Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) is a widely used transport mechanism that carries data traffic over a packet-switched network (PSN).
MPLS VPN is a service solution extension of the MPLS for providing VPN services that allows enterprises and service providers to build highly efficient, scalable, and secure next-generation intelligent networks.
This chapter provides an overview of MPLS VPN architecture and a basic understanding of the various types of MPLS VPNs. The chapter also covers the Cisco Layer 2 VPN (L2VPN) and Layer 3 VPN (L3VPN) solutions.
MPLS is a transport mechanism that carries data over a packet-switched network. MPLS is widely used ...