Avaya Aura Conferencing

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Oct 30, 2013 (3 years and 9 months ago)

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Avaya Aura
®

Conferencing


Customer Presentation

Name:

Date:

The Avaya Aura
®

Architecture

Clients and Devices

Unified Communications Applications

Session Manager

System

Manager

Voice/Video
Services

Presence

Services

Application
Integration

Avaya Agile Communication Environment (ACE)

Collaboration,
Email, Team
Space & Social
Networking

Integration

Communications

Infrastructure

Data

Infrastructure

Office Devices

Avaya one
-
X
®

UC Clients

Video Endpoints

Messaging

Conferencing

Video



Avaya Aura® Conferencing

Standard Edition

Unified & Integrated

Video
Conferencing*

UC integration

Avaya &

3
rd

party

Web
Conferencing

Audio

Conferencing

3

Avaya Aura Conferencing

Solution overview

Meeting Exchange

Enterprise Edition

Avaya Aura Conferencing



Video availability planned later this year in Avaya Aura® Conferencing 6.0 Standard Edition

Avaya Conferencing and Collaboration


Trusted

solution:
over 24 years Industry leadership


Global Market Leadership
:

2010 Frost & Sullivan award


Leading
scalability

and
design

choices:
Scale from
small to large, from simple to sophisticated


Carrier class

solutions:
Easily deployed on Enterprise
customer premise


Open standards based
SIP

& media
interoperability


Choice

with UC client, Web Conferencing, Video:

Increases usability, lowers barrier to entry, expands the solution


Multi
-
vendor PBX integrations
:
via Avaya Aura®



ROI / productivity benefits
:

Plus expanded utilization,
additional applications & value

UC Magic Quadrant Leader

#1 Audio Conf Licenses

#1 Global market share

24+ years leadership

in audio conferencing

Optional Integration

(both Editions)

Functionality

Value

Enterprise Edition*



4000
+ port Audio



Multiple codecs G711, +



Operator / Attended
mode



Web Conference (opt)
with
(opt)

Record / Playback



Advanced Redundancy



Multiple options for
design / deployment

Standard Edition



Single Virtualized Server



500
ports Audio G711



500
ports Web Conf (opt)



Video MCU *



Near feature parity with
Enterprise Edition



Partner enabled install




Web Conferencing



UC Client Integrations:
Avaya, MSFT, IBM,
Adobe

Avaya Aura Conferencing

Editions



Video availability planned later this year in Avaya Aura™ Conferencing 6.0 Standard Edition

Avaya Conferencing

Enterprise & Standard editions


Side by side comparison

Adobe CP





OneX Comm.

OneX Portal









IBM ST Conne捴

IBM ST Web

Notes Sched













UC Client

Integrations

OCS 2007 R2

LiveMeeting

Outlook Sched













Applications

Enterprise

Standard

Conferencing

Applications

500

1000

Avaya Web Conf.

AWC Rec / Play

Web Portal

CRS











Operations

Enterprise

Standard

Design

Deployment

Centralized

Distributed

Redundant

DR











Capacity

4000+

500

Operational

Modes

UnAttended

Attended

Res
-
less

Reservation















G.722, 726, 729, ILBC

Codec G.711

Video MCU*











Video availability planned later this year in Avaya Aura® Conferencing 6.0 Standard Edition

Avaya Aura Conferencing

Web Conferencing integration
-

expands the solution

Avaya Web Conferencing

Multimodal collaboration

Voting / Polling
ad hoc

Annotations

Email Invitations

Click to Join

Dial out audio

Video

Chat

Unified roster
Web / Voice

Application Share

Desktop Share

Presentation
mode

Record / Playback

Enterprise only

File sharing
Std Edition only

Avaya Aura Conferencing

UC integrations

Adobe Connect

Lotus Notes Scheduling

Sametime Connect

Sametime Web

Outlook Scheduling

OCS 2007 R2

Live Meeting 8

Avaya Web Conferencing

Audio
Console

Multi
-
modal conferencing




Available with Avaya Aura® Conferencing
Standard Edition 6.0 SP1



Combined audio and video bridging



Voice activated switching



H.263 Video



Supports CM administered endpoints



Avaya Aura® Conferencing
Standard Edition

Avaya Desktop Video Device with Flare Experience

(Standard Edition Only)

New

CRS

Web Portal

Conferencing



Avaya Web
Conferencing

Primary Site

Optional

Simple single server centralized global conferencing

Avaya Aura Conferencing

Standard Edition deployment

Leverage on net calling, global access, centralized application,
intelligent routing, reduced trunking, multi
-
vendor environments

Conferencing

Standby

Site
-

B

CRS

Web Portal

Conferencing

Standby

DR Site

Distributed

conferencing with
Resiliency

&
off
-
site DR

facilities

Avaya Aura Conferencing

Enterprise Edition
-

deployment example

CRS

Web Portal

Conferencing

Standby

Primary Site


AWC
Playback


Avaya Web
Conferencing



AWC Record

Avaya Web Conferencing
Optional

Leverage on net calling, global access, centralized application,
intelligent routing, reduced trunking, multi
-
vendor environments

Avaya Aura
®

Conferencing



Thank you…



Back up / additional materials

Avaya Aura™ Conferencing

Enterprise deployments

Co
-
resident:


Application server


& Media server

Standalone:

3200 ports G711

RTP

SIP

call control


Bridge / Media

RTP

SIP

call control


Bridge / Media

CRS / Web Portal
opt

Web Conferencing

CRS / Web Portal
opt

Web Conferencing

Decoupled:
Application server


& Media server

Pyramid:

4000 ports G711

Enterprise Edition

Resiliency options

“Standalone
-

Resilient”

Conferencing

Standby

“Standalone”

Conferencing

Adds:

-

Standby Conference server

-

100% capacity redundancy

-

Automatic failover

“Pyramid
-

Resilient”

Standby

Conferencing

SW Media
Servers

N+1 SW
Media Server

Adds:

-

Standby Conference server

-

100% capacity redundancy

-

Automatic failover


-

N+1 SW Media Server

-

Load sharing

“Pyramid”


Conferencing

SW Media
Servers

Avaya Aura Conferencing


Summary


Conferencing and Collaboration
applications…


Deployed
on
-
premises


Utilizing
SIP call control


Leveraging
on
-
net dialing


Highly scalable in Features and
Capacity


Value to Users and the Business


Smooth growth and evolution


Design and deployment choices


Tailor the solution to your needs


Relevant to initiatives
:


ROI and savings


Avaya Aura®


Unified Communications


Productivity / agility


Disaster Recovery / BC

Avaya Aura®

18

18

Avaya Aura Conferencing

Core applications

CRS



Client Registration Server


System admin app / SQL database:


Accounts / User profiles / Schedules


Optional LDAP integration, System reporting

Web Portal
-

Audio Console



End user application:


Profile / conference settings, conference scheduling


Moderator web
-
based conference control:


Active speaker, mute, dial
-
out, sub
-
conf., record, etc

Bridge Talk*



Conference Management


Used by leading Service Providers globally


Full bridge supervision, Operator
-
Attendant application:


*0 Help, Q&A, Polling modes

* Enterprise Edition only

19

19


Avaya Aura Conferencing

Comparison to external services



Avaya Aura Conferencing


ROI savings

from eliminated
external charges, typically in
months


No expense

with:


Increased core usage


Expanded user groups


Advanced feature usage


Contingency, Business Continuity


Assured & secure access


High capacity absorbs spikes


Sophisticated usages

and n
ew
applications

and can roll out
without added costs


*0 Help, Attended, Recording,
Playback, DR dial
-
out


Leverage the corporate network



Most users are already “on
-
net”
for telephony


Reduced trunking / facilitites



External services


A per
-
minute rate paid for
every

minute,
every

user



Increased costs

from:


Increased minute usage


Expanded number of users


Advanced feature use


Unusual circumstances:

M&A, emergency, snow, volcanic ash



Trend is to
reduce costs
, results in:



Trend to reduce total usage


Trend to less sophisticated usage



Network, trunking, facilities required
to access external services


Most users are on
-
net and need
to go off
-
net for external services


Avaya Aura Conferencing


Compound TCO/ROI

Advantages beyond CSP avoided costs…


Platform for growth


Accommodate organic & in
-
organic sources


New usages & applications add value


Emergency response, Webinars, archived
Trainings, proactive customer reach out


Foundational video MCU capability (Enterprise)
augments existing video strategy


Increased security of voice & data


Leverages corporate network, on
-
network calling


Leverages Avaya Aura
®

architecture


Centralized application, global access, reduced trunking, multi
-
vendor


Leverages desktop UC clients from Avaya and 3
rd

parties


Higher quality, enhanced experience


Increased agility and productivity


Avaya Aura Conferencing

Design / deployment benefits


Centralized application
-

global access


SIP enables resiliency, redundancy
and increased availability


High capacity
-

minimal footprint



Distributed deployment options
-

Low TCO centralized admin.


Tie into Business Continuity and
Risk Management initiatives


Provide superior communications
when you need them most

Tailor the solution to fit
your

organization…

Avaya Aura Conferencing

Feature scalability benefits


To the Business:

Enables progressive deployment
strategies


Start simple



Extend to Sophisticated


Reservation
-
less on
-
demand


Emergency Ops, Training


To Existing users:




New applications
: Customer events, Webinars, Trainings
at no incremental cost


Increased

frequency, duration or expanded style


To New users:


Expand core collaboration services to entire organization


To the Business:

Compounded ROI value with
capabilities difficult to operationalize externally:


Emergency, notification, disaster response, project war
-
room
conferencing


No incremental cost to the business

Usage & value

Costs

Avaya Aura Conferencing

Capacity / scalability benefits


High capacity:

4,000

ports max

per instance



Largest Enterprise customer deployments
to date:

15,000

and

12,000

ports
*


Enables

growth as a strategy



Start

off with smaller / simpler project


Extend and evolve

initial deployments to
increased size, scope, sophistication


Absorb temporary usage spikes


Market conditions, competitors, weather,
volcanic ash

In
-
organic growth:


M&A scenarios, Business Continuity

Training, Notification, Etc


Organic growth:

More use from existing users

More users enabled with access


*

Capacity perspective:

Avaya by example uses approx. 2500 ports

for day
-
to
-
day conferencing operations in NA… over

125m minutes / year
usage

Usage & value

Avaya Aura Conferencing

Customer benefits


Addresses universal Conferencing and collaboration

needs


Enables worker productivity, agility


Core communications


Provides ROI and compounded savings


New applications / new uses: Webinars, Trainings, DR, M&A


Robust features / robust capacity


Broad applicability


Design & deployment options


Web Conferencing option


Multi
-
modal collaboration


Standard Edition
-

single server footprint



Available UC integrations


Enhanced experience / higher quality collaboration


Avaya Aura Conferencing

Customer benefits


Consolidated portfolio


2 editions


Shared common code base


Benefit of over 25
-
years conferencing heredity


Improves small / mid
-
market offer


Smooth upgrade path



Standard Edition
-

virtualized single server


System Platform, consistent, simple & green


Partner enabled installation


Enterprise Edition


Carrier class high capacity / design & resiliency options


Expanded feature / capability set


Aligned with Avaya Aura
®

-

one of the largest users of the network


SIP, immediate savings, on
-
net calling, trunking, global access, routing


Multi
-
vendor environments

Avaya Aura
®

System Platform

HDD

RAM

NIC

S8800

System
Platform

Console

XEN Hypervisor

DOM
-
0

CPU

Avaya Aura® System Platform streamlines deployments / upgrades and provides
consistent and secure remote access

Same user capabilities, UC integrations across Conferencing Editions

System Platform used for Conferencing Standard Edition as well as CRS, Web Portal, and
Web Conferencing in Conferencing Enterprise Edition

Application Template

Conf

Bridge &
Media
Server

Conferencing 6.0 Standard Edition Template

Client

Reg

Server

(CRS)

Web Portal
/ Audio
Console

Web

Conf

Server

Conf

Manager