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Updated:Apr 12, 2012
® Media Delivery Engine 10XVB (MDE 10XVB) is a flexible software form factor for running on VMware ESXi virtual environments as a streaming engine function for the Cisco Enterprise Content Delivery System (ECDS). The Cisco ECDS is a media-delivery system that helps organizations easily scale video and media delivery over their existing WAN infrastructure. The Cisco MDE 50IVB supports the Streaming Engine function of ECDS.
The Cisco MDE 10XVB is ideal for small-site deployments on generic x86 hardware platforms that require up to 200 simultaneous clients for media delivery and up to 100-Mbps total throughput. It is also a good choice for deployments at locations with limited rack space. The Cisco MDE 10XVB comes with options for licensing starting from 10-Mbps throughput to 100-Mbps throughput.
The Cisco MDE 10XVB is supported on ESXi virtual environments running on appropriate x86- based hardware configurations.
Features and Benefits
Table 1 lists the features and benefits of the Cisco MDE 10XVB.
Table 1. Cisco MDE 10XVB Features and Benefits
Stream splitting Unicast-to-multicast conversion
Enables scalable, live video delivery over nonmulticast-enabled WAN
Uses off-hours bandwidth and delivers consistent experience for video and other applications
Reduces WAN usage for media that is not prepositioned earlier
Takes advantage of existing investment in Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS) technology at smaller sites to take full advantage of both data and video optimizations
Flexible (based on Open Virtual Appliance (OVA) file specifications)
At least 2-GB for the virtual machine
Redundant Array of Independent Disks (RAID)
Data network interfaces
Virtual; two Gigabit Ethernet ports on hardware recommended
Table 3 lists ordering information.
Table 3. Cisco MDE 10XVB Ordering Information
Cisco Media Delivery Engine 10XVB on ESXi Virtual Machine
Cisco Media Delivery Engine 10XVB Base Software
Cisco Media Delivery Engine 10XVB Media License 10 Mbps/25 concurrent users
Cisco Media Delivery Engine 10XVB Media License 25 Mbps/100 concurrent users
Cisco Media Delivery Engine 10XVB Media License 50 Mbps/200 concurrent users
Cisco Media Delivery Engine 10XVB Media License 100 Mbps/200 concurrent users
Service and Support
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