UNIFIED COMMUNICATION Presented by:- Andrew Popely
Agenda Conferencing Today Unified Collaborative Conferencing (UCC) What do we need for UCC UCC System Example Case Studies
Conferencing Today - Video HDX 7000™ HDX 4000™ QDX 6000™ HDX 8000™ HDX 9000™ TPX™/RPX™ Desktop Professional/Integrated Group Systems
Conferencing Today - Voice Soundstation iP7000
Unified CollaborativeConferencing Unified To have been made into one Collaborative Something accomplished by collaborating To work TOGETHER Communication The imparting or interchange of thoughts, opinion or information by speech, writing or signs
Unified CollaborativeConferencing Unified To have been made into one Collaborative Something accomplished by collaborating To work TOGETHER Communication The imparting or interchange of thoughts, opinion or information by speech, writing or signs This is what we should be doing with our conferences!
What do we need for UCC? People Equipment - ‘Endpoints’ Infrastructure Alliances
What do we need for UCC? People Users with a need to communicate Trained on the equipment Not frightened by technology The Playstation generation are our young employees! They understand and grasp technology, UCC will seem natural to them and make them more efficient.
What do we need for UCC? Equipment - Endpoints Installed VC rooms – of course! Conference ‘Star phone’ G3 Video enabled mobile Desktop VC client
What do we need for UCC? Infrastructure Hardware Multipoint Conference Bridges Gateways Bandwidth management and IP connectivity VC aware firewalls Protocols H323 – IP VC H320 – ISDN VC SIP G3 POTS
What do we need for UCC? Alliance - Example Microsoft – LCS/OCS Schedule a conference call in Outlook Invite participants Connect endpoints
Provides users with powerful, one-click voice and video collaboration from: Polycom-Microsoft Unified Communications Polycom CX Phones HDX & TPX/RPX Delivers high definition voice for Office Communications Server 2007 environment Extends collaboration from desktop to conference rooms and telepresence experience • A presence-enabled contact list • Simple click-to-call functionality
Polycom-MicrosoftUnified Communications From an IM session… …to a voice session… …to a video session All using presence-enabled clients, directories, and same unified communications infrastructure
UCC System Example What would a typical system look like?
UCC System Example Executive Personal Firewall Management SIP/H.323 GW Recording and Streaming Bridging
UCC CMA Application SECURE – Safe and secure conferencing thru encrypted Media Signaling SIMPLE – Streamline workflows from centralized management of video conferencing endpoints SCALEABLE – Thousands of endpoints easily deployed and provisioned
UCC CMA Application Management – Conference, Device, and System • Gatekeeper • Policy and bandwidth management • Participant admission • Least cost routing • RTP statistics • OneDial™ easy call solution (E.164, etc.) • Presence • Up to 5000 registered users and 1500 concurrent calls • Portal to RMX™ Series • Centralized diagnostics • Real-time conference monitoring • Automatic software updates • Profile-based provisioning • Account management • Scheduling • Multiple scheduling options (Web, Outlook, Lotus Notes) • Scheduling Wizard • Free/Busy • Resource reservation • GAB and Active Directory integration • Directory • LDAP/H.350 directory services • Multiple Directory Support • Tiered Directory Support
UCC CMA Application Video of the CMA desktop client
Case Study NuPhysicia Telemedicine UCC project
Unified CommunicationsLIVE EVENT 2nd July at Polycom in Slough See UCC in action