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Internet Communications Using SIP. Delivering VoIP and Multimedia Services with Session Initiation Protocol. Edition No. 2. Networking Council

  • ID: 2248197
  • Book
  • August 2006
  • 408 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
"This book is like a good tour guide.It doesn't just describe the major attractions; you share in the history, spirit, language, and culture of the place."
--Henning Schulzrinne, Professor, Columbia University

Since its birth in 1996, Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) has grown up. As a richer, much more robust technology, SIP today is fully capable of supporting the communication systems that power our twenty-first century work and life.

This second edition handbook has been revamped to cover the newest standards, services, and products. You'll find the latest on SIP usage beyond VoIP, including Presence, instant messaging (IM), mobility, and emergency services, as well as peer-to-peer SIP applications, quality-of-service, and security issues--everything you need to build and deploy today's SIP services.

This book will help you

Work with SIP in Presence and event-based communications

Handle SIP-based application-level mobility issues

Develop applications to facilitate communications access for users with disabilities

Set up Internet-based emergency services

Explore how peer-to-peer SIP systems may change VoIP

Understand the critical importance of Internet transparency

Identify relevant standards and specifications

Handle potential quality-of-service and security problems
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Chapter 1 Introduction.

Chapter 2 Internet Communications Enabled by SIP.

Chapter 3 Architectural Principles of the Internet.

Chapter 4 DNS and ENUM.

Chapter 5 Real-Time Internet Multimedia.

Chapter 6 SIP Overview.

Chapter 7 SIP Service Creation.

Chapter 8 User Preferences.

Chapter 9 SIP Security.

Chapter 10 NAT and Firewall Traversal.

Chapter 11 SIP Telephony.

Chapter 12 Voicemail and Universal Messaging.

Chapter 13 Presence and Instant Messaging.

Chapter 14 SIP Conferencing.

Chapter 15 SIP Application Level Mobility.

Chapter 16 Emergency and Preemption Communication Services.

Chapter 17 Accessibility for the Disabled.

Chapter 18 Quality of Service for Real-Time Internet Communications.

Chapter 19 SIP Component Services.

Chapter 20 Peer-to-Peer SIP.

Chapter 21 Conclusions and Future Directions.


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Henry Sinnreich MCI WorldCom.

Alan B. Johnston MCI WorldCom.
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