Traffic Shapping

Hank Nussbacher hank at
Mon Apr 27 07:11:20 UTC 1998

At 03:25 PM 4/25/98 -0400, Mark R. Lindsey wrote:
>: >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.)

One can find a number of PPT files from a conference ISOC-IL held in 1/98.
Three bandwidth mgmt products were discussed (Floodgate, Classdata & Bandwiz):


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