Study Group 12 consented a new Recommendation that provides a way to
give consistency to performance measurements in high layer protocols such
as FTP, HTTP etc.
The Recommendation, ITU-T Recommendation Y.1562,
may be used by service providers in the planning, development, and assessment
of IP service to check that it meets user performance needs; by equipment
manufacturers to give performance information that will affect equipment
design; and by end users in evaluating higher layer protocol service