SearchEnterpriseVoice.com's weekly VoIP tip offers advice on selecting the right VoIP equipment, integrating it successfully with your enterprise data network, and managing quality voice services once your system is up and running.
Here we present you with our top ten VoIP tips of the year. These are the tips that our readers found most useful, most helpful and most interesting in 2005.
- Best practices for securing IP Telephony
In this session, Irwin Lazar, Practice Manager, Burton Group, explored the risk factors in IP telephony and provided best practices and strategies for risk mitigation.
- Turning analog phones into VoIP phones
How an ATA or broadband phone works and what kind of features and performance you can expect from them.
- Top VoIP Q&As
Answers to your technical questions and expert advice on deploying and maintaining VoIP.
- SIP school: A to Z on SIP
If you've found yourself wondering what SIP is and how it works, but don't want to read the latest book on SIP or surf the Web ad nauseam to get a handle on it, we have the just the guide for you. Whether you're an IT executive, an IP telephony architect, a unified messaging specialist or an end user, SIP School: A to Z on SIP will help you understand how SIP will impact your job and the way you approach it. In this complete guide to SIP, you'll learn how this signaling protocol's modularity and openness simplifies communications, improves productivity and sets the stage for multimedia networks. School is in session!
- System components of VoIP
This is the second tip in a series excerpted from a report by Ohio State University. The report analyzes issues and challenges in the evolving VoIP technology.
- General QoS design principles
Designing QoS for your network can be complicated. It is best to take your time and start with the basics. This article from Informit discusses the first steps in designing a QoS deployment.
- Introduction to Internet Telephony
This is the first tip in a series excerpted from a report by Ohio State University. The report analyzes issues and challenges in the evolving VoIP technology.
- Bulletproof IP telephony deployment, Part 1
Part one of Bulletproof IP telephony deployment by Christian Stegh, IP Telephony Practice Leader with Avaya, Inc., provides solutions to performance issues in Layer 1 – the physical layer.
- How QoS appliances subdue VoIP bugbears
QoS appliances look deep into packets to counteract delay, jitter and packet loss, improving call quality. David Jacobs explains how in this tip.
- Seven steps to successful VoIP
The original title of David Sims' article is "Seven steps to successful VoIP business" and it is meant to help ISPs or traditional telcos appeal to enterprises interested in VoIP services. But this guide applies to anyone interested in VoIP for their enterprise, if only on a smaller scale. In the few cases that the steps.