Multi-Protocol Label Switching (MPLS) has been widely adopted by service providers to provide L3 VPN and other services. Enterprises are also adopting this technology. Individuals who are preparing for Cisco certifications including CCIP, CCNP Service Provider Operations, CCIE Route/Switch or CCIE Service provider need to understand the concepts and application of MPLS and L3 VPNs. This session introduces Layer3 MPLS VPNs, with the following agenda - (1) MPLS then and now , (2) MPLS L3 VPNs, (3) Interactive live demonstration of MPLS VPNs in action. This session will be valuable for those preparing for many certifications as well as those first learning about MPLS in an Enterprise or Service Provider role.