The first book published on deploying Voice Over IP (VoIP) products from Nortel Networks, the largest supplier of voice products in the world. This book begins with a discussion of the current protocols used for transmitting converged data over IP as well as an overview of Nortel's hardware and software solutions for converged networks. In this section, readers will learn how H.323 allows dissimilar communication devices to communicate with each other, and how SIP (Session Initiation Protocol) is used to establish, modify, and terminate multimedia sessions including VOIP telephone calls. This section next introduces the reader to the Multimedia Concentration Server 5100, and Nortel's entire suite of Multimedia Communications Portfolio (MCP) products. The remaining chapters of the book teach the reader how to design, install, configure, and troubleshoot the entire Nortel product line.
Larry Chaffin (CISSP, PMP, JNCIE, MBCP, CWNP, NNCSE, NNCDE, CCNP, CCDP, CCNP-WAN, CCDP-WAN) is the CEO/Chairman of Pluto Networks and the Vice President of Advanced Network Technologies for Plannet Group. He is an accomplished author; he cowrote Managing Cisco Network Security (ISBN: 1-931836-56-6) and has also been a coauthor for 11 other technology books for VoIP, WLAN, security, and optical technologies. Larry has been a Principal Architect around the world in 22 countries for many Fortune 100 companies designing VoIP, Security, WLAN, and optical networks.