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Jul 17 2018   9:21PM GMT

Session Initiation Protocol (SIP)

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert


Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) is a signaling protocol used for initiating, maintaining, modifying and terminating real-time sessions that involve video, voice, messaging and other communications applications and services between two or more endpoints on IP networks. Continued…

Quote of the Day

“Deciding between a centralized or distributed SIP service deployment depends largely on an organization’s UC architecture and infrastructure, as well as the layout of the business as a whole.” – Michael Brandenburg

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