What is MPLS?
MPLS (Multi-Protocol Label Switching) isn’t a type of connection, it’s a technique used to enhance your network. Essentially, it sorts through and prioritises your data based on their service.
For most connections, networks need to look inside every data packet at each router to know where it’s going. It’s like having to look inside a package at every post office to find out its destination but with this type of telecommunications network it’ll label data so routers know exactly where to send the data without having to open it up.
This technique frees up bandwidth whilst linking up your workforce, ensuring both resources and network are used and shared effortlessly.
Benefits of MPLS
- We resell the UK and International Tier 1 carriers and networks
- 99.97 Service Level Agreement
- Proactive monitoring and management 24/7/365
- Maximum security for your confidential data
Your MPLS network traffic is managed and transported in the most efficient way to ensure your connection won’t slow during peak times. Residential traffic won’t impact your network because, unlike most MPLS providers, we only work with UK businesses.
We can get the best business MPLS services from major suppliers including TalkTalk, Virgin and BT because we’re an independent provider. We’ll get you the most competitive prices in the marketplace thanks to our unique commercial agreements.
Our secure point-to-point solutions can connect two different sites to central resources and our MPLS product can sort through and prioritise your data. We’ve got a variety of scalable, highly-secure Ethernet services offering symmetrical speeds from 2Mbps up to 10Gbps.
With our Ethernet products, your uploading will be as fast as downloading meaning you’ll get symmetrical speeds. All Ethernet products are backed up by our robust SLAs and they all come with service availability up to 99.93% so that whatever happens, you’ll be back up and running quickly.
We’ll keep you protected, allowing you to focus on running your business with our 24/7/365 monitoring service. Everyday cyberattacks are increasing in frequency but all of our MPLS network services come equipped with distributed denial of service (DDoS) protection as standard.
To ensure our customers receive quality MPLS services, we’ve owned and operated our own core network for more than 25 years. Our 4.4 score on Trustpilot is evidence of this commitment and the service our friendly, UK-based, 24/7 fault team provide if you do experience a problem.
Frequently Asked Questions
You don’t need it but MPLS can increase the speeds of your current connection and, in turn, frees up bandwidth so you’ll be able to do more. It makes your connection do more, go faster and be more efficient.
Yes! We’ll be pro-actively monitoring and managing your MPLS solution 24/7/365 and offer you maximum security so that your confidential data stays safe.
MPLS isn’t a connection, it’s a technique that enhances a current connectivity solution. So while you might have an Ethernet connection, MPLS will get every last inch of speed and quality out of it and make it work harder for your business.
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