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Cisco Virtualization Experience Client 6215

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Product Overview

Cisco® Virtualization Experience Client 6215 (VXC 6215) is a secure, reliable thin client designed to easily integrate into your virtualized infrastructure (Figure 1). When delivered with the Cisco Virtualization Experience Media Engine (VXME), it unifies voice, video, and virtual desktop all in one device.

When you implement the Cisco VXC 6215 as part of the Cisco Virtualization Experience Infrastructure (VXI) Smart Solution, you can provide a superior virtual workspace experience that is collaborative, mobile, and secure for all your users.

Cisco VXC 6215 is ideal for many work environments such as contact centers, shared workspaces, and telework environments. When Cisco VXC is delivered with Cisco VXME, users are able to access secure virtual desktops with integrated voice and video.

Figure 1.      Cisco Virtualization Experience Client 6215

Features and Benefits

   Offers a secure, reliable thin client validated and supported as part of Cisco VXI Smart Solution

   Offers a platform for voice and video using Jabber® for Windows running in a virtualized desktop when implemented with Cisco VXME

   Uses a SUSE Linux-based platform that supports Citrix High-Definition Experience (HDX), Independent Computing Architecture (ICA), PC over IP (PCoIP), and Microsoft Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) hosted virtual desktop protocols in basic virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) mode


Cisco VXC 6215 products are certified as Citrix Ready and HDX Ready.

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Cisco VXC 6215 products are certified as VMware Ready for VMware View Clients.

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Product Specifications

Figure 2 shows front and rear views of the Cisco VXC 6215. Table 1 lists hardware specifications for the Cisco VXC 6215.

Figure 2.      Cisco VXC 6215

Table 1.       Hardware Specifications




  Dual-core AMD G-T56N 1.6-GHz processor with AMD Radeon HD 6310 graphics


  4 GB of flash memory and 2 GB of RAM

I/O peripheral support

  One DisplayPort port
  Optional DisplayPort-to-DVI-I adapter available
  One DVI-I port
  DVI-I to VGA (DB-15) adapter included
   Six USB ports:
   Four USB 2.0 ports (2 on front and 2 on rear)
   Two SuperSpeed USB 3.0 * ports on rear (backward compatible with USB 2.0)


  10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet


  VESA monitor support with display data control (DDC) for automatic setting of resolution and refresh rate
  DisplayPort: 2560 x 1600 at 32 bits per pixel (bpp)
  DVI-I: 1920 x 1200 at 32 bpp
  Dual display: 1920 x 1200 at 32 bpp


  Output: 1/8-in. mini-jack, full 16-bit stereo, 48-KHz sample rate, audio out, and internal monaural speaker
  Input: 1/8-in. mini-jack and 8-bit stereo microphone

Physical characteristics
(H x W x D)

  7.87 x 1.85 x 8.85 in. (200 x 47 x 225 mm)

Unit and shipping weight

  Unit weight:
   Cisco VXC 6215: 2.4 lb (1.08 kg)
   Stand: 0.2 lb (0.09 kg)
   Power adapter: 0.5 lb (0.22 kg)
   DVI-I-VGA adapter: 0.1 lb (0.04 kg)
   U.S. power cord: 0.3 lb (0.13 kg)
  Shipping weight: 6 lb (2.7 kg)


  Vertical feet standard
  Optional VESA mounting bracket (sold separately as Cisco accessory)

Device security

  Built-in Kensington security slot (cable sold separately)

Power source

  Worldwide autosensing 100 to 240 VAC at 50 to 60 Hz

Power consumption

  Under 15W (average)

Temperature range

  Operating: 32 to 104°F (10 to 40°C); horizontal and vertical positions
  Storage: 14 to 140°F (-10 to 60°C)


  20-80% relative humidity (operational)
  20-80% relative humidity (storage)

Safety certifications

  German EKI-ITB 2000, ISO 9241-3/-8 cULus 60950, TV-GS, EN 60950 FCC Class B, CE, VCCI, and C‑Tick
  WEEE, CAN ICES-003 Class B, Korea KN22/KN24, Taiwan BSMI, Russia Gost, and China CCC


  Three-year limited hardware warranty

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Software Specifications

Table 2 lists software specifications for the Cisco VXC 6215.

Table 2.       Software Specifications



Operating system

  SUSE Linux Enterprise Thin Client 11 SP2

Hosted virtual desktop Protocol support for Basic VDI Mode

  Citrix XenDesktop
  Citrix XenApp
  VMware View
  RDP (via VMware View Client)

Please refer to the Release Notes for the latest VDI support information

Cisco Unified Communications Manager and soft-client support (Version 8.7)

  CUPC 8.5x, 8.6
  CUCIMOC 8.5.x, 8.6.1
  CUCILync 8.5.x, 8.6.1

Please refer to the VXME data sheet for the latest UC support information

Security setup and configuration

  SUSE Linux standard security:
   INI-based configuration
   Cisco VXC Manager support
   Optional add-ons

Network protocol support

  TCP/IP, Domain Name System (DNS), Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP), Preboot Execution Environment (PXE), FTP, HTTP, and Secure HTTP (HTTPS)


  Remote management, configuration, and upgrades through Cisco VXC Manager
  Complete image upgrade
  Wake terminal remotely (wake-on LAN)
  Terminal configuration (IP information, name, etc.)
  INI support

Accessories Specifications

Table 3 lists supported accessories for the Cisco VXC 6215.

Table 3.       Accessories Support





I/O devices

Display adapters

  DisplayPort-to-DVI-D adapter (sold separately as Cisco accessory)
  DisplayPort-to-VGA adapter (sold separately as Cisco accessory)
  DisplayPort-to-HDMI adapter (sold separately as Cisco accessory)

Ordering Information

Table 4 provides ordering information. To place an order, visit the Cisco Ordering homepage and refer to Table 4. To download software, visit the Cisco Software Center.

Table 4.       Ordering Information

Product Name

Part Number


Cisco VXC 6215 Tower- Smoke Bundle

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* USB 3.0 ports support audio-video devices (such as cameras, headsets, and handsets) in the current release 9.0.