“Whenever you make a VYou response, make your first pose after the countdown really exaggerated and completely unrelated to the question. Looks hilarious when you flick through questions you’ve answered.”

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Cisco SRST and the Rest of the Network

In the last couple of months, we’ve put in our first 2 remote offices.  We are using the SRST functionality to have the remote site survive if their WAN connection is gone.  Everyone at the remote site gets a message letting them know they are in an abnormal state.  There was one thing that I never quite understood about SRST:  How does the rest of the company know that you’re not reachable via your internal extension?  

The correct answer is:  they don’t need to know.  You can set up the DNs in your remote offices to ‘Forward Unregistered Internal’ to their DID number and PRESTO!  No one else in the company has to be any the wiser.
The Cisco Cloud Connected Solution Component 6: #Cisco SRST for HCS

Cisco offers the Cisco Unified Survivable Remote Site Telephony (SRST) for Hosted Collaboration Services (HCS) as a landmark Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS). In the cloud, these services provide virtual appliances that offer collaboration services with the added bonus of no cost of maintaining and buying physical servers. They also extinguish the support costs and overhead for the deployment of an enterprise voice and video collaboration.

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