Cisco Collaboration Fundamentals: Provisioning Servers, Lab Resources, End Users, and Policy

by Sean Douglas

Collaboration is in high demand these days. This course is part of a series that will start at the beginning, no prior experience necessary, and teach you the skills and foundational knowledge needed to administer a Cisco Collaboration solution.

What you'll learn

These days, companies are relying on Cisco Collaboration solutions to ensure that they can communicate with their customers, employees, and everyone else. There is immense demand for administrators who have the knowledge and skills needed to manage and maintain their Cisco deployments. In this course, Cisco Collaboration Fundamentals: Provisioning Servers, Lab Resources, End Users, and Policy, you will learn how to administer and support a Cisco Collaboration solution.

First, you will explore the importance of Cisco Collaboration features and benefits so that you will understand the “big picture.” Next, you will learn how to access your own at home lab so that you can practice our step by steps demonstrations, configure Cisco servers to support collaboration endpoints, deploy end users, compare codecs, and determine call signaling parameters. Finally, you discover how to configure Device Pool components and implement organizational policy to ensure stability and reliability.

When you are finished with this course, you will have the foundational skills and knowledge of Cisco Collaboration needed to administer and support a Cisco Collaboration solution.

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Course FAQ

What will you learn in this Cisco Collaboration course?

In this course, you will learn how to administer your own Cisco Collaboration solution, obtain free access to the latest Cisco servers, deploy users, and understand codecs and call signaling.

What are the benefits of a Cisco collaboration deployment?

Some benefits of a Cisco collaboration deployment are: reduces project completion time, improves team coordination, incubates creativity along the way, and allows team members to operate remotely from a laptop if they choose.

What are codecs?

A codec is a device or computer program that encodes or decodes a data stream or signal.

What is Cisco CUCM?

Cisco's Unified Communications Manager is an enterprise communications manager that is designed to bring people together anytime, anywhere, and on any device through Cisco's integrated collaboration infrastructure.

Who is this course for?

This course is great for beginner Cisco developers, but it is also a great benefit to anyone who wants to learn about Cisco Collaboration deployments.

About the author

Sean Douglas has more than 17 years of experience working extensively with Cisco technology. He didn't always understand how IP networks, voice, and video solutions work. Sean remembers clearly what it was like to start from the beginning, when everything was new and somewhat confusing. Fortunately, he had some exceptional teachers that took the time to explain things in plain terms. He also has an enthusiasm for learning and finding solutions. Sean brings that same passion for learning and enth... more

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