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Collaboration’s Transformation

I recently was having a discussion with a peer around Collaboration, the Spark to Webex updates, and how it has changed overtime.  A bit of reminiscence from previous versions of the Collaboration strategies and the direction they are going prompted me to create this entry.  Lets take a look at Collaboration’s past, present, and future and assess how your organization has adopted.

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Skype for Business and CUCM TCP Integration

With the requirement to demonstrate a Skype for Business audio integration with a CUCM, it was decided to integrate within my system.  Standing up a Skype for Business server to provide Enterprise Voice was not overly complex, but certainly presented more than one unique method to implement specific features.  One of those features proved to be creating a SIP trunk using TCP instead of TLS.

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Cisco CUCM DRS Backup Failure with OpenSSH

With the release of OpenSSH v6.7, weaker ciphers have been disabled.  Cisco CUCM has not updated the weaker ciphers used within CUCM as of v11.  This causes issues with backups to the OpenSSH versions in the latest distributions.  This post walks through the identification of the issue and the correction used in the CollabBackups appliance.

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