Traffic Shaping/QoS with Bandwidth Limiting and Burst
Posted on 2010-09-15
I'm looking for a router or L3 switch that provides ingress/egress rate limiting with bursting. I've looked at the Cisco Catalyst 3750 and 3560 L3 switches but they don't appear to have true egress rate limiting capabilities (although the EMI image might provide additional capability?).
Our scenario is fairly straightforward - we've got a fiber to copper optical network hand-off. We're trying to determine the best solution to segment the network into VLANs so that each has a dedicated portion of the total WAN pipe (this will most likely be even among all VLAN interfaces but I don't think this matters). After
Would someone be able to provide confirmation as to what L3 switch and/or routers would be able to provide the ingress/egress rate limiting along with bursting? I understand the bursting is a function of specifying an amount of data that is able to pass through before the rate limit is applied.
I prefer a L3 switch simply because we can do everything all in one device but I'd like the most straightforward and stable approach. If a router and L2 switch is more straightforward, I'm open to going in that direction.