What else is needed with an SS7/C7 card?

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Feb 14th, 2007

Hi all,

We are in the process of implementing an ICM Hosted Edition platform for one of our customers and I?m hoping someone with some experience in the NAM environment can clarify a few questions around the INAP Gateway connection to the network.

Summary of the design (network diagram also attached but does not show lab):

40 E1?s

10 SS7/C7 cards

2 op sites (16 E1?s each)

1 lab site (8 E1?s)

5 INAP Gateways (2 on each op site and 1 in the lab)

2 cards in each INAP gateway box

I?m in the process of making an order for the SS7/C7 cards (Product # ICM-3V3-S7) and need to clarify what else needs purchased to get connection to the Network:

Which cable (Cisco product #)?

Can they terminate Male/Female?

Anything else we need to order?

As a Cisco technology and Integration partner we normally rely on our IPT for this type of information, but for some reason they don?t know ;)

Many thanks in advance for your help.

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thomas.chen Tue, 02/20/2007 - 06:59

Several NAM deployment options are available depending on the services to be offered and the level of fault tolerance required. The options are:

1) Network deployment.

2) Premises deployment.

3) Service node deployment.

You can find the requirements and other details on each of these options at http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/sw/custcosw/ps1973/products_feature_guide_chapter09186a00803b7e02.html

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