MPLS adds lift to Boeing net

Hochmuth, Phil
June 2004
Network World;6/7/2004, Vol. 21 Issue 23, p1
Trade Publication
For a big corporation such as the Boeing company, becoming a smaller, leaner organization might seem like a flight of fancy. But the aerospace giant has made that aspiration a reality, in part by building a converged, multi-service network based on Multi-protocol Label Switching technology, which lets Boeing employees do more with less. For example, in the past few years, the average profit brought in per worker increased by 67 percent. Meanwhile, the company's workforce is 17 percent smaller in 2004 than in 2001 and average network usage per employee has climbed 250 percent since 2002.


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