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virtual path connection (ATM) (VPC)

A Virtual Path Connection(VPC) is a logical connection in ATM networks. It is formed by two or more virtual paths( VP). A VPC can be preconfigured and is unidirectional.

Virtual Path Connections exist as a permanent connection, the Permanent Virtual Path Connection( PVPC), and as a switched connection, the Switched Virtual Path Connection( SVPC). While the former are set up by providers, the switched connections can be switched by the user on a case-by-case basis.

Englisch: virtual path connection (ATM) - VPC
Updated at: 08.06.2009
#Words: 76
Links: connection, asynchronous transfer mode (ATM), virtual, virtual path (ATM) (VP), unidirectional
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