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Cisco Unified Communications Solutions unify voice, video, data, and mobile applications on fixed and mobile networks enabling easy collaboration every time from any workspace.

Product Overview

The Cisco ® MCS 7835-H2 is a high-availability server platform for Cisco Unified Communications Solutions. An integral part of a complete, scalable architecture for a new generation of high-quality IP voice solutions that run on enterprise data networks, the Cisco MCS 7835-H2 delivers the high performance and availability demanded by today's enterprise networks and represents an innovative solution that is easy to deploy and highly cost-effective. At only 2 rack units (2RUs) high, the Cisco MCS 7835-H2 offers tremendous power in a low-profile chassis that minimizes rack space.

Supported Applications

The Cisco MCS 7835-H2 can run any of the following Cisco applications:

• Cisco Unified Application Environment

• Cisco Unified Communications Manager: Up to 2500 Cisco Unified IP Phones per server

• Cisco Emergency Responder: Up to 20,000 Cisco Unified IP Phones

• Cisco Unified Presence

• Cisco Unified Intelligent Contact Management Enterprise

• Cisco Unified Intelligent Contact Management Hosted

• Cisco Unified Contact Center Enterprise

• Cisco Unified Contact Center Hosted

• Cisco Unified Contact Center Express

• Cisco Unified Expert Advisor

• Cisco Unified IP IVR

• Cisco Unified MeetingPlace® conferencing

• Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Express

• Cisco Unity® unified messaging

• Cisco TelePresence Manager

• Cisco Digital Media System (DMS)

Key Features and Benefits

Performance

The Cisco MCS 7835-H2 is a robust, highly available server platform designed to support today's Cisco Unified Communications applications. It uses a Smart Array P400 Controller with a 256-MB cache to provide onboard Redundant Array of Independent Disks (RAID) support. The Cisco MCS 7835-H2 occupies only 2RUs of space while providing the features most requested in a high-availability server platform.

High Availability

High availability on the Cisco MCS 7835-H2 is achieved through the following mechanisms:

• Redundant hot-swap power supplies

• Redundant hot-swap fans

• Hot-swap Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) hard drives configured using RAID 1

Serviceability

System Health LEDs

The Cisco MCS 7835-H2 provides system health LEDs and unit identification lights on the front and back of the server to make pinpointing system problems easier than ever. When an internal component fails, this indication is made on an internal component LED (amber) and on the front panel of the Cisco MCS 7835-H2. If the item is serviceable without removing the server hood, as in the case of a redundant power supply, the external health LED illuminates. If the item is serviceable by removing the hood, as in the case of a fan failure, the internal health LED illuminates. If no failures have occurred, the system health LEDs are green. If a failure has occurred but a redundant feature has enabled the system to continue running, the LED is amber. If the failure is critical and has caused the system to shut down, the LED is red.

Integrated Lights Out 2

The Integrated Lights Out (iLO) 2 Standard and Advanced are included on this server. Combining essential management functions and diagnostics with basic lights-out functions as standard components of the server, iLO 2 is available at no charge. The iLO 2 standard provides fundamental server control and monitoring by integrating essential lights-out technology directly into the Cisco MCS 7835-H2 server architecture.

• Essential lights-out features include remote power control, text-based console, logs, status, and alert forwarding.

• The easy-to-use, dedicated lights-out LAN port is accessible through a browser interface.

• The iLO 2 standard saves a valuable peripheral-component-interconnect (PCI) slot for additional functions and reduces installation and setup time.

• The iLO 2 standard eliminates the need for an external power adapter or any other internal or external cables.

• The iLO 2 standard provides a rich suite of security features, including Secure Sockets Layer (SSL).

• The iLO 2 standard provides a scalable solution by allowing group administration of iLO processors.

DAT Tape Support

The Cisco MCS 7835-H2 can support an optional 36/72-GB universal-serial-bus (USB) external Digital Audio Tape (DAT) drive or an optional USB rack-mount DAT drive. This tape drive connects through one of the 4 USB 2.0 ports provided by the Cisco MCS-7825-H2 server. The external DAT drive is orderable using part number DAT-USB-EXT-72=, and the rack-mounted 36/72-GB DAT drive is orderable using part number DAT-USB-RM-72=.

Product Specifications

Tables 1 and 2 list the configurations of the Cisco MCS 7835-H2.

Table 1. Currently Shipping Configuration

Component

Value

Product part numbers

MCS-7835-H2-CCE2

MCS-7835-H2-CCX2

MCS-7835-H2-ECS2

MCS-7835-H2-IPC2

MCS-7835-H2-RC2

Preload

None

OS included

None

Processor

Single Intel 5140 2.33Ghz 4M L2

Memory

PC2-5300 667-MHz DDR2 synchronous dynamic RAM (SDRAM) Fully Buffered DIMMs

Hard disks

Two 146-GB SAS 2.5-in. hot-swap

Remote management

HP iLO Advanced License

Table 2. Previous Shipping Configuration

Component

Value

Product part numbers

MCS-7835-H2-CCE1

MCS-7835-H2-CCX1

MCS-7835-H2-ECS1

MCS-7835-H2-IPC1

MCS-7835-H2-RC1

MCS-7835-H2-UC1

Preload

None

OS included

None

Processor

Single Intel 5140 2.33-GHz 4M L2

Memory

2-GB (two 1-GB) PC2-5300R

Hard disks

Two 72-GB SAS 2.5-in. hot-swap

Remote management

HP iLO Advanced License

Tables 3 through 8 give specification and compliance information about the Cisco MCS 7835-H2.

Table 3. Processor Specifications

Maximum processors

2

Processors installed

1

Basic input/output system (BIOS) type

Flash

Table 4. Memory Specifications

Memory maximum

32 GB

Memory bus clock

667 MHz

Memory technology

PC2-5300 667-MHz DDR2 synchronous dynamic RAM (SDRAM) Fully Buffered DIMMs

Multibit error mitigation

Advanced Error Checking and Correcting (AECC)

Total RAM slots

8

Table 5. RAID Controller Specifications

Controller model

HP Smart Array P400 Controller

Interface

PCI Express

Cache

256 MB

Battery-backed write cache

Yes

RAID levels supported

1

Table 6. Hard Disk Specifications

Hot-swappable bays

8

Hard disk interface type

SAS

Hard disk revolutions per minute (rpm)

10,000

Hard disk average seek time

4 ms

Data-transfer rate

300 MB per second

Table 7. Network Interface Specifications

Network interface card (NIC)

Dual onboard 10/100/1000

Connector

Two RJ-45 connectors on back of server

10BASE-T cable support

Category 3, 4, or 5 unshielded twisted pair (UTP) (2 or 4 pair) up to 328 ft (100m)

100BASE-TX cable support

Category 5 UTP (2 pair) up to 328 ft (100m)

1000BASE-T cable support

Category 5 UTP, 5E UTP, 6 UTP (2 pair) up to 328 ft (100m)

Table 8. Interface Port Specifications

Serial ports

1

Parallel ports

0

USB 2.0 ports

5 (2 front, 2 back, and 1 inside)

Keyboard ports

1 PS2

Mouse ports

1 PS2

Audio ports

None

System management ports

RJ-45 for HP iLO 2

Video Graphics Array (VGA) ports

1 front and 1 back

Security Capabilities

• Power-on password
• Keyboard password
• Selectable boot device
• Diskette drive control
• QuickLock, network server mode
• Serial interface control
• Administrator's password
• Disk configuration lock

Standards Compliance

• Advanced configuration and power interface (ACPI) 2.0 compliant
• PCI 2.2 compliant
• Wake-on-LAN (WoL) support
• Microsoft Logo certifications
• USB 2.0 support

Table 9 gives expansion options and interfaces, and Table 10 gives unit specifications for the Cisco MCS 7835-I2.

Table 9. Expansion Options and Interfaces

PCIe non-hot plug slots

1

PCI-X non-hot plug 133-MHz, 64-bit slots

2

Table 10. System Unit Specifications

Dimensions (H x W x D)

3.38 x 17.54 x 26.01 in.

8.59 x 44.54 x 66.07 cm

Weight

60 lb

27.22 kg

Input requirements (per power supply)

Rated line voltage

100-132 VAC and 200-240 VAC

 

Rated input current

10A (100 VAC), 10A (120 VAC), and 6.1A (200 VAC)

 

Rated input frequency

50-60 Hz

 

Rated input power

1000, 1056, and 1205W

BTU rating

BTU/hr

3490, 3680, and 4150

Power supply output power

Rated steady-state power

800, 850, and 1000W

Temperature range

Operating

• 50 to 95°F (10 to 35°C) at sea level with an altitude de-rating of 1.8°F per 1000 ft (1.0°C per 304.8m) to 10,000 ft (3048m)
• No direct sunlight allowed
• Maximum rate of change: 18°F/hr (10°C/hr)
• Upper operating limit: 10,000 ft (3,048m) or 70 Kpa/10.1 psia
• System performance may be reduced if operating with a fan fault or above 30°F (??°C) [[pls supply number]]

Temperature range

Nonoperating

• 22 to 140°F (-30 to 60°C)
• Maximum rate of change: 36°F/hr (20°C/hr)
• Upper nonoperating limit: 30,000 ft (9,144m) or 30.3 KPa/4.4 psia

Maximum wet-bulb temperature

101.7°F

38.7°C

Relative humidity (noncondensing)

Operating

10 to 90% relative humidity (RH); 28°C maximum wet bulb temperature

Relative humidity (noncondensing)

Nonoperating

5 to 95% RH; 38.7°C maximum wet bulb temperature

Acoustic noise

Idle minimum (fixed disk drives spinning)

L WAd (bels) 6.4

L pAm (dBA) 47

Acoustic noise

Operating minimum (random seeks to fixed disks)

L WAd (bels) 6.6

L pAm (dBA) 49

Ordering Information

To place an order, visit the Cisco Ordering Home Page and refer to Tables 11 through 13.

Table 11. Ordering Information

Product Name

Part Number

Cisco Unified Application Environment

See Cisco Unified Application Environment data sheet

Cisco Unified Communications Manager 4.3

CALLMANAGER-4.3

Cisco Emergency Responder

See Emergency Responder datasheet

Cisco Unified Presence

See Unified Presence datasheet

Cisco Unified Intelligent Contact Management Enterprise

ICM-BUNDLE

Cisco Unified Intelligent Contact Management Hosted

HOSTED-BUNDLE

Cisco Unified Contact Center Enterprise

IPC-BUNDLE

Cisco Unified Contact Center Hosted

HOSTED-BUNDLE

Cisco Unified Contact Center Express

CCX-50-STANDARD

CCX-50-ENHANCED

CCX-50-PREMIUM

CCX-60-STANDARD

CCX-60-ENHANCED

CCX-60-PREMIUM

CCX-70-NEW

Cisco Unified Expert Advisor

EA-BUNDLE

Cisco Unified IP IVR

IVR-5.0-NEW
IVR-6.0-NEW
IVR-70-NEW-BUNDLE

Cisco Unified MeetingPlace conferencing

See Unified MeetingPlace datasheet

Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Express

See Unified MeetingPlace Express datasheet

Cisco Unity

See Server Spares below

Cisco TelePresence Manager

CTS-MAN1.0

Cisco Digital Media System (DMS)

Refer to Digital Media System datasheet

Server Spares

Table 12. Ordering Information for Spare Servers by Application

Application

Spare Part Number

Cisco Unified Application Environment

MCS-7835-H2-IPC2

Cisco Unified Communications Manager

MCS-7835-H2-IPC2

Cisco Emergency Responder

MCS-7835-H2-IPC2

Cisco Unified Presence

MCS-7835-H2-IPC2

Cisco Unified Intelligent Contact Management Enterprise

MCS-7835-H2-CCE2

Cisco Unified Intelligent Contact Management Hosted

MCS-7835-H2-CCE2

Cisco Unified Contact Center Enterprise

MCS-7835-H2-CCE2

Cisco Unified Contact Center Hosted

MCS-7835-H2-CCE2

Cisco Unified Contact Center Express

MCS-7835-H2-CCX2

Cisco Unified Expert Advisor

MCS-7835-H2-CCE2

Cisco Unified IP IVR

MCS-7835-H2-CCX2

Cisco Unified MeetingPlace conferencing

MCS-7835-H2-RC2

Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Express

MCS-7835-H2-RC2

Cisco Unified IP Queue Manager

MCS-7835-H2-CCX2

Cisco Unity

MCS-7835-H2-ECS2

Cisco TelePresence Manager

MCS-7835-H2-CTS1

Cisco Digital Media System

MCS-7835-H2-DM21

Field Replaceable Spares

Table 13. Ordering Information for Server Spare Parts

Description

Spare Part Number

Spare 1024-MB SDRAM DIMM for Cisco MCS 7835-H2

MEM-7835-H2-1GB=

Spare 72-GB SAS drive for Cisco MCS 7835-H2

HDD-7835-H2-72=

Spare 146-GB SAS drive for Cisco MCS 7835-H2

HDD-7835-H2-146=

Spare 800W power supply for Cisco MCS 7835-H2

PWR-7835-H2=

Spare fan for Cisco MCS 7835-H2

FAN-7835-H2=

Replacement Part Numbers

With the introduction of the new configurations using 146-GB disks in place of 72-GB disks, the orderability of the old configuration was terminated. Table 14 provides the replacement part numbers for those products that are no longer orderable.

Table 14. Replacement Part Numbers

Old Part Number

Replacement Part Number

MCS-7835-H2-CCE1

MCS-7835-H2-CCE2

MCS-7835-H2-CCX1

MCS-7835-H2-CCX2

MCS-7835-H2-ECS1

MCS-7835-H2-ECS2

MCS-7835-H2-IPC1

MCS-7835-H2-IPC2

MCS-7835-H2-RC1

MCS-7835-H2-RC2

MCS-7835-H2-UC1

NA

Warranty Information

Cisco offers a 1-year limited hardware warranty on Cisco Media Convergence Servers. For terms and conditions of this warranty, refer to http://www.cisco.com/univercd/cc/td/doc/es_inpck/1y1cen__.htm.

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