CHAPTER 6Network Quality of Service Technologies


A major competitive advantage of the Cisco TelePresence solution is that it supports the transport of real-time, high-definition video and audio over a converged IP network, rather than requiring a dedicated network for TelePresence. (Although dedicated networks are also supported.) The key enabling technology to accomplish this convergence is quality of service (QoS), which refers to the set of tools and techniques to manage network resources, such as bandwidth, while mitigating the adverse effects of latency, jitter, and loss. QoS technologies enable different types of traffic to intelligently ...

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