|SIP Communication on Your LAN
Live person-to-person communication, such as voice, video, presence,
instant messaging and more is expected to be the next large usage of
the Internet after email and web surfing! SIP is the Internet
protocol for such applications.
But be aware: To use these applications
your Firewall and NAT router must support SIP!
||The SIP Switch – The Local IP
In addition to including a complete SIP server, the IX66 can also be
equipped with the SIP Switch. It makes the IX66 your local PBX for
soft SIP clients like Microsoft® Windows® Messenger and SIP
telephones, integrating them with each other, the SIP world and the old telephone network via
|The IX66 is the first broadband router
in the world to allow SIP communication. It has a very general and
well-proven SIP support by integrating a SIP proxy and a SIP
registrar, dynamically controlling the NAT and firewall.
Conventional firewalls and NAT routers cannot even be configured
to handle SIP between a LAN and the Internet!
Messenger as well as the Live Communications Server are based on
SIP and are expected to rapidly bring Presence, Instant Messaging,
Voice, Video and Data Collaboration to the enterprise and everyone’s desktop.
||The SIP Switch streamlines the usage of
email-like SIP addresses used by soft SIP clients and numbers used
by SIP phones. It routes common phone calls to PSTN gateways, does
ENUM look up, can forward calls and can fork incoming calls to
several phones or to voice mail. You can also get your own local
numbers, dial 0 to reach the outside world and other functions
familiar in the old telephony world. In addition you get a set of
new features only available in the IP world.