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MPLS VPN

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The CUDN MPLS virtual private network (MPLS VPN) service allows internal parts of institutional networks to be routed across the CUDN infrastructure, keeping them separate from the global CUDN traffic, except where explicitly interconnected.

Features and Benefits

Features & Benefits 

At client sites, the MPLS VPN is presented as a regular VLAN, which can be fed from the PoP switch to where it is required. This enables an institution to extend its internal network to other sites without needing to rent additional fibre capacity or operate its own network of routers, whilst benefiting from the redundancy, resilience, capacity and physical reach provided by the existing CUDN infrastructure.

How Much Does It Cost?

How much does it cost? 

TBC

How Do I Get This Service?

How do I get this service? 

How Quickly Can I Get This Service?

How quickly can I get this service? 

Typically within five working days.

Available Service Hours

When is this service available? 

The service runs 24/7

Supported Service Hours

Supported Service Hours 

Support during normal working hours.

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