SteelHeadā„¢ Deployment Guide - Protocols : Video Optimization
Video Optimization
This chapter describes how to optimize video across your network. Video is one of the fastest growing technologies in business today. Video supports an increasing number of applications, business processes, and training videos. Video on the WAN frequently consumes 30 to 60 percent of the bandwidth. Whether as video-heavy applications or streaming media, video can comprise more than half of traffic.
This chapter includes the following sections:
  • Overview of Video Optimization
  • HTTP Stream Splitting
  • Video On-Demand with HTTP Prepopulation