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Response to paper about using SIP for Smart Grid Communications

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Here’s my response to this paper:

I personally like SIP abut not the unnecessary complexity of a VOIP infrastructure. I find difficult to deal with all the baggage of a VOIP infrastructure.

All the arguments about SIP are valid for XMPP (Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol) without the VOIP baggage. There are XMPP extensions that provide PKI authentication and open source as well as commercial implementations. We have been working on using a XMPP bot on our devices and have incorporated XMPP on our server infrastructure.

We are also using something even more essential РXMPP and SIP both require an open TCP connection for each node with serious scalability problems Рwe should consider HTTP which is already been widely used combined with PKI (Public Key Infrastructure) authentication.


Written by Marco G.

June 28, 2009 at 7:05 pm

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