One of the most recent advances in networking is a result of work by vendors and independent software vendors (ISVs) for implementing techniques to improve the QoS on networks. These techniques are designed to improve the service quality of applications, especially when users are accessing the applications, which typically reside in a data center, across a WAN, or through a VPN connection across the Internet. QoS is implemented differently depending on the vendor and the device type you are configuring for QoS. For example, Cisco Systems implements QoS in release 12.0 of its IOS operating system for switches, routers, and remote access servers. Microsoft implements QoS in Windows 2000. Together, businesses can take advantage of ...

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