Facing bandwidth problem in your branch office? Not sure of how your expensive WAN bandwidth is getting utilized? This could be a dangerous nightmare for you to justify your Manager when the most critical app slows down affecting end-user experience thus costing hard cash to go out of company.
Retail chain has it even worse with their locations at far-flung corners of the world. They tend to play safe with their high cost sensitivity in the market with very tight profit margins. IT Management is highly needed due to countless apps running concurrently on the WAN. Lacking provision and expertise can even turn the game around with most sensitive app such as CRM is down creating havoc at branch offices.
And buying additional bandwidth every time when latency hits the threshold wastes your budget undoubtedly. Better get hold of the network and find out the root cause.
NetFlow Analyzer now allows you to reconfigure your application traffic and ACL out YouTube traffic. Now you can configure QoS with ACL to filter router traffic for Layer 4 apps based on source & destination address, port and protocol. It allows packets that are explicitly permitted and deny everything else. You can filter the untrusted source address before they have the chance to enter and affect your application from attacks. Thus, save your bandwidth for apps that can bring profits to your company.
Tweak your traffic policies with a better QoS traffic shaping approach with CBQoS configurations. Setting up specific policies to control traffic on your network is an ongoing task. Network traffic patterns change as new applications arrive and older protocols become obsolete. NetFlow Analyzer brings out an easy way to shape your interface traffic and prioritize your critical applications. If traffic is getting dropped for the most critical app CRM, then you can allocate more bandwidth percentage to CRM app as shown.
So, when your branch office is unable to connect to CRM, you can tweak your application to get the most priority and save your company name without affecting the end-user.