Performance evaluation in MPLS/IP datanetworks


  • Danilo López Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas
  • Octavio Salcedo Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas
  • César Hernández Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas


Asynchronous transfer mode, Constraint-based label distribution protocol, internet protocol, label edge routers, label switching routers, multiprotocol label switching


This paper shows the results of a study on data transmission with different characterization (best-effort, high-priority best-effort and two types of real time traffic) through the switching protocol for multi-protocol labels in IP networks, compared to the IP data transmission using the Asynchronous Transfer Mode. This study illustrates the best performance the MPLS shows under a network congestion. The NS_2 discrete event simulator was used as experimentation tool.
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How to Cite

López, D., Salcedo, O., & Hernández, C. (2013). Performance evaluation in MPLS/IP datanetworks. Revista Facultad De Ingeniería Universidad De Antioquia, (50), 181–187. Retrieved from