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Elevate Your Business Connectivity with 123NET’s MPLS Service

Introduction: The Future of Business Networking is Here

In today’s world, businesses are more connected than ever before. A good and fast network is really important. Many companies use online tools to talk to each other, work together, and even make sales. Because everything moves so quickly these days, having a network that works well all the time is not just a nice thing to have. It’s something you must have if you want to keep up with the competition.

Meet 123NET’s amazing MPLS service. We made this service to make your network fast and safe. It’s great for all kinds of business needs. Whether you’re sending important information, using apps that need to work in real time, or just looking at websites, our MPLS service makes sure everything runs smoothly. With cool features like smart ways to direct internet traffic and the ability to change how much internet speed you get, we’ve set a new standard for what a good business network should be.

But we offer more than just a fast network. Our MPLS service can also grow with your business, and it won’t break the bank. As your company gets bigger, you’ll need a bigger network. Our service makes it easy to get more network space when you need it, without huge costs. Simply put, choosing 123NET’s MPLS service is more than just picking a network. It’s a smart choice that helps your business stay ahead in a world that keeps changing.

Why Choose 123NET’s MPLS Network?

Our network is built to make sure your important data and real-time apps get top priority. This means your internet data packets get to where they need to go quickly and without problems. With smart tech rules and a strong system for directing internet traffic, our network is way better than older systems like frame relay.

If you’re looking for a fast and secure way to connect your business, you’re in the right place. MPLS, or Multiprotocol Label Switching, is a step up from older technologies like Virtual Private Network (VPN) and Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM). It’s designed to make your network faster and more reliable. With MPLS, your data gets where it needs to go quickly and safely, thanks to smart network protocols.

But what makes MPLS different? Well, it works at the Data Link Layer of your network. This means it can handle lots of different types of data and make sure each piece gets the best route. Whether you’re sending emails, sharing big files, or video conferencing, MPLS makes it all work better. It’s like having a super-smart traffic cop making sure everything flows smoothly on your network.

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Lower Network Costs

With 123NET, businesses can merge their voice and data connections to experience cost savings.

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Personalized Solution

123NET offers customized solutions that are tailored to each of your business locations. 

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Scalable Bandwidth

Scalability is key, allowing you to adapt and upgrade your connectivity with speeds that reach up to 400 Gbps as your business expands. 

MPLS Working: The Backbone of Your Business

Label Switched Path (LSP): The Highway of Data

Our network employs a technology known as Label Switched Path (LSP) to manage the flow of your data packets. In traditional IP networks, each router along the path makes an independent forwarding decision for each packet based solely on the packet’s network-layer header. This often results in less efficient routing and higher latency. However, with LSP, the entire path from source to destination is pre-determined. This means that the routers involved don’t have to make individual decisions, making the process much faster and more efficient.

Using LSP in our network helps make things faster. Latency is just a fancy word for the time it takes for data to go from one point to another. We make sure your data goes the fastest way so it gets to where it needs to go quickly. This is really good for businesses that use real-time apps like video calls or live data tracking. Because of the faster speeds, these apps work better, and people enjoy using them more.

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One of the standout features of our MPLS service is its ability to efficiently route data packets to their destination IP addresses. Unlike traditional IP networks, where each router has to read the entire packet header to make a forwarding decision, MPLS simplifies this process. By using label-switching, our network can quickly identify the destination IP address and route the data packet along the most efficient path. This not only speeds up data transmission but also reduces the load on network resources. In essence, our MPLS service ensures that your data packets don’t just reach their destination IP addresses but do so in the most efficient manner possible.

LSP technology makes your real-time business apps work better by giving them priority. This means important apps get the internet speed they need to work really well. In today’s fast world, even a tiny bit of extra speed can give your business an advantage over others. Whether it’s making your customer apps load faster or making sure your team can talk to each other without problems, our network is built to handle the needs of fast-moving businesses.

MPLS Technology: The Game-Changer in Business Networking

In the realm of business networking, MPLS (Multiprotocol Label Switching) stands as a revolutionary technology that has redefined the way data is transmitted across networks. But what sets MPLS apart from traditional networking methods like Virtual Private Network (VPN) and Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM)?

Firstly, MPLS operates at the Data Link Layer, which allows for more efficient packet forwarding. Unlike traditional methods that rely on complex network protocols to determine the best path for data packets, MPLS uses simple label-based switching. This not only speeds up the data transmission but also ensures that the data takes the most efficient route, thereby reducing latency.

Secondly, MPLS offers unparalleled flexibility. In a traditional network, changing the network topology or adding new sites can be a cumbersome process. With MPLS, these changes can be made quickly and without disrupting the existing network. This is particularly beneficial for businesses that are rapidly expanding or need to adapt to market changes swiftly.

Why MPLS is Essential for Modern Businesses

In today’s digital age, the demand for real-time applications is higher than ever. Whether it’s video conferencing, VoIP calls, or cloud-based services, businesses require a network that can handle high bandwidth and low latency. This is where MPLS shines. By prioritizing data packets based on their labels, MPLS ensures that critical business applications receive the bandwidth they need to function optimally. This results in a better user experience and, ultimately, higher productivity.

Moreover, MPLS is highly scalable. As your business grows, your network needs to grow with it. Traditional networking methods often require significant hardware and software upgrades to accommodate this growth. In contrast, scaling an MPLS network is as simple as adding new labels, making it a cost-effective solution for growing businesses.

Security and Reliability: The Cornerstones of MPLS

One of the most overlooked benefits of MPLS is its inherent security features. Because MPLS operates at the Data Link Layer, it is less susceptible to common internet threats like DDoS attacks. Additionally, the label-switching mechanism makes it difficult for unauthorized users to access the network, providing an extra layer of security.

Reliability is another strong suit of MPLS. Traditional networks are often plagued by downtime due to hardware failures or other issues. With MPLS, the network can automatically reroute data packets through alternative paths in the event of a failure, ensuring uninterrupted service.

In conclusion, MPLS is not just another networking technology; it’s a comprehensive solution that offers speed, flexibility, and security. By switching to 123NET’s MPLS service, you’re making a strategic investment that will pay dividends in the long run.

Equivalence Class (FEC): Smart Routing

Our network’s Equivalence Class (FEC) feature ensures that all packets with the same destination follow the same path, optimizing your network’s performance.

Two Ways To Connect MPLS To Your Business

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With our vast fiber optic network spanning over 4,500 miles, we can provide dedicated MPLS-labeled fiber connections to over 200,000 commercial buildings across Michigan. This is the ideal solution for businesses looking for a stable, high-speed connection.

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Fixed Wireless

For businesses needing rapid deployment, our Fixed Wireless solution can get you connected in as little as 7-13 days. With more than 55 fixed wireless towers strategically located throughout Michigan, we offer a true symmetrical MPLS connection tailored to your business requirements.

Advanced Features for Enhanced Performance

Time to Live: Ensuring Data Integrity

Our MPLS service comes with a Time to Live (TTL) feature, which prevents data packets from getting stuck in a routing loop, ensuring data integrity.

Layer 2.5: Bridging the Gap

Our MPLS service operates at Layer 2.5, seamlessly integrating with your existing network layer and egress routers, offering you the best of both worlds.

Bottom of Stack: Optimized Data Flow

The Bottom of Stack feature in our MPLS network ensures that the last label in the stack is easily identified, streamlining your data flow.

MPLS Connection: Secure and Scalable

Our MPLS connection is designed to be secure and scalable, adapting to your business’s growing needs. With label switch routers strategically positioned, we ensure that your data is always on the right path.

Security Features: Safeguarding Your Business

MPLS Firewall Integration: A Fortified Network

Our MPLS network seamlessly integrates with your existing firewall, providing an additional layer of security to safeguard your business data.

Encrypted Data Transmission: Privacy Guaranteed

With end-to-end encryption, we ensure that your data remains confidential during transmission. This is particularly crucial for businesses handling sensitive information.

Scalability: Grow Without Limits

Easy Expansion: Add More Locations

Our MPLS network is designed to scale with your business. Adding more locations to your network is hassle-free, allowing you to focus on what matters most—growing your business.

MPLS Bandwidth Allocation: As You Need It

With our MPLS service, you can efficiently allocate bandwidth based on your business needs. This ensures optimal performance even during peak business hours.

Reliability: A Network You Can Trust

MPLS Redundancy Measures: Zero Downtime

Our MPLS network has built-in redundancy measures to ensure your business stays online, even during hardware failures or other unforeseen circumstances.

24/7 Support: We’re Always Here

Our dedicated support team is available 24/7 to assist you with issues or queries, ensuring uninterrupted service.

MPLS Cost-Efficiency: Maximizing Your ROI

Competitive Pricing: Affordable Excellence

Our MPLS service is competitively priced, offering top-notch service without breaking the bank.

Custom Packages: Tailored to Your Budget

We offer custom packages tailored to fit your budget and business needs, ensuring you get the most value for your investment.

Environmental Responsibility: A Greener Tomorrow

Energy-Efficient Data Centers: Lowering Your Carbon Footprint

Our state-of-the-art data centers operate with energy efficiency to help you lower your business’s carbon footprint.

Sustainable Practices: For a Better Future

We implement sustainable practices in all aspects of our business, from energy consumption to waste management.

Your Business Deserves the Best

In a world where time is money, 123NET’s MPLS service offers you a network that is secure, reliable, and efficient. We offer a truly unparalleled service with features like a robust routing table and support for real-time applications.

Frequently Asked Questions: Get the Answers You Need

What is the Time to Live (TTL) feature?

The Time to Live feature prevents your data packets from getting stuck in infinite loops, maintaining your data’s integrity.

How does the routing table work?

Our robust routing table efficiently manages and routes traffic to ensure your data packets reach their destination without hiccups.

Can I customize my network addresses?

Yes, our MPLS service allows customized network addresses, giving you greater control over your network’s configuration.

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Optimize Data Routing with Dynamic Routing Protocol  

123NET’s MPLS uses a dynamic routing protocol to route your data optimally, meeting high-availability requirements.

Ensure Quality of Service with MPLS 

123NET’s MPLS guarantees service quality by allowing traffic allocation to critical applications.

SLA (99.99%)

An industry-leading Service Level Agreement backs MPLS services.


123NET Network Operation Center monitors customer service and customer circuits 24/7.

“Our partnership with 123NET began with a careful and thorough evaluation of our existing network infrastructure and our desire for flexibility and future expansion. 123NET was able to provide several comprehensive plans for comparison and ultimately designed a solution custom-tailored that was specific to our needs.”

Brad Neilson

Jack Demmer Ford – Dealer Operations Manager


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