In the evolution
from Windows Vista to Windows 7, Microsoft is advancing a collection of technologies designed to provide network traffic management. Quality of Service (QoS) core networking components in Windows 7 are set up to permit the throttling of traffic by monitoring and measuring available bandwidth as well as network conditions. Charley Wen
, the program manager for Windows Core Networking, emphasized that Microsoft continued to be committed to the evolution of Quality of Service and to the addition of new features. In this context, Windows 7 will bring to the table a Quality of Service improvement labeled URL based QoS.