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Cisco Unified Border Element (CUBE) certified Microsoft Teams Direct Routing non-media bypass

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Big new in the unified communication world, Cisco’s Session Border Controllers, the Cisco Unified Border Element (CUBE) are now certified for Microsoft Teams Direct Routing.

This means mainly Cisco shops could now use the existing Session Border Controller to easily setup telephony for Microsoft Teams.

The following products running IOS XE Amsterdam 17.2.1r have been certified:

  • Cisco Unified Border Element (CUBE) for 1000 Series Integrated Services Routers
  • Cisco Unified Border Element (CUBE) for 4000 Series Integrated Services Routers
  • Cisco Unified Border Element (CUBE) for 1000V Series Cloud Services Router
  • Cisco Unified Border Element (CUBE) for 1000 Series Aggregation Services Routers

Thanks to Filipp Seljanko, Senior Program Manager. Real Time Communications. PSTN Direct Routing at Microsoft, for sharing the news.

The official list has been updated:

You can check out the official Cisco configuration guide here: Direct Routing for Microsoft Phone System with Cisco Unified Border Element (CUBE)

It’s great to see the two big plays in the space working together like this. We await the ability for Microsoft Teams Rooms to connect directly to WebEx meetings and Cisco’s official Cloud video Interop Service to connect their standards-based endpoints to Microsoft Teams meetings. Subscribe to the blog to be updated as soon as these are announced.

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Tom Arbuthnot

A Microsoft MVP and Microsoft Certified Master, Tom Arbuthnot is Principal Solutions Architect at Microsoft Collaboration specialists Modality Systems.

Tom stays up to date with industry developments and shares news and his opinions on his blog, Microsoft Teams Podcast and email list. He is a regular speaker at events around the world.

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