Is there a difference between Ethernet WAN and Wide Area Ethernet?

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Is there a difference between Ethernet WAN and Wide Area Ethernet? If not, are there other terms people use to describe a high-speed wide area network (WAN) service that uses Ethernet connectivity?

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ASKED: June 14, 2010  1:50 PM
UPDATED: June 15, 2010  2:54 AM

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No, there is no difference. Terms that are used widely for WANs are the service names like MPLS, Frame Relay, or VPN. WAN encompasses all those technologies.

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