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Re: MPLS VPNs or not?

  • From: Christian Kuhtz
  • Date: Tue Aug 07 09:56:01 2001

On Tue, Aug 07, 2001 at 08:33:52AM -0400, Daniel Golding wrote:
> Randy and Vijay are completely correct - 2547 is nothing but bad news. 


> The
> comments about MPLS VPN security seem a little out of place - they could
> easily apply to Frame relay, for that matter. And nothing is stopping folks
> from encrypting anything they want. The story is quite good, though - the
> vendors are pushing 2547, some in the service provider community are
> listening, and they will end up regreting it. 


> L2 MPLS VPNs, like CCC and
> Martini will one day provide a very nice alternative to Frame and ATM, but
> there is neither a market for, nor a scalable, safe way to deliver 2547.

Really.  Based on what sort of market research and backup material?

Christian Kuhtz <[email protected]> -wk, <[email protected]> -hm
Sr. Architect, Engineering & Architecture,, Atlanta, GA, U.S.
"I speak for myself only.""