Advanced Internet Lab Has First “Bake Off”

Posted: October 31, 2000 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

George Mason’s Advanced Internet Lab has successfully completed the first bake-off testing of Multi-Protocol Label Switching (MPLS). Bake Off 2000 involved the demonstration of interoperability among the participating vendors for the various functionalities of the MPLS signaling plane.

The purpose of George Mason’s Advanced Internet Lab is to conduct research on Next Generation high-bandwidth Internet core networks. In addition to initial support by UUNET, a WorldCom company, the lab is supported by France Telecom, Deutsche Telekom, Concert, Avici, Alcatel, Cisco Systems, Ericsson, Juniper Networks, Marconi Communications, Nortel Networks, Spirent Communications, Ixia, and Agilent.

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