Chapter 10. Understanding and Implementing Quality of Service in Cisco Multilayer Switched Networks

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 ...

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