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

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

1st Edition - August 31, 2006

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  • Author: Larry Chaffin
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080500171

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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.

Key Features

· If you are tasked with designing, installing, configuring, and troubleshooting a converged network built with Nortel's Multimedia Concentration Server 5100, and Multimedia Communications Portfolio (MCP) products, then this is the only book you need.

· It shows how you'll be able to design, build, secure, and maintaining a cutting-edge converged network to satisfy all of your business requirements

· Also covers how to secure your entire multimedia network from malicious attacks


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.

Table of Contents

  • 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

Product details

  • No. of pages: 550
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Syngress 2006
  • Published: August 31, 2006
  • Imprint: Syngress
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080500171

About the Author

Larry Chaffin

Larry Chaffin (CISSP, PMP, JNCIE, MBCP, CWNP, NNCSE, NNCDE, CCNP, CCDP, CCNP-WAN, CCDP-WAN) is the CEO/Chairman of Pluto Networks and the Vice President of Advanced Network Technologies for Plannet Group. He is an accomplished author; he cowrote Managing Cisco Network Security (ISBN: 1-931836-56-6) and has also been a coauthor for 11 other technology books for VoIP, WLAN, security, and optical technologies. Larry has been a Principal Architect around the world in 22 countries for many Fortune 100 companies designing VoIP, Security, WLAN, and optical networks.

Affiliations and Expertise

CEO/Chairman of Pluto Networks; Vice President of Advanced Network Technologies, Plannet Group, USA

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