2. Data Centers and IP Private Branch Exchanges

In this chapter:

Introduction

Next-Generation Data Centers: Virtualization and Gigabit Speeds

Managing Virtualization

Backbone and Individual Local Area Network Structures

IP Private Branch Exchange Systems for Internal Use

The Technology behind IP Telephony

IP Private Branch Exchange Architecture

Value-Added Applications for Telephone Systems

Summary

Appendix

Introduction

The desire to improve staff and computing productivity as well as technological advances motivates enterprises to adopt technologies to increase efficiencies across the organization. Organizations are no longer locked into supporting the majority of IT functions in-house. They can outsource them to cloud ...

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