- VPLS – Virtual Private LAN Service (VPWS – wire)
- For Seamless integration of networks like HDLC, Ethernet, FR, ATM.
- The service provider network act as a L2 virtual switch.
- VSI (Virtual switching Identifier) is used for packet switching.
- VSI forwarding information has data about virtual circuit and ports associated with this.
- More info on Cisco’ VPLS FAQ page .