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Re: MPLS or Site2Site VPN

  • From: Network Fortius
  • Date: Tue Aug 30 08:52:59 2005
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Technology aside (I would definitely prefer MPLS, simply because it may allow me to do more with VoIP quality, than unmanaged site-to- site VPNs), I have not been able to find MPLS providers with lesser costs than dedicated lines, for equivalent port speed. I have looked at MCI, SBC and Sprint, so far ... whom did you find more attractive than T1 providers?

Stef

On Aug 28, 2005, at 6:32 PM, Todd Reed wrote:

I’m looking at connecting 15+ multi-state locations together to start forming a private corporate network. The sites are small with 25-30 devices. I want to avoid direct-T1’s due to cost, therefore I’m looking for alternatives. I know I can do site-to- site VPN, but I’ve also heard a lot about MPLS and from what I’ve read, it may be a good option. Over the next year, we will be adding 5-10 more sites, so expansion is important. I’m not planning to do voice, but it may be an option in 2-3 years. If anyone has any suggestions on their experiences, I would greatly appreciate it.



Thanks,

Todd






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