Multi-Protocol Label Switching (MPLS)


DC-MPLS is a full suite of packet and optical MPLS products for any router, switch, optical or service edge device. With the first portable, longest standing and most mature solution in the industry, Metaswitch is the undisputed leader in MPLS network software products throughout the world used by many of the world's leading manufacturers of communications equipment.

DC-MPLS provides the MPLS label distribution protocols RSVP and LDP, is fully IPv6 compliant, and provides the foundation for MPLS-based Services and Transport.

DC-MPLS was developed in close cooperation with leading equipment manufacturers, and has proven support for their carrier-class requirements.

These include

  • Highly available architectures
  • Hot software upgrade
  • Distribution of components onto separate cards
  • Large scale applications (no hard-coded limits).

DC-MPLS is widely deployed, and used by many of the major equipment manufacturers. It interoperates with all major implementations, including Cisco and Juniper, and is regularly tested at public and private interop events.

DC-MPLS is fully integrated with Metaswitch's other control plane protocols including DC-IP Routing and DC-LMP, and provides a complete control plane solution for both edge and optical transport network devices.