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Ethernet virtual private line (EVPL)

Several Ethernet services have been defined for Carrier Ethernet by the Metro Ethernet Forum( MEF): E-Line, E-Tree and E-LAN. E-Line can be offered by providers in two variants, the Ethernet Private Line( EPL) and the Ethernet Virtual Private Line (EVPL).

Ethernet services in Metro Ethernet

Ethernet services in Metro Ethernet

Ethernet Virtual Private Line is a complement to Ethernet Private Line (EPL). EVPL provides service multiplexing at the subscriber network interface( UNI) in addition to the point-to-point services of EPL. Such a connection replaces the otherwise used point-to-point connection offrame relay or a permanent virtual circuit( PVC) in ATM.

Englisch: Ethernet virtual private line - EVPL
Updated at: 16.03.2008
#Words: 93
Links: Ethernet, metro Ethernet forum (MEF), Ethernet line service (MEF) (E-Line), Ethernet tree (E-Tree), Ethernet LAN service (MEF) (E-LAN)
Translations: DE

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