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SIP Trunking Design and Implementation Considerations

Chapter Description

This chapter highlights many of the network design and implementation considerations you should work through while planning or installing a SIP trunk for production purposes in your network.

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SIP Trunking

SIP Trunking


Session Management, Call Traffic Capacity, Bandwidth Control, and QoS

Managing simultaneous voice call capacity and IP bandwidth use is essential for providing consistent quality in enterprise communications. Areas regarding session management and CAC to be considered in the design of your network include

  • Trunk provisioning
  • Bandwidth adjustments and consumption
  • Call admission control
  • QoS metrics, such as packet marking, delay, jitter, and echo
  • Voice-quality monitoring
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