The QoS quagmire

Stenson, Tom
September 1999
Network World;09/06/99, Vol. 16 Issue 36, p53
Trade Publication
Discusses the outlook for telecommunication convergence as influenced by the implementation of Internet protocol-based quality of service (QoS) through policy-based networking. Evolution of QoS standards; Policy's definition of how network resources are to be provisioned among network clients; Description of work in progress at the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF).


Related Articles

  • UMTS Network Sharing: Wideband PAs Allow True Infrastructure Sharing. Madden, Joe // Wireless Design & Development;Aug2002, Vol. 10 Issue 8, p10 

    Focuses on the deployment of third-generation (3G) data network sharing. Implications of the 3G sharing; Telecommunication companies participating on the initiative; Details on the ways of sharing the 3G infrastructure.

  • New IP standard raises doubts. G.M. // Telecommunications - International Edition;Aug99, Vol. 33 Issue 8, p16 

    Reports reactions of telecommunication businesses to the gateway control protocol (H.GCP) standard for the Internet. Function of the protocol; Cooperating organizations; Skepticism and suspicion.

  • Putting QoS into VoIP. de Oliveira, Horacio Miranda // Telecommunications - International Edition;Aug2000, Vol. 34 Issue 8, p41 

    Focuses on the importance of global monitoring system in ensuring quality of service (QoS) of telecommunication operators with Internet protocol. Limitations of voice over Internet protocol (VoIP); Factors of voice transmission for VoIP; Elements of QoS monitoring in VoIp networks.

  • New era for Japan. Maamria, Kamel // Telecommunications - International Edition;Sep2001, Vol. 35 Issue 9, p84 

    Focuses on the strategy differentiation as the competitive tool in the telecommunication market in Japan. Nature of the phenomenon of NTT DoCoMo's i-mode; Use of identical infrastructure and operational models; Development of the mobile internet, broadband access and Internet Protocol telephony.

  • The profitable road to IP convergence. Beautmueller, Andrew // Telecommunications - International Edition;Mar2003, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p35 

    Discusses profitable opportunities in Internet Protocol (IP) network. Challenges faced by network carriers; Broadband access; Services supported by dynamic bandwidth allocation.

  • A question of trust. Black, Duncan // Telecommunications - International Edition;Nov2003, Vol. 37 Issue 11, p22 

    Reports on the need for sophisticated network management tools to enable an easier Internet protocol (IP) convergence. Strategies to ensure simple gains and savings; Explanation of the most common concerns why telecommunication companies are hesitating to embark on an IP convergence program.

  • Twelve firms team to craft FibreChannel management scheme.  // Electronic Design;03/22/99, Vol. 47 Issue 6, p25 

    Focuses on twelve fiber communication companies' formation of the FibreAlliance to develop and implement storage area networks. Heterogeneous FibreChannel-based network of storage systems and computer servers; Proposal to submit engineering specification to independent standards bodies.

  • HP OpenView Event Correlation Services. Sheers, Kenneth R. // Hewlett-Packard Journal;Oct96, Vol. 47 Issue 5, p31 

    Focuses on the Hewlett-Packard OpenView Event Correlation Services (HP ECS). Real-time engine; Delayed events; Information concentration; Correlation circuit; Correlation nodes; Compound nodes; Node configuration; Parameters; Ports; Reset ports; Public data; Event types; Enhancing event...

  • Nokia, SK Telecom announce 3G guidelines.  // RCR;06/12/2000, Vol. 19 Issue 24, p46 

    Deals with Nokia Corp. and SK Telecom's announcement of extensive planning guidelines for third-generation networks including coverage design, radio resource management and handover planning, among others.

  • Briefly.  // Telephony;08/17/98, Vol. 235 Issue 7, p48 

    Focuses on several developments concerning the telecommunication sector as of August 17, 1998. Australian company Telstra's slated testing of voice-over-Internet protocol (IP) service between Sydney and London, England; USN Communications' appointment of David Moser as vice president of network...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics