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Re: VoIP QOS best practices

  • From: Stephen Sprunk
  • Date: Mon Feb 10 17:44:28 2003

Thus spake <Valdis.Kletnieks@vt.edu>
> On Mon, 10 Feb 2003 13:02:39 EST, Charles Youse <cyouse@register.com>
said:
> > That doesn't seem to make a lot of sense - is it that QoS doesn't work
as advertised?
>
> Qos is designed for dealing with "who gets preference when there's
> a bandwidth shortage".  Most places are having a bandwidth glut at
> the moment, so the VoIP traffic gets through just fine and QoS isn't
> able to provide much measurable improvement.

That's certainly true of ISPs, but most VoIP is over bandwidth-starved
private networks.

S





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