P2PSIP Use Case Attributes

Information collected by Spencer Dawkins, Ed.

(from draft-bryan-sipping-p2p-usecases-00)

Use Case
Number of Users *
Distribution of Nodes
Pure P2P?
Centralized Operations/
Management
Authenticated Users
Carrier-Class Robustness
Interaction with CS-SIP
DNS available
Public P2P VoIP Service Providers
millions
intra-domain
hybrid
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
Open Global P2P VoIP Network millions
inter-domain
bybrid no
no
yes
yes
yes
Presence Using Multimedia Consumer Electronics Devices tens
intra-domain
P2P
no
no
no
no
yes
Impeded Access hundreds
inter-domain P2P
no
no
no
no
yes
Anonymous Communications tens
inter-domain
P2P
no
no
no
no
no
Security Conscious Small Organizations hundreds
intra-domain
P2P
maybe
yes
yes
no
yes
Ad-Hoc and Ephemeral Groups tens
intra-domain P2P
no
no
no
no
no
Emergency First Responder Networks thousands
intra-domain P2P
no
self-cert?
no
when available
no
Extending the Reach of Mobile Devices hundreds
intra-domain P2P
no
no
no
no
no
Deployments in the Developing World tens
inter-domain P2P
no
no
no
when available
no
Serverless or Small Scale IP-PBX tens
intra-domain P2P
maybe
self-cert?
no
yes
yes
P2P for Redundant SIP Proxies tens
intra-domain P2P
yes
yes
yes
no
yes
Failover for Centralized Systems tens
intra-domain P2P
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes

* "Number of Users" may not be "number of peers" in hybrid-P2P overlays.

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