Monday, June 14, 2010

Media Bypass in CS “14”: What’s the big deal?

Media Bypass is a huge investment and improvement in CS “14”.  So what is Media Bypass, what does it get me, and how does it work?

What is it?

  • Media Bypass allows for Communicator clients to communicate directly with a qualified PSTN voice gateway or qualified IP-PBX without traversing the Mediation server for media transcoding
  • When clients use Media Bypass, the Communicator client uses the G.711 codec over SRTP

What are the benefits?

  • Greatly simplifies topology
    • Allows for Mediation server to collocate with Front End server or SBA because of low CPU intensity
    • Greatly reduces the amount of servers needed in deployment resulting in lower TCO
  • Optimizes media flow and quality
    • Eliminates unnecessary hops and potential points of failure
    • Saves WAN bandwidth
    • Improves voice quality with use of G.711 codec

Scenarios

Below are just a few scenarios that show the resulting behavior when Media Bypass is used.  The diagrams show the Mediation server as a separate server for clarity only, usually the Mediation server will be collocated on the Front End server.

PSTN call in main office through local gateway

PSTN Main Gateway large

PSTN call in branch office through branch gateway/SBA

PSTN Branch Gateway

PSTN call in branch office through branch IP-PBX (same scenario for IP-PBX in main office)

PSTN Branch PBX

Communicator call to PBX phone through IP-PBX

Main PBX Call

Media Bypass in CS “14” is the key to better voice quality and lower TCO for multi-site deployments of Enterprise Voice.  In future posts I will go deeper into the other new voice features of CS “14”.

2 comments:

  1. Fall 2016 has arrived which means Nike Sportswear is readying a number of iconic retros in boot-like form. We’ve already seen the Nike Nike Air More Uptempo Black Lunar Force 1 Duckboot return in its original construction complete with a comfortable Lunarlon tooling and boot-inspired aesthetic, but what else does the Swoosh nike free trainer 5.0 have in-store for Bruce Kilgore’s classic creation? Today we get a look at 2 upcoming Nike Air Force 1 Mid pairs that are ready Nike Outlet to keep your feet warm thanks to a bolstered wool upper and premium leather touches on the heel, Swoosh, and strap.The Nike Air Force Kyrie Irving Shoes 1 Mid Wool and Leather Collection manages to keep things as interesting as ever, as these women’s exclusive colorways feature plenty of subtle and Nike Internationalist soft grey shades throughout while that timely and ever-present Vachetta Tan shade helps boost the premium nature of the always respected Air Force 1 Nike Air Max 2016 Mid silhouette. A “Shadow” like colorway will also be available featuring a darker wool base and light grey leather accents throughout. Which pair are LeBron 11 you feeling?Be sure to check out this premium constructed Nike Air Force 1 Mid exclusively for women’s sizes below and know that you can Nike Outlet Store grab your pair today from international retailers like Caliroots.
    We’re just 5 days away from the start of the NBA season and Nike Basketball lebron soldier 10 is getting ready to unleash a number of awesome team-centric colorways like this Nike LeBron Soldier 10 perfect for DeMarcus Cousins and the Sacramento Nike Flyknit Trainer Kings. Boogie has been known to wear a myriad of silhouettes in the past, the Nike LeBron series among them, so why not dress Nike Free Flyknit

    ReplyDelete