The number of worldwide VoIP customers is well over 38 million. Thanks to the popularity of inexpensive, high-quality services, it's projected to increase to nearly 250 million within the next three years. The VoIP Handbook: Applications, Technologies, Reliability, and Security captures the state of the art in VoIP technology and serves as the comprehensive reference on this soon-to-be ubiquitous technology. It provides: A step-by-step methodology to evaluate VoIP performance prior to network implementation An invaluable overview of implementation challenges and several VoIP multipoint conference systems Unparalleled coverage of design and engineering issues such VoIP traffic, QoS requirements, and VoIP flow As this promising technology’s popularity increases, new demands for improved quality, reduced cost, and seamless operation will continue to increase. Edited by preeminent wireless communications experts Ahson and Illyas, the VoIP Handbook guides you to successful deployment.
The Telecommunications Handbook
This practical handbook and reference provides a complete understanding of the telecommunications field supported by descriptions and case examples throughout Taking a practical approach, The Telecommunications Handbook examines the principles and details of all of the major and modern telecommunications systems currently available to industry and to end-users. It gives essential information about usage, architectures, functioning, planning, construction, measurements and optimisation. The structure of the book is modular, giving both overall descriptions of the architectures and functionality of typical use cases, as well as deeper and practical guidelines for telecom professionals. The focus of the book is on current and future networks, and the most up-to-date functionalities of each network are described in sufficient detail for deployment purposes. The contents include an introduction to each technology, its evolution path, feasibility and utilization, solution and network architecture, and technical functioning of the systems (signalling, coding, different modes for channel delivery and security of core and radio system). The planning of the core and radio networks (system-specific field test measurement guidelines, hands-on network planning advices and suggestions for the parameter adjustments) and future systems are also described. Each chapter covers aspects individually for easy reference, including approaches such as: functional blocks, protocol layers, hardware and software, planning, optimization, use cases, challenges, solutions to potential problems Provides very practical detail on the planning and operation of networks to enable readers to apply the content in real-world deployments Bridges the gap between the communications in the academic context and the practical knowledge and skills needed to work in the telecommunications industry Section divisions include: General theory; Fixed telecommunications; Mobile communications; Space communications; Other and special communications; and Planning and management of telecommunication networks Covers new commercial and enhanced systems deployed, such as IPv6 based networks, LTE-Advanced and GALILEO An essential reference for Technical personnel at telecom operators; equipment and terminal manufacturers; Engineers working for network operators.
Information Security Management Handbook on CD ROM 2006 Edition
The need for information security management has never been greater. With constantly changing technology, external intrusions, and internal thefts of data, information security officers face threats at every turn. The Information Security Management Handbook on CD-ROM, 2006 Edition is now available. Containing the complete contents of the Information Security Management Handbook, this is a resource that is portable, linked and searchable by keyword. In addition to an electronic version of the most comprehensive resource for information security management, this CD-ROM contains an extra volume's worth of information that is not found anywhere else, including chapters from other security and networking books that have never appeared in the print editions. Exportable text and hard copies are available at the click of a mouse. The Handbook's numerous authors present the ten domains of the Information Security Common Body of Knowledge (CBK) ®. The CD-ROM serves as an everyday reference for information security practitioners and an important tool for any one preparing for the Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP) ® examination. New content to this Edition: Sensitive/Critical Data Access Controls Role-Based Access Control Smartcards A Guide to Evaluating Tokens Identity Management-Benefits and Challenges An Examination of Firewall Architectures The Five "W's" and Designing a Secure Identity Based Self-Defending Network Maintaining Network Security-Availability via Intelligent Agents PBX Firewalls: Closing the Back Door Voice over WLAN Spam Wars: How to Deal with Junk E-Mail Auditing the Telephony System: Defenses against Communications Security Breaches and Toll Fraud The "Controls" Matrix Information Security Governance
The DJ Sales and Marketing Handbook
The DJ Sales and Marketing Handbook provides a roadmap to maximizing your profits as a disc jockey. It is jam-packed with practical tools, expert tips and cost-effective methods for increasing sales and creating loyal clients. Renowned DJ Stacy Zemon reveals specific ideas, proven techniques and creative approaches to multiplying your income and gaining the competitive edge. Written for both newcomers and experienced professionals, this comprehensive guide and essential reference manual gives you all of the know-how needed to achieve dramatic results. Inside you will find instructive examples and step-by-step guidelines for how to: find a unique market niche; convert prospects into clients; create and implement a marketing plan; get free publicity; make strategic alliances; select the right media; generate leads and referrals; increase client satisfaction... and much, much more. * Maximize your profits from DJ-ing with this comprehensive plan of how to promote, market and sell your services * Written by Stacy Zemon, the best selling author of The Mobile DJ Handbook and highly-successful DJ * For mobile, club and karaoke DJs
Information Security Management Handbook Fifth Edition
Since 1993, the Information Security Management Handbook has served not only as an everyday reference for information security practitioners but also as an important document for conducting the intense review necessary to prepare for the Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP) examination. Now completely revised and updated and in its fifth edition, the handbook maps the ten domains of the Information Security Common Body of Knowledge and provides a complete understanding of all the items in it. This is a must-have book, both for preparing for the CISSP exam and as a comprehensive, up-to-date reference.
Handbook of Research on Mobile Multimedia Second Edition
"The book is intended to clarify the hype, which surrounds the concept of mobile multimedia through introducing the idea in a clear and understandable way, with a strong focus on mobile solutions and applications"--Provided by publisher.
Cisco Voice Over Ip Handbook
Cisco Voice over IP Handbook is a small (5.5 x 8.5), comparatively inexpensive ($29.99), guide to Cisco's VoIP products and technologies. The book offers an overview of the current industry-wide standards for telecommunications and then provides a detailed discussion of the administration of Cisco's Voice Over IP solutions. It is written for experienced network administrators, ISPs, and consultants who need to learn about VoIP technologies.
Handbook of IPv4 to IPv6 Transition
The implementation of IPv6 is essential to the continued growth of the Internet and the development of new applications. The Handbook of IPv4 to IPv6 Transition Methodologies provides a wealth of best practices and procedures that will help corporations plan and implement a smooth transition to IPv6. A blueprint for successful transition, the Handbook of IPv4 to IPv6 Transition— Provides a tutorial of IPv6 addressing capabilities Looks at IPv6 network constructs, specifically key routing processes Examines IPv6 autoconfiguration techniques and the suite of IPv6-related protocols Discusses all the major IPv6 enterprise/institutional network migration mechanisms as well as coexistence issues Identifies the various elements in the network and what migration role they will need to play in order to support the transition Surveys the application and security aspects of the IPv6 transition Offers the first reference in many years to address the migration and macro-level scalability requirements to support the DoD/DISA/GAO drive for an IPv6-based U.S. Government
Internetworking Technologies Handbook
bull; Concise overviews of technologies essential to networking professionals at all levels, from novice to expert. bull; New chapters include coverage of important topics like VoIP and EAP bull; Coverage of cutting edge technologies like optical networking and storage bull; Authored by Cisco Systems, worldwide leader in networking for the Internet.
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) tagging is now used by the department of defense and many of the world’s largest retailers including Wal-Mart. As RFID continues to infiltrate industries worldwide, organizations must harness a clear understanding of this technology in order to maximize its potential and protect against the potential risks it poses. The RFID Handbook provides an overview of RFID technology, its associated security and privacy risks, and recommended practices that will enable organizations to realize productivity improvements while also protecting sensitive information and the privacy of individuals. Expert contributors present a host of applications including RFID enabled automated receiving, triage with RFID for massive incidents, RFID and NFC in relation to mobile phones, and RFID technologies for communication robots and a privacy preserving video surveillance system. The unprecedented coverage also includes detailed descriptions of adaptive splitting protocols as well as tree-based and probabilistic anti-collision protocols. Drawing on its distinguished editors and world-renowned contributors, this one-of-a-kind handbook serves as the ultimate reference on RFID, from basic research concepts to future applications.