Why Traffic Shaping is Important for Your Voice over IP Traffic

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 14, 2017 9:15:00 AM / by John Crawford posted in Quality of Service, Traffic shaping, voice over IP

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Traffic shaping (also known as bandwidth shaping or packet shaping) is a method of regulating network data flows to ensure a consistent throughput or quality of service (QoS) for specific applications. It involves delaying the transfer of low-priority packets while expediting the transfer of high-priority packets to achieve a desired traffic profile. Restricting the flow of incoming packets is called bandwidth throttling or bandwidth policing, and restricting the flow of outbound packets is called rate limiting.

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