Global Video Alliance (GVA) RedCLARA’s Video –conference Service (SIVIC) approach in Latin-American NRENs Gustavo García – Technical Manager RedCLARAInternet2 member meetingApril/2012
Integrated Video-‐conference service (SIVIC) • The SIVIC is a service for coordina3ng, and delivering video-‐conference services among La3n-‐American NRENs. The concept is to deliver a federated service with the same standards and procedures for all par3cipant ins3tu3ons.
Video-‐conference service challenges • Video-‐conference service scheduling and coordina3on are complex manual processes. • Lack of quality/service standardiza3on across diﬀerent ins3tu3ons • The ins3tu3ons do not manage common policies and procedures video-‐conference services.
Service model • One Video-conferenceCOVI COVI Network Operations Center (VNOC) for the region COVI COVI COVI • Video-conference coordinators COVI (COVI) per administrative COVI domain/institution COVI VNOC COVI • Support is federated COVI COVI COVI COVI
The SIVIC service’s roles Video-conference network operations centerVNOC (VNOC). • Videoconference service management • Shared MCU Resources lookup • Certification process and policies deployment • System administration Video-conference coordinator (COVI)COVI • Room/MCU usage authorization • End users support • Room certification • Resource directory maintenance Administra>on and reserva>ons system (SAR)
Joining to my ins>tu>ons SAR COVI VNOCEnd user SAR COVI VNOC system I wan to join Institution X User John wants to Join X, do you approve? Authorized
Main page Ins3tu3ons Schedule a videoconference My ins3tu3ons
VC Scheduling SAR COVI VNOCEnd user Invited users SAR COVI VNOC system Add VC Authorize room usage? Search MCU Use MCU x Authorized You are invited To the VC x Reserve VC room Authorize room usage? Authorized
New reserva>on screen Select ins3tu3on Room, with cer3ﬁca3on level