The possibility of obtaining advanced WAN services using VPLS, Metro Ethernet, or MPLS VPN has been discussed throughout this chapter. A reliance on sales and marketing persons is not an effective approach to selecting these advanced services. Instead, it would be best to talk to the actual implementation team to get a deep understanding of the advantages and disadvantages of each technology and how they can meet the technical and business goals.
If redundancy and high availability are needed, the organization should consider connecting to two ISPs. One advantage to this configuration is that there is a large pool of . . .
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