Signaling System # 7

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McGraw Hill Professional, Jul 16, 2002 - Technology & Engineering - 495 pages
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Originally designed for analog telephone networks, SS7 has continually undergone changes to accommodate the ever-evolving world of telecom. Today, SS7 is used for data, voice, video, audio, and voice-over IP networks – and no other resource even comes close to providing such a complete understanding of the signaling network, its architecture, and protocols used to communicate through it like Travis Russell’s Signaling System #7.

The author bypasses heavy-handed engineering and mathematical derivations, making this unique guide understandable even to novices and an informative easy-read for experienced pros who need to fill-in some essential knowledge gaps.

Each chapter presents a readable discussion, followed by technical details such as parameters, message structures and bit values. Hands-on expert Russell, knowing exactly what you need for a crystal-clear understanding of SS7, also provides the technical details, protocol messages, and application examples.

* New coverage of SS7 over IP
* A reorganized chapter structure that covers three levels: basic, intermediate, and advanced
* CD-ROM containing the entire book in searchable PDF

Here is the only resource you’ll ever need to fully understand the “how’s” and “why’s” of Signaling System #7 – once you own it you’ll understand why the “Russell book” is considered indispensable among telecommunication managers, engineers, technicians, and network mangers.

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Chapter 1 Signaling System 7
Chapter 2 The SS7 Network
Chapter 3 Overview of a Protocol

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About the author (2002)

TRAVIS RUSSELL has over 20 years experience in the telecommunications industry with a broad background in data communications and telephony. He is an experienced field engineer, with installation, maintenance, and design experience in private voice networking, call center applications, data networks, and large switching networks. He is currently Technical Sales Manager for the Switching Division of Tekelec, the leading provider of SS7 solutions.Mr. Russell is also a professional speaker, and has delivered seminars, presentations, and lectures at industry forums, for telecommunications service providers, and at major universities. He is well versed in technology, and well known for his ability to deliver complex subjects in simple terms. He has delivered presentations in the United States, as well as Latin America and Europe. Mr. Russell currently has several telecommunications books published through McGraw-Hill. His most successful book, “Signaling System #7”, is in its second edition, and is used worldwide as the leading resource for this complex subject. Universities around the world use “Telecommunications Protocols” to teach graduate students the technologies of the telecommunications industry. This book was recently translated into Chinese for distribution in China.

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