MPLS in metro access networks

Dave Siegel dave at
Fri Nov 30 19:34:37 UTC 2001

On Wed, Nov 28, 2001 at 08:17:30PM -0500, Leo Bicknell reportedly typed:
> On Wed, Nov 28, 2001 at 05:27:15PM -0700, Dave Siegel wrote:
> > That being said, I would love to see some quantifiable data showing the
> > differences in switching latencies between labels and packets.  %age increase
> If there is a difference in latency between MPLS and IP switching
> you need to beat your vendor, and/or change vendors.

If there is a difference, I would expect it to be in the order of low,
single-digit microseconds.

Dave Siegel
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