What is Cisco BE 6000?

Cisco Business Edition 6000 (BE 6000) is a packaged solution optimized for medium-sized business requirements. It is a combination of Cisco Unified Communications applications on the Cisco Unified Computing System that offers midsize customers business agility and reduced TCO through server consolidation, operational efficiency and scalability, improved business continuity, and greater investment leverage.

Cisco BE 6000 consists of the following foundational elements:

Cisco UCS C220 M3 Rack-Mount Server

Cisco UC Virtualization Hypervisor

Cisco Licensing

Cisco Unified Communications Manager

Cisco Instant Messaging and Presence with the Cisco Jabber messaging integration platform

Cisco Unity® Connection

Cisco Prime Collaboration Provisioning

You can optionally install the following applications to the BE 6000 solution:

Advance Video with Cisco TelePresence® conferencing application

Cisco Unified Contact Center Express

Cisco Emergency Responder

Cisco Paging Server

Cisco Unified Provisioning Manger (older option of management application)

Cisco Unified Attendant Console (not preloaded; needs to be purchased separately)

In addition, Cisco BE 6000 integrates with cloud-based Cisco WebEx® Software-as-a-Service offerings including WebEx® Connect IM and Presence, as well as WebEx Web Conferencing.