CCNA Voice 640-461 Official Cert Guide, Rough Cuts
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- Copyright 2011
- Dimensions: 7-3/8" x 9-1/8"
- Pages: 528
- Edition: 1st
- Rough Cuts
- ISBN-10: 0-13-210349-4
- ISBN-13: 978-0-13-210349-7
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Trust the best selling Official Cert Guide series from Cisco Press to help you learn, prepare, and practice for exam success. They are built with the objective of providing assessment, review, and practice to help ensure you are fully prepared for your certification exam.
CCNA Voice 640-461 Official Cert Guide presents you with an organized test preparation routine through the use of proven series elements and techniques. “Do I Know This Already?” quizzes open each chapter and enable you to decide how much time you need to spend on each section. Exam topic lists make referencing easy. Chapter-ending Exam Preparation Tasks help you drill on key concepts you must know thoroughly.
- Master Cisco CCNA Voice 640-461 exam topics
- Assess your knowledge with chapter-opening quizzes
- Review key concepts with exam preparation tasks
- Practice with200+ realistic exam questions on the CD-ROM
CCNA Voice 640-461 Official Cert Guide focuses specifically on the objectives for the CCNA Voice ICOMM exam. Senior voice consultants and trainers Jeremy Cioara and Michael Valentine share preparation hints and test-taking tips, helping you identify areas of weakness and improve both your conceptual knowledge and hands-on skills. Material is presented in a concise manner, focusing on increasing your understanding and retention of exam topics.
The companion CD-ROM contains a powerful Pearson IT Certification Practice Test engine that enables you to focus on individual topic areas or take a complete, timed exam. The assessment engine also tracks your performance and provides feedback on a module-by-module basis, laying out a complete assessment of your knowledge to help you focus your study where it is needed most.
Well-regarded for its level of detail, assessment features, comprehensive design scenarios, and challenging review questions and exercises, this official study guide helps you master the concepts and techniques that will enable you to succeed on the exam the first time.
The official study guide helps you master all the topics on the CCNA Voice exam, including:
- Voice and data convergence
- IP phone connections to the LAN infrastructure
- Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express
- CUCM Express IP phone configuration and voice productivity features
- Gateways and trunks
- Cisco Unity Express
- Smart Business Communications System
- UC500 series for voice
CCNA Voice 640-461 Official Cert Guide is part of a recommended learning path from Cisco that includes simulation and hands-on training from authorized Cisco Learning Partners and self-study products from Cisco Press. To find out more about instructor-led training, e-learning, and hands-on instruction offered by authorized Cisco Learning Partners worldwide, please visit www.cisco.com/go/authorizedtraining.
The print edition of the CCNA Voice 640-461 Official Cert Guide contains two free, complete practice exam.
Pearson IT Certification Practice Test minimum system requirements:
Windows XP (SP3), Windows Vista (SP2), or Windows 7;
Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0 Client;
Microsoft SQL Server Compact 4.0;
Table of Contents
Part I Voice Perspectives
Chapter 1 Traditional Voice Versus Unified Voice 3
“Do I Know This Already?” Quiz 3
Foundation Topics 6
Where It All Began: Analog Connections 6
The Evolution: Digital Connections 9
Moving from Analog to Digital 9
Channel Associated Signaling 11
Common Channel Signaling 12
Understanding the PSTN 13
Pieces of the PSTN 13
Understanding PBX and Key Systems 14
Connections to and Between the PSTN 14
PSTN Numbering Plans 16
The New Yet Not-So-New Frontier: VoIP 17
VoIP: Why It Is a Big Deal for Businesses 17
The Process of Converting Voice to Packets 18
Role of Digital Signal Processors 22
Understanding RTP and RTCP 23
Exam Preparation Tasks 25
Review All the Key Topics 25
Definitions of Key Terms 25
Chapter 2 Understanding the Pieces of Cisco Unified Communications 27
“Do I Know This Already?” Quiz 27
Foundation Topics 30
Did Someone Say Unified? 30
Understanding Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express 31
CME Key Features 32
CME Interaction with Cisco IP Phones 32
A Match Made in Heaven: CME and CUE 35
Understanding Cisco Unified Communications Manager 37
CUCM Key Features 37
CUCM Database Replication and Interacting with Cisco IP Phones 38
Understanding Cisco Unity Connection 41
Cisco Unity Connection Key Features 42
Cisco Unity Connection and CUCM Interaction 43
Understanding Cisco Unified Presence 44
Cisco Unified Personal Communicator 45
Exam Preparation Tasks 46
Review All the Key Topics 46
Definitions of Key Terms 46
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