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Polycom VBP (Video Border Proxy) 6400

vbp-6400

DESCRIPTION 

The Polycom® VBP 6400-S series can reduce costs by simplifying the deployment, management and security of converged video, voice and data networks. NAT(Network Address Translation) and Firewall traversal issues are resolved by performing video and voice NAT at the public/private IP address boundary. This eliminates security risks posed by other traversal methods that ‘tunnel’ or obscure video and voice traffic at the existing perimeter.

The Polycom® VBP 6400-S employs a stateful packet inspection firewall in combination with an application layer gateway, providing comprehensive application-aware security. This approach enables the Polycom® VBP 6400-S to dynamically provision and close TCP and UDP ports as needed by video and voice endpoints.

Topology hiding is utilized to protect H.323 gatekeepers and multipoint conference units from network-based attacks. Simply install the Polycom® VBP 6400-S between your H.323 gatekeeper (or multipoint conference units) and the public IP network to hide their real IP addresses, and increase security.

Optimizing the quality of your video and voice calls is easy, as the Polycom® VBP 6400-S routes video and voice traffic via the shortest path possible, to minimize jitter, latency, and packet loss. A dynamic access control list identifies and authenticates video and voice devices as they register with the gatekeeper. This authentication mechanism eliminates the need to manually program IP addresses of valid devices in other firewalls around the perimeter of the data center.

It’s clear that the Polycom® VBP 6400-S series is an easily deployed network appliance solution that provides greater scalability than other server-based software solutions. And since it protects critical IP communication components used in the delivery of hosted video or voice services, this is the ideal solution for both enterprises and service providers.

FEATURES

  • Simplifies Deployment Issues
  • All in one network and security solution for converged voice, video, data networks
  • Enhances Security
  • Topology hiding ensures that the real IP addresses of critical network infrastructure components are not discovered
  • Works seamlessly with gatekeepers and multipoint conference units
  • Secures voice and video devices
  • Application layer gateway H.323 video, SIP, and MGCP voice that resolves NAT/firewall traversal issues
  • Dynamic access control list simplifies setup
  • Optimizes Video and Voice Quality
  • Routes media shortest path
  • Video and voice call admission control prevents congestion of priority traffic
  • Traffic management: priority queuing, traffic shaping and diffserv marking/policing
  • Supports up to 85 Mbps of traffic in any combination of voice, video, or data

Techsheets

Interfaces

WAN Interfaces
1 x 10/100/1000 Mbps
Auto-sensing or GUI selectable, full or half duplex

LAN Interfaces
1 x 10/100/1000 Mbps
Auto-sensing or GUI selectable, full or half duplex

Out-of-Band Management Interface
1 x 10/100 Mbps
Auto-Sensing or GUI selectable, full or half duplex

Hardware Dimensions
Height (3.45”), Width (17.11”), Depth (20”)
Weight: 45 lbs/20.4 kg

Power
100/240v VAC, auto-selecting, 47 to 63 Hz

Regulatory
FCC Part 15 (Class A), UL, CE (Class A)

Management
HTTP, HTTPS, SSH, Telnet, SNMP v1, MIB -II
Syslog support
Remotely upgradeable (FTP)
Configuration backup/restore
Ping, Traceroute, TCPdump
Software Features

Video and Voice
SIP, MGCP and H.323 application layer gateway enables a single public IP address to be used for multiple endpoints
Shortest path routing for media optimizes video and voice quality

Security
Stateful packet inspection firewall
Application layer gateway dynamically provisions and closes UDP ports used for video and voice calls
NAT/PAT server hides LAN topology

Passive Call Quality Monitoring (voice only)
Per-call statistics include mean opinion score (average and minimum), jitter, latency, packet loss and much more
Alarms for poor MOS scores
Active call count indicators

Product ID
2583-22564-002

Description
VBP 6400-S85 used to protect managed service providers from network-based attack. This model includes 2 x 10/100/1000 Ethernet interfaces, dual redundant, hot swap AC power supply, NEBS Compliance with capacity of -220 sessions @ 384kbps. Select the power cord per region.
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