Product Overview CISCO ATA 187 – ANALOG TELEPHONE ADAPTER
The Cisco ® ATA 187 Analog Telephone Adaptor is a handset-to-Ethernet adaptor that turns traditional telephone devices into IP devices. Customers can take advantage of the many new and exciting IP telephony applications by connecting their analog devices to Cisco ATAs.The Cisco ATA products are standards-based communication devices that deliver true, next-generation voice-over-IP (VoIP) terminations to businesses and residences worldwide.
Enterprise customers are using the Cisco ATA 187 to connect analog phones and fax machines to their VoIP network. Service providers are taking advantage of emerging telephony applications and the ease of deploying second-line services using the Cisco ATA 187 (Figures 1 and 2).
* DSL and cable mode need SIP support.
Table 1 lists the features and benefits of the Cisco ATA 187.
• Configuration as per Cisco endpoints devices• Autoprovisioning with Trivial File Transfer Protocol (TFTP) for servers• Automatic assignment of IP address, network routing IP, and subnet mask using Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)• Touch-tone telephone keypad configuration with voice prompt• Administration password to protect configuration and access• Remote upgrades through network• Cisco Unified Communications Manager (UCM) standard configuration and provisioning options• Ease of administration
• Advanced preprocessing to optimize full-duplex voice compression• High-performance line-echo cancellation to eliminate noise and echo• Voice activity detection (VAD) and comfort noise generation (CNG) to save bandwidth by delivering voice, not silence• Dynamic network monitoring to reduce jitter artifacts such a packet loss
Table 2 presents the specifications for the Cisco ATA 187.
Cisco ATA 187 Analog Telephone Adaptor Overview PDF
End-of-Sale and End-of-Life Announcement for the Cisco ATA 187 Analog Telephone Adaptor PDF
Cisco ATA 186 Analog Telephone Adaptor Data Sheet PDF