2821 Scenario

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Dec 29th, 2008
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Please excuse my ignorance, but one must start somewhere. Am I correct in thinking that I could potentially have a 2821 Router with an AIM-CUE, an appropriate AIM-VPN module, a NM-16ESW-PWR module, an EVM-HD module with a FXO expansion, and a HWIC-AP-G-A. With those items, I would have one device that would encompass Voicemail, auto-attendant, translation between PoE IP phones and some number of analog phone lines, the ability to VPN in to the site, and have a wireless access point? Thanks in advance for your insight.


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Brandon Buffin Mon, 12/29/2008 - 07:44
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Yes, the ISR routers are built to perform multiple functions as you suggest. One thing to keep in mind is that you will need Callmanager Express running on the 2821 or a Callmanager for the phones to register to to provide call signaling.

Hope this helps.


Chris Deren Mon, 12/29/2008 - 11:41
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I agree with Brandon, one thing to keep in mind though is single point of failure for all of your components. If you can afford it then you are golden.



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