Following are instructions and links to help you access the products you need to get started developing applications for the Cisco Unified Communications system of voice, video, and IP communications products.
Before You Download
Cisco has made full-featured versions of the Cisco Unified Application Environment products available as free downloads – licensed for development and test use only. In order to download these products, you will need to register for a Cisco.com account. This is a very simple process and should require less than 5 minutes of your time. Simply click the following link to go to the registration page, and follow the instructions there to set up your Cisco.com account. Then return to this page to get download instructions. Register now!
What Is Available to Download?
The following Cisco Unified Application Environment products are available as free downloads for development and test purposes:
Before downloading the Cisco Unified Application Environment software, please refer to the following two sets of instructions:
To download the Cisco Unified Application Environment software installers, use the following link to go to the download page.
What Else Will You Need?
In addition to the Cisco Unified Application Environment products above that you can download free, you will probably want to acquire an SDK version of Cisco Unified Communications Manager and a few soft- and/or hard-phones to set up your development and test environment:
Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0
Cisco offers a fully functional version of Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 licensed for development and test use only at a discounted price of US$547 that covers our costs. This product includes a license for 50 Device License Units, or DLUs. This version of the product runs only on the VMWare Player, which is available as a free download, and this SDK version of Unified Communications Manager comes with no warranties and no promised support.
To purchase this developer version of Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0, please use the link below to go to the Cisco Marketplace page for this SDK product. You will need a credit card to purchase this product.