converged network


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converged network

(networking)
A single network that can carry voice, video and data.
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converged network

(1) See converged packet network.

(2) The integration of the telephone system with IP-based data networks. See softswitch.
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IPTV in a converged network is a technique that aggregates data, voice, and digital television on a single-network infrastructure line to give subscribers a packed broadband service experience and helping with the utilization of broadband services [4].
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Converged networks are on their way to becoming standard network solutions.
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This enables healthcare institutions to create one converged network that carries all types of traffic.
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The converged network, which is supported by AT&T's IP-based network, will allow teachers to include advanced teaching techniques in their curriculum and provide secure Internet access for students.
"An IP-based converged network can support such diverse communications media as data, voice and video," Cummiskey adds.
Avaya Enterprise Connect expands the features and functionality of Avaya MultiVantage Communications Applications -- including Internet Protocol (IP) telephony, contact center, unified communication and messaging -- from a central location to any size office or home in a distributed enterprise over a secure, converged network. The solution can be customized and is supported throughout the deployment by Avaya Global Services which aims to provide a single point of accountability for converged networks, including network assessment, planning, design, implementation, management and maintenance services.
"We are responding to the needs of our customers with innovative new solutions that help service providers transform their business models and speed delivery of a highly available converged network."