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- From: Bulent Yener
- Date: Fri Oct 15 10:43:47 1999
That is confusing. Do the network operators actually
use the mpls on Label swithcing routers (LSR) now, or
the answers I am getting are for the future?
Are there any LSRs with MPLS in use anywhere?
I am trying to learn about the infrastructure currently
deployed not the one to come in the future?
On Thu, 14 Oct 1999, Alan Hannan wrote:
> 3 bits of clarification:
> > Some stick MPLS in the middle ala IP/MPLS/HDLC or IP/MPLS/SONET.
> This was dumb. I meant, ala IP/MPLS/HDLC or IP/MPLS/PPP.
> A couple of folks mailed me to state that MPLS as a transport
> technology was in the future, isn't it? In fact, 2 networks
> including our own have deployed large [mostly ubiquitous]
> MPLS deployments, where most traffic runs on it, one all over,
> another in certain regions/areas.
> Finally, I was 'reminded' that MPLS convergence will actually
> surpass SONET w/ restoral times, on the order of << 50 ms. Really
> real soon now.