Designing and Implementing Voice and Video over IP Networks

2 days


At the end of this course delegates should be able to design video conference systems allowing for their impact on networks, handling firewalls and ensuring a good experience for users of the system. Delegates will also be able to fault find in detail.


This course provides detailed training on the standards and protocols used for video conferencing in IP networks and is suitable for staff who have networking or video conferencing experience and wish to design systems and fault find in detail.


Delegates should have a reasonable knowledge of IP networks.

Course Outline

  • Network Basics
  • Packet Switching
  • Circuit Switching

OSI 7-Layer Model

Standards H.320, H.323, SIP

Protocols and how they Behave with Video Traffic IP, TCP, UDP, RTP, RTCP

Quality of Service IP Precedence, RSVP, DiffServ

  • Alternative Networks
  • MPLS
  • ADSL
  • Video Specific Standards
  • Audio Standards
  • Video Standards
  • Data Sharing Standards
  • Control Standards

Bandwidth Control

Multipoint Conference Types

  • LAN Considerations
  • Gatekeepers/SIP servers
  • Gatekeeper standards and location
  • Traffic load calculations
  • Segments and Zones
  • LAN Issues
  • Jitter
  • Delay
  • Packet ordering
  • Packet loss
  • Devices and the Effects on Video Traffic
  • Gateway, MCU
  • Hub, Switches, Routers and Bridges
  • Firewalls, NAT's, Directory servers
  • Network Infrastructure
  • Network Design & Sizing
  • Location of devices
  • Bandwidth calculations
  • Existing traffic levels
  • Operating modes
  • Actual verses calculated speeds
  • Implementation strategy

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Somerset Bath2 600 £600 2019-09-26
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