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Cisco certified for Microsoft Teams Cloud Video Interop

Thanks to my friend Michael LaMontagne for the heads up on this one. Cisco Webex Video Integration for Microsoft Teams is now officially certified as a Cloud Video Interop provider. Cloud Video Interop (CVI) is the name for Microsoft certified third-party gateway services that allow standards-based room video systems to join Microsoft Teams meetings. They do this by inserting additional “dial in”...

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

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...

Microsoft Teams Rooms will soon be able to join Zoom and Webex Meetings, and Zoom and Cisco Rooms will join Microsoft Teams Meetings

Updated 10th November with more details from Ilya Bukshteyn, Head of Product (Partner Director), Microsoft Teams Devices at Microsoft. I recommend you check out his blog here and follow him on LinkedIn here ######### Another big announcement at Microsoft Ignite. Microsoft is updating Microsoft Teams rooms so that they can natively join meetings on Cisco Webex and Zoom. Join will be via WebRTC...

Cisco Cloud Video Interop (CVI) and Certified SBCs for Direct Routing for Microsoft Teams

Big news from Microsoft Ignite. Microsoft and Cisco are formally partnering, enabling the following: Cisco runs Microsoft Certified Cloud Video Interop (CVI) Service – Cisco Webex and standards SIP video room systems the ability to connect to the Microsoft Teams meetings Cisco Session Border Controllers (SBC’s) will be certified for Direct Routing Microsoft Teams Rooms will be able to...

Cisco agree Microsoft Teams has the better name and renames Cisco Spark to Webex Teams

  OK, I couldn’t resist the cheeky comment in the title. To be fair it’s not like Microsoft haven’t had a lot of name changes . Just a week after doing a podcast comparing Microsoft Teams to Cisco Spark, Cisco have announced they are renaming Cisco Spark to Webex Teams. Webex has always been a stronger brand than Spark, so I think this makes sense for them. “Webex Teams gives you a much...

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