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ALSO CALLED: Quality of Service, Q O S
DEFINITION: Packet loss is the failure of one or more transmitted packets to arrive at their destination. This event can cause noticeable effects in all types of digital communications. The effects of packet loss:In text and data, packet loss produces errors. In videoconference environments it can create jitter. In pure audio communications, such as VoIP, it can cause jitter and frequent gaps in received speech.  … 
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Global Trends Drive Business Strategies
sponsored by Alcatel-Lucent
WHITE PAPER: Today’s business models do not create the commensurate revenue to fund the investment to deliver against growing traffic volumes. This is particularly salient in North America as CSPs provide more services and bandwidth on flat rate ‘all-you-can-eat’ price models. Read this paper to learn so much more.
Posted: 19 Aug 2010 | Published: 16 Aug 2010

Alcatel-Lucent

Delivering IT as a Service for Virtualized Data Centers
sponsored by Continental Resources
WHITE PAPER: Architecting a successful cloud computing infrastructure can be challenging. The secure cloud architecture offers the best products and features to create a cloud service that can realize the efficiencies of shared infrastructure while still offering the security, flexibility, resilience, and ease of management of a traditional IT deployment.
Posted: 01 Apr 2010 | Published: 01 Apr 2010

Continental Resources

MegaPath Site-to-Site MPLS VPN
sponsored by MegaPath Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Your employees in remote locations need the same fast, reliable, secure and cost-effective access to information and applications as your employees at headquarters. MegaPath Site-to-Site MPLS VPN is the simple solution. Read this white paper to learn how to MegaPath Site-to-Site MPLS VPN means more security, more selection, and more service.
Posted: 30 Mar 2010 | Published: 30 Mar 2010

MegaPath Inc.

The Importance of Network Time Synchronization
sponsored by Symmetricom
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains why accurate network time -- and therefore precise network time synchronization -- is critically important for network management. Read on to learn more about the importance of network time synchronization.
Posted: 20 Oct 2009 | Published: 20 Oct 2009

Symmetricom

Overcoming IP Telephony Performance Issues in a Converged Network
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, we are going to discuss the application of QoS to networks with media flows installed within them, such as voice and video. We'll see that it is very unnatural for voice to even exist on a data network, because it was never designed to do so.
Posted: 27 Aug 2009 | Published: 27 Aug 2009

Global Knowledge

Whitepaper: Multicasting, TAP and Data Aggregation for Telecom
sponsored by Gigamon
WHITE PAPER: SoIP providers can no longer ignore the harsh business reality of providing a fixed-income service while accommodating ever-growing monitoring demands. Read this paper to learn how Data Access Network (DAN) has emerged as the "Best Practice" data access and network monitoring architecture for cost-effective DPI monitoring.
Posted: 06 Jul 2009 | Published: 06 Jul 2009

Gigamon

Success with Static Analysis for Security: Why Code Audits Fail
sponsored by Parasoft Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains why and how to apply static analysis tools in the context of a policy-based security process that not only prevents security vulnerabilities, but also focuses on SDLC productivity.
Posted: 01 Apr 2009 | Published: 01 Apr 2009

Parasoft Corporation

Cisco Unified Communications: Unifying Communications Infrastructure
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Cisco's unified communications vision combines individual systems with different communications capabilities into a cohesive, powerful communications ecosystem that allows a business to revolutionize itself overnight.
Posted: 10 Dec 2008 | Published: 10 Dec 2008

Global Knowledge

Elavon Achieves Greater Business Agility with CA Data Center Automation
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Learn about a real-life example of how an automation architecture design that consolidates redundant, underperforming assets enabled one organization to meet the demands of an aggressive growth strategy while delivering high levels of service quality.
Posted: 29 Oct 2008 | Published: 29 Oct 2008

CA Technologies.

The Virtual Machine Aware SAN
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes the innovative approach introduced by the Cisco MDS 9000 Family to support an end-to-end virtualized SAN environment that is flexible, secure, scalable, and mobile.
Posted: 24 Oct 2008 | Published: 24 Oct 2008

Cisco Systems, Inc.

MDS 9000 SAN-OS Software: The Virtual Machine Aware SAN
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This document describes the innovative approach introduced by the Cisco MDS 9000 Family to support an end-to-end virtualized SAN environment that is flexible, secure, scalable, and mobile.
Posted: 24 Oct 2008 | Published: 24 Oct 2008

Cisco Systems, Inc.

HP Insight Dynamics - VSE Software: Continuously Analyze and Optimize Your Adaptive Infrastructure
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: HP Insight Dynamics - VSE provides a single toolkit that helps in accelerating complex technology projects and simplifying daily operations.
Posted: 07 Oct 2008 | Published: 07 Oct 2008

Hewlett-Packard Company

802.11n Demystified Companion Guide
sponsored by Xirrus - don't use
WHITE PAPER: This guide provides an overview of 802.11n-including how this new standard will deliver higher performance than existing 802.11a/b/g networks, and what network managers should do to prepare their networks to achieve the highest performance.
Posted: 19 Sep 2008 | Published: 19 Sep 2008

Xirrus - don't use

Quality of Service (QoS) in High-Priority Applications
sponsored by Transition Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper will discuss both hard and soft QoS techniques including 802.1P, IP Precedence, Differentiated Services, Resource Reservation Protocol (RSVP) and ATM specific priority resources.
Posted: 08 Sep 2008 | Published: 05 Sep 2008

Transition Networks, Inc.

How to Get Ahead in IPTV: A Guide to Setting up an IPTV Service
sponsored by Alcatel-Lucent
WHITE PAPER: Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) is a cutting edge mass-market technology. This paper gives advice and lessons learned by the key successful IPTV service providers in 2007. This is also a useful introductory guide for companies considering IPTV.
Posted: 20 Aug 2008 | Published: 01 Feb 2007

Alcatel-Lucent

Strategies for Supporting Next-generation Networks: Proactive, Predictive & Preventive
sponsored by Alcatel-Lucent
WHITE PAPER: This white paper dimensions the two-stage evolution from today's prevalent product level support model to network-level support and ultimately to service-level support.
Posted: 05 Aug 2008 | Published: 01 Aug 2008

Alcatel-Lucent

Billing System Perspective: Convergence in Telecommunication
sponsored by Comarch Telecommunications
WHITE PAPER: To achieve all modern telecommunication requirements it was necessary to change service delivery architectures as well as billing systems architectures. This paper examines the a billing solution that delivers on all of today's service providers needs.
Posted: 20 Jun 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

Comarch Telecommunications

SingTel IP VPN Manufacturing Industry
sponsored by Do Not Use - Singapore Telecommunications Ltd
WHITE PAPER: IP VPN technology is a viable solution for manufacturing companies seeking to weave their operations into the rapidly changing industry. It has unleashed a new era of IT infrastructure and this white paper provides the details.
Posted: 30 May 2008 | Published: 01 Nov 2007

Do Not Use - Singapore Telecommunications Ltd

White Paper: Controlling Recreational Peer-to-Peer Traffic to Improve Application Performance
sponsored by Exinda Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides a practical overview on the evolution of recreational P2P traffic, how it is impacting corporate networks and, offers specific recommendations for controlling these recreational applications.
Posted: 18 Apr 2008 | Published: 01 Apr 2008

Exinda Networks

Migrating Millions to IP: A Mission Impossible? Not with a Migration Control Center
sponsored by Alcatel-Lucent
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes the key business drivers for the creation and operation of the MCC, the critical functions of the MCC, and the basic principles for establishing an effective MCC organization.
Posted: 31 Jan 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

Alcatel-Lucent

Protecting Your Business: Services and Time Critical Applications in and Cost-effective Way
sponsored by Alcatel-Lucent
WHITE PAPER: Ensuring that business operations continue regardless of any circumstance is big business. Whether disruptions come as a result of natural disasters; sabotage (malware); technical failures in data storage or networking components.
Posted: 10 Jan 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

Alcatel-Lucent

Understanding the Network Impact on Application Load Testing
sponsored by Shunra Software
WHITE PAPER: Delivering an application without considering the target network is not sufficient for load testing. Read this white paper that details a new solution for testing to make sure that application performance is optimal across the board.
Posted: 22 Oct 2007 | Published: 22 Oct 2007

Shunra Software

Smart Mobile™: Next Generation WLAN Architecture for High-Performance Networks
sponsored by Trapeze Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details the different approaches to wireless LAN (WLAN) architectures, planning for applications such as VoWLAN, preparing for 802.11n and recommending strategies for future wireless deployments.
Posted: 11 Jul 2007 | Published: 01 Jul 2007

Trapeze Networks

RFS7000: High performance, high bandwidth RF switch for large scale deployments
sponsored by Motorola, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses the challenges of managing multiple networks to access mobile data and outlines a step-by-step approach to developing a unified enterprise mobility strategy.
Posted: 29 Jun 2007 | Published: 01 Jun 2007

Motorola, Inc.

Headsets in an IP Telephony Environment: Enabling Real-Time Collaboration
sponsored by Plantronics, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: A well-chosen headset can help to enhance the VoIP experience even when the network is not performing optimally. Read this white paper to learn the benefits of evaluating and selecting the right headset for your VoIP environment.
Posted: 01 May 2007 | Published: 01 Sep 2006

Plantronics, Inc.
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QOS DEFINITION (continued): … Packet loss is the failure of one or more transmitted packets to arrive at their destination. This event can cause noticeable effects in all types of digital communications. The effects of packet loss:In text and data, packet loss produces errors. In videoconference environments it can create jitter. In pure audio communications, such as VoIP, it can cause jitter and frequent gaps in received speech. In the worst cases, packet loss can cause severe mutilation of received data, broken-up images, unintelligible speech or even the complete absence of a received signal.The causes of packet loss include inadequate signal strength at the destination, natural or human-made interference, excessive system noise, hardware failure, software corruption or overburdened network nodes. Often more than one of these factors is involved.In a case where the cause can not be remedied, packet loss concealment may be used to minimize the effects of lost packets.
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