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Planning for Cisco IP Telephony

Chapter Description

This chapter provides the tasks and best practices involved in the planning phase of the IPT deployment, using an imaginary company "XYZ, Inc." to demonstrate how this planning can be tailored to the unique needs of your business.

Summary

This chapter provided the tasks and best practices involved in the planning phase of the IPT deployment. It used XYZ's answers to the questionnaires provided in Appendixes B and C to plan the IPT network. You have also seen the steps that are required to ensure that the infrastructure is ready to carry the converged traffic. Based on all the information collected and the current state of the XYZ network, Chapter 5 covers the design of network infrastructure, such as enabling QoS in the LAN/WAN, to support the IPT rollout for XYZ.