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What does BW-REQ stand for?

BW-REQ stands for Bandwidth Request

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  • Information technology (IT) and computers

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Network administrators using OBM technology can: -- Set bandwidth usage policies by user, group, work role, network and time of day; -- Create upstream and downstream traffic limits, which deny new bandwidth requests when the total traffic exceeds a predefined threshold; and -- Create application-specific usage limits, which deny new requests from specific applications, particularly non-business related requests, when the total bandwidth usage exceeds a predefined threshold.
Network administrators using Optenet's OBM technology can: - Set bandwidth usage policies by user, group, work role, network and time of day; - Create upstream and downstream traffic limits, which deny new bandwidth requests when the total traffic exceeds a predefined threshold; and - Create application-specific usage limits, which deny new requests from specific applications, particularly non-business related applications, when the total bandwidth usage exceeds a predefined threshold.
com) is seeking to define a standard method of interoperability which will enable electrical devices (routers and switches) to make intelligent bandwidth requests directly to an optical network, via optical switches.