Virtualization for Cisco TelePresence Server

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Contents

Version 3.1

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Component & Capacity Point
Preloaded with Business Edition?
VM Configuration Requirements
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Supported Hardware (Latest)
Supported Hardware (Older)
vCPU
vRAM
vDisk
vNIC
UCS Tested Reference Configurations
S is same as BE 6000 MD
S+ is same as BE 6000 HD
M includes BE 7000
UCS or 3rd-party Specs-based on Intel Xeon
UCS Tested Reference Configurations
UCS or 3rd-party Specs-based on Intel Xeon

S
S+
M
L
XL
2XL
Full UC Perf. CPU
Restricted UC Perf. CPU
S
M
Full UC Perf. CPU
Restricted UC Perf. CPU
12 HD ports
See notes
No 20   16 GB   60 GB   1
No No
No

Yes, but see notes

No No

E5-2600/4600 at 2.70+ GHz only.

Also see notes

No No No No No

8 HD ports
See notes

No
16
16 GB
60 GB
1

No
No
No
Yes, but see notes
No
No
E5-2600/4600 at 2.70+ GHz only.

Also see notes

No
No
No
No
No



Notes on 12-port VM configuration

Capacities:

  • 12 ports HD 720p30
  • 6 ports HD 1080p30
  • 24 ports HD 480p30
  • 48 ports HD 360p


Notes on 8-port VM configuration

Capacities:

  • 8 ports HD 720p30
  • 4 ports HD 1080p30
  • 16 ports HD 480p30
  • 32 ports HD 360p


TS Sizing and Co-residency

For co-residency with other Cisco Collaboration apps, TS follows all of the standard virtualization sizing and co-residency rules (click here).  Due to the large vcpu footprint of the TS VM, this means co-residency will be limited to higher-density servers with many total physical server cores.


In addition, TS may deploy vcpu vs. Logical Cores, but only if it is deployed by itself on a host, or co-resident only with non-Cisco-Collaboration apps that also allow deploying vcpu vs. Logical Cores. E.g the 20-vcpu VM deployed against Logical Cores on a host that only contains TS VM and non-UC apps would only require 10 physical CPU cores on that physical server. 


Recall that none of the other Cisco Collaboration apps support CPU oversubscription and are requried to deploy vcpu vs. Physical Cores even when hyper-threading is enabled in the physical CPU.


IOPS and Storage System Performance Requirements


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