8Data and Voice Converged
3.1 Identify essential elements of a convergent network
Q&A Self Test
Up to this point, you’ve learned how data networks work and the fundamentals of telephony networks. Now it’s time to start making the components play together. In order to accomplish this task, you must understand the hardware components that act as the interface between the data networks that carry voice as data and the telephone networks that carry voice as traditional telephony signals. This difference means you’ll need to learn about gateways and gatekeepers, both of which are covered in this chapter. ...