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QoS

QoS: The quality of service (QoS) refers to several related aspects of telephony and computer networks that allow the transport of traffic with special requirements. In particular, much technology has been developed to allow computer networks to become as useful as telephone networks for audio conversations, as well as supporting new applications with even more strict service demands.

WLAN Buyer’s Guide 2012-2013


Section: Research
The evaluation of a Wi-Fi network requires that enterprises carefully consider the changes happening in the user population. Factors in the Wi-Fi world today such as consumerization of IT and BYOD are driving the enterprise to deploy a wireless infrastructure. Additionally, three converging trends - cloud, mobility, and virtualization - allow business-critical work to be done just about anywhere on any device. This white paper looks at: K ...   read more

Do ‘Network Monitoring’ solutions Help or Hinder the Online Customer Experience?


Section: Articles
Considering the very large investments made by businesses and service providers in network monitoring solutions, why is poor service quality still the number one complaint from online customers? Have the customer demands for the online experience changed or is the prob ...   read more

Does lack of Net neutrality destroy the benefits of network monitoring?


Section: Articles
What is Net Neutrality? In simple terms it is the principle that all Internet users are equal and there are no restrictions imposed by Internet service providers on user's content, on the publisher or the content, on the usage of the content or performance of the flow of content. I have often used the similarities of road traffic to ...   read more

Is Network Traffic Monitoring Failing – Customer Complaints Remain Number 1 Problem


Section: Articles
Despite network monitoring tools consuming hundreds and millions of corporate dollars, customer complaints for poor service are at an all-time high consuming even more of the corporate budget. To understand why network monitoring fails in its objective, it is first necessary to examine how the use of networks has transitioned in the last ten to fifteen years. Network traffic patterns have dramatically changed. With few exceptions, the early years of the internet were drive ...   read more

London Olympics traffic light policy changes exposes identical problems for Internet traffic


Section: Articles
For those who have had the privilege of driving in London you will be only too aware that traffic moves at a snail’s pace throughout the day and then slows down during rush hours.  Traffic demand that exceeds the capacity of extremely narrow roads delivers the expected result of frustratingly long delays.  If one must drive into London to meet at an appointed time, the traveler would be well advised to plan the journey with time to spare or plan on missing it. F ...   read more

Network Monitoring- Why we need it, and why it doesn't work


Section: Articles
One of the first things the network manager of an enterprise will do, if it hasn't been done already, is implement a network monitoring system. Considered an essential part of the network, much time, money and effort is put into deploying and maintaining a monitoring system, and even more time, money and effort into interpreting the results. For a large enterprise, costs can run into the hundreds of thousands of dollars annually, though fortunately for the purveyors of network monitoring syst ...   read more

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