- Network monitoring device
Blue Coat PacketShaper delivers integrated visibility, control and compression capabilities in a single appliance. With PacketShaper, IT can identify all the applications on the network and monitor response times and utilization at the application level. In addition, IT can optimize application performance by using granular quality of service (QoS) controls to regulate traffic and increase WAN capacity through application-specific compression techniques. Designed as a scalable, flexible platform, PacketShaper can be easily configured for additional functionality with a flexible range of appliances that can be enhanced by software modules or hardware components.