Welcome to the Cisco Networking Professionals Ask the Expert conversation. This is an opportunity to how to transition from TDM to SIP Trunks for CUCM 4.x, 5.x or 6.x with Cisco experts Christina Hattingh and Vivek Bhargava. Christina is a technical marketing engineer in the branch office Unified Communications group at Cisco, focusing on unified communications technologies and network deployments on the Cisco 2800 and 3800 Series Integrated Services Routers. Unified communications technologies integrated in Cisco IOS Software offer numerous communications services, such as voice and video gateways, call control, network services, and applications. In this role, Christina helps guide development projects, trains Cisco sales staff and Cisco resale partners on new Cisco IOS-based voice technologies, and advises customers on unified communications network deployment and design. Christina has been with Cisco Systems since 1998 and holds a graduate degree in computer science and mathematical statistics. Vivek Bhargava is a Technical Marketing Engineer in the Voice Technology Group at Cisco, focusing on the Unified Communications technologies, network design, and deployments. His technology interests include IP Voice Protocols, Media Resources, and Enterprise-Service Provider connectivity. In this role, Vivek helps develop Unified Communications design guidance and best practices, works with partners, Cisco field personnel and customers to apply these best practices, and takes the field experiences back to the development teams for product improvement. Vivek has been with Cisco Systems since 1999 and holds a graduate degree in Computer Science from University of California, Santa Barbara.
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