The virtual private network (VPN) service provides a secure communication environment for creating a virtual organization on the network.
Users can design L2VPNs according to applications with its flexibility.

L2VPN/VPLS provides a secure closed communication environment at the L2 level.

For applications connecting multiple sites inside a single organization with the use of multiple virtual local area networks (VLANs), SINET offers a virtual university LAN service.

Overview and features

VPN Summary describes what is common between L3VPN and L2VPN.

  • This service offers L2 communication infrastructure, in which the SINET backbone can be regarded as if it were a huge single switching hub.
  • It has a high level of freedom, such that it may be designed and used according to applications.
  • Non-TCP/IP protocols are also supported.
  • When TCP/IP is used, the IP address design in the VPN can be freely changed after coordination in the group.

Use cases

For use cases regarding the L2VPN service, refer to L2VPN Use Cases.