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Find the right path to rolling out Cisco Webex video endpoints in your organization. Whether you are just getting started with the Cisco Webex cloud, migrating your on-premises video endpoints or wanting a hybrid deployment to link your on-premises devices to the Cisco Webex cloud service, this deployment guide provides the information you need to implement and rollout enterprise-grade video and a transformed workplace seamlessly. 

The following sections will help you navigate your video deployment journey.

Journey: Getting started with Webex Cloud

Cisco Webex Cloud is a secure cloud team collaboration platform that works with Cisco devices - Video and Calling endpoints, as well as applications to enable better teamwork for every worker.

Webex Cloud Registered Endpoints

Get started with Webex Room Devices

To leverage video endpoints with Webex Cloud, you will need the following:

  • Endpoints

  • A Webex Cloud Subscription

In order to best leverage Webex Cloud services, consider the items listed in the Migration, Maintaining, and Monitoring section specific to Webex Cloud registered endpoints.

Journey: Migrating to the Webex Cloud

Transitioning video endpoints that are registered from on premises call control (CUCM/VCS) to the Cisco Webex Cloud provides cloud features and functionality that enable organizations to move faster and collaborate more efficiently. The migration journey noted below will guide you through the prosess.

  1. Network Readiness

  2. Migration, Maintaining, and Monitoring

  3. Enabling Telephony (Calling Configuration)

  4. Migration, Maintaining, and Monitoring

 Get started with the devices transition map

To migrate endpoints to Webex Cloud, you will need to complete the following:

  • Validate on-premise endpoints are supported by Webex Cloud, or replace with supported models

  • A Webex Cloud Subscription

  • Planned ahead to migrate your calendar

In order to best migrate to Webex Cloud services, consider the items listed in the Migration, Maintaining, and Monitoring section specific to migrating endpoints to Webex Cloud.

Journey: Leverage On-Premises Services with Webex Edge for Devices

As your company transition from an on-premises deployment to a full cloud-based environment, Webex Edge for devices allows you to maximize your on-premises investment and still gain the benefits of cloud based services to meet the requirements of your company’s collaboration needs.  Webex Edge for devices is a great first step to a full cloud deployment.

You may wish to leverage Webex Edge for Device services with your on-premises endpoints to provide

  • Device Diagnostics with the ability to set admin alerts

  • Device Historical Analytics available directly in Control Hub

  • Cloud xAPI Access (the ability to send command and read status)

  • Hybrid Calendar through Webex Control Hub

  • Troubleshooting Webex Meeting calls

  • View configurations directly in control hub

  • Cloud feature - Webex Assistant

Get started with Webex Edge for Devices

In order to properly integrate Webex Edge solutions with on-premises services, consider the items listed in the Migration, Maintaining, and Monitoring section specific to Webex Edge.