Understanding IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS)



Published: Jan 2008
Pages: 
60
Single User: 
$295.00
Company Wide: 
$995.00
Team License: 
$765.00
This publication provides self-paced instruction for IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS). This is highly recommended to anyone seeking a better understanding of the technology and business issues associated with IMS. It is an excellent alternative to Mind Commerce classroom training and is a great complement to Mind Commerce market research publications in the areas of SDP, SOA, and IMS. Anyone purchasing at the Company-wide level will also be eligible for up to one (1) hour of analyst phone consultation.

Target Audience: 
  • Complement to Mind Commerce IMS market research publications
  • Managers wanting to understand the business drivers for IMS
  • Technical managers wanting to better understand IMS
  • Technologists needing cross training in IMS and SDP
Table of Contents: 

IMS Overview
IMS Paradigms
IMS is Driven by Convergence
IMS Drivers
IMS Benefits (more on this later)
Pre-IMS Networks are Vertically Integrated
IMS Networks are Completely Integrated
Business Drivers for IMS
Wireline Carrier Issues
Wireless Carrier Issues
Primary IMS Business Drivers
Operational Cost Savings
Capital Cost Savings
Targeted Service Offerings
Premium Services
New Service Creation and Delivery
New Roles with IMS
More on IMS Benefits
Lower Costs
Standardized third-party Interfaces
Technical Advantages of IMS
Pre-IMS Networks are Vertically Integrated
IMS Networks are Completely Integrated
Business Advantages of IMS
Staged Introduction of IMS
The Different Planes of IMS
Network/Transport Plane
Control Plane
Services Plane
Home Subscriber Server (HSS)
Call Session Control Function (CSCF)
Services Capability Interaction Manager (SCIM)