CiscoWorks Voice Manager 3.0 is client-server, Web-based software that provides enhanced capabilities to configure and provision voice ports, create and modify dial plans, and collect call history data on voice-enabled Cisco® routers for voice-over-IP (VoIP), voice-over-Frame Relay (VoFR), and voice-over-ATM (VoATM) network deployments. Table 1 lists the primary features of CiscoWorks Voice Manager.
Table 1. CiscoWorks Voice Manager 3.0 Features
Voice port configuration
Manage a variety of port configurations on voice-enabled Cisco IOS® Software devices, including Foreign Exchange Office (FXO), Foreign Exchange Station (FXS), recEive & transMit (E&M), and ISDN port configurations.
Dial plan generation and management
Create and manage local and network dial plans for basic telephone service on Cisco IOS voice gateways for VoIP (H.323 and SIP), VoFR, and VoATM networks.
Create local and remote zones for VoIP gatekeepers and directory gatekeepers; monitor and configure gatekeeper parameters such as bandwidth.
Support for multiple capabilities
Manage devices that have gateway, Cisco CallManager Express, and Survivable Remote Site Telephony (SRST) capabilities on router platforms that support these capabilities.
SIP User Agent configuration
Configure Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) User Agent parameters such as the server interface type and maximum number of hops.
Call history data collection and monitoring
Retrieve detailed call history and resource usage data and export it to external reporting packages. Monitor gateway status and resource utilization. Monitor active calls on gateways and view details including call duration, state, and incoming and outgoing call leg addresses.
Logically partition large networks to manage complex networking environments in a flexible and efficient manner.
Use multiple CiscoWorks Voice Manager systems to manage one or more large voice networks in a distributed manner. Display a unified view of the entire voice network deployment from any system.
Application access security
Control access to tasks based on user roles.
Customers currently using CiscoWorks Voice Manager 2.2 and 2.3 are encouraged to update their software to CiscoWorks Voice Manager 3.0.
Customers interested in purchasing the new CiscoWorks Voice Manager 3.0, or upgrades from CiscoWorks Voice Manager 2.2 and 2.3, may place orders beginning August 19, 2005 through normal sales channels. CiscoWorks Voice Manager contains encryption technologies controlled by the U.S. government that are restricted for some types of U.S. exports. Users who want to download the software will be prompted to apply for permission to access the encrypted files. Table 2 provides ordering information for CiscoWorks Voice Manager 3.0.
Table 2. Ordering Information
CiscoWorks Voice Manager 3.0, Restricted, for small deployments (up to 500 voice ports)
CiscoWorks Voice Manager 3.0, Unrestricted
Upgrade from CiscoWorks Voice Manager 2.x to the 3.0 Restricted version
Upgrade from CiscoWorks Voice Manager 2.x and 3.0 Restricted to the 3.0 Unrestricted version