Quality of Service White Papers

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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.

Cisco: Leading the Way to Borderless Networks
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Cisco's borderless networks promises to connect anyone to anywhere, using any device, to any resource—securely, reliably, transparently. In order to fully deliver on this promise, Cisco is advancing along three critical fronts: workplace transformation, technology leadership, and operational excellence. Read this paper to learn more.
Posted: 06 Apr 2011 | Published: 06 Apr 2011

Cisco Systems, Inc.

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

Buyer's Checklist to Purpose-Built Storage for Virtual Servers
sponsored by SearchConvergedInfrastucture
WHITE PAPER: In this buyer's checklist, we describe how the performance, scalability, and data protection capabilities of hypervisor-aware storage systems differ from older platforms, as well as explore the 5 categories of hypervisor-aware systems on the market today.
Posted: 14 Mar 2014 | Published: 19 Mar 2014

SearchConvergedInfrastucture

Solution Brief: SAP and Blue Coat
sponsored by BlueCoat
WHITE PAPER: Blue Coat’s WAN Optimization technology is especially well suited to improving response times and reducing bandwidth consumption for SAP users, by prioritizing SAP applications and guaranteeing performance over non-critical or recreational traffic.
Posted: 08 Apr 2011 | Published: 07 Apr 2011

BlueCoat

Take Control: How to Keep Traffic Moving, at a Low Cost
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Network performance problems bring everyone down. They drain productivity, spirits, and profits. But your IT resources and budget are limited. Really, what can you do? Read this paper to find out how to take control with a managed switch.
Posted: 21 Jan 2011 | Published: 21 Jan 2011

Cisco Systems, Inc.

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

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

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.

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