Gartner Research

Voice Over Frame Relay (VoFR): Overview

Published: 23 May 2002

ID: G0090259

Analyst(s): Rich Costello, Ray Horak


While progress of VoFR was hindered by a lack of standards, limited equipment, no quality of service support and other issues, many of these areas have been addressed, allowing continued growth.

Table Of Contents
  • Introduction
  • Enterprise Networking: The Search for an Integrated Solution
  • Voice: The Old-Fashioned Way
  • Frame Relay Background and Specifics
    • Frame Structure
    • Virtual Circuits
    • Congestion Management
  • Voice over Frame Relay (VoFR)
    • Compression Is Critical
    • Alternative Methods for Voice Over Data
  • Insight
  • References

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