Jul 17,2008 00:00
An H.323 gateway is an optional type of endpoint that provides interoperability between H.323 endpoints and endpoints located on a switched-circuit network (SCN), such as the PSTN or an enterprise voice network, as depicted in Figure 6-11. Ideally, the gateway is transparent to both the H.323 endpoint and the SCN-based endpoint.
Figure 6-11. H.323 Gateway
An H.323 gateway performs the following services: