I personally haven't used any such products, but the reviews I've read about the hardware-based solutions are pretty impressive. I'd like to point you towards Yahoo's Internet Directory (Internet traffic management) where you'll be able to explore in your own time and find the solution that will best suite you.
Dig Deeper on Network management and monitoring
Related Q&A from Chris Partsenidis
A half-duplex transmission could be considered a one-way street between sender and receiver. Full-duplex, on the other hand, enables two-way traffic ... Continue Reading
SFP ports enable Gigabit switches to connect to a wide variety of fiber and Ethernet cables in order to extend switching functionality throughout the... Continue Reading
A MAC address and an IP address each identify network devices, but they do the job at different levels. Explore the differences between the two and ... Continue Reading
Have a question for an expert?
Please add a title for your question
Get answers from a TechTarget expert on whatever's puzzling you.