Ethernet Local Area Network (E-LAN) services are the multipoint version of E-line services and are ideal for multi-site companies. E-LAN extends your native Ethernet environment to connect multiple locations. FairPoint Communications’ E-LAN provides any-to-any connectivity that’s easy to manage, scalable and cost effective.
FairPoint Communications offers two E-LAN solutions:
E-LAN services offer advantages over legacy frame relay services.
|Scalability||Flexible, highly scalable||Rigid, difficult to scale|
|Simplicity||Fewer ports and more simplicity||More ports and complexity|
|Equipment Required||Less equipment||Equipment intensive|
|Speed||High-speed availability||Limited speeds|
|Efficiency||Highly efficient and cost effective||Can be costly|
Frame Relay Diagram