Thursday, August 06, 2009

MPLS Networks for Global Enterprises

MPLS has quickly become the network service of choice for companies that need to tie multiple locations together. But now XO Communications has upped the ante by expanding its MPLS network reach to all 50 states plus 22 countries on 5 continents.

For companies that do business internationally, this is excellent news. International connectivity has traditionally been costly with only a few major carriers serving this marketplace. Now that a highly competitive player is available, rates are likely to get a lot more attractive.

XO Communications is known for its nationwide high speed fiber optic network and wide variety of access connections. They offer both fiber and copper last mile connections, and even wireless access in some metro areas. This makes it possible for most businesses to connect to the XO network and, from there, to the world.

XO calls its MPLS or Multi-Protocol Switching Network service “MPLS IP-VPN service”. This is an IP network service running as a virtual private network to ensure the privacy of business communications across the network. In addition to being a global VPN, CoS or Class of Service controls are in place to ensure that voice, video and data all get the proper priority on the network.

If you do business internationally and need to connect your far-flung operations, an international MPLS network offers the opportunity to create a full mesh network so that any location can communicate to any other location. In addition to the 50 USA states, the XO network footprint now covers Australia, Bermuda, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Denmark, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Israel, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand and the United Kingdom.

The XO network is fully managed, with 24x7 monitoring of facilities and equipment to ensure that you’ll be able to stay connected with a minimum of attention needed on your part. Bandwidth options are scalable from DS1 (1.5 Mbps) to OC48 (2.5 Gbps) for traditional TDM connections. Ethernet connections are also available with options from 3 to 1,000 Mbps.

Does your business need to connect multiple sites together in the US or internationally? If so, you may be surprised by how affordable MPLS network services are. Go ahead and get prices and bandwidths for MPLS network connections now. It’s a free service for business locations, with complementary expert consulting included.

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