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AFAYETTE, Colo., Feb. 11, 2009 — APconnections, a leading
supplier of plug-and-play bandwidth shaping products, today
announced plans to introduce URL-based traffic shaping on
its popular NetEqualizer line.

APconnections ( gauged interest
in such an upgrade in its most recent monthly newsletter,
inviting customers and other administrators to share how the
feature might fit their needs. Within 24 hours of the
invitation, the message from customers was loud and clear,
moving forward the plans for URL-based shaping on the
Using the current release of the NetEqualizer,
administrators have the ability to shape their network
traffic by IP address, MAC address, VLAN or subnet. With the
addition of URL-based shaping, the product line will now
fully meet the demands of co-location operators.

Fitting within APconnections’ pre-existing policies against
Deep Packet Inspection, the URL-based shaping is not related
to DPI or content-based shaping. URLs are public information
as they travel across the Internet and are essentially a
mapping of an IP address into human readable form.
Therefore, URL-based shaping does not require the opening of
private data for inspection.

If you are interested in details regarding this feature,
please contact APconnections directly at 1-800-918-2763 or

The NetEqualizer is a plug-and-play bandwidth control and
WAN/Internet optimization appliance that is flexible and
scalable. When the network is congested, NetEqualizer’s
unique “behavior shaping” technology gives priority to
latency sensitive applications, such as VoIP and email. It
does it all dynamically and automatically, improving on
other bandwidth shaping technology available.

APconnections is a privately held company founded in 2003
and is based in Lafayette, Colorado.




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