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Community Live-Unified Communications on Catalyst 8000

This event will had place on Tuesday 22nd, June 2021 at 9:00 hrs PDT 

The Catalyst 8000 family is purpose-built for the next generation of WAN Architectures featuring industry-leading performance and support for rich services. Along with many other core routing and SD-WAN features, the platforms also offer a wide range of unified communications solutions that are ideal for small, medium-sized, and large enterprises as well as service providers that offer managed network services. This session provides a broad overview of the overall unified communications solutions available on the Catalyst 8000 family. Learn about the modular voice capabilities of the Catalyst 8300/8200 Edge platforms including the newer additions such as NIM-PVDM and C-SM-NIM adapter. Explore the voice capabilities of the platforms in SD-WAN mode ( (industry’s only SD-WAN solution that offers support for IP telephony). Decipher the key comparisons between Catalyst 8300/8200 Edge platforms and ISR 4000 Series when deployed as a unified communications platform. Leave the session with a clear view on how to choose the best platform for your voice infrastructure.


  • Catalyst 8000 Unified Communications Overview
  • NIM-PVDM Voice Module
  • Cisco SD-WAN Voice Support
  • Catalyst 8000 UC Positioning & Scale
  • BYoPSTN for Cloud Calling
  • Key Feature Highlights
Featured Speaker

Lokesh Kumar Lal is a Technical Marketing Engineer (TME) at Cisco and part of the Intent-Based Networking Group. His key focus areas include Collaboration and Network Security technologies. Based in Bangalore, India he joined Cisco in Dec 2016 as a Technical Consulting Engineer for Cloud Collaboration focusing on Cisco Webex portfolio and holds 11+ Years of experience in the networking industry. In his previous role, he has worked as a Content Security Technical Marketing Engineer in Cisco’s Security Business Group. His Certifications include SSCA, Cisco Webex Ambassador, CCNP Voice, CCNA Security, CCNA R/S.

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This event was open to everyone, including students, instructors, Cisco customers, and partners.
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