Voice and data are like water and oil - not easy to mix. Nevertheless that is exactly what the IP telephony is all about. Network managers want to cut costs by combining the two disparate infrastructures to carry both voice and data traffic, using IP based transport and protocols.
Stories by David Gabo
Cabletron's director of technology writes to Network World Today, disputing Nortel Networks' claims that Layer 4 switching is more hype than a real business solution.