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ALSO CALLED: Session Initiation Protocol, Session Initiated Protocol
DEFINITION: The Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) is an Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) standard protocol for initiating an interactive user session that involves multimedia elements such as video, voice, chat, gaming, and virtual reality.Like HTTP or SMTP, SIP works in the Application layer of the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) communications model. The Application layer is the level responsible  … 
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The Essentials of Avaya System and Session Manager
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines how Avaya has come to the forefront in the SIP universe with the Avaya System and Session Manager platforms, which use the SIP protocol to create a central management and control platform for an enterprise communication structure.
Posted: 11 Jul 2014 | Published: 11 Jul 2014

Global Knowledge

The Role of Session Manager in Applying Features to Calls via Sequenced Applications, Part 1
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Access this exclusive paper to find out how the Communication Manager, once defined as an Entity within the Avaya Aura Session Manager, can be configured as a feature server within a sequenced application.
Posted: 17 Dec 2013 | Published: 17 Dec 2013

Global Knowledge

The Blueprint to Contact Center Modernization- Replacing Your ACD
sponsored by Genesys
WHITE PAPER: Your contact center is looking to improve agent productivity, increase efficiency, and provide stellar customer experiences -- but are your legacy technologies hampering your goals? If you still rely on Automatic Call Distribution (ACD), this could be the case.
Posted: 14 Nov 2013 | Published: 14 Nov 2013

Genesys

Comparing the Total Cost of Ownership of TDM and SIP Contact Centers
sponsored by Genesys
WHITE PAPER: This resource compares the total cost of ownership of traditional Time Division Multiplex (TDM) and Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) contact centers. Read on to learn how the right contact center infrastructure can lead the way for success.
Posted: 16 Sep 2013 | Published: 30 Nov 2012

Genesys

SIP and the Art of Converged Communications
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) is an internet signaling protocol, developed by the IETF (starting in 1996), for establishing, maintaining, and tearing down sessions between a variety of real-time media, including voice, video, and chat. This white paper is going to look at the way SIP is used in the converged Unified Communications environment.
Posted: 25 Jul 2013 | Published: 18 Jun 2013

Global Knowledge

Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Unified Communications has gained status as a widely adopted way of communicating. This technology brings an incredible feature set to even smaller business entities. For small-to-medium sized companies, the Cisco Communications Manager Express, or CUCME, can enable business-class telephony with lower operational costs.
Posted: 18 Jun 2013 | Published: 21 May 2013

Global Knowledge

Cisco Unified Communications Manager
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Unified Communications has gained status as a widely adopted way of communicating. This technology brings an incredible feature set to even smaller business entities. For most companies, the Cisco Communications Manager Express, or CUCM, can enable comprehensive voice communications with a wealth of advanced features.
Posted: 18 Jun 2013 | Published: 28 May 2013

Global Knowledge

Why SIP Trunking Over Ethernet Makes Sense
sponsored by XO Communications
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive resource discusses how SIP trunking over Ethernet can help you maximize the value of your existing UC tools, improving scalability and efficiency while reducing overall costs.
Posted: 24 Jan 2014 | Published: 24 Jan 2014

XO Communications

Business telecoms head for the cloud
sponsored by Gamma
WHITE PAPER: Public and private sector organizations are turning to the cloud, not only to cut their costs but to find new flexibility and agility in the way they run their businesses.
Posted: 17 Oct 2013 | Published: 17 Oct 2013

Gamma

Oracle Improves Communications and Reduces Costs with SIP Trunking
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This case study showcases how, by migrating to an end-to-end IP architecture and implementing SIP trunks, Oracle has significantly consolidated and simplified its telephony infrastructure.
Posted: 13 Sep 2013 | Published: 13 Sep 2013

Oracle Corporation

Introduction to Video Conferencing
sponsored by Polycom, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores how video conferencing can help your organization increase connectivity between your globally dispersed employees, partners, and customers. View now to learn the ins and outs of this technology and considerations to keep in mind when deploying it in your organization.
Posted: 26 Sep 2012 | Published: 31 Jul 2012

Polycom, Inc.

Special Report: Top 10 Questions to Ask Before Purchasing Video Conferencing
sponsored by LifeSize
WHITE PAPER: Uncover the top ten questions you should ask any potential video conferencing vendor before investing in a collaboration solution.
Posted: 25 Jul 2012 | Published: 25 Jul 2012

LifeSize

Prepare for the Future of Integrated Communications
sponsored by AT&T Corp
WHITE PAPER: Many communications infrastructures use multiple platforms for voice and date, which have a complete lack of cohesion. Unfortunately, these legacy infrastructures cannot deal with the demands communications initiatives today put on them.
Posted: 27 Mar 2012 | Published: 13 Dec 2011

AT&T Corp

SIP: Enhancing Communication
sponsored by NACR
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper discusses what SIP is, the challenge of implementing it, and how it can help your enterprise meet your communications needs.
Posted: 10 Feb 2012 | Published: 10 Feb 2012

NACR

Changing the Conversation in the Workplace
sponsored by Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: Uncover analysis of the findings in two surveys revealing workers’ attitudes about employee engagement, productivity, and communication technologies.
Posted: 09 Feb 2012 | Published: 09 Feb 2012

Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise

Transforming your voice, video and collaboration infrastructure: The IBM journey toward unified communications
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this whitepaper to learn more about unified communications in the workplace and how your company can transform your voice, video, and collaboration infrastructure.
Posted: 08 Dec 2011 | Published: 08 Dec 2011

IBM

Session Border Controllers: Addressing Tomorrow's Requirements
sponsored by Metaswitch Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how IP-based service innovation will impact and shape the future of session border controllers.
Posted: 27 Sep 2011 | Published: 27 Sep 2011

Metaswitch Networks

Transforming your Contact Center…”SIP-ly” Stated
sponsored by AT&T Corp
WHITE PAPER: Many businesses are investigating new ways to transform your voice now and prepare for the future of communications. This means taking a look, at and moving to, an IP-based communications infrastructure.
Posted: 21 Sep 2011 | Published: 21 Sep 2011

AT&T Corp

Story of Voice Transformation
sponsored by AT&T Corp
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how voice capabilities have transformed in the past few years and explores why SIP and unified communications (UC) play such a big role in the way business is conducted today.
Posted: 16 Jun 2011 | Published: 16 Jun 2011

AT&T Corp

How to Make Magic with VoIP: Weighing the Options
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: VoIP with UC can transform a business across four dimensions: lower costs, higher productivity, better customer service, and higher revenues. It can make a small business appear big, and help it outperform larger competitors. There are several ways to implement VoIP. Read this paper to determine which way is best for your business.
Posted: 20 Jan 2011 | Published: 20 Jan 2011

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Investing in IP Phones: How to Control Costs, Now and Later
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Businesses that use voice over IP (VoIP) service and IP phones gain many advantages. No wonder desktop IP phones are used by more than a third of small and medium-sized businesses surveyed in Europe and North America. Continue reading to learn more and discover how to make the best investment through seven key questions.
Posted: 20 Jan 2011 | Published: 20 Jan 2011

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Finding the Value in Unified Communications—Understanding the Hierarchy of Return
sponsored by Frost & Sullivan
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines the four stages of return companies can see from their UC investments: Lower communications costs are followed by lower operational costs, then better productivity, and finally a true competitive advantage.
Posted: 03 Jan 2011 | Published: 03 Jan 2011


The Proven Financial Benefits of SIP Trunk Consolidation
sponsored by Siemens Enterprise Communications
WHITE PAPER: Siemens Enterprise Communications continues to lead the evolution of real-time unified communications by delivering innovative and customer-centric solutions with measurable financial benefits, and has proven both the technology and the savings for customers.
Posted: 03 Jan 2011 | Published: 03 Jan 2011

Siemens Enterprise Communications

Whitepaper: Understanding IBM Lotus Sametime and Unified Telephony
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper defines the IBM® Unified Communications and Collaboration (IBM UC2™) vision of making it easy for you to find, reach, and collaborate with others through a unified user experience. This strategy is designed to make it easy for you to access and manage telephone communications from inside the Lotus Sametime or Lotus Notes® client.
Posted: 13 Dec 2010 | Published: 13 Dec 2010

IBM

E911 VoIP Essentials for Enterprise Deployments
sponsored by XO Communications
WHITE PAPER: Deploying VoIP across multiple business locations is a great way to simplify and streamline your distributed network and reduce costs, but how does a business provide E911 effectively across the enterprise and what are the legal requirements?
Posted: 02 Dec 2010 | Published: 02 Dec 2010

XO Communications
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SIP DEFINITION (continued): …  for ensuring that communication is possible. SIP can establish multimedia sessions or Internet telephony calls, and modify, or terminate them. The protocol can also invite participants to unicast or multicast sessions that do not necessarily involve the initiator. Because the SIP supports name mapping and redirection services, it makes it possible for users to initiate and receive communications and services from any location, and for networks to identify the users whereever they are.SIP is a request-response protocol, dealing with requests from clients and responses from servers. Participants … 
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