About the Cisco UC500

The Cisco UC500 platform supports up to 64 phones and voice mailboxes.

The Cisco UC500 enables businesses to enhance how they reach, serve, and retain customers. Cisco’s UC500 appliance is an affordable system that gives your staff anytime, anywhere access to business information and applications, making it easier than ever to communicate with customers and each other.

The Cisco UC500 leverages Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express for call processing of Cisco Unified IP Phones, providing a phone system rich in features.  Cisco UC500 also features Cisco Unity Express for voice messaging and Automated Attendant, to help improve communication among employees and with customers.

Cisco UC500 models feature an integrated 8-port Power over Ethernet (PoE) local-area network (LAN) switch.  The Cisco UC500 has built-in network security functions including Cisco IOS Firewall, which protects the wide-area network (WAN) entry point into your network, and virtual private network (VPN), which gives up to 10 remote users highly secure access to your network.

The Cisco UC500 features optional integrated wireless LAN (WLAN) capability on some models or external access points and Cisco Wireless LAN Controller Modules, to enable mobile networking, which can help increase employee flexibility and productivity.

Managing your Cisco UC500 is a snap with Cisco Configuration Assistant so you can easily configure devices and technologies including unified communications (phones and software), switching, routing, security, and wireless.  The platform also offers optional remote system-monitoring capabilities.

Cisco Unified Communications 520 also supports Cisco Unified IP Phones and Cisco Small Business Pro IP Phones, including wireless handsets and Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) phones.  Also supported are Cisco Unified CallConnectors for integration with Windows PC applications including Microsoft Outlook, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Dynamics CRM, or Salesforce.com CRM.

Cisco UC500 has the ability to expand switching capabilities through a connection to Cisco Catalyst Express 520 Series Switches, which provide an additional 8 to 24 ports, or Cisco ESW 500 Series Switches in 24- and 48-port Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet, and PoE models.  To learn more about the Cisco UC500, visit http://www.ciscobuy.com/cisco-call-manager/cisco-uc500

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