Verizon Takes Virtual Private LAN Global

Wide Area Networking Ethernet solution now available in Europe, Asia-Pacific, and North America

November 3, 2009

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NEW YORK -- Enterprises around the world now can seamlessly and cost-effectively transform their Ethernet local area networks into wide area networks, with Verizon Business' global expansion of its Virtual Private LAN Service (VPLS).

The offering is now available to customers in Europe, Asia-Pacific and North America, giving global enterprises a scalable solution for managing voice, data and video applications across distributed business locations.

Verizon Business' VPLS service combines the simplicity of Ethernet and the flexibility of multiprotocol label switching (MPLS) to help organizations cost-effectively and efficiently reap the benefits of wide area networking from their local area networks. The service uses a seamless and standardized global provisioning platform that appeals to multinational customers that require a consistent look and feel to increase efficiencies and control support costs.

"Verizon Business was the first major U.S. service provider to introduce VPLS, and continues to be a leader in the Ethernet space by now providing one of the most geographically diverse and technologically advanced solutions in the marketplace today," said Tom Vitale, vice president of Verizon network solutions marketing. "Our expanded offering is bolstered by an award-winning Ethernet portfolio of services offering world-class levels of coverage, consistency and performance."

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