Cisco Unified Communications Solutions unify voice, video, data, and mobile applications on fixed and mobile networks, delivering a media-rich collaboration experience across business, government agency, and institutional workspaces. These applications use the network as the platform to enhance comparative advantage by accelerating decision time and reducing transaction time. The security, resilience, and scalability of the network enable users in any workspace to easily connect anywhere, anytime, and anyplace, using any media, device, or operating system. Cisco Unified Communications is part of a comprehensive solution that includes network infrastructure, security, wireless, management applications, lifecycle services, flexible deployment and outsourced management options, and third-party applications.
Cisco Unified MeetingPlace conferencing-part of the Cisco Unified Communications family of products-is an enterprise-class rich-media conferencing solution that makes remote meetings as natural and effective as face-to-face meetings. The solution integrates voice, video, and Web conferencing with industry-leading setup and control capabilities to meet the needs of organizations looking for a single solution and user environment for all their conferencing needs. The solution is deployed on-network, behind the firewall and integrated directly into an organization's private voice and data networks and enterprise applications, to provide significant cost savings, security, and a superior user experience. As a component of the Cisco Unified Communications System, Cisco Unified MeetingPlace delivers productivity that goes beyond traditional conferencing solutions by enabling rich-media conferencing to be incorporated into a broad range of communication scenarios.
Tightly integrated rich-media conference setup and attendance
Cisco Unified MeetingPlace conferencing supports multiple interfaces for initiating impromptu meetings or scheduling future rich-media conferences. In a single step, meeting organizers can setup voice, video, and web resources through a web interface, touch-tone or Cisco Unified IP Phone, and Microsoft Outlook or IBM Lotus Notes calendar. Meeting invitees automatically receive notification by email or calendar invitation. Video setup includes the ability to reserve video bridge resources and to search for, check availability of, and schedule specific video terminals that automatically connect when the meeting starts. This simple approach saves time and improves productivity.
Advanced rich-media conference capabilities and control
Cisco Unified MeetingPlace conferencing tightly integrates voice, video, and web conferencing capabilities for highly engaging and productive virtual meetings and interactions. The solution meets a wide range of conferencing needs, including collaborative meetings, presentations, training, and webcasts. Preconfigured meeting templates are optimized to support specific application needs and user roles. Participants can share presentations, desktop applications, and multimedia content, and conduct effective collaborative meetings.
Integrated video capabilities
Cisco Unified MeetingPlace conferencing provides a fully integrated voice and video architecture that results in an effective and easy-to-use video experience. The solution supports a wide range of video compression standards, codecs, continuous-presence features, and video resolutions at high performance levels and in any combination, without adversely affecting the capacity of the product.
Rich-media conference recordingsProduct Highlights
Cisco Unified MeetingPlace conferencing supports voice, video, and web conference recording. You can play back synchronized web and audio sessions through web browsers or synchronized audio and video recordings through Apple QuickTime. Audio-only recordings are available in multiple formats, including Waveform Audio (WAV), MPEG Layer 3 (MP3), and Windows Media.
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