Reference

Podcast: What is a media-aware network?

Part of the Network administration glossary:

 


powered by ODEO

A media-aware network uses a combination of software and hardware within routers to bring more intelligence to the edges of a network, enhancing the experience of VoIP, videoconferencing, graphics-intensive gaming or other rich-media communications. To learn more about media-aware networks, WhatIs.com's Alex Howard interviewed Cathal Phelan and Keith Morris, the CEO and VP of marketing, respectively, at Ubicom , a manufacturer of specialized processors and router equipment.

When you listen to the podcast, you'll learn the answers to the following questions:

  • What is a media-aware network? How do they work?
  • What does increased intelligence at the application layer mean in real-world terms?
  • What is a communications and media processor (CMP)?

Use the Flash player above or click on the MP3 link below to listen on your PC or download to your favorite portable media player.

Download the MP3 | Help with Listening | Subscribe | Contact Us | What is RSS ? | What is podcasting ?

This was last updated in February 2007
Posted by: Margaret Rouse

Related Terms

Definitions

  • RtOI (real-time operational intelligence)

    - Real-time operational intelligence (RtOI) is an emerging industrial discipline that allows businesses to intelligently transform vast amounts of operational data into actionable information that is... (WhatIs.com)

  • virtualization sprawl (VM sprawl)

    - Virtualization sprawl is a phenomenon that occurs when the number of virtual machines (VMs) on a network reaches a point where the administrator can no longer manage them effectively.  (WhatIs.com)

  • CloudWatch

    - Amazon CloudWatch is a component of Amazon Web Services (AWS) that provides monitoring for AWS resources and the customer applications running on the Amazon infrastructure. (searchAWS.com)

Glossaries

  • Network administration

    - Terms related to managing computer networks, including definitions about LANS or WANS and words and phrases about network design, troubleshooting, security and backups.

  • Internet applications

    - This WhatIs.com glossary contains terms related to Internet applications, including definitions about Software as a Service (SaaS) delivery models and words and phrases about web sites, e-commerce ...

Ask a Question About Podcast: What is a media-aware network?Powered by ITKnowledgeExchange.com

Get answers from your peers on your most technical challenges

Tech TalkComment

Share
Comments

    Results

    Contribute to the conversation

    All fields are required. Comments will appear at the bottom of the article.