Tag Archives: SIP

Rummaging Through the SIP Closet

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned. — Buddha I have a difficult time throwing things out.   Perhaps it’s due to my optimistic nature.  I always feel that no matter how long something has sat around […]

The Secrets of a Successful SIP Trunk Migration

Learning never exhausts the mind. — Leonardo da Vinci I go to a fair number of trade shows and industry conferences throughout the year and as much as I love presenting at these events, I am just as thrilled to attend sessions given by my communications colleagues. It’s rare when I don’t pick up a […]

Calculating Network Bandwidth for SIP Video Made Easy

A couple weeks ago, I shared my best practices for determining bandwidth requirements for voice calls in the post, Calculating Bandwidth for SIP Trunks Made Easy. Now, while voice is an extremely important aspect of SIP communications, the beauty of SIP is that it isn’t limited to any one media type. For example, the various […]

Debugging Avaya SIP

I have been speaking at the annual IAUG (International Avaya Users Group) conference long before they called themselves the IAUG. In fact, given that my heritage is both Nortel and Avaya, I’ve been a regular at both INNUA (International Nortel Users Association) and InAAU (International Alliance of Avaya Users) get-togethers since the dawn of time […]

Calculating Bandwidth for SIP Trunks Made Easy

I’ve previously addressed bandwidth calculation here on SIP Adventures, but I thought it was time to update the material and share it with my No Jitter audience.   So, even if you’ve already read through my previous explanations, you might enjoy this refresher. Calculating Bandwidth for SIP Trunks Made Easy

With SBCs, Little Things Matter

I try to do the right thing at the right time. They may just be little things, but usually they make the difference between winning and losing. — Kareem Abdul-Jabbar I’ve been married a long time, and if I’ve learned one big lesson these past 34+ years, it’s pay attention to the little things.  For […]

IAUG Insights — The Road to SIP

Planning for a Disaster

“There’s nowhere you can be that isn’t where you’re meant to be.” ― John Lennon As big of a Beatles fan that I am, I really don’t believe that. Yes, we can influence where we “are meant to be” by our actions and attitudes, but I am a firm believer that some things just happen. […]

Enterprise Connect 2016 Speaking Gigs

Living here in Minnesota, I look for every reason to head south for a break from winter’s ice, snow, and cold. Thankfully, this year one of those breaks is coming in the form of the 2016 Enterprise Connect conference. From March 7th through the 10th, thousands of the smartest men and women in the world […]

SIP Architecture 101

Enterprise Connect is a little more than a month away and I am in the process of putting the final touches on my Understanding and Leveraging SIP for your Enterprise presentation. With me, it’s always a balancing act between down-in-the-weeds protocol geekiness and enterprise solutions. While I admit to favoring the former, I realize that […]