Unified Communication System

Next Generation Project Description

A campus-wide Voice Over IP (VOIP) phone system will enable sophisticated communication methods for all employees, including video phones for all campus employees. Calls can be sent automatically to user devices like a laptop, tablet computer and/or smart phone.

For more details, view Cisco Unified Communications Devices.

Project Status

July 2014 Tech Briefing

The deployment of the Cisco Unified Communications VoIP voice and video phones is progressing and approximately 50% of campus is now on the Cisco Phones. There are currently more than 1800 Cisco phones in service on campus.

Phones Installed

Buildings recently migrated to Cisco phones:

  • Clark Hall
  • FD&O
  • Industrial Studies
  • MacQuarrie Hall

Buildings scheduled migrated to Cisco phones:

  • Boccardo Business Tower – July 2014
  • Science – August 2014
  • Sweeney – August 2014

August 2013 Tech Briefing

The deployment of Cisco Unified Communications VoIP voice and video phones has been completed for users in the Music Building, with the Faculty Office Building, Hugh Gillis Hall and Student Union expansion planned next. See below for a full schedule of building sequencing through the end of calendar year 2013, along with more details on deployment coordination.