Solved

MPLS Network Question

Posted on 2016-10-17
2
65 Views
Last Modified: 2016-11-14
I'm about to inherit an MPLS network and have a question.  currently all apps reside on the Corporate office network, and all branch offices access the applications over the MPLS network.  A bunch of applications from the corporate office are going to be moved to a third party hosting company.  Is it possible to create a VPN between the MPLS at the corporate office over the internet to the third party hosting company?  We don't want have an MPLS circuit installed at the third party hosting company,
0
Comment
Question by:denver218
2 Comments
 
LVL 25

Accepted Solution

by:
Ken Boone earned 500 total points
ID: 41846684
Yes you can do that, you just need to make sure that the MPLS cloud knows about the route to the 3rd party via the HQ location.  Depending on how your MPLS is setup with your provider, it could be that you control the routes and the provider has no need to know about it, or it could be that you have to submit a request for the MPLS provider to advertise the route(s) to the 3rd party via the HQ location to everyone else.  

What this does mean though is that if all of your branches are using these apps which now reside over a VPN connection, then the HQ internet bandwidth usage will increase.  So keep that in mind.
0
 
LVL 4

Author Closing Comment

by:denver218
ID: 41886271
Thanks
0

Featured Post

Easy, flexible multimedia distribution & control

Coming soon!  Ideal for large-scale A/V applications, ATEN's VM3200 Modular Matrix Switch is an all-in-one solution that simplifies video wall integration. Easily customize display layouts to see what you want, how you want it in 4k.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

This is the first one of a series of articles I’ll be writing to address technical issues that are always referred to as network problems. The network boundaries have changed, therefore having an understanding of how each piece in the network  puzzl…
Shadow IT is coming out of the shadows as more businesses are choosing cloud-based applications. It is now a multi-cloud world for most organizations. Simultaneously, most businesses have yet to consolidate with one cloud provider or define an offic…
Viewers will learn how to properly install and use Secure Shell (SSH) to work on projects or homework remotely. Download Secure Shell: Follow basic installation instructions: Open Secure Shell and use "Quick Connect" to enter credentials includi…
After creating this article (http://www.experts-exchange.com/articles/23699/Setup-Mikrotik-routers-with-OSPF.html), I decided to make a video (no audio) to show you how to configure the routers and run some trace routes and pings between the 7 sites…

820 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question