TITLE

CAN MPLS ALTERNATIVES BRING ABOUT A WAN NIRVANA?

AUTHOR(S)
Cummings, Joanne
PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
Network World;6/18/2007, Vol. 24 Issue 24, p39
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the carrier network multi-protocol label switching (MPLS), computer frame delay, and provider backbone transport (PBT) regarding the service-level agreements (SLA) in the U.S. According to president Steve Taylor of Distributed Networking Associates company software infrastructure of the carrier is being overhauled and simplified for making it more reliable and responsive on various business-critical applications. In addition, carrier networks will also handle disaster recovery and server virtualization services.
ACCESSION #
25444520

 

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