Virtual Private LAN Service (VPLS)
Definition - What does Virtual Private LAN Service (VPLS) mean?
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS) is a type of virtual private network technology that enables the connection of one or more local area networks (LANs) over the Internet through a single bridged connection. VPLS use Internet Protocol/Multiprotocol Label Switching to provide an Ethernet interface or connection to the customers or subscribers on an Internet connection. This is done through the use of edge routers.