Cisco CVOICE 6.0: VoIP Overview

This course is included in our On-demand training solution.


Recognize the concepts, protocols, voice gateways and deployment models for deploying VoIP

Target Audience

The target audience for this Learning Path will be established IT professionals with a solid, existing background in Cisco and networking technologies.


Prerequisites for this Learning Path are a valid CCNA certificate and a working knowledge of networking fundamentals, including LANs, WANs, and IP switching and routing. As well, basic internetworking skills and the ability to configure and operate Cisco routers and switches is essential. A working knowledge of traditional PSTN operation and technologies would be an asset.

Expected Duration

135 min.

Course Objectives

Cisco CVOICE 6.0: VoIP Overview

  • identify the components of Cisco Unified Communication Architecture and recognize the components and functions of VoIP.
  • distinguish the different VoIP signaling protocols and identify the service considerations for implementing VoIP in a converged network.
  • recognize the protocols used for media transmission in VoIP.
  • recognize the functionality of gateways in connecting IP telephony and PSTN networks, and distinguish the different Cisco gateway platforms.
  • recognize the single-site and multisite centralized deployment models, their characteristics, and design guidelines.
  • recognize the multisite distributed and clustering over the WAN deployment models, their characteristics, and design guidelines.
  • determine the appropriate voice gateway design in a given scenario.