Flexible Service Access for Business VPNs
Operators face many challenges as they strive to keep pace with demand for business services from small, medium and large enterprises. In this very dynamic market, operators must respond with solutions that meet many criteria, including high availability, security, cost effectiveness, quality, manageability, and scalability. This application note focuses specifically on the flexible service access options for business services delivering Layer 2 and Layer 3 Virtual Private Networks (VPNs). To succeed in the business services market, operators must offer Layer 2 and Layer 3 VPN services that relate directly to corporate business objectives. These services must be available to the business regardless of its size or location; operators must provide a range of service access options to suit any situation.