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UCS vs SIP

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UCS vs SIP

With the exception of compatibility with some specific PBX system, why would I want to use SIP or UCS? What are the pros/cons? I searched for some kind of document that might address this, but found nothing.

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Polycom Employee & Community Manager

Re: UCS vs SIP

Yes,

 

along with many new features and new Phones (VVX500 & Spectralink 8400)

 

SIP was up until SIP 3.2.x

UCS is since UCS 3.3.x

 

Best Regards

 

Steffen Baier

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The title Polycom Employee & Community Manager is a community setting and does not reflect my role. I am just a simple volunteer in the community like everybody else. My official "day" Job is 3rd Level support at Poly but I am unable to provide official support via the community.

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Notice: This community forum is not an official Poly support resource, thus responses from Poly employees, partners, and customers alike are best-effort in attempts to share learned knowledge. If you need immediate and/or official assistance please open a service ticket through your proper support channels.
Please also ensure you always check the VoIP , Video Endpoint , Skype for Business , PSTN or RPM FAQ's

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Polycom Employee & Community Manager

Re: UCS vs SIP

Hello 24x8,

 

the name change is just highlighting the Unified Communication compatibility of the newer UC Software.

 

Older SIP version will only receive Hot Fixes but usually no additional software features and are only maintained for our partners in the field to guarantee the functionality and compatibility with their equipment.

 

The UCS Admin Guide explains the UC Software in Detail.

 

Best Regards

 

Steffen Baier

 

Polycom Global Services

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The title Polycom Employee & Community Manager is a community setting and does not reflect my role. I am just a simple volunteer in the community like everybody else. My official "day" Job is 3rd Level support at Poly but I am unable to provide official support via the community.

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Notice: This community forum is not an official Poly support resource, thus responses from Poly employees, partners, and customers alike are best-effort in attempts to share learned knowledge. If you need immediate and/or official assistance please open a service ticket through your proper support channels.
Please also ensure you always check the VoIP , Video Endpoint , Skype for Business , PSTN or RPM FAQ's
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Re: UCS vs SIP

Thanks for the quick reply. Just so I'm clear, "UCS" is just a name change--UCS 4.x.x is just the next release after SIP 3.x.x?

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Polycom Employee & Community Manager

Re: UCS vs SIP

Yes,

 

along with many new features and new Phones (VVX500 & Spectralink 8400)

 

SIP was up until SIP 3.2.x

UCS is since UCS 3.3.x

 

Best Regards

 

Steffen Baier

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The title Polycom Employee & Community Manager is a community setting and does not reflect my role. I am just a simple volunteer in the community like everybody else. My official "day" Job is 3rd Level support at Poly but I am unable to provide official support via the community.

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Notice: This community forum is not an official Poly support resource, thus responses from Poly employees, partners, and customers alike are best-effort in attempts to share learned knowledge. If you need immediate and/or official assistance please open a service ticket through your proper support channels.
Please also ensure you always check the VoIP , Video Endpoint , Skype for Business , PSTN or RPM FAQ's

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