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Insured Burst

Insured Burst

Within an ATM (Asynchronous Transfer Mode) network, the largest burst of data above the insured rate that temporarily is allowed on a PVC (Permanent Virtual Circuit) and not tagged by the traffic policing function for dropping in the case of network congestion. The insured burst is specified in bytes or cells.

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