This chapter covers the following topics:
Identifying Network Requirements and the Need for Quality of Service (QoS)
Understanding Why QoS Is Needed in Networks That Have Ample Bandwidth
Describing the IntServ and DiffServ QoS Architectures
Understanding the QoS Components: Classification, Marking, Traffic Conditioning, Congestion Management, and Congestion Avoidance
Applying QoS in Each Submodule of the Enterprise Composite Network Model
Cisco Catalyst switches provide a wide range of QoS features that address the needs of voice, video, and data applications sharing a single infrastructure. Cisco Catalyst QoS technology lets you implement complex networks ...