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Designing QoS for IP and MPLS Networks

by Nick Russo

Companies that fail to properly identify and prioritize their applications often do not operate effectively. This course will teach you how to develop network Quality of Service (QoS) designs across a variety of environments.

What you'll learn

Developing QoS designs is the first step in building an equitable IT infrastructure that gives each application the treatment it requires, based on a company's unique requirements. In this course, Designing QoS for IP and MPLS Networks, you’ll learn about the broad QoS strategies that exist for solving this complex problem. First, you’ll compare IntServ and DiffServ, and learn why only one of them is commonly deployed today. Next, you’ll discover the breadth and depth of the DiffServ toolset, including classification and marking, queuing and scheduling, and traffic conditioning. Finally, you’ll learn how to leverage those DiffServ tools to develop vendor-neutral QoS designs in campus, Internet edge, Wide Area Network (WAN), and Multi-Protocol Label Switching (MPLS) carrier environments. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of a QoS designer needed to analyze requirements and build architectures that network engineers can implement.

About the author

Nicholas (Nick) Russo, CCDE #20160041 and CCIE #42518, is an internationally recognized expert in IP/MPLS networking and design. To grow his skillset, Nick has been focused advancing Network DevOps via automation for his clients. Recently, Nick has been sharing his knowledge through online video training and speaking at industry conferences. Nick also holds a Bachelor's of Science in Computer Science from the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT). Nick lives in Maryland, USA with his wife, Car... more

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