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Voice Over IP (Prentice Hall Series in Advanced Communications Technologies)by Uyless D. Black
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The authoritative guide to Internet voice communications (now completely updated!
Voice Over IP, Second Edition is the essential guide for telecommunications professionals who must understand or deploy VoIP. Leading network consultant Uyless Black carefully evaluates VoIP's challenges and compelling advantages, and then reviews every technical standard and platform. This thoroughly updated Second Edition reflects dramatic improvements in VoIP standards and practice, adding completely new chapters on gateways, RSVP and DiffServ call processing, and traffic engineering.
Voice Over IP, Second Edition is everything you need to know about running voice over IP networks today(from technical fundamentals to next-generation protocols and beyond.
Book News Annotation:
Written for telecommunications professionals, this guide to VoIP evaluates its advantages and disadvantages, and reviews the accepted technical standards and resulting platforms. Recent developments in VoIP technology receive particular attention, including VoIP gateways, RSVP and DiffServ operations, and traffic engineering functions. The emerging approaches to interoperability between IP networks and the public switched telephone network are also discussed. Black is a consultant.
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Voice Over IP is the #1 guide for professionals planning or running VoIP applications. Uyless Black covers every current technical standard, protocol, and interoperability solution. The Second Edition adds new chapters on gateways, call processing, and traffic engineering; presents in-depth coverage of Cisco Voice QoS; and is the first book to introduce TRIP, the breakthrough protocol for voice message delivery.
It introduces Telephony Routing Over IP (TRIP), the breakthrough protocol for voice message delivery. It covers Cisco Voice QoS network optimization in detail: traffic prioritization, congestion control, signaling, QoS management, and policy control. It shows how to establish paths to service providers through the local loop via ISDN, xDSL, and HFC. It contains concise, to-the-point introductions to H.322, Megaco, MGCP, and SIP. "Voice Over IP, Second Edition" is everything you need to know about running voice over IP networks today (from technical fundamentals to next-generation protocols and beyond).
About the Author
UYLESS BLACK is a widely known and respected consultant and lecturer on computer networks and data communications and author of every book in the Prentice Hall Series in Advanced Communications Technologies, including IP Routing Protocols and MPLS and Label Switching Networks. He is also creator of Uyless Black's Networking 101 Video Course. Black resides in Virginia's Shenandoah Valley.
Table of Contents
Preface — Introduction — Characteristics of the internet and IP — VoIP model — Digital signal processors (DSPs) — Voice coders — Modems, LAPM, PPP, and the V.100 series — Connecting to service providers through the local loop — Performance considerations and traffic engineering — RSVP, DiffServ, and other supporting procedures in VoIP networks — VoIP gateways and IP call processing protocols — Internetworking SS7 and internet call processing — Other packet voice alternatives.
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