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RE: Traffic Shapping

  • From: Mark R. Lindsey
  • Date: Sun Apr 26 16:59:26 1998

: >Can you please specify what platform that you are using? any why
: >you like to do the traffic shaping on the Ethernet which is 
: >suppositly 10 Mbps?
: He may well want to shape on an ethernet where he has multiple
: customer machines that are each paying for different amounts of bandwidth.
: Shaping a-la cisco is uni-directional out on an interface, and so 
: poorly answers many needs.

Xedia Corporation makes a nifty device specifically for IP traffic
shaping. It seems fairly well evolved, and can act as a bridge or a
router, though it's definitely built for the edges of a network.

(I'm not affiliated with Xedia; just played with their product.)

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