This chapter covers the following topics:
Identifying the Network and Device Design Considerations Used to Support Voice Traffic
Implementing Voice VLANs for Carrying Voice Traffic
Explaining the Recommendations for Implementing IP Telephony in the Multilayer Switched Network
Deploying IP telephony as part of a converged network has many benefits, including more efficient use of network resources, consolidation of expenses, increased revenue, and innovation that leads to improved productivity.
However, deploying IP telephony as part of a converged network also places strict design requirements (also known as best practices ...