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ALSO CALLED: Quality of Service, Q O S
DEFINITION: On the Internet and in other networks, QoS (Quality of Service) is the idea that transmission rates, error rates, and other characteristics can be measured, improved, and, to some extent, guaranteed in advance. QoS is of particular concern for the continuous transmission of high-bandwidth video and multimedia information. Transmitting this kind of content dependably is difficult in public networks  … 
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Converged Network Infrastructure: Evaluation of Resilience, Performance & Quality of Enterprise Infrastructure for Voice, Data and Video Services
sponsored by Nortel Networks Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Converged services are being deployed extensively in enterprises to take advantage of the advances in IP-based voice, data and video service offerings.
Posted: 19 Oct 2006 | Published: 01 Sep 2006

Nortel Networks Corporation

Assuring Quality of Experience for IPTV
sponsored by Alcatel
WHITE PAPER: This white paper identifies the key challenges and solution approaches for service control and assurance. Learn how industry-leading vendors are addressing these issues in relation to IPTV.
Posted: 16 Oct 2006 | Published: 16 Oct 2006

Alcatel

Interconnecting the Intelligent EDGE
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This paper will explore the changing networking environment and how this new design approach helps organizations improve business and technology performance while minimizing investment risk.
Posted: 06 Feb 2006 | Published: 01 Jan 2005

Hewlett-Packard Company

Cutting Through the Complexity of Multi-Protocol Label Switching (MPLS) Performance
sponsored by NetScout Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper outlines the best practices for collecting network and application performance information over MPLS enabled wide area networks by using the nGenius Solution's Site Monitoring feature to monitor traffic flows destined for remote sites.
Posted: 16 Jan 2006 | Published: 01 Jan 2005

NetScout Systems, Inc.
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QOS DEFINITION (continued): …  using ordinary "best effort" protocols.QoS can be improved with traffic shaping techniques such as packet prioritization, application classification and queuing at congestion points.Using the Internet's Resource Reservation Protocol (RSVP), packets passing through a gateway host can be expedited based on policy and reservation criteria arranged in advance. Using ATM, which also lets a company or user preselect a level of quality in terms of service, QoS can be measured and guaranteed in terms of the average delay at a gateway, the variation in delay in a group of cells (cells are 53-byte transmission … 
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