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PacketShaper vs Netenforcer vs ET/BWMGR

Traffic Shaper Comparison @200Mb/s

  ET/R2400-L ET/R2800 Allot AC-502 PacketShaper 10000ISP
List Price: $4,145. $5,495 $19,700. $40,000
Updates/Premium Support: $750./ year ($350 Standard) $750/year ($350 Standard) ~$3500./ year $4800./ year
Operating System: FreeBSD FreeBSD Linux Linux
CPU E3-1276v4 E5-1650v3 ??? Quad Core 3.2Gh
Physical Network 10/100/1000Mb/s Ethernet 10/100/1000Mb/s Ethernet 10/100/1000Mb/s Ethernet 10/100/1000Mb/s Ethernet
License Throughput 250Mb/s 250Mb/s 200Mb/s 200Mb/s
Number of Policy Definitions Unlimited Unlimited 4096 5000
Number of Classes Unlimited Unlimited 1,024 10,000
Number of Connections Unlimited Unlimited 256,000 1.3 Million
Packets/Second Shaping Yes Yes No No
Bursting w/Multiple Triggers Yes Yes No No
Auto-Shaping Yes Yes No No
Auto-Update over Internet Yes Yes No No
p2p Protocol Tracking:
Kazaa, Morpheus, etc
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Management Interface: HTML HTML Java HTML
Traffic Monitor Yes Yes Yes Yes
TCP Window Pacing Yes Yes No Yes
Accounting/Statistics Database Yes Yes Yes (extra $$$) Yes
Hardware Failover/Bypass Yes Yes Yes Yes

Prices for other vendors are for reference only. Check with vendor for actual current pricing

Traffic Shaper Price Comparison @ 2Gb/s

  ET/R2800 Allot AC-6000 PacketShaper S500
List Price: $9,495. $81,150. $100,818.
Updates/Premium Support: $750./year2 $13,673./year $19,000./year3
Operating System: FreeBSD Linux Linux
CPU E5-1650v3 ??? 8 Cores
Physical Network 10Gb/s Fiber SPF+ 10Gb/s Fiber/CX4 Ethernet 10Gb/s Fiber/CX4 Ethernet
License Throughput 2Gb/s 2Gb/s Unlimited4
Number of Policy Definitions Unlimited 4096 5000
Number of Classes Unlimited 1,024 10,000
Number of Connections Unlimited 256,000 1.3 Million
Packets/Second Shaping Yes No No
Bursting w/Multiple Triggers Yes No No
Auto-Shaping Yes No No
Auto-Update over Internet Yes No No
p2p Protocol Tracking:
Kazaa, Morpheus, etc
Yes Yes Yes
Management Interface: HTML Java HTML
Traffic Monitor Yes Yes Yes
TCP Window Pacing Yes No Yes
Accounting/Statistics Database Yes Yes (extra $$$) Yes
Hardware Failover/Bypass Yes No Yes

Note: Prices for other vendors are for reference only. Check with vendor for actual current pricing
1Transceivers not included
2Software Updates and Tech Support Only
3$12,000 Hardware, $7,000 software. There may be combined options
4Bluecoat FAQ indicates that 3Gb/s aggregate throughput (1.5Gb/s full duplex) is the "typical" max load

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