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NEBP421: Advanced Network Services

Description:Converged network technologies for voice, video and data with emphasis on application layer VoIP protocols (H.323 and SIP); Media gateway controller protocols (MGCP) and the transport of VoIP, and RTP/RTCP; Further topics include:- quality of service (QoS) issues and dimensioning a VoIP network, MPLS, design of VoIP networks, and voice compression standards (G.721, G.729). (Prerequisite: NEBP310)
Credit Hours.:3
Text Book: Carrier Grade Voice over IP by Daniel Collins, McGraw-Hill Professional, 2nd Edition.
Coordinator: Najah Abu Ali
Topics Outline:
  1. Review of background material on IP, TCP, UDP, Routing
  2. Classical Telephony Vs VOIP
  3. Voice Compression techniques
  4. VoIP technologies: SIP, H. 323 and MGCP
  5. Network QoS Techniques for VOIP
  6. VoIP deployment & VoIP Architectures
  1. Explain converged network architecture, and voice over IP technologies.
  2. Design VoIP based solutions using different network technologies.
  3. Evaluate the performance of a VoIP network.
  4. Identify the benefits and risks of deploying VoIP solutions.
  5. Analyze quality of service requirements for VoIP applications.
  6. Discuss VoIP related protocols such as SIP, MGCP, H.323, and voice compression standards.
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Pre-requisiteNEBP310: Network Protocols
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