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SIP's Success is Dependent on Misinformation

October 3, 2007

We are repeatedly hearing that SIP is an "emerging" technology (for a decade now!) and that SIP is simpler than H.323, etc. Well, most of the folks who frequent Packetizer know very well this is a lie. Today, I read and article that really took this to the extreme, saying that SIP had better "voice performance". SIP uses RTP. H.323 uses RTP. SIP uses the same codecs as H.323. They have the same voice performance. Is the success of SIP dependently entirely on ignorance and misinformation?

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