Polycom ® ReadiManager ™ SE200

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Oct 30, 2013 (4 years and 2 months ago)

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Polycom
®

Readi
Manager


SE200


Are you ready for video management?

Gladys Alegre, Product Manager

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Videoconferencing

Is it only about the endpoint?


Endpoint Specific features


Sound


Video quality


Delivery of content



What’s behind the device?

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Mobile Cell Phones








Camera capability




Games


Instant messaging


Email








3 way calling


Address Book


Connectivity


Continuous uptime

What do you consider when you purchase your cell phone?

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Network Transparency to the Mobile User

Complex network behind the cell phone providing:


Addressability


Continuous uptime


Service features


Games


3 way calling


Email


IM

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Network Transparency to Videoconferencing
Users

Same level of complexity as the mobile network

Transparency gained by video management

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What is Video Management?

Supporting infrastructure vital to the success of video
conferencing

Includes the following functionality


Network and Device Monitoring and Management


Centralized Device Management and Configuration


Device Monitoring


Call Detail Records


Conference Scheduling


Conference Management

Polycom includes a gatekeeper as part of video management


World’s best video H.323 gatekeeper

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Why is Video Management important?

Increase videoconferencing usage via user satisfaction

End user satisfaction fulfilled by:


Call reliability and availability


Continuous uptime


Simplified usage model

Administrator satisfaction fulfilled by:


Control video transactional costs


Ease of deployment


Ease of management


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Readi
Manager

SE200…
a powerful, integrated
management solution for conferencing networks

“improved



network health”


simplified
deployment”



‘All
-
In
-
One’ platform



integrated management, scheduling, and GK applications


Pre
-
configured appliance



requires minimal installation and set
-
up time


Reduced operational support costs


intelligent network and device monitoring


Provides centralized control


saves time, resources and costs


Easy to learn application



due to role
-
based design of interface

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Intro to Readi
Manager
™ SE200

Appliance
-
based video conferencing scheduling and
management solution

Device and System
Management

Web
-
based and
Outlook Scheduling

Conference

Management

Gatekeeper

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Readi
Manager

SE200
-

Application Details

Core Features


Integrated
Active Directory LDAP Integration

for automated
user maintenance and authentication


Unique user
-
centric
Global Directory Service


Integrated
CDR Reporting

captures resource utilization and
facilitates charge
-
back billing

Scheduling & Conference Management


Create & manage scheduled conferences
-

point
-
to
-
point and
multipoint
-

using
web
-
based interface or Outlook


Evaluates and schedules bandwidth availability


Add / drop participants, extend conferences, mute conferences,
etc.

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Readi
Manager

SE200
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Application Details

(cont’d)

Device Management


Automatic Software Updates

to networked video devices


individually or by groups, immediately or at scheduled times


Provisioning

for the creation and transfer of device profiles /
settings to Polycom endpoints


Real
-
time Monitoring

and
Remote Management

insures
conferencing network integrity

Gatekeeper


Firewall Traversal Support

allows video/voice to pass freely
through firewalls without compromising security


Policy Management

controls bandwidth utilization, enforces
network policies, and manages resource access


RTP Statistics

provide packet loss, jitter and latency
-
over
-
time
stats to help analyze the quality of a video call over the network

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Secure, appliance
-
based platform


Locked
-
down, embedded XP operating system


Write
-
protected Compact Flash


No Windows GUI


O/S patches managed as part of maintenance releases


No IIS services
(uses Apache Tomcat web server)

Excellent disaster recovery capabilities


Automated daily back
-
up of local database


Database restore & ‘Factory Default’ reset options


Registrations and calls
-
in
-
progress not affected by a system
restart


Readi
Manager

SE200 Platform

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SE200


Designed with a Role
-
based Approach

Designed to provide the most efficient interface for the different roles
in an organization

3 views designed around videoconferencing roles





End user



Just wants videoconferencing to work for them, needs
address book and simplified dialing



Operator

-

Wants number of support calls reduced, needs to schedule
and monitor conference



Administrator



Configuration and reporting

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SE200 Views

Administrator

Operator

Scheduler

(i.e., My Conferences

View)

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Administrator Functions

Directory Setup:

users, devices, roles & policy groups

Dial
-
Plan Setup:

sites, services, regions, least cost
routing, dialing rules, etc.

Conferencing Setup:

scheduling settings, conference
templates

System Setup:

licensing, system settings, database,
Active Directory integration, GK settings, etc.

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Operator Functions

Monitoring:

device & conference monitoring

Scheduling:

conference scheduling & management

Reports:

IP and ISDN call detail records

Troubleshooting:

gatekeeper diagnostics

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Operators can quickly & easily schedule one
-
time or recurring

audio &

video

conferences

Web
-
based Conference Scheduling

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Conference Monitoring

Displays ALL active conferences, including any ad
-
hoc or on
-
demand conferences… whether they’re PtP or multipoint

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Conference Management

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Device Monitoring & Management

Drill down on Devices to see Device Status & Info

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Sample CDR Report


IP Calls

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Scheduler Functions (My Conferences View)

A user
-
specific view to create, edit, and delete their own
scheduled conferences
(conferences scheduled by other user do not show
in this view)

On Demand Call Creation

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Conference Scheduling with Outlook

Schedule participants and rooms in the normal Outlook
fashion

If audio or video

is desired, select

the ‘Conference

Resources’ tab

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Web
-
based Conference Scheduling
(cont’d)

Users are provided a view of all their scheduled
conferences

Operators

have a full

view of all

scheduled

conferences


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On Demand Call Creation

Easing Point to Point Calling


Through Address Book


Through E164 dialing instead of IP addresses

Easing Multipoint Calling


Using Meeting Room Numbers for Multipoint calls


Conference on Demand from endpoint interface


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SE200 drives Ease of Use

Lowers transactional costs


Configuration and Setup are Key and Critical


Minimize ISDN usage through


Policy Management


Employing Least Cost Routing


Alternate Routing Features


Firewall Traversal support in conjunction with the V2IU

Increase end user satisfaction


Enable simplicity from the end user interface


Enabling Conference on Demand for multipoint conferencing without
scheduling


Creating Conference Templates for easy Scheduling


Provisioning E.164 Dial Plan


Providing continuous uptime


Employing high availability through Alternate Gatekeeper


Monitoring the Network to ensure continuous uptime

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System Information


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MGC+ (Readi
Convene
) Conference Bridge


a truly integrated solution

Optional Integrated
Application Module (IAM)


Same core technology as
the stand
-
alone
Readi
Manager

SE200


Different form factor to
enable chassis integration

Enables delivery of ALL
Readi
Manager

SE200

functions directly WITHIN
the MCU chassis!

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Minimum External System Requirements

External Database (optional)


Microsoft SQL Server 2000

Network Client Hardware


Intel® Pentium® processor, 200 MHz (or other comparable
Windows® compatible PC
-
based platform)


128 MB RAM

Network Client Software


Windows® 2000 / Windows® XP


Microsoft Internet Explorer® 6.x with Active X® control
permission enabled


Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1 or 2.0


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Minimum Endpoint Requirements

Polycom Device Version Requirements


V
-
Series (all software versions)


ViewStation 7.x or higher


ViewStation SP 6.x or higher


ViewStation FX/EX 5.x or higher


ViaVideo® 5.x or higher


PVX™ 8.0.1 or higher


iPower 5.x or higher


MGC 7.0.4 or higher

Third
-
Party Device and Equipment Support


Most major vendors of IP and ISDN video devices, MCUs and gateways.
Please contact your Polycom Reseller or a Polycom Sales
Representative for more details.

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Polycom
®

Readi
Manager


SE200


Are you ready for video management?