An L2 tunneling protocol that allows the tunneling of Ethernet packets over an L3 IP network.
A block of MPLS labels exchanged between two MPLS routers.
A standard protocol between MPLS-enabled routers to negotiate the labels (addresses) used to forward packets. The Cisco proprietary version of this protocol is the Tag Distribution Protocol (TDP).
Forwards packets in an MPLS network by looking only at the fixed-length label.
A path that MPLS packets traverse between two edge LSRs.
Interfaces that can forward data based on the wavelength on which it was received. This is typical of optical cross-connects ...