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ALSO CALLED: PacketHound, Network Traffic Shaping, Traffic Shaping
DEFINITION: PacketHound is a product that aims to help an enterprise regulate traffic that might otherwise slow services down for all users of a local area network. PacketHound is intended to address the concern of businesses and universities about the downloading of large files, especially music files in the MP3 format, using Napster, Gnutella, and similar approaches. PacketHound can also monitor and reduce  … 
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Packet ShapingReports
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The Packet Delivery Process: Remotely Connected Hosts
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This white paper focuses on the packet delivery process when two devices are remotely connected, including key definitions and a detailed look at the actual process of exchanging data.
Posted: 29 Sep 2014 | Published: 29 Sep 2014

Global Knowledge

The Packet Delivery Process: Locally Connected Hosts
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This white paper focuses on the packet delivery process when two devices are locally connected, containing definitions of key terms and a detailed look at the actual process of exchanging data.
Posted: 29 Sep 2014 | Published: 29 Sep 2014

Global Knowledge

Optimizing Visibility, Control and Performance of Network Traffic
sponsored by Ixia
WHITE PAPER: Learn how network monitoring switches can help offload and control your current tools, providing the visibility you need for effective data center network monitoring and management.
Posted: 03 Mar 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2013

Ixia

WAN Speak Musings – Volume II
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ANALYST REPORT: Analysts Clive Longbottom and Bob Tarzey discuss all things network related in this series of 11 short business focused articles.
Posted: 01 Jul 2013 | Published: 01 Jul 2013

ComputerWeekly.com

ECI Apollo: Defining the Next Generation of Optimized Multi-Layer Transport
sponsored by ECI Telecom
WHITE PAPER: Discover the challenges of achieving the new scalability, performance, manageability, and revenue objectives and what you need to meet and overcome them.
Posted: 22 Nov 2011 | Published: 22 Nov 2011

ECI Telecom

WAN optimization: Techniques that speed up your business
sponsored by CDG
EGUIDE: This expert E-Guide discusses best practices and recommendations for WAN optimization. Specifically, learn why packet loss could be the source of WAN performance problems and how virtual WAN optimization software is bringing connectivity to far-flung branches.
Posted: 19 Oct 2011 | Published: 18 Oct 2011

CDG

Introduction to Evolved Packet Core
sponsored by Alcatel-Lucent
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides a brief introduction to Evolved Packet Core - a new mobile core for LTE. Key concepts and functional elements are outlined, as well as key changes in LTE requirements imposed on the Evolved Packet Core, and the deployment challenges one can expect to encounter.
Posted: 09 Jun 2009 | Published: 09 Jun 2009

Alcatel-Lucent

RTSP: One of the Foundations of Convergence
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: Real-Time Streaming Protocol (RTSP) is a foundation for the current convergence of communications. When implementing RTSP, the multiple port and protocol nature of RTSP makes streaming audio/video difficult to manage. This white paper explains it.
Posted: 28 Apr 2008 | Published: 01 Sep 2007

F5 Networks
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PACKET SHAPING DEFINITION (continued): …  the number of streaming media files that are downloaded by network users. Both businesses and universities are concerned not only about such traffic slowing down the network for other uses, but also about the possibility of being sued by music companies for loss of intellectual property. According to Palisade Systems, the developers of PacketHound, Napster and Gnutella traffic has had a significant effect in performance on a number of university networks.Although Gnutella uses a known port number that a network firewall server could screen for, the port number can be changed by a sophisticated … 
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