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Business Edition 6000 Product Enhancements

Now Shipping! Cisco Business Edition 6000 9.1 - Portfolio Enhancements

Introducing new platform features and models, co-resident applications supported, and conferencing license bundle options for Cisco Business Edition 6000 9.1 -- the right-priced, right-sized, single-server UC/Collaboration solution providing Cisco partners and customers with business transforming technology that drives competitive differentiation, sales advantage, and business success.

Business Edition 6000 9.1 continues to boast the same features as Cisco Unified Communications Manager (Unified CM), and includes new portfolio enhancements unique to its platform, including:

New High-density Model – new powerful model option for partners selling to customers that require more advanced collaborative workspaces and services supporting a larger user base in a fast-paced/growing business:

  • Cisco UCS C220 M3S HD (high-density) server
  • 8 UC/Collaboration + 1 Provisioning applications concurrently
  • Up to 1,000 users + 2,500 multiple devices
  • Feature: Support for unrestricted vRAM licenses – No longer restricted to 16G vRAM!
  • New HD Model Option SKU: BE6K-STBDL-PLS-K9=

Additional Medium-density Model with Support for Export Unrestricted Images – additional model option for partners selling to customers in countries with image export restrictions:

  • Cisco UCS C220 M3 MD (medium-density) server
  • 4 UC/Collaboration + 1 Provisioning applications concurrently
  • Up to 1,000 users + 1,200 multiple devices
  • Feature: Support for export of unrestricted images; support for unrestricted vRAM licenses – no longer restricted to 16G vRAM!
  • Additional MD Model Option SKU: BE6K-ST-BDL-XU=

(There is no change to existing MD Model Option SKU: BE6K-ST-BDL-K9=)

More Co-resident Applications – ability to add more applications/services means increased flexibility and easier customization capabilities for partners and customers; all BE 6000 model options support the following:

  • Cisco UC/Collaboration applications not factory-loaded/standard in BE 6000
    • New: Cisco VCS-Control and VCS-Expressway co-residency supports B2B and VPN-less remote worker capability for video endpoints
  • Cisco-approved Third-Party Collaboration applications (maximum: 3 per server, 6 per deployment)

Improved Web Conferencing - incentive for partners to increase customer attach of meeting and conferencing cloud-based services that can deliver perpetual annual subscriptions renewal revenue:

  • Cisco WebEx Meetings bundles of 1, 3, or 5 year subscriptions @ 20% off GPL with purchase of Business Edition 6000 starter license bundle
  • Minimum of 5 named hosts with unlimited number of consecutive meetings per host; maximum of 25 participants per meeting session
  • Integrated VoIP 1 year limited service included; easy renewals with standard GPL SKUs
  • New Bundle SKUs: WBX-MC-BE6K-NY1; WBX-MC-BE6K-NY3; WBX-MC-BE6K-NY5

Learn more now:

All related documentation is being added and updated

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Business Edition 6000 Product Enhancements

  • Feature: Support for unrestricted vRAM licenses – No longer restricted to 16G vRAM!


Hi mikeall,

Thanks for your update, if a customer has a previous be6k already deployed, can they upgrade it to unretricted version? and how to do the upgrade process?

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Business Edition 6000 Product Enhancements

Hi, Is there a similar document for changes in the BE6K bundle for version 10?

I found out some items are missing from the hardware bundle when compared to the old HW bundle. Some of the missing items are in licences PN... As Prime Collaboration.

Thank you.