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Enabling Inter-Agency Communications | Cisco Government Users Forum


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Agencies are seeking ways to streamline communication and enable information-sharing within and among departments and across traditional organizational boundaries. This session will address how to …

Agencies are seeking ways to streamline communication and enable information-sharing within and among departments and across traditional organizational boundaries. This session will address how to leverage the benefits of interoperability through integration of standards-based technologies that permit diverse Federal agencies to connect efficiently and optimize resources. Learn how to implement a long-term strategy to deploy video throughout organizations while maximizing infrastructure investments.

By: Alan Alto

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  • 1. Mr. Alan AltoEnterprise VideoTeleconferencing
  • 2. Video Teleconferencing History• 2003 the Atlantic Area Commander directed MLCA to provide VTC capabilityat LANTArea, each of the four LANT Districts, MIFCLant, and MLCA• Additional requirement was for 8 port classified bridge conferencing capability• DoD DVSG contractor – SIGCOM – provided assistance and design• Installed: • 7 TANDBERG VTC suites • SIGCOM Secure Enhancement Solution • 8 port POLYCOM/ACCORD Bridge at the SECRET level• USCG VTC has matured to over 75 conference suites enterprise wide, total of118 VTC systems (standalone and installed) in use today• Secure bridge capability increased to 16 ports• 20 port unclassified bridge capability installed at Data Center Martinsburg• Additional 16 port unclassified bridge planned for D.C Area• Additional 16 port unclassified bridge planned for Pacific Area (Alameda)
  • 3. Basic VTC Requirements• Audio and Video Conference Bridging• Monitoring and Scheduling• Classified / Unclassified Configurations• IP and ISDN Support• Customized Software or COTS Solutions• Technical Support - Customer Support
  • 4. U.S. Coast Guard VTC Toolbox
  • 5. Secure Conferencing Requirements• Point-to-Point Secure Video – Secret and TopSecret Level• Multi-Site Secure Video and Audio Bridging –Secret Level• IP or ISDN Selectable – MultiClass S3Switching Solution• Easy Conference Scheduling and Monitoring
  • 6. Classified VTC Solution• Series of secure solutions to support intuitive multiple domainswitching• MicroTech MultiClass S3® solution meets NSA and JITCrequirements, DISA Certified, and EAL4 approved• Follows COMSEC / EMSEC criteria and TEMPEST emissionguidelines Benefits• Assured Security• Easy-to-Use: Automatic Touch Panel Operation• Lower Lifecycle Costs• Control System Neutral (integrates with AMX, Crestron, others)• Ensures security domain Isolation• Provides Visual Indication of Security States• Integrates all Type 1 Encryption Device, and DISA-approved DialIsolators
  • 7. Atlantic Area Flag Conference Room
  • 8. Future A/V Design Requirements• Integrated / Portable / Desktop VTC Solutions• Audio/Video Presentation Systems, Video DisplayOptions, Integrated Control Systems, Audio Integration• Command Control and Communications (C3)Centers• Immersive Telepresence - provide geographicallydispersed groups of people the possibility to meet andwork within projection-based Virtual Reality Systemsas if face-to-face• Acoustic Sound Reinforcement - Noise Masking• Digital Signage – Video Monitoring• Streaming Video, Content Storage and Delivery
  • 9. Future of Enterprise Video Conferencing• Unclassified VTC is all dialup ISDN - Today• Support IP based video on CG Network - Tomorrow• Required Use of VTC instead of Travel – Mandate Now How do we get there?• Select USCG users have video capability throughMicrosoft OCS desktop communicator and camera today• OCS Video capability is point-to-point only• Provide bridge conference capability via MicrosoftOffice Communicator client• Capability to be installed May 2011
  • 10. Enterprise OCS Video Conferencing
  • 11. Enterprise Immersive Telepresence Personal Solutions Conference Rooms Telepresence Solutions SIP TRUNK Provisioning Directories Recording/Streaming OCS Gateway CDR Scheduling Multiparty VCS (Control) Telepresence PBX OCS 3rd Party Support Management Solutions Infrastructure Solutions FirewallDMZ Immersive Telepresence - PSTN Audio Gateway provide geographically VCS (Expressway) ISDN Gateway dispersed groups of people External Connections PSTN the possibility to meet and B2B WWW ISDN work within projection- Exchange based Virtual RealityExternal Firewall Systems as if face-to-face Teleworker/Branch Office/B2B
  • 12. Questions ?Discussion