Your Cisco Business Edition 6000 server should already be rack-mounted and connected to power and data networks. For instructions, refer to the Quick Start Guide for Cisco Business Edition that was packaged with your server. You can also download a copy at:
required network details for your installation. You will need information such
as IP addresses and DNS information when you install the software.
Plan your UC
Before you begin
any installation, plan which UC applications you are going to install.
If you are using the Config to Order Portal(CTOP) to order your
server, you must plan and specify the UC applications before submitting the
For information on the UC applications that are available for
installation, and on how to design your Business Edition collaboration
deployment refer to the following sites:
Cisco Business Edition 6000
and Cisco Business Edition 7000 Co-residency Policy Requirements—This
document contains information on the Cisco virtualized applications that are
available for installation on a Cisco Business Edition 6000 system and the
conditions that you must meet to run those applications and any third-party
applications on a Business Edition server.
Guides for Midmarket
—Preferred Architecture documents and CVD guides offer
prescriptive, end-to-end system solutions for Collaboration and Voice
deployment. The design overviews provide a basic understanding of the products
and their roles in the Preferred Architectures, including high-level best
practices. The CVD guides provide more detailed design and deployment
recommendations that help streamline the implementation of Preferred
Midmarket Collaboration CVD
Guides—Midmarket CVDs provide detailed design and step-by-step
deployment information for collaboration solutions built on the Cisco Business
Edition 6000. These CVDs are based on the core recommendations of the Preferred
Architectures, and in some cases, they offer additional solution designs as
extensions or alternatives to the Preferred Architectures.