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VoIP Training | Voice over IP Training Overview Course With hands-on Labs

VOIP training courses for Fortune 500 companies, small businesses and government agencies. It is not easy to master VoIP | Voice over IP. It’s a complex technology. The introduction and popularity of SIP means truly open system standards and options that are not vendor specific. Added to this, there are many deployment options available. Given this complexity, it’s no surprise that IT and telecom engineers find it hard to determine the optimum design and deployment choices for their environment. If you are a technical manager or professional, this VoIP Training course will help you understand the concepts, design considerations, and deployment models for VoIP. We will introduce you to the underlying protocols, compression methods, and network impact.

We will study the design considerations for distributed locations and remote/home workers. We will also study the physical and application layers regarding gateways, media servers, and endpoints. Planning and design exercises will help you make the bridge from the theory to the applications of VOIP. All in all, the VoIP Training | Voice over IP Training Overview course will help you acquire an in-depth understanding of the VoIP technology. You can turn this VoIP Training | Voice over IP Training Overview course into an Action Learning Workshop by extending it to three-days with the addition of a “workshop day” devoted to a case study specific to your organization. This applied learning day can help you learn while you build a VoIP design and procurement requirements document for your own organization.

Customize It:

• If you are familiar with some aspects of this VoIP Training course, we can omit or shorten their discussion.
• We can adjust the emphasis placed on the various topics or build the VoIP Training course around the mix of technologies of interest to you (including technologies other than those included in this outline).
• If your background is nontechnical, we can exclude the more technical topics, include the topics that may be of special interest to you (e.g., as a manager or policy-maker), and present the VoIP Training course in manner understandable to lay audiences.

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Class Prerequisites:

The knowledge and skills that a learner must have before attending this VoIP Training course are as follows:

• While there are no specific prerequisites for this course, a technical background and prior exposure to telecommunications or IT issues will be very helpful.

Audience / Target Group:

The target audience for this VoIP Training course:

• Communications, systems, and software engineers; network, IT, and marketing/sales professionals; technical or strategy managers or consultants, and others who plan to evaluate, design, build, or work with VoIP networks, applications, and services.

Objectives:

Upon completing this VoIP Training course, learners will be able to meet these objectives:

• Assess the strengths and limitations of VoIP vis-à-vis traditional telephony
• Describe the current markets, applications, and network providers for VoIP
• Understand the key components of a VoIP design and how they fit together
• Describe the conceptual and theoretical underpinnings of your field
• Understand the VoIP protocols and their importance to your design
• Appreciate bandwidth considerations and apply compression methods
• Characterize VoIP’s impact on your network and QoS
• Learn VoIP provider concepts
• Develop a VoIP deployment plan

VoIP Training – Course Syllabus:

Introduction to VoIP

Telephony Terminology
Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN)
Circuit Switched and Packet Switched
Voice and Video Communications
VoIP and Next- Generation Services
Voice Compression
Performance and voice quality considerations
Voice & Data Convergence
The Numbering Plan for Telephony – E.164
Signaling
Q.931 Messages
Signaling System Number 7 (SS7 )
Examples of the SS7 Functions
SS7 Signaling Architecture
Challenges In Transitioning to an all VoIP
Carrier Grade Services
Regulations and Taxation

Basics of TCP/IP

Transmission Control Protocol (TCP)
User Datagram Protocol (UDP)
Connection-Oriented Protocol vs. Connectionless Protocols
Basic of IP Addresing
DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol)
DNS
Unicast, Broadcast, and Multicast Addresses
Internet Control Message Protocol Technique

Basic of VoIP

Network Architectures to Support VoIP
Voice over IP Requirements
Support of Real-Time Services
Voice Data Transport
Encapsulation of Voice Data
Voice Encoding and Packetization
Issues in Packet Voice Communication
Real Time Transport Protocol (RTP)
Real-Time Transport Protocol Architecture
Real-time Control Protocol (RTCP)
RTCP QoS
Real-time Streaming Protocol (RTSP)
VoIP Signaling Approaches
H.323
MGCP
Megaco
SIP
Sigtran
SCTP
Evolution of VoIP Signaling Protocols

Voice Compression

Voice Quality
Voice Sampling
Quantization
Speech-Coding Techniques
Components of a Conversation
Voice Activity Detection
Fixed Sampling
Silence Suppression
Mean Opinion Score (MOS)
Code Excited Linear Prediction
Local Delay Compression
Analysis-by-Synthesis (AbS) Codecs
G.71: Pulse Code Modulation (PCM)
Linear Predictive Coders (LPCs)
G.723.1 and G.729
G.721
G.723.1 ACELP
G.726
G.727
G.728 LD-CELP
G.729A
Selecting Codecs
Cascaded Codecs
ADPCM
LDCELP
CS-ACELP
MPMLQ
FR
EFR
AMR

Network Delay Considerations

The IP Datagram
TCP Congestion-Control
Hypothetical Signaling Reference Connection (HSRC)
End-to-end Voice Transmission
Transmission time allocation
Delay Problems
Delay and Jitter
Induced Delay
Processing delay
Network Congestion
Call Setup Delays
Post Dial Delay
Propagation Delay
Handling Delay
Queuing Delay
Lost Packet Compensation
Jitter
IP Precedence
Priority Queuing
Random Early Detection (RED)
Weighted Precedence
Weighted RED
Weighted Fair Queuing

VoIP Signaling and Protocols

VoIP Signaling Transport
H.323 Architecture
H.245 Control Signaling
H.248/Megaco
Session Description Protocol (SDP)
Session Initiation Protocol (SIP)
SIP Call Process
Call Setup: SIP to ISDN
Call Setup: SIP to SS7
Gateway Protocols
Media Gateway Control Protocol (MGCP)
MGCP and Megaco Protocol Architecture
MGCP and Megaco Protocol Evolution
MGCP Architecture
MGCP Stack
Megaco Features
Megaco and Megaco Enhancements
Session Initiation Protocol vs. Softswitch (MGCP and MEGACO)
MEGACO and H.248
Protocol Comparison
Simple Control Transmission Protocol (SCTP)
Sigtran Architecture
M2UA and M3UA
Simple Conference Control Protocol (SCCP)
Real Time Streaming Protocol (RSTP)
Comparison of VoIP Call Control Protocols

QoS Considerations in VoIP Network Design

Voice over Packet (VoIP, VoATM) Quality of Service (QoS)
QoS Building BlocksVoIP Quality of Service Provisioning
VoIP QOS Requirements Delay, Loss, Blocking
Issues Affecting Voice in an IP Network
Delay in General
Fixed and Variable Delay
Variable Delay Factor: Jitter
Variable Delay Factor: Packet Loss
Variable Delay Factor: Sequence Errors
Variable Delay and QoS Mechanisms
Quality Measurements and Mean Opinion Scores (MOS)
Echo and the Use of Echo Cancelers
Delay Variation and Jitter Buffers
Managing Delay Addressing Quality of Service
Bandwidth Limitations
Traffic Policing
Traffic Shaping
IP QOS Mechanisms
Integrated Services
Differentiated Services
Resource Reservation Protocol (RSVP)
Integrated Services (Int Serv) and QoS
Int Serv Service ClassesIntegrated Services Architecture
Differentiated Services (DiffServ) and QoS
Common Open Policy Server (COPS)
Multi-Protocol Label Switching (MPLS) and QoS
MPLS Operation
MPLS-TE

VoIP OAM&P and deployment

Overview of Management Layers
VoIP SLA Management Architecture
VoIP Management Data Sources
Performance and Fualt Management Functions
VoIP Provisioning
Service Control and QoS
Maintaining an SLA
Billing and CRM
Security and Reliability

VoIP Implementations

VoIP Services

VoIP over DSL/Cable Modems
Large-Scale VoIP Service Deployment
Business Operations Solutions
VoIP BSS/OSS and NMS
VoIP E-911 and CALEA
High-Availability VoIP Network
Standards and QoS
Interworking with the Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN)
Implementing the PSTN Switch/VoIP Gateway Trunk
IP Centrex
Video Bundling With VoIP
Softswitch
Services and Implementation Issues
Security Considerations for VoIP Networks
Network Access Security
Device Security
Using IPSec
VoIP Traffic Cases
VoIP Implementations Lessons Learned
Revenue Assurance for VoIP
Potential hidden pitfalls
Deployment issues and challenges
A project framework for managing a VoIP deployment
Pulling it All Together
Case Studies

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