Virtual Private LAN Service

VPLS is very similar to MPLS, except that it stays pretty much at the Layer 2 Ethernet connection, on Ethernet infrastructure. In a lot of ways, it performs similarly to MPLS. It’s hosted by carriers, provides for multi-point mesh configuration and allows any site on a customer network to talk to any other site. It’s very similar to MPLS in that way, but it stays Ethernet through the network, is managed at