Voice over IP Crash Course

Overview

Recent advances in VoIP (Voice over IP) technology have made it the solution of choice for voice service because of its low cost and increased reliability. Voice Over IP Crash Course offers practical technology coverage, while discussing the business, strategic and competitive implications of VoIP deployment in corporations. The book also covers the challenges faced by service providers as they evolve to an IP infrastructure while continuing to...
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Overview

Recent advances in VoIP (Voice over IP) technology have made it the solution of choice for voice service because of its low cost and increased reliability. Voice Over IP Crash Course offers practical technology coverage, while discussing the business, strategic and competitive implications of VoIP deployment in corporations. The book also covers the challenges faced by service providers as they evolve to an IP infrastructure while continuing to operate the PSTN.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780072262414
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 6/30/2005
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 416
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.86 (d)

Meet the Author

Steven Shepard (Williston, VT) is a professional writer and educator specializing in international telecommunications. Formerly with Hill Associates, he is the author of Telecom Crash Course, the Optical Networking Crash Course, Telecommunications Convergence, and RFID. He teaches and consults all over the world for a wide variety of corporate clients.

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Table of Contents

Part I: Introduction

Chapter 1: The PSTN

Chapter 2: The Challenge of QoS.

Chapter 3: Enterprise Service Models

Chapter 4: Voice Digitization Techniques

Chapter 5: The So-Called “Legacy PSTN.”
Part II: Evolution

Chapter 6: The Evolution to VoIP

Chapter 7: The Economic Promise of Converged Network Architectures

Chapter 8: High-level Issues and Trends

Chapter 9: Changes in the Enterprise Model that Make VoIP Desirable

Chapter 10: IP and Wireless
Part III: IP Protocols

Chapter 11: Overview of TCP/IP and Related Protocols

Chapter 12: Switching vs. Routing and Layer 2/Layer 3 Conundrum

Chapter 13: VoIP Standards
Part IV: VoIP Networks

Chapter 14: IP Protocols vs. PSTN

Chapter 15: Network Components

Chapter 16: Interworking between SS7 and IP-based Protocols
Appendix A: VoIP Products and Manufacturer Strategies for Success.
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