Hierarchical VPN over MPLS Transport

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (ppvpn WG)
Authors Andy Malis  , Chandrasekar Kathirvelu  , Fred Ammann  , Karthik Muthukrishnan 
Last updated 2015-10-14 (latest revision 2001-07-27)
Stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
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This memo presents an approach for building hierarchical Virtual Private Network (VPN) services. This approach uses Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS). The central vision is for the service provider to provide a virtual router service to other SPs without participating in VPNs of those SPs


Andy Malis (andy.malis@vivacenetworks.com)
Chandrasekar Kathirvelu (ck32@lucent.com)
Fred Ammann (fa@commcare.ch)
Karthik Muthukrishnan (mkarthik@lucent.com)

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