Designing and Implementing Voice and Video over IP Networks

Designing and Implementing Voice and Video over IP Networks


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.


2 days. Hands on.

Course Objectives

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.

Course Content

Network Basics
Packet Switching
Circuit Switching

OSI 7-Layer Model

H.320, H.323, SIP

Protocols and how they Behave with Video Traffic

Quality of Service
IP Precedence, RSVP, DiffServ

Alternative Networks

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
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

Virtual Courses

ALL of our courses can be delivered virtually! Our Bath public schedule courses are available as live virtual sessions, using the popular Zoom Virtual Classroom and remote labs. Delegates can test their access at:

Public Courses

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