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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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How to Make Magic with VoIP: Weighing the Options
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: VoIP with UC can transform a business across four dimensions: lower costs, higher productivity, better customer service, and higher revenues. It can make a small business appear big, and help it outperform larger competitors. There are several ways to implement VoIP. Read this paper to determine which way is best for your business.
Posted: 20 Jan 2011 | Published: 20 Jan 2011

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Tiered Storage Tutorial
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
EGUIDE: Recent technology improvements aiding the success of tiered storage include new solid-state disks (SSDs), improved Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) and more efficient data movement, classification and quality of service (QoS) software. Continue reading this tutorial to learn more.
Posted: 21 Dec 2010 | Published: 21 Dec 2010

Symantec Corporation

Transforming the Data Center to Information Center
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: With an emphasis on efficiency, among today’s most pressing IT challenges is the need to reenergize the data center to readily accommodate changing business requirements and demands for always-accessible information. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 02 Dec 2010 | Published: 02 Dec 2010

Hitachi Data Systems

The Best Best Practice Guide: Benchmarking for Service Desk Success
sponsored by GoToAssist
WHITE PAPER: Benchmarking is a critical process for any Service Desk that wants to gauge the quality of their service delivery. Too often, however, desks are overly concerned with industry benchmarks and hitting industry standards for call waiting times, resolution time and the perennial cost per email. Download the SDI best practices guide to learn more!
Posted: 01 Dec 2010 | Published: 30 Nov 2010

GoToAssist

Global Application and SAN Acceleration with Solid-State Storage
sponsored by FalconStor Software
WHITE PAPER: This paper investigates the deployment models of solid-state storage, and explains how the FalconStor Network Storage Server SAN Accelerator solution enhances this technology to deliver additional value through application-specific and global SAN acceleration.
Posted: 25 Oct 2010 | Published: 25 Oct 2010

FalconStor Software

On-Demand Application Delivery
sponsored by Endeavors Technologies
WHITE PAPER: On-Demand Application Delivery provides a new model for software distribution, a stakeholder model that allows QoS control for the service provider, and better support for software deployment and maintenance. Read this white paper to learn how ODAD is going to revolutionize your organizations' desktops.
Posted: 01 Oct 2010 | Published: 01 Oct 2010

Endeavors Technologies

Total Economic Impact™ Of Silver Peak’s WAN Optimization Solution
sponsored by Silver Peak
WHITE PAPER: The purpose of this study is to provide readers with a framework to evaluate the potential financial impact of Silver Peak’s WAN optimization solution on their organizations. Forrester’s aim is to clearly show all of the calculations and assumptions used in the analysis.  Read this study to learn so much more.
Posted: 08 Sep 2010 | Published: 08 Sep 2010

Silver Peak

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

eBook: The New Era of Network Performance Management
sponsored by SearchNetworking.com
EBOOK: Today's networks are highly complex, dynamic environments that demand comprehensive performance management. Fortunately, technological advancement is simplifying management and addressing new challenges. This eBook explains why management is more important now than ever and how it can help deliver business-critical applications better and faster.
Posted: 20 Oct 2009 | Published: 20 Oct 2009

SearchNetworking.com

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

Presentation Transcript: Enabling IT Transformation and Agility without Compromise
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company and AMD
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: In today's current economic downturn, it's critical for IT pros to be able to do more with less without compromising quality of service. This presentation transcript will explain how to do more with your available resources to increase infrastructure efficiency.
Posted: 13 Aug 2009 | Published: 13 Aug 2009

Hewlett-Packard Company and AMD

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

IP Telephony from A-Z -- The Complete IP Telephony eBook
sponsored by ShoreTel
EBOOK: Check out this comprehensive eBook to discover the ins and outs of IP telephony system selection, deployment, and management.
Posted: 19 May 2009 | Published: 31 Dec 2007

ShoreTel

The Oracle SOA Governance Solution
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
DATA SHEET: Successful adoption of service oriented architecture (SOA) as an IT strategy does not in of itself guarantee business results. Effective SOA governance is essential to achieving measurable, sustainable business value. This data sheet showcases key features and benefits of Oracle's SOA Governance Solution.
Posted: 14 May 2009 | Published: 14 May 2009

Oracle Corporation

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

CA Data Center Automation Manager Product Brief: A Tactical Approach to Simplify Service Delivery in the Data Center
sponsored by CA Technologies.
PRODUCT LITERATURE: Learn how automating critical operational processes frees up your IT staff to focus on innovation and strategic initiatives, reduces downtime, improves delivery lead time, and helps conserve valuable data center space and power resources.
Posted: 29 Oct 2008 | Published: 29 Oct 2008

CA Technologies.

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
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
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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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