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ALSO CALLED: Layer 3 Switching, M P L S, Tag Switching, Multiprotocol Label Switching, Multi-Protocol Label Switching
DEFINITION: Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) is a standards-approved technology for speeding up network traffic flow and making it easier to manage. MPLS involves setting up a specific path for a given sequence of packets, identified by a label put in each packet, thus saving the time needed for a router to look up the address to the next node to forward the packet to. MPLS is called multiprotocol because  … 
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MPLS White Papers (View All Report Types)
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Analyst Report: Can Broadband Change the WAN?
sponsored by Silver Peak
WHITE PAPER: A new paper by Moor Insights and Strategies explores the challenge of modern WAN infrastructure and reviews a new breed of technology and strategies to address this problem.
Posted: 30 Jun 2015 | Published: 16 Jun 2015

Silver Peak

Multi-Path Networking Is a Key to Maximizing Cloud Value
sponsored by Silver Peak
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how you can implement multi-path networking technology to deliver high-performance cloud solutions.
Posted: 26 Jun 2015 | Published: 29 May 2015

Silver Peak

CIO Brief: Redefining Your WAN with Broadband
sponsored by Silver Peak
WHITE PAPER: Download and discover why software-defined WANs are the way of the business future to flexibly and securely connect users to applications via a cost-effective source of available Internet connectivity.
Posted: 25 Jun 2015 | Published: 25 Jun 2015

Silver Peak

Technology in Action: Kingston Tech Migrates to a Broadband WAN
sponsored by Silver Peak
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper and see how Kingston Technology implemented a software-defined WAN for to reduce costs and complexity while streamlining data replication efforts.
Posted: 25 Jun 2015 | Published: 25 Jun 2015

Silver Peak

5 Reasons Why Enterprises are Moving to Broadband their WAN
sponsored by Silver Peak
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover the 5 key reasons that you should upgrade to a software-defined WAN to support the increasingly SaaS-focused business world.
Posted: 24 Jun 2015 | Published: 24 Jun 2015

Silver Peak

Establishing an MPLS VPN Foothold with Private IP
sponsored by Verizon
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how Verizon is establishing a foothold in the MPLS VPN market with private IPs.
Posted: 23 Jun 2015 | Published: 23 Jun 2015

Verizon

Improve Competitiveness with Software-Defined Wide Area Networks
sponsored by Silver Peak
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines the challenges of MPLS –based WANs compared to the benefits of SD- WANs. Read on to learn how you can achieve greater agility, lower costs, increased performance, and more so that you can be ready for the next generation of IT.
Posted: 22 Jun 2015 | Published: 22 Jun 2015

Silver Peak

Five Things to Think About as You Deploy and Use Hybrid WANs
sponsored by Talari Networks
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll learn the 5 key considerations you need to think about before deploying and using hybrid WANs to improve network quality of service.
Posted: 10 Jun 2015 | Published: 26 Dec 2014

Talari Networks

An Upgrade Path to Enterprise Unified Communications
sponsored by ThinkingPhones
WHITE PAPER: Read this brief white paper to discover how nterprises are taking advantage of the benefits of cloud unified communications without losing the quality of their old systems.
Posted: 17 Mar 2015 | Published: 01 Jan 2015

ThinkingPhones

Securely connect and communicate around the world
sponsored by Verizon
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover an MPLS-based private IP service that provides highly scalable connectivity options, simple any-to-any network design, and can consolidate applications onto a single infrastructure.
Posted: 19 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Verizon

A Business Guide to MPLS IP VPN Migration: Five Critical Factors
sponsored by XO Communications
WHITE PAPER: Uncover five critical factors for a successful migration to an MPLS IP VPN service in this whitepaper. Learn the evolving needs of today’s enterprise networks and uncover how an MPLS-based IP VPN can help you fulfill these wants and needs.
Posted: 25 May 2012 | Published: 30 Apr 2012

XO Communications

Key Considerations for MPLS IP-VPN Success
sponsored by XO Communications
WHITE PAPER: Uncover the benefits of an MPLS-based private IP network and learn how it can not only help you simplify network management and reduce costs, but also prioritize application, create and improve disaster recovery, and much more!
Posted: 25 May 2012 | Published: 30 Apr 2012

XO Communications

How to Accurately Detect and Correct Packet Loss
sponsored by Silver Peak
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains how packet loss can be properly measured throughout an enterprise, and what can be done to mitigate its effects in real-time.
Posted: 21 May 2012 | Published: 31 Dec 2010

Silver Peak

The Data Replication Bottleneck: Overcoming Out-of-Order and Lost Packets
sponsored by Silver Peak
WHITE PAPER: This analyst paper explores why packet loss and ordering has become such a bit problem in today's WANs and offers what can be done to overcome these packet delivery challenges.
Posted: 18 May 2012 | Published: 30 Nov 2007

Silver Peak

ACG Research Market Impact Report on ACX Series Universal Access Routers
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Uncover the details of Juniper’s ACX Series Universal Access Routers, which can help extend the core/edge of IP/MPLS solutions to deliver end-to-end manageability, provide low-cost access, and meet the needs of both fixed and mobile operators.
Posted: 01 May 2012 | Published: 29 Feb 2012

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Prepare for the Future of Integrated Communications
sponsored by AT&T Corp
WHITE PAPER: Many communications infrastructures use multiple platforms for voice and date, which have a complete lack of cohesion. Unfortunately, these legacy infrastructures cannot deal with the demands communications initiatives today put on them.
Posted: 27 Mar 2012 | Published: 13 Dec 2011

AT&T Corp

WAN and VPN Solutions: Choosing the Best Type for your Organization
sponsored by XO Communications
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper describes the different WAN and VPN options organizations have, and helps you figure out which would be the best for your particular needs.
Posted: 08 Mar 2012 | Published: 07 Mar 2012

XO Communications

Cloud Intelligent Network: Connect the World of Many Clouds
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Uncover how an intelligent network is the key to creating a successful cloud environment for your users.
Posted: 07 Mar 2012 | Published: 30 Dec 2011

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Service Provider MPLS VPN Security Considerations
sponsored by Certes Networks
WHITE PAPER: This report explores security considerations for service provider MPLS VPN, and describes two threat scenarios against a real MPLS VPN environment that was constructed to demonstrate the typical attack surface of an MPLS Layer 3 VPN provider network.
Posted: 27 Oct 2011 | Published: 01 Sep 2011

Certes Networks

The Truth About MPLS Security
sponsored by Certes Networks
WHITE PAPER: If you are sending data over a “private” Wide Area Network (WAN) there is a dirty little secret your service provider doesn’t want you to know about. The truth is that these so-called private WANs offer no inherent security and they aren't really even private.
Posted: 07 Jun 2011 | Published: 07 Jun 2011

Certes Networks

The MPLS Network: A Future-Proof Engine for Voice-Data Convergence - Addressing network traffic trends with new opportunities for business communications
sponsored by MegaPath Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses the origins and future of Multi Protocol Label Switching (MPLS) technology, highlighting how new applications are demonstrating the potential of these networks and uncovering advantages you can expect to see.
Posted: 01 Jun 2011 | Published: 20 May 2011

MegaPath Inc.

MPLS Networks for Small and Mid-Size Business: Performance-enhancing IT Services with Reduced Costs
sponsored by MegaPath Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this paper, learn the opportunities MPLS networks can bring to SMBs and uncover how you can reduce costs while enhancing performance.
Posted: 20 May 2011 | Published: 20 May 2011

MegaPath Inc.

The MPLS Network: A Future-Proof Engine for Voice-Data Convergence - Addressing network traffic trends with new opportunities for business communications
sponsored by MegaPath Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses the origins and future of Multi Protocol Label Switching (MPLS) technology, highlighting how new applications are demonstrating the potential of these networks and uncovering advantages you can expect to see.
Posted: 20 May 2011 | Published: 20 May 2011

MegaPath Inc.

BEYOND MPLS: DELIVERING CLOUD-READY NETWORKS
sponsored by IPANEMA TECHNOLOGIES
WHITE PAPER: Most analysts agree that cloud computing will forever change how enterprises sell, purchase and use business applications and IT infrastructure.
Posted: 15 Feb 2011 | Published: 15 Feb 2011

IPANEMA TECHNOLOGIES

Solutions to the Infrastructure Gap: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of First-Generation Network Technologies
sponsored by TELoIP Inc.
WHITE PAPER: With the increase in demand for Internet applications, organizations are struggling to find the performance they require in their networks without increasing costs. This paper examines the benefits and detriments of Bonding, Load-Balancing, and MPLS network technologies.
Posted: 19 Jan 2011 | Published: 19 Jan 2011

TELoIP Inc.
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MPLS DEFINITION (continued): …  it works with the Internet Protocol (IP), Asynchronous Transport Mode (ATM), and frame relay network protocols. With reference to the standard model for a network (the Open Systems Interconnection, or OSI model), MPLS allows most packets to be forwarded at the layer 2 (switching) level rather than at the layer 3 (routing) level. In addition to moving traffic faster overall, MPLS makes it easy to manage a network for quality of service (QoS). For these reasons, the technique is expected to be readily adopted as networks begin to carry more and different mixtures of traffic.Getting started with … 
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