Voice Over IP Technologies: Building the Converged Network

Voice Over IP Technologies: Building the Converged Network

by Mark A. Miller, Mark A. Miller
     
 

Voice over IP Technologies
Building the Converged Network

Your Road Map to Network Convergence

Written to cover new applications and the latest IETF protocols and standards, this comprehensive guide delivers a lucid overview of VoIP technologies for voice, data, fax, and video transmissions - and helps you map out a converged network strategy for your

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Voice over IP Technologies
Building the Converged Network

Your Road Map to Network Convergence

Written to cover new applications and the latest IETF protocols and standards, this comprehensive guide delivers a lucid overview of VoIP technologies for voice, data, fax, and video transmissions - and helps you map out a converged network strategy for your organization. Packed with illuminating case studies (including in-depth examples of real-world multimedia applications), clear explanations of VoIP standards and topologies, and practical advice on applications and implementation, Voice over IP Technologies is all you need to start reaping the benefits of network convergence.

Your One-Stop Guide to VoIP Solutions
* Understand how Voice over IP compares to a Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN)
* Find out about VPN and international telephony, voice-enabled e-commerce, desktop video conferencing, Fax over IP, and other multimedia IP applications
* Perform a Voice over IP cost-benefit analysis for your organization
* Discover how VoIP protocols - MGCP, RTP, RTCP, RSVP - fit together with other protocols in an IP network
* Get the lowdown on WAN transport for VoIP, including Signaling System 7 and the latest developments in Voice over Frame Relay, ATM, and DSL
* Learn how H.323, SIP, and other multimedia standards enable VoIP gateways, terminals, and client software to process calls
* Take a detailed, protocol-level look at how VoIP multimedia applications work in real-world internetworks
* Get up to speed on implementation issues: interoperability frameworks, H.323 alternatives, APIs, quality of service issues, and more

Bonus CD-ROM includes
* Key Request for Comment (RFC) documents
* eRing Solutions' itRings! client software trial version
* Westbay Engineers' Westplan demo version

System Requirements
PC running Windows 9x/2000/Me/XP. See the "What's on the CD-ROM" appendix for details and complete system requirements.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764549076
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/29/2002
Series:
M and T Bks.
Edition description:
BK&CD-ROM
Pages:
552
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.22(d)

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