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ISR Initial Setup and Basic Configuration for Cisco UCM Express

by John O'Neill Sr.

The cornerstone of most organization communication strategies is IP telephony. Cisco's Unified Communications Manager Express system, leads the pack of mid-size IP Telephony solutions. This course teaches the first steps necessary in UCME deployment.

What you'll learn

In voice communications, the PBX no longer reigns supreme. VOIP and related IP telephony technologies provide organizations with enhanced performance at lower cost. Cisco's Unified Communications Manager Express system combines the flexibility of their Integrated Services Router devices with the power of their enterprise-class Unified Communications Manager platform. The result is an inexpensive, easy to administer IP telephony solution. In this course, ISR Initial Setup and Basic Configuration for Cisco UCM Express, you'll be guided through a complete UCME deployment. First, you'll begin by covering the hardware needed and how to put it together. Next, you'll discover how to upgrade the software and how to use VLANs and sub-interfaces. Then, you'll prepare for remote administration. Finally, you'll learn how to keep proper time and how to install the GUI. By the end of this course, you'll know how to complete the initial steps of a Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express deployment.

About the author

During his 20+ years in the IT industry, John has enjoyed the opportunity to work as a consultant, architect, executive, speaker, and author. He's been involved in multi-national networking, messaging, and communications projects as well as finding solutions for small mom and pop shops allowing them to use technology to increase business opportunity and decrease operational complexity. John is a contributing editor for the Petri IT Knowledgebase. In addition, he has authored material for both Th... more

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