Building a VoIP Network with Nortel

Building a VoIP Network with Nortel's Multimedia Communication Server 5100

The first book published on deploying Voice Over IP (VoIP) products from Nortel Networks, the largest supplier of voice products in the world.This book begins with a discussion of the current protocols used for transmitting converged data over IP as well as an overview of Nortel’s hardware and software solutions for converged networks. In this section, readers will learn how H.323 allows dissimilar communication devices to communicate with each other, and how SIP (Session Initiation Protocol) is used to establish, modify, and terminate multimedia sessions including VOIP telephone calls. This section next introduces the reader to the Multimedia Concentration Server 5100, and Nortel’s entire suite of Multimedia Communications Portfolio (MCP) products. The remaining chapters of the book teach the reader how to design, install, configure, and troubleshoot the entire Nortel product line.

This book is written for system administrators and security professionals managing Nortel VoIP networks from SOHO environments to the largest, enterprise networks. These IT professionals job descriptions have expanded now to include VoIP phone lines and handsets in new, converged networks carrying both data AND voice.

Paperback, 550 Pages

Published: August 2006

Imprint: Syngress

ISBN: 978-1-59749-078-8


  • 1. Getting started the MCS5100 Overview 2. MCS5100 Architecture 3. MCP Installation and Configuration 4. Deploying i2004 IP Phones 5. Deploying PC Client 6. Personal Agent Installation and Configuration 7. Deploying Call Pilot 8. Meet Me Conferencing 9. Ad-Hoc Conferencing 10. Wireless IP Phone and PDA Client Overview 11. Securing Nortel VoIP Installations 12. Advanced Configuration and Troubleshooting


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