SmartShare StraightShaper™ family of products is a hardware solution providing intelligent bandwidth management guaranteeing all users on the network a fair share of the available internet bandwidth.
SmartShare StraightShaper is based on years of experience in developing network equipment for business-critical environments. Utilizing the unique and patented User Load Balancing™ and Dynamic Quality of Service™ algorithms, the StraightShaper overcomes many of the problems of traditional QoS-based appliances when it comes to installation and configuration ease.
SmartShare Systems’ appliances come in a range of sizes to ensure that each of your offices has a properly sized bandwidth management appliance. Plus, with our upgradeable licensing capability, you don’t need to oversize a box for your remote offices and can ensure that you still have room to grow while protecting your WAN Optimization Appliance investment.
Ease of Use and Maintenance
SmartShare StraightShaper is easy to set up and roll out to your users. Installing a unit inline takes just minutes as it operates transparently in the network and can therefore be inserted without any network configuration changes. With an intuitive user interface for maintenance and monitoring, the SmartShare StraightShaper is a virtually administration-free solution.
SmartShare StraightShaper Series
SmartShare StraightShaper comes in four different product series dependant of the required performance.
StraightShaper 300 Series: Designed for deployment in locations where space is limited. StraightShaper 300 delivers the performance needed for small or branch offices.
StraightShaper 1000 Series: Designed for the branch office or the enterprise core, the StraightShaper 1000 series has increased processor and memory scalability to accommodate future features and functional enhancements.
StraightShaper 5000 Series: The StraightShaper 5000 series is designed for large enterprises, housing associations and others where flexibility and ability to upgrade is essential.
StraightShaper 8000 Series: This series has been designed with internet service providers in mind. Despite its large capacity, it remains an easy to use WAN optimization appliance with advanced bandwidth management capabilities including Dynamic QoS and User Load Balancing that guarantees the subscribers trouble-free use of VoIP, video and web browsing while providing the ISP a more balanced backbone.