Digital Telephony and Network Integration

Author: Bernhard E. Keiser
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9401571775
Format: PDF, ePub
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What is "digital telephony"? To the authors, the term digital telephony de notes the technology used to provide a completely digital point-to-point voice communication system from end to end. This implies the use of digital technol ogy from one end instrument through the transmission facilities and switching centers to another end instrument. Digital telephony has become possible only because of the recent and ongoing surge of semiconductor developments allowing microminiaturization and high reliability along with reduced costs. This book deals with both the future and the present. Thus, the first chapter is entitled, "A Network in Transition." As baselines, Chapters 2, 3, and 10 provide the reader with the present status of telephone technology in terms of voice digitization as well as switching principles. The book is an outgrowth of the authors' continuing engineering education course, "Digital Telephony," which they have taught since January, 1980, to attendees from business, industry, government, common carriers, and tele phony equipment manufacturers. These attendees come from a wide variety of educational backgrounds. but generally have the equivalent of at least a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering. The book has been written to provide both the engineering student and the practicing engineer a working knowledge of the principles of present and future voice communication systems based upon the use of the public switched network. Problems or discussion questions have been included at the ends of the chapters to facilitate the book's use as a senior level or first year graduate level course text.

Digital Telephony Over Cable

Author: D. R. Evans
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional
ISBN: 9780201728279
Format: PDF, Mobi
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A guide to PacketCable: integrating video, broadband Internet and telephony on coax. It covers PacketCable architecture, conponents, key implementation issues, call signalling, provisioning, billing, interoperability, and QoS.

Integrating Voice and Data Networks

Author: Scott Keagy
Publisher: Cisco Press
ISBN: 1578701961
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Voice/Data Integration on Cisco Networks is both a conceptual reference and a practical how-to book that bridges the gap between existing telephony networks and the new world of packetized voice over data networks. Technologies are explained in a context that gives the reader a holistic understanding of voice/data integration. Reader can then follow a complete process to design and implement a variety of network scenarios, leveraging the author's experience with real voice/data networks. The audio accompaniment on CD-ROM will be an excellent companion to demonstrate the expected voice quality using different voice/data networking scenarios. This will allow professionals in the field to demonstrate different sound quality levels to customers.

Internet Telephony

Author: Lee W. McKnight
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 9780262133852
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This book explores issues posed by convergent voice and data networks, and considers future scenarios as Internet telephony continues to alter the communications landscape.

Wi Fi Telephony

Author: Praphul Chandra
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9780080521695
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Wi-Fi telephony is the latest, most cost effective, and clearest way of carrying voice data wirelessly. The great news is that it can be integrated seamlessly into the same infrastructures as currently used for computer and telephone data.The digital quality is far above current cellular technologies. This book will be among the first to discuss Session Initiation Protocol (SIP), Quality of Service (QoS), and interoperability in connection with Wi-Fi telephony. Security challenges are also presented and solved along these malleable wireless boundaries. In short, this book provides all the information necessary for effective, reliable, crystal clear Wi-Fi telephony service and implementation. *Using current telephone and computer infrastructure this technology can be implemented at low cost *The importance of Quality of Service (QoS) and security of Wi-Fi telephony is considered *Enhances the clarity of a call beyond a basic cellular phone using digital data transfer

Understanding Telephone Electronics

Author: Joseph Carr
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9780080520032
Format: PDF, ePub
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Throughout its history, Understanding Telephone Electronics has been, by far, one of the most popular books on telecommunication electronics in the trade, electronic distribution, and educational markets because of its very simple, direct approach to the technology. In keeping with the distinguished tradition of its predecessors, Understanding Telephone Electronics, Fourth Edition covers conventional telephone fundamentals, including both analog and modern digital communication techniques, and provides basic information on the functions of each telephone system component, how electronic circuits generate dial tones, and how the latest digital transmission techniques work. This new edition of Stephen Bigelow's well-known, widely used text on telephone electronics offers comprehensive coverage of the latest developments in fiber optic technology, the convergence of telecommunications, cable-TV and Internet services, and CTI (computer telephony integration). The authors have made extensive revisions in these and other essential areas, such as business systems, voice mail, phone networking, enhanced services, satellite communications, wireless paging systems, digital communications, and much more to ensure that topics covered are current with the most recent advances in technology. The original Understanding Telephone Electronics has been a "gold standard" reference and training staple for years. Likewise, Understanding Telephone Electronics, Fourth Edition will serve as an essential and invaluable resource for technicians, engineers, students at major universities and corporations, and anyone with an enthusiasm for telecommunication electronics. Provides comprehensive coverage of telephone system functions and the role of the Internet in telephony Updates encompass the trends and advances of the booming telecommunications field, with new chapters on fiber optic technology and the Internet

SPC Digital Telephone Exchanges

Author: Felix Redmill
Publisher: Peter Peregrinus Limited
ISBN: 9780863412981
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This detailed reference work provides an introduction to modern telephone electronic exchanges and network technology. It has been revised and updated to include a new chapter on intelligent networks.

Securing Cisco IP Telephony Networks

Author: Akhil Behl
Publisher: Cisco Press
ISBN: 0132731061
Format: PDF, Docs
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The real-world guide to securing Cisco-based IP telephony applications, devices, and networks Cisco IP telephony leverages converged networks to dramatically reduce TCO and improve ROI. However, its critical importance to business communications and deep integration with enterprise IP networks make it susceptible to attacks that legacy telecom systems did not face. Now, there’s a comprehensive guide to securing the IP telephony components that ride atop data network infrastructures–and thereby providing IP telephony services that are safer, more resilient, more stable, and more scalable. Securing Cisco IP Telephony Networks provides comprehensive, up-to-date details for securing Cisco IP telephony equipment, underlying infrastructure, and telephony applications. Drawing on ten years of experience, senior network consultant Akhil Behl offers a complete security framework for use in any Cisco IP telephony environment. You’ll find best practices and detailed configuration examples for securing Cisco Unified Communications Manager (CUCM), Cisco Unity/Unity Connection, Cisco Unified Presence, Cisco Voice Gateways, Cisco IP Telephony Endpoints, and many other Cisco IP Telephony applications. The book showcases easy-to-follow Cisco IP Telephony applications and network security-centric examples in every chapter. This guide is invaluable to every technical professional and IT decision-maker concerned with securing Cisco IP telephony networks, including network engineers, administrators, architects, managers, security analysts, IT directors, and consultants. Recognize vulnerabilities caused by IP network integration, as well as VoIP’s unique security requirements Discover how hackers target IP telephony networks and proactively protect against each facet of their attacks Implement a flexible, proven methodology for end-to-end Cisco IP Telephony security Use a layered (defense-in-depth) approach that builds on underlying network security design Secure CUCM, Cisco Unity/Unity Connection, CUPS, CUCM Express, and Cisco Unity Express platforms against internal and external threats Establish physical security, Layer 2 and Layer 3 security, and Cisco ASA-based perimeter security Complete coverage of Cisco IP Telephony encryption and authentication fundamentals Configure Cisco IOS Voice Gateways to help prevent toll fraud and deter attacks Secure Cisco Voice Gatekeepers and Cisco Unified Border Element (CUBE) against rogue endpoints and other attack vectors Secure Cisco IP telephony endpoints–Cisco Unified IP Phones (wired, wireless, and soft phone) from malicious insiders and external threats This IP communications book is part of the Cisco Press® Networking Technology Series. IP communications titles from Cisco Press help networking professionals understand voice and IP telephony technologies, plan and design converged networks, and implement network solutions for increased productivity.

Digital Communication

Author: John R. Barry
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1461502276
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This book concerns digital communication. Specifically, we treat the transport of bit streams from one geographical location to another over various physical media, such as wire pairs, coaxial cable, optical fiber, and radio. We also treat multiple-access channels, where there are potentially multiple transmitters and receivers sharing a common medium. Ten years have elapsed since the Second Edition, and there have been remarkable advances in wireless communication, including cellular telephony and wireless local-area networks. This Third Edition expands treatment of communication theories underlying wireless, and especially advanced techniques involving multiple antennas, which tum the traditional single-input single-output channel into a multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) channel. This is more than a trivial advance, as it stimulates many advanced techniques such as adaptive antennas and coding techniques that take advantage of space as well as time. This is reflected in the addition of two new chapters, one on the theory of MIMO channels, and the other on diversity techniques for mitigating fading. The field of error-control coding has similarly undergone tremendous changes in the past decade, brought on by the invention of turbo codes in 1993 and the subsequent rediscovery of Gallager's low-density parity-check codes. Our treatment of error-control coding has been rewritten to reflect the current state of the art. Other materials have been reorganized and reworked, and three chapters from the previous edition have been moved to the book's Web site to make room.

Telecommunications Engineer s Reference Book

Author: Fraidoon Mazda
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann
ISBN: 1483193799
Format: PDF, Docs
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Telecommunications Engineer's Reference Book maintains a balance between developments and established technology in telecommunications. This book consists of four parts. Part 1 introduces mathematical techniques that are required for the analysis of telecommunication systems. The physical environment of telecommunications and basic principles such as the teletraffic theory, electromagnetic waves, optics and vision, ionosphere and troposphere, and signals and noise are described in Part 2. Part 3 covers the political and regulatory environment of the telecommunications industry, telecommunication standards, open system interconnect reference model, multiple access techniques, and network management. The last part deliberates telecommunication applications that includes synchronous digital hierarchy, asynchronous transfer mode, integrated services digital network, switching systems, centrex, and call management. This publication is intended for practicing engineers, and as a supplementary text for undergraduate courses in telecommunications.