Cisco Voice over IP SolutionsChapter 1: Understanding Traffic Analysis
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Networks, whether voice or data, are designed around many different variables. Two of the most important factors that you need to consider in network design are service and cost. Service is essential for maintaining customer satisfaction. Cost is always a factor in maintaining profitability. One way you can maintain quality service and rein in cost in network design is to optimize circuit utilization.
This chapter describes the different techniques you can use to engineer and properly size traffic-sensitive voice networks. You'll see several different traffic models and explanations of how to use traffic probability tables to help you engineer robust and efficient voice networks.
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