowire termination, VPLS, PBT, Leased Line IP Aggregation, Frame Relay, ATM/IMA support, and any-to-any service interworking to offer a rich and compelling services platform.
5 MPLS and Pseudowire capabilities, Hammerhead's HSX 6000 is the only Carrier Ethernet platform to offer the combination of VPLS with Multi-Class, EVPL (Ethernet Virtual Private Line) with Multi-Class(TM), and a PBT Service Gateway.
extensive discussion of multicast support over MPLS, including a new chapter dedicated to multicast in VPNs, explaining both the PIM/GRE (Protocol Independent Multicast / Generic Routing Encapsulation) and the next generation BGP/MPLS solutions, new material on support of multicast in VPLS, a much-expanded chapter on MPLS multicast and a section perations and management (OAM) tools for point-to-multipoint LSPs.
MX960 Ethernet Services Router Demonstrates LDP Signaling for VPLS and Interoperability of Metro Ethernet Forum Specifications
The demonstration is one of the industry's first interoperability events to showcase H-VPLS and VPLS Multipoint Ethernet Service.
Carrier Class CLE Supports Both Carrier Ethernet and VPLS
Global Ethernet VPLS Network Enables Large Law Firm to Support VoIP, Video and Data Convergence across 26 Sites