Plan for Voice Over IP
Covers the latest protocols and standards from the IETF Your Complete Guide to Network Convergence and Internet Telephony In the last few years, engineers have refined technologies that allow you to transmit multimedia information ? voice, fax, video ? over the same Internet Protocol (IP) network you use for data. This comprehensive guide delivers a lucid overview of today's Voice over IP technologies ? and helps you analyze whether a multimedia IP solution makes sense for your organization. Packed with illuminating case studies, clear explanations of VoIP standards and topologies, and practical advice on applications and implementation, Voice over IP is all you need to get a handle on network convergence, whether you're a network engineer, a telecommunications professional, or an operations manager. CD-ROM includes:Key Request for Comment (RFC) documentseRing Solutions' Voice over IP client software informationMessageClick's Fax over IP client software informationWestbay Engineers' traffic analysis softwareInside, you'll find everything you need toUnderstand 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 applicationsPerform a Voice over IP cost-benefit analysis for your organizationDiscover how VoIP protocols ? Multicast IP, RTP, RTCP, RSVP, and RTSP ? fit together with other protocols in an IP networkEvaluate Wan transport alternatives for VoIP, from T1/T3 and ISDN to frame delay and ATM networksLearn how H.323 and other multimedia standards enable VoIP Gateways, terminals, and client software to process callsGet up to speed on implementation issues: interoperability frameworks, H.323 alternatives, APIs, and moreDeal with packet loss, packet delay, packet jitter, signal echo, and other quality of service issues
- Mixed media product | 576 pages
- 177.8 x 226.06 x 20.32mm | 771.1g
- 29 Feb 2000
- John Wiley & Sons Inc
- Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
- Foster City, United States
About Mark Miller
About the Author Mark A. Miller, P.E., is president of DigiNet Corporation, a Denver-based data communications engineering firm specializing in the design and management of local area and wide area networks. He is a frequent speaker at industry trade events and has taught numerous workshops at ComNet, Computer Telephony Expo, Comdex, Networld+Interop, and other conferences. His other books in the IP Library include Troubleshooting TCP/IP, 3rd Edition, Managing Internetworks with SNMP, 3rd Edition, and Implementing IPv6.