The Cable and Telecommunications Professionals Reference

Author: Goff Hill
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1136034579
Format: PDF, Docs
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This book is for any telecommunications-convergence professional who needs to understand the structure of the industry, the structure of telephony networks and services, and the equipment involved.With the growing variety of networks and technologies now on offer it is inevitable that some convergence will take place between different networks, services and products. New VOIP (voice over internet protocol) networks must interwork with traditional networks. For instance, mobile phones can offer data services; wireless broadband connections to laptops will allow VOIP phone calls away from base; users could have the option of 'convergent phones' that can be used on a landline when at home or business, but which can be used as a mobile when on the move, and so on.

The Cable and Telecommunications Professionals Reference Volume 1

Author: Goff Hill
Publisher: Focal Press
ISBN: 9781138178755
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This book is for any telecommunications-convergence professional who needs to understand the structure of the industry, the structure of telephony networks and services, and the equipment involved.With the growing variety of networks and technologies now on offer it is inevitable that some convergence will take place between different networks, services and products. New VOIP (voice over internet protocol) networks must interwork with traditional networks. For instance, mobile phones can offer data services; wireless broadband connections to laptops will allow VOIP phone calls away from base; users could have the option of 'convergent phones' that can be used on a landline when at home or business, but which can be used as a mobile when on the move, and so on.

The Cable and Telecommunications Professionals Reference

Author: Goff Hill
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 113603434X
Format: PDF, Docs
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Volume 2 of TERB 3ed covers the convergence of telephony and data transport, including wireless networks. Now that data is becoming the predominant source of traffic more efficient multiplexing schemes and more flexible control methods are needed in the transport network, such as giving the customer the ability to call for bandwidth on demand. With the development of control methods for switched data services it is now recognised that improved ways to control the transport network are possible and standards initiatives are taking place to establish and improve the network control layer. Detailed explanation of propagation in wireless and optical fibre systems requires a substantial amount of mathematics, also covered in this volume. For each of the math chapters there is an explanation of why the mathematics is important, where it is applied and references to other chapters.

The Telecommunications Handbook

Author: Jyrki T. J. Penttinen
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118678885
Format: PDF
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This practical handbook and reference provides a complete understanding of the telecommunications field supported by descriptions and case examples throughout Taking a practical approach, The Telecommunications Handbook examines the principles and details of all of the major and modern telecommunications systems currently available to industry and to end-users. It gives essential information about usage, architectures, functioning, planning, construction, measurements and optimisation. The structure of the book is modular, giving both overall descriptions of the architectures and functionality of typical use cases, as well as deeper and practical guidelines for telecom professionals. The focus of the book is on current and future networks, and the most up-to-date functionalities of each network are described in sufficient detail for deployment purposes. The contents include an introduction to each technology, its evolution path, feasibility and utilization, solution and network architecture, and technical functioning of the systems (signalling, coding, different modes for channel delivery and security of core and radio system). The planning of the core and radio networks (system-specific field test measurement guidelines, hands-on network planning advices and suggestions for the parameter adjustments) and future systems are also described. Each chapter covers aspects individually for easy reference, including approaches such as: functional blocks, protocol layers, hardware and software, planning, optimization, use cases, challenges, solutions to potential problems Provides very practical detail on the planning and operation of networks to enable readers to apply the content in real-world deployments Bridges the gap between the communications in the academic context and the practical knowledge and skills needed to work in the telecommunications industry Section divisions include: General theory; Fixed telecommunications; Mobile communications; Space communications; Other and special communications; and Planning and management of telecommunication networks Covers new commercial and enhanced systems deployed, such as IPv6 based networks, LTE-Advanced and GALILEO An essential reference for Technical personnel at telecom operators; equipment and terminal manufacturers; Engineers working for network operators.

Securing Cisco IP Telephony Networks

Author: Akhil Behl
Publisher: Cisco Press
ISBN: 0132731061
Format: PDF
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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.

VoIP For Dummies

Author: Timothy V. Kelly
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118085523
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Put your phone system on your computer network and see the savings See how to get started with VoIP, how it works, and why it saves you money VoIP is techspeak for "voice over Internet protocol," but it could spell "saving big bucks" for your business! Here's where to get the scoop in plain English. Find out how VoIP can save you money, how voice communication travels online, and how to choose the best way to integrate your phone system with your network at home or at the office. Discover how to: Use VoIP for your business or home phone service Choose the best network type Set up VoIP on a wireless network Understand transports and services Demonstrate VoIP's advantages to management

Introduction to Telecommunications Network Engineering Second Edition

Author: Tarmo Anttalainen
Publisher: Artech House
ISBN: 1580535003
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Whether you are an executive or sales manager in a networking company, a data communications engineer, or a telecommunications professional, you must have a thorough working knowledge of the ever growing and interrelated array of telecom and data communications technologies. From protocols and operation of the Internet (IP, TCP, HTTP, ...) and its access systems such as ADSL, and GSM... to the basics of transmission and switching, this newly revised resource delivers an up-to-date introduction to a broad range of networking technologies, clearly explaining the networking essentials you need to know to be a successful networking professional. Moreover, the book explores the future developments in optical, wireless and digital broadcast communications.

Networks

Author: Daniel Hardy
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3642554989
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This handbook delivers a complete and practice-oriented overview of the fundamentals of today's telecommunications networks and the future prospects for next generation networks (NGN). The very clear and concise text is supplemented by many colour illustrations and embedded into a functional four-colour layout.

Telecommunications and Data Communications Handbook

Author: Ray Horak
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118585801
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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For an accessible and comprehensive survey of telecommunications and data communications technologies and services, consult the Telecommunications and Data Communications Handbook, which includes information on origins, evolution and meaningful contemporary applications. Find discussions of technologies set in context, with details on fiber optics, cellular radio, digital carrier systems, TCP/IP, and the Internet. Explore topics like Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP); 802.16 & WiMAX; Passive Optical Network (PON); 802.11g & Multiple Input Multiple Output (MIMO) in this easily accessible guide without the burden of technical jargon.