|Introduction to AoIP||1|
“IP is like Pac-Man. Eventually, it will eat everything in its way.”
—Hossein Eslambolchi, President, AT&T Labs
“Rock and roll is the hamburger that ate the world.”
“AoIP eats old-school studio audio technologies for lunch.”
—Steve and Skip
The Internet Protocol, usually simply called IP, is at the heart of the Internet. IP is the common format used for any kind of data that flows on the Internet and on private extensions of the Internet, such as the local area networks (LANs) employed in enterprise networks and small office/home office (SOHO) networks. Together with Ethernet for transport (cabled or wireless), the rules are set for the entire data networking infrastructure, both hardware ...