UUNET to boost IP services with MPLS

Pappalardo, Denise
June 1999
Network World;06/28/99, Vol. 16 Issue 26, p33
Trade Publication
Reports on UUNET Technologies Inc.'s deployment of Internet protocol multiprotocol label switching (MPLS) to its network backbone. UUNET's partners in the project; Use of the MPLS technology to efficiently route IP packets over networks; Carriers supporting MPLS. INSET: Briefs..


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