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Re: MPLS or Site2Site VPN

  • From: Kim Onnel
  • Date: Tue Aug 30 10:05:28 2005
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What about doing the VPN onver the internet, with IPSec tunnels
terminated in a hub and spoke model, i dont know price wise, but it
would work fine.

On 8/29/05, Todd Reed <treed@astate.edu> wrote:
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> 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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