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2223 Softswitches, SIP and Call Setup

Softswitches, SIP and Call Setup is all about how VoIP phone calls are set up using messages and procedures complying with the standard Session Initiation Protocol.

In this course, you'll understand what SIP is, how it works, demystify jargon like proxy server and location server, understand how SIP fits in with softswitches and call managers, and trace the establishment of an IP phone call step by step.

Course Lessons
1 Intro + What SIP Is and What It Can Do
2 SIP's Relationship to Other Protocols
3 SIP URIs: Telephone Numbers
4 Register: Update Your Location
5 INVITE: Dialing
6 Location Service: Finding the Far End
7 The SIP Trapezoid
8 SIP Messages and the Session Description Protocol
9 How SIP Relates to Softswitches and Call Managers

Based on Teracom’s famous Course 130, tuned and refined over the course of over 20 years of instructor-led training, you will gain career- and productivity-enhancing knowledge of how SIP is used to set up a VoIP phone call end-to-end, and how SIP fits in with call managers and softswitches.