The University currently uses Unified Communications to facilitate all calling services within the institution.
Unified Communications is the integration of enterprise communication services such as Voice over Internet Protocol, Voicemail, Instant Messaging, Presence, Mobility and Directory Search as its primary functions. This is then further extended with additional functionality for video conferencing services.
Unified Communications is about communicating from anywhere, any time and from any device.
The University of the South Pacific currently uses the Cisco Unified Solution within its operations to provide services for our users. The Cisco Collaboration Platform has repalced the traditional PBX hardware with the following key critical technology improvements.
You can find more information on the Cisco Unified Communications Website.
The Unified Communications platform now includes the following features which has been deployed as an initial service to all users. Please note that there are other services that will be deployed once rollout has concluded.
Cisco Jabber is a software based client that can be installed on Windows, Macintosh, Android and iOS.
The Cisco Unified SIP Phone 3905 includes the following features:
The Cisco IP Phone 7811 includes the following key features:
The Cisco IP Phone 7821 includes the following key features:
The Cisco IP Phone 8845 can help you increase personal productivity through powerful and easy-to-use user experiences. It combines an attractive new ergonomic design with 720p HD video and wideband audio for crystal-clear video and voice communications and "always-on" reliability.
Other key features of the phone follow:
As the Unified Communications is heavily dependant on licensing requirements, the following criteria is used for service provisioning:
Access for National an International Calling services must be approved by your Head of School / Head of Department as well as the Director Finance. Please note that there are financial implications involved which will be charged to the appropriate department.