Last Mile Design

Mark Tinka mark.tinka at
Sat Feb 9 22:24:07 UTC 2019

On 9/Feb/19 18:07, Brandon Martin wrote:

> Bingo.  You're fine as long as your access L3 gear speaks MPLS.  That
> does somewhat bump you out of the realm of "cheap L3 switch", but
> there are still options.

IP-capable switches that have little to no MPLS support would certainly
be cheaper than one that does.

But given the benefits of an MPLS-based Metro-E network vs. the
traditional architecture, I find current prices somewhat reasonable.


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