Design Zone for Collaboration

Cisco Validated Designs for Collaboration

Deploy Unified Communications Fast

Learn how to quickly deploy reliable Unified Communications in midmarket businesses.

Guidance for Telephony Deployment
Cisco Validated Designs (CVDs)

Find guidance on how to empower your workforce through collaboration services, such as Cisco Unified Communications, Video Collaboration, and Contact Center. Design powerful, comprehensive, and scalable collaboration architectures with help from Cisco Preferred Architectures and Cisco Validated Designs (CVDs).

These guides provide the framework for systems design based on common use cases or current engineering system priorities. Cisco engineers have tested and documented each CVD in order to help ensure a faster, more reliable, and more predictable deployment.

Preferred Architecture Guides

Preferred Architecture Design Overviews offer a prescriptive, end-to-end architecture. Each document provides an understanding of the individual products and their role in the overall architecture, along with basic design best practices and a sample Bill of Materials

Midmarket Collaboration CVD Guides

Midmarket CVDs provide detailed design and step-by-step deployment information for collaboration deployments catering to midmarket customer deployments, and are based on Preferred Architectures.

Cisco Unified Configurator for Collaboration

The Cisco Unified Configurator for Collaboration (UCC) helps you quickly install, configure, and deploy basic telephony and simple voice messaging. It is used in conjunction with the Unified Communications Using Cisco Business Edition (BE) 6000 Technology Design Guide. We offer Cisco UCC for Microsoft Windows and for Apple Mac.

Additional Collaboration CVD Guides