Cisco ONT 1.0: Network Requirements and Introduction to VoIP

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


To recognize the converged network requirements within the Cisco conceptual network models, the basic principles of VoIP networks and conversion to them, call control mechanisms, and how voice is digitized for data transport

Target Audience

Individuals preparing for the Cisco Certified Network Professional CCNP and the Cisco Certified Design Professional CCDP certifications; senior-level network support professionals, network administrators, network engineers, network managers, systems managers, or network designers


Introduction to Cisco Networking Technologies (INTRO) 2.1; Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices (ICND) 2.3; the ability to create interswitch connections and the initial configuration of a router, an understanding of routing, routing protocols, WAN technologies, security risks, IP addressing, ALCs, client utilities, and IOS familiarity

Expected Duration

125 min.

Course Objectives

Cisco ONT 1.0: Network Requirements and Introduction to VoIP

  • recognize the IIN and SONA framework, and the Cisco conceptual network models.
  • recognize the traffic conditions in a converged network.
  • recognize the basic principles of VoIP networks, their components, and the roles of each component.
  • determine how to migrate to a VoIP network in given scenario.
  • recognize the stages of a call and compare call control mechanisms.
  • recognize the process by which voice is digitized and packetized for transport on a data network.
  • identify compression bandwidth requirements for various codecs and data links, and recognize the purpose of a DSP.