IP: infinite possibilities

Banks, Sherman
September 2009
Urgent Communications;Sep2009, Vol. 27 Issue 9, p20
Trade Publication
The article discusses the benefits offered by Internet Protocol (IP) to public safety agencies that depend on land mobile ratio (LMR) systems such as simplified network expansion, improved alarm and performance monitoring and remote access. It cites the use of commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) components of an IP network that allows connectivity of repeaters and Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) used to monitor the status of an LMR network. It recommends proficiency in maintaining IP networks including switches and routers.


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