TITLE

Managing an MPLS migration

AUTHOR(S)
Johnson, Johna Till
PUB. DATE
October 2006
SOURCE
Network World;10/9/2006, Vol. 23 Issue 39, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article recommends several points to consider before moving towards MultiProtocol Label Switching from legacy services. According to the author, the company must first make sure that it plans to invest the necessary time up front. She also suggests it must make sure to inventory its applications. After itemizing and profiling, working with the company's chosen provider to size and structure the new network allegedly comes next. Moreover, budget for ongoing monitoring is likewise hinted.
ACCESSION #
22745890

 

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