International Journal of the Computer, the Internet and Management (IJCIM)
Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) is a rapidly growing technology that enables transport of voice over data networks such as Ethernet Local Area Networks (LANs). This growth is due to the integration of voice and data traffic over the existing networking infrastructure, low cost and improved network management offered by the technology. This paper investigates the performance of VoIP traffic characteristics over Ethernet LANs. In the paper, the impact of increasing the number of VoIP clients, voice codec schemes and traffic distribution.