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Updated:July 5, 2011
® Media Delivery Engine (MDE) 1100 is part of the Cisco Enterprise Content Delivery System (ECDS), an overall media delivery system that helps organizations easily scale video and media delivery over their existing WAN infrastructure. The Cisco MDE 1100 is a dedicated appliance that can run all the ECDS applications, including the Service Engine, Service Router, and Content Delivery System Manager. The Cisco MDE 1100 is ideal for small-site deployments that require less than 500 simultaneous users and clients for media delivery. MDE appliances may be stacked together to provide greater scalability for larger sites. The Cisco MDE 1100 provides 1 (one) TB of total storage, including up to 800 GB for prepositioning and dynamic caching of the content. The Cisco MDE 1100 comes with a base media license of 100 Mbps throughput and up to 200 simultaneous streams. An additional upgrade license is available to increase the capacity to a total of 200 Mbps throughput and 500 simultaneous connections.
Figure 1 shows the Cisco MDE 1100.
Figure 1. Cisco MDE 1100
Features and Benefits
Table 1 lists the features and benefits of the Cisco MDE 1100.
Table 1. Cisco MDE 1100 Features and Benefits
Live stream splitting
A single media stream entering the Cisco ECDS network can be efficiently split to serve multiple users, allowing the administrator to offer live streaming in a manner that scales.
Utilizes off-hours bandwidth and delivers consistent experience for video and other applications
Ingests content for live video, video on demand, and other web components for efficient media delivery and offloading of the origin server
Reduces the WAN usage for long-tail video and other content over HTTP
Dedicated Cisco Integrated Management Controller (IMC) port for device management
Manages the hardware and device environment specifics through a dedicated Cisco IMC port
Built-in storage for hosting recovery software
Uses 4 GB of internal memory to support recovery of the system and configuration from a remote, centralized management station
Provides a small 1 rack unit (1RU) footprint that is ideal for remote location deployments
1RU (fits standard Telco racks with additional kit)
Dimensions (H x W x D)
1.7 x 16.9 x 27.8 in. (4.3 X 42.9 X 70.6 cm)
Intel 2.13GHz Xeon E5506 80W
Two 500-GB SATA 7.2K RPM
Total HDD bays
Data network interfaces
Two Gigabit Ethernet ports
One serial console; Cisco Integrated Management Console
Backup power supply
100 to 240 VAC, 10A to 5A,, 50/60 Hz
Internal USB drive
50 to 95°F (10 to 35°C)
-40 to 149°F (-40 to 65°C)
0 to 10,000 ft (0 to 3000m); maximum ambient temperature Decreases by 1°C per 300m) (984 ft)
40.000 ft (12,000m)
5 to 93% noncondensing
5 to 93% noncondensing
Table 3 lists regulatory and standards compliance specifications for the Cisco MDE 1100.
Table 3. Cisco MDE 1100 Regulatory and Standards Compliance Specifications
UL 60950-1 No. 21CFR1040
CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 60950-1
47CFR Part 15 (CFR 47) Class A
AS/NZS CISPR22 Class A
CISPR2 2 Class A
EN55022 Class A
ICES003 Class A
VCCI Class A
KN22 Class A
CNS13438 Class A
KN 61000-4 Series
Table 4 lists ordering information.
Table 4. Cisco MDE 1100 Ordering Information
Media Delivery Engine 1100, 1RU, 8GB, HW
500 GB Hard Drive for MDE 1100, 1 RU
ECDS Software for MDE 1100, 1 RU
ECDS Base Media license for MDE 1100 - 100 Mbps/200 streams
Optional Content Acquisition license for MDE 1100
Management Software License for ECDS System, MDE 1100
Optional Media Acquirer Software License Upgrade for MDE 1100
ECDS Media License MDE-1100- 100Mbps/300 streams upgrade license
Service and Support
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