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This is an Interoperability Note and is not intended as a full Configuration Guide / Interoperability Guide.
This Interoperability Note is an informational document that briefs on the interop achieved between Ribbon products and various third-party products.
It focuses on the feasibility aspects in providing a Ribbon interoperable solution instead of the actual configuration involved for the Ribbon and third-party product(s).
It includes the test setup details used, along with full details of the Ribbon and third-party products, including details of any hardware and software versions used.
It also details results of the interop, and any notes or caveats related to the interworking.
This read-out document is open for all telecom-aware professionals, including Ribbon customers and partners. It gives high-level information of the interop solution provided. Steps will require navigating the Microsoft Windows Server as well as the Ribbon SBC Core Command Line Interface. Understanding the basic concepts of TCP/UDP, IP/Routing, and SIP/RTP is necessary to support the troubleshooting aspects.
|Ribbon SWe Core||V09.00.00R000|
|Third-Party Products||Microsoft Skype For Business 2015||6.0.9319.0|
The IOT high level architecture covering call flows and overall topology is shown below.
This document discusses the implementation of the Ribbon SBC Core/Edge SBC and the Skype for Business Video Interop Server (VIS) for audio-video connectivity between Microsoft Skype for Business endpoints and Cisco video endpoints.
At the time this document was created, VIS supports only inbound calls into the VIS server. No outbound calls are allowed. For achieving the interop aspects, peer-to-peer bidirectional video calls were tried between Cisco video endpoints and Skype For Business clients through Ribbon SBC Core and Edge.
For more information on Skype For Business VIS implementation and deployment, refer to the following:
For information regarding SBC Core and Edge configuration, refer to the product documentation on https://support.sonus.net/
The following checklist depicts the set of services and features covered through the interop:
|Sr. No.||Supplementary Services/ Features||Coverage|
|1||Basic Call Setup & Termination (CUCM Video EP to SFB client)|
|2||Basic Call Setup & Termination (SFB client to CUCM Video EP)|
This means that only inbound call into the Skype For Business deployment are supported over the video SIP trunk.
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This Interoperability Note describes successful testing of Inbound calls to Skype For Business Video Interop Server (VIS) interop involving Ribbon SBC Core/Edge and Cisco Unified Communications Manager.
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