This book offers a comprehensive overview of the issues to solve in order to deploy global revenue-generating effective "multimedia" services. Drawing on extensive research and practical deployment experience in VoIP, the authors provide essential advice for those seeking to design and implement a post-bubble VoIP network.
Beyond VoIP Protocols: Understanding Voice Technology and Networking Techniques for IP Telephony
- Introduces the basics of speech coding and voice quality
- Demonstrates how quality of service may be built into the network and deals with dimensioning aspects, e.g. multipoint communications and how to model call seizures.
- Explores the potential of multicast to turn an IP backbone into an optimized broadcast medium
- Includes amply illustrated, state-of-the-art practical advice for formulating a complete deployment strategy
A companion volume to "IP Telephony: Deploying VoIP Protocols", this book takes the reader a stage deeper into how to prepare the network and exploit VoIP technology to its full potential.