Manage network bandwidth

Published: June 9, 2010

Updated: June 9, 2010

Applies To: Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2

You can use the goals below to determine your preferred method for managing network bandwidth.

To accomplish this goal, you need to deploy BranchCache enabled content servers and perform other tasks. For more information, see BranchCache at

To accomplish this goal, you can use Quality of Service (QoS), which allows you to specify the priority of network traffic and to manage network bandwidth. For more information, see Quality of Service at

To accomplish this goal, you can use Network Load Balancing (NLB), which load balances network traffic (sent to a cluster virtual IP address) among multiple servers in an NLB cluster. For more information, see Network Load Balancing at

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