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Do I need an Edge server for Dial in Conferencing? RRS feed

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  • Hi I want to deply Dial in conferencing but do I need an Edge server or can I have it setup for internal so people on the road can dial into conferencences using their mobile phones?
    Thursday, May 7, 2009 1:42 AM

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  • No Edge server is required if they are simply dialing from external lines.
    Mike Stacy | Evangelyze Communications | http://www.evangelyze.net/cs/blogs/mike
    Thursday, May 7, 2009 2:58 AM
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  • So could I have a conference setup with people dialing in from their Cell phones?

    Sorry I dont understand by what you mean as external
    Thursday, May 7, 2009 3:09 AM
  • Basically if you only plan to support dial-in conferencing from PSTN endpoints (e.g. mobile phones) then these calls don't require an Edge server at all.  The call flow would be PSTN > PBX > Media Gateway > Mediation Server > Front-End Server.  The calls enter your environment via voice to the PBX TI, not as network traffic so no need for Edge services.

    Jeff Schertz, PointBridge | MVP | MCITP: Enterprise Messaging | MCTS: OCS
    Thursday, May 7, 2009 12:20 PM
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