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VoIP QoS and Performance News
April 17, 2014
Supporting real-time communications is an ongoing process. Vendors and providers are offering voice and video testing, monitoring tools and services.
March 04, 2014
VoIP could introduce more opportunities for toll fraud, and enterprises should secure networks with SBC technology, network security best practices.
September 18, 2013
Lync environments need combined UC, network performance monitoring tools. NetSout's nGenius gains certification for Lync UC environments.
August 22, 2013
Telecom wholesaler Brightlink filters SIP signaling with Net Optics' network packet broker to monitor and troubleshoot billions of voice minutes.
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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
Telecom expert Matt Brunk explains the uses for a jitter buffer on a VoIP network and the importance of configuring it properly. Continue Reading
What is a mean opinion score and how does it apply to VoIP? UC expert Matt Brunk explains how to measure voice quality. Continue Reading
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VoIP expert Jon Arnold explains the differences among voice codecs, voice protocols and voice standards. Continue Reading
To avoid real-time UC applications from crashing your network, analyze the stress points using network simulation tools, then eliminate the problems. Continue Reading
Google's challenging Microsoft in the video conferencing market. This chart offers a feature-by-feature comparative look at Google Hangouts vs. Skype. Continue Reading
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Enterprises looking at VoIP softphones for employees with laptops and mobile devices should follow six guidelines to boost user adoption. Continue Reading
Find out how to use Wireshark VoIP and UC packet capture, and learn from three main use cases why they are valuable to VoIP administrators. Continue Reading
UC expert Matt Brunk explains what 'bursty traffic' is and how it affects quality of service on a VoIP network. Continue Reading
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H.248 and H.323 are protocols associated with VoIP. IP telephony expert Jon Arnold explains the difference between the two in this expert response. Continue Reading
In this expert response, learn what 'look-ahead' means when discussing video codec compression in Voice over IP network environments. Continue Reading
When evaluating session border controller vendors, you should look for qualities that can differentiate certain SBC vendors from the others. Continue Reading