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VoIP QoS and Performance News
May 04, 2015
The promise of SDN for real-time communications is to give UC apps the network paths and priority they need to eliminate performance problems ---- and development is part way there.
February 24, 2015
Avaya says its SDN architecture leverages OpenDaylight, OpenStack and OpenFlow to deliver programmable network services faster than competing technologies.
February 16, 2015
A new SLA guarantees 8x8 VoIP services 99.9% of the time, even for services delivered via the public Internet.
January 13, 2015
Software-defined networks could be what enterprises need to ensure the performance and reliability of their UC applications and services.
VoIP QoS and Performance Get Started
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Jitter is the time variation between when packets leave one system and reach another, affecting real-time communications like VoIP and video conferencing. Continue Reading
To maximize VoIP encryption methods, use Transport Layer Security in conjunction with Secure Real-Time Transport Protocol on all VoIP equipment. Continue Reading
When it comes to securing VoIP communications, should enterprises turn to SBCs or firewalls? Expert Michael Brandenburg explains how SBCs and firewalls serve different functions when it comes to network security. Continue Reading
Evaluate VoIP QoS and Performance Vendors & Products
Weigh the pros and cons of technologies, products and projects you are considering.
In this unified communications buyer's guide, we help you choose the right VoIP vendor for your enterprise and evaluate important criteria when buying VoIP services. Continue Reading
The Adtran VoIP lineup, consisting of the NetVanta 7100 and 7060 IP PBX products, supports a wide range of features, including routing, switching and stateful firewall. Continue Reading
The Mitel VoIP platform consists of the 3300 series controllers. With support for up to 2,000 SIP trunks, the 3300 series can replace legacy telephony in small or large businesses. Continue Reading
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Manage VoIP QoS and Performance
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Walk through how to use tools like Ansible, Jinja2 and YAML to orchestrate real-time video and voice QoS across traditional network devices without full SDN. Continue Reading
A strategically placed firewall within your network infrastructure can help mitigate VoIP attacks. But encryption and proxy services add enhanced security. Continue Reading
A VoIP expert stresses the importance of a separate voice VLAN setup, quality-of-service enablement and edge routers for a robust VoIP infrastructure. Continue Reading
Problem Solve VoIP QoS and Performance Issues
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Properly configured QoS models help VoIP networks run smoothly. The DiffServ model, in particular, is cost-effective and scalable. Continue Reading
Does my company need to invest in a VoIP router to provide voice service? UC expert Carrie Higbie explains how a VoIP router can improve voice traffic. Continue Reading
How does VoIP Quality of Service compare between cable and DSL? Telephony Expert Matt Brunk explains that broadband Internet type doesn't necessarily factor into VoIP Quality of Service. Continue Reading