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VoIP Deployment

My company is going to deploy Voip to the network. We have about 10 major sites with about 10,000 phones. I hope someone could give me suggestion of what tools I should use for pre-deployment; for exampele, NetIQ or NetQos to analysis and remediate the network before we put ip telephony to the network.

Any recommendation would be appreciated.

Thanks

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Re: VoIP Deployment

You might want to take a look at the Viola NetAlly products. They're very nice and do a great job. A little pricey, though, but I'd definitely give them some consideration.

Re: VoIP Deployment

I think the network piece of the picture is the easy part, its the documention of the existing PBX system configuration

- ACD groups

- number of lines on a phone. (determines 7940 or 7960 series to purchase, or even 7914 options)

- voicemail migrations to Unity platform.

- testing a dual platform with CCM running and old PBX.

- PSTN services.. what stays, what goes

- analog support.... modems, faxes, 1mbs, etc.

- what type of training to support or provide

- headset replacements

- tie lines and existing routing patterns to other sites

I have been at a client for the past 6 months preparing just preparing for migrating 1000 phones... at one site.... from a 15 year PBX.... it's much bigger than anyone every thinks.

drop me a line if you need some advice

cheers!

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Re: VoIP Deployment

I want to know what tools I should get for pre-deployment. Some of the function from the tools should show me where are the latency and bottle neck.and what kind of QoS technique I should use to fix the problems.

Thanks for all your inputs.

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