Cisco Business Edition 6000

Collaboration as Easy as a Phone Call

Transform your customer experiences with simpler, faster, better ways to communicate.


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Features and Capabilities

Built with proven technology, Cisco Business Edition 6000 (BE6K) is a family of purpose-built, collaboration platforms that are affordable for companies ranging from 25 to 1000 employees. Each Business Edition 6000 package solves complex communications challenges with one easy-to-deploy, manage, and use platform that scales to support your business growth.


Complete service offering: End-to-end collaboration capabilities include voice, video, messaging, instant messaging and presence, mobility, and many more options, for every user.

Differentiated communications capabilities: A cost-effective, high-quality multiparty video conferencing option brings employees, customers, and partners closely together.

Simplified deployment and management: Preconfigured virtualized servers with ready-to-run virtualization software and ready-to-activate collaboration applications make setup quick and easy.

Open and interoperable architecture: Innovative platform models transparently support preferred third-party applications and existing telepresence and video endpoints.

Scalable and highly-available platforms: Purpose-built platforms have the ability to grow and change with the pace of your business.

Customer Benefits

Cisco Business Edition 6000 helps to improve business processes and collaboration throughout your entire organization.

  • Delight your users with interactive, intuitive, easy-to-use collaboration
  • Boost productivity with efficient, highly secure, connected workspaces
  • Reduce complexity with a simple, easy-to-manage platform
  • Lower total cost of ownership with cost-effective, time-saving operations
  • Protect investments with a design that scales for growth

Reports and Case Studies

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Business Imperatives

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Easy and Cost-Effective Rollout

Deploy the full collaboration feature set to your users with Cisco Unified Workspace Licensing.

Access tested, validated, preferred designs for deploying unified communications, video conferencing, and contact center on Business Edition 6000.

Learn how to implement easy, fast applications deployment with Cisco Unified Collaboration Configurator for Business Edition 6000.

Extensive Collaboration Endpoint Portfolio

The Business Edition 6000 family supports a combination of collaboration endpoints.

Business Edition 6000 (BE6K) Specifications at a Glance

Solution design
  • Scale-up, single-platform solutions
  • Add second server for redundancy and high-availability
Server capacity
  • S Model: Cisco Unified Communications on Cisco UCS E160D M2 on Cisco Integrated Services Router (ISR) 2921 with integrated gateway supports up to 150 users, 300 devices, and point-to-point video calls
  • M Model: Cisco Unified Communications on Cisco UCS C220 M3/M4 Rack Server supports up to 1000 users, 1200 devices, and 100 contact center agents
  • H Model: Cisco Unified Communications on Cisco UCS C220 M3/M4 Rack Server supports up to 1000 users, 2500 devices, and 100 contact center agents
Application capacity
  • S Model: 5 total (fixed voice, messaging, IM and presence, paging plus 1 provisioning/management)
  • M Model: 5 total, including the choice of 4 collaboration (for example, voice, messaging, IM and presence, video, contact center, conferencing) plus 1 provisioning/management
  • H Model: 9 total, including the choice of 8 collaboration (for example, voice, messaging, IM and presence, video conferencing suite (4), B2B, contact center, paging) plus 1 provisioning/management
Licensing options
  • Cisco Unified Connect License (UCL)
  • Cisco Unified Workspace License (UWL)
  • Cisco Personal Multiparty Advanced (PMA)
Software All server models are available with export restricted or export unrestricted software.


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