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End-to-End QoS Network Design: Quality of Service for Rich-Media & Cloud Networks, Second Edition by Kenneth Briley Jr., Robert Barton, Christina Hattingh, Tim Szigeti

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Chapter 31. MPLS VPN QoS Design Considerations and Recommendations

In addition to the dual role of quality of service (QoS) in the private WAN and branch networks (namely that of managing packet loss and jitter by queuing policies and of enhancing classification granularity by leveraging deep packet inspection engines), the role of QoS over the Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) virtual private network (VPN) may be expanded to include the following:

Image Shaping traffic to contracted service rates

Image Performing hierarchical queuing and dropping within ...

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