Traffic Shaping

Traffic shaping is a network traffic management technique whose functionality is used by Bandwidth Management Systems, Application Delivery Controllers (ADCs) and WAN Optimisation solutions. It is used to optimise or guarantee performance, improve latency, and/or increase usable bandwidth for some protocols or application streams by delaying other, less critical ones. Streams are categorised and prioritised across the network, based on TCP port, application signature and any Qos or Cos applied. Based on this categorisation, rules are applied which will give certain mission-critical application traffic streams expedited transport or greater bandwidth.

  • Symantec – Traffic shaping

    by Symantec

    The Symantec portfolio represents the cyber security industry’s only end-to-end solution set. Solutions include secure web gateways with filtering and malware analysis, AV and malware protection, proxy caching devices, email security, SSL visibility, DLP, sandboxing, CASB and security analytics.

    Since the acquisition of Blue Coat Systems, Symantec has traffic shaping solutions through the ProxySG, Mach5 and PacketShaper product lines.

  • Allot Communications – Traffic shaping

    by Allot Communications

    Allot Communications’ extensive experience in traffic and application management is based on expertise in subscriber and traffic control, application categorisation and management, Internet access and WAN optimisation. Integrating these core capabilities, Allot’s solutions combine network intelligence with the ability to minimize operating costs.

    Our skilled team of engineers are fully trained and accredited to the highest level in the Allot product and solutions portfolio.

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