New Training: Cisco Collaboration: Configure Media Resources
In this 9-video skill, CBT Nuggets trainer Lalo Nunez reviews and configures media resources within voice gateways and CUCM including Media Termination Points (MTP), Transcoders, Conference Bridge, and Music On-Hold. Watch this new Cisco training.
Learn Cisco with one of these courses:
- Cisco CCNP Collaboration Core
- Cisco IOS XE Gateway and Media Resources
This training includes:
- 9 videos
- 1.4 hours of training
You’ll learn these topics in this skill:
- Intro: Configure Media Resources
- Media Resources Overview
- CUCM Media Resource Management
- Media Termination Points – CUCM
- Media Termination Points – IOS
- Conference Bridge
- Music on Hold (MoH)
What is a Conference Bridge?
A conference bridge is a type of remote meeting that happens over an organization's phone system. It lets employees and external parties dial into a virtual meeting using their phone and are vital for organizations that have large geographical footprints. Conference bridges can allow a nearly unlimited number of meeting participants. Though the exact number is dependent on the phone system.
You can secure meetings made through a conference bridge using a PIN, which can be the same for all participants or individualized for each one.
While it is possible to create a conference bridge using a traditional phone network, this can be very expensive. A more cost-effective way of doing this is through either VoIP (voice over Internet protocol) or through a cloud-based system. Cisco can even natively offer call recording and transcription.