Polycom MGC Family: MGC-25, MGC-50, MGC-100

Polycom MGC Family: MGC-25, MGC-50, MGC-100
Polycom® MGC™-25 / MGC™-50 / MGC™-100
Industry-leading technology on a proven platform
that supports your voice, video, and unified multipoint conferencing needs, today and tomorrow
Benefits
One MGC platform – Supports your voice,
video, data, Web, and unified conferences
over any network – IP (H.323, SIP),
PSTN/ISDN
Complete flexibility – Modular, open
architecture allows you to choose the
precise configuration you want
Ease of Use – The simplest way to
conference! Take advantage of one-number
dialing and a single pass code for both
voice and video applications, or point and
click on the Polycom WebOffice™ conferencing portal to initiate “instant”
desktop conferencing
On Demand or Scheduled – Supports
both on-demand conferencing and scheduled conferencing with easy-to-use, Webbased management tools
Low-to high-end scalability – Scalable
capacity supports concurrent conferencing
on the same platform
Polycom’s MGC Unified
Conferencing solutions,
which include the MGC-25, MGC-50, and MGC-100, deliver
reliable and secure multipoint and gateway conferencing with
unique easy-to-use features – for any application, any endpoint,
any network!
The MGC-25, MGC-50 and MGC-100 support voice, video, data, Web, and unified conferencing applications
on a single platform in flexible configurations, making it the most customizable solution in the industry, while
providing the highest ROI.
Industry-Leading Technology Platform
All platforms are based on a purpose-built architecture which efficiently shares both hardware and software
resources across all applications, improving system reliability, increasing flexibility, and decreasing the cost
of ownership.
Ease of Support
An open, modular architecture, the MGC supports any endpoint, any connection speed, and any application
over any network – all transparently to the end user. Advanced features such as automatic transcoding, automatic resource allocation, hot swappable modules, and a single management interface all contribute to a
Automatic transcoding – Reduce IT management with the MGC’s full transcoding
capabilities, which ensure every voice and
video endpoint dynamically connects to the
conference at optimal capability
Advanced conference management
features – Interactive keypad control
(IVR/DTMF) for both voice and video conferencing gives participants the same features
for all applications
significant reduction in IT management.
Complete Conferencing Flexibility
Connect any way you want… with easy conferencing access. The MGC supports both on-demand and
scheduled conferencing, making it simple for end users to initiate an instant conference from their keypad
(voice), remote control (video), or buddy list (WebOffice.) Alternatively, users can take advantage of Webbased Microsoft® Outlook® or IMB® Lotus Notes® scheduling tools to easily book conference resources and
invite participants.
Multi-level security – Secure conferencing includes password management, conference control, media encryption (AES)
and an integrated firewall gateway solution
Easy, clearly defined migration path –
Start with ISDN, add IP (H.323), and
then introduce SIP-based multipoint
conferencing – all without purchasing
a new platform!
Connect. Any Way You Want.
Polycom MGC-25 / MGC-50 / MGC-100
Advanced Conference Management
Extensive conference management features put conference control into the
user’s hands to ensure more productive meetings. With just one number to dial
for both voice and video conferencing, it’s easy for participants to conference
from anywhere at any time. Interactive keypad control (IVR/DTMF) for both
voice and video conferencing applications ensures a true interactive experience for both chairpersons and participants.
Polycom’s unrivaled Continuous Presence feature offers participants high
quality visual effects that include site naming, customized borders, and speaker indications with a wide range of layouts. And the addition of Click&View™
provides an easy-to-use, end-user management interface that further simplifies
multipoint video conference control with a click of your remote button.
The MGC-25 – A Compact, Ready-to-go System
An easy conferencing start with preset configurations, the MGC-25 provides
high-value conferencing in a plug-and-play platform. Because the MGC-25
takes advantage of the same software as the MGC-50 and MGC-100, it
includes the same unique features and functionality. Organizations large and
small can get their conferences up and running in no time.
Complete Set of Management and Scheduling Tools
Included with every MGC-25, 50, and 100 configuration is a MGC Manager
license. This is a comprehensive, client-based scheduling and management
package. In addition, the MGC can support Web-based management and
scheduling with Polycom WebCommander™, Polycom Conference Suite™, and
Polycom ReadiManager™ LX 100.
A proven platform for multipoint unified conferencing to access the power of
Polycom unified collaborative communications solutions.
With the greatest breadth and depth of integrated video, voice, and Web
solutions, only Polycom delivers the ultimate communications experience.
Our market-leading conferencing and collaboration technologies, supported
by world-class service, enable people and organizations to maximize their
effectiveness and productivity. Add to that the most experience and proven
Polycom MGC-50 / Polycom MGC-100
MGC-50 – MGC-100 offer scalable support for multipoint voice, video, unified,
and gateway conferencing
Polycom’s MGC-50 and MGC-100 platforms support scalable conferencing
and gateway solutions, deliver proven reliability and ease of support. The
eight-slot MGC-50 can be used in either a distributed or centralized deployment of conferencing and gateway services. The 16-slot MGC-100 with twice
the scalable capacity of the MGC-50 and redundant power supplies can support a large number of ports, multiple concurrent applications, and multiple
network connections.
Multi-network Support for Voice, Video, and Unified Conferences
• IP (H.323 & SIP) and ISDN (H.320) video
• PSTN and VoIP voice
• Data V.35 via MPI module
Flexible Deployment Options
• MGC-50 – Customizable, enterprise platform
• MGC-100 – Customizable, large-enterprise/carrier-class platform
• Centralized or distributed network deployments
• Configure to support voice, video, or unified conferencing
Transcoding
• Audio Algorithms G.711, G.722, G.722.1, G.723, G.728, G.729a, Siren™ 7,
Siren 14
• Networks – IP (H.323, SIP), ISDN, PSTN, V.35
• Network Speed – 128 Kbps up to 2 Mbps
• Resolution – QCIF or CIF
• Video Algorithms – H.261, H.263, H.264
• Frame Rate – 7.5 fps-30 fps – 60 fields-per-second
• Data Rates – 6.4-46.4 Kbps MLP, 64-128 Kbps HMLP
- People + Content – H.239
Resource Sharing
best-practices in the industry, and it’s clear why Polycom has become the
Software Resource Sharing
smart choice for organizations seeking a strategic advantage in a
• MGC operating system software
real-time world.
• Unified Conference Suite (enables IVR/DTMF in both voice & video)
• Packet Commander (Polycom implementation to synchronize IP packets in
a video stream that improves QoS)
Hardware Resource Sharing
• MGC platform
• Voice, video, network, and data modules
IP QoS Support
• Reorders and synchronizes incoming IP packets
• IP Error Resiliency
• IP Precedence Support
• IP DiffServ Support
Firewall Security
• Works with existing data firewalls
• MGC platform firewall solution is Check Mark certified
MGC Platform Management and Scheduling Tools
Technical specifications
MGC Manager
Audio support
Powerful system operator tool to support conferences and system administra-
• G.711a, G.711u. G.722, G.722.1, G.723.1, G.728, G.729a, Siren 7, Siren 14
tion on the MGC Bridge
WebCommander
MGC-centric, Web browser-based end-user tool to schedule and manage conferences, includes Microsoft Outlook interface
Video support
• H.261, H.263, H.264
• 30 frames per second, 60 fields per second
• QSIF, SIF, 4SIF, QCIF, CIF, 4CIF, VGA, SVGA, XGA, PAL, NTSC video resolution
Conference data rates
Global Management System™
Intelligent, Web-based management software solution for IT professionals
who need to manage Polycom network devices
• 128 Kbps to 2 Mbps
Security
• AES
Polycom PathNavigator™
Network interface support
Advanced H.323 gatekeeper that fully understands IP and ISDN communication
• 10/100 Ethernet
protocols for enforcing network bandwidth policies across the enterprise
• 2 PRI Interface ISDN and Dedicated, T1/E1
• 4 PRI Interface ISDN and Dedicated, T1/E1
Polycom Conference Suite™
• 8 PRI Interface ISDN and Dedicated, T1/E1
All-encompassing software package that includes two fully integrated mod-
• 2 T1 CAS
ules: Network Aware Scheduler and Video Network Management
• 4 T1 CAS
• 8 T1 CAS
Network Aware Scheduler™
MGC-50 chassis dimensions
Allows users to invite guests, book rooms, and select necessary equipment, all
• Height 40.8 cm (16 inches)
through a Web browser or from within Microsoft Outlook for IBM Lotus Notes.
• Width 38.1 cm (15”)
• Depth 50.2 cm (19 inches)
Video Network Management
• 8 Slot Chassis Power, 120-230VAC, 50/60Hz
Provides tools for IRT professionals to proactively track and adjust the network
as needed from any location.
MGC-100 chassis dimensions
• Height 40.8 cm (16 inches)
ReadiManager LX100
• Width 58.4 cm (23”)
single appliance that connects directly to the enterprise network to deliver
• Depth 50.2 cm (19 inches)
simplified video/voice conference scheduling and device management
• 16 Slot Chassis Power, redundant power supplies, 3 load sharing 110-240
• API Software Developers Kit (SDK)
• CDR Collector
VAC, 50/60 Hz, -48 DC
• NEBS Level 3 Compliance with special-order systems
MGC-50 and MGC-100 chassis operating environment
• Oper Temp 10° to 40° C (50° to 104° F), 3400 BTU/hr
• Storage Temperature -40° to 70° C (-40° to 158° F)
• Relative Humidity 15% to 90% non-condensing
• Operating Altitude Up to 3,000 m (10,000 ft)
• Storage Altitude Up to 12,000 m (40,000 ft)
• Operating ESD +8kV
• Storage ESD +15kV
Polycom MGC-25 / MGC-50 / MGC-100
Polycom MGC-25
By offering 10 different preset configurations, the MGC-25 can support multiple types of applications and networks including gateway conferencing, fullfeatured multipoint voice and video conferencing, or both with unified conferencing.
For quick installations, the MGC-25 has an easy-to-use LCD and keypad located on the front of the system for simple IP address assignment. To configure
the MGC-25, end users employ a self-guided interface that takes them through
as little as one or two configuration screens. The installation can be completed
in two steps: 1) Enter an IP address of the MGC-25 from the LCD and keypad
on the front of the system. 2) Connect to the self-guided wizard and configure
your system. Now you have completed installation and are ready to start conferencing.
MGC-25 Configurations
The MGC-25 is available in 10 configurations of Gateway, Polycom
VideoPlus™, Polycom VoicePlus, and Unified Conferencing
• GW 1 – Single PRI Gateway
• GW 2 – Dual PRI Gateway
• IP 12 – 12 port IP MCU
• IP 16+ - 16 port IP MCU plus 8 PSTN voice ports
• IP 16+ V – 16 port IP MCU plus 8 PSTN voice ports and video processing
with advanced continuous presence, transcoding, and Click&View
• Unified 24 – Maximum of 24 ports for voice (VoIP & PSTN) and video (ISDN
& IP)
• Unified 24 V - Maximum of 24 ports for voice (VoIP & PSTN) and video (ISDN
& IP) with video processing including advanced continuous presence,
transcoding, and Click&View
• ISDN V – 7 to 10 @ 384 kbps T1/E1 port ISDN MCU with video processing
including advanced continuous presence, transcoding, and Click&View
• VoicePlus 24 – 24 PSTN voice ports
• VoicePlus 48 – 48 PSTN voice ports
Upgrade to the MGC-25 Unified 24
Any MGC-25 gateway, IP 12, IP 16+ or VoicePlus 24 system can be easily
upgraded in the field to a Unified 24 configuration.
Upgrade to the MGC-25 Unified 24 V
The MGC-25 IP 16+ V and ISDN V systems can also be upgraded in the field
to ISDN V configuration.
MGC-25 Technical Specifications
Transcoding
• Audio Algorithms G.711, G.722, G.722.1, G.723, G.728, G.729a, Siren 7,
Siren 14
• Networks – IP (H.323 and SIP), ISDN, PSTN
• Network Speed – 128 Kbps up to 2 Mbps
• Resolution – QCIF or CIF
• Video Algorithms – H.261, H.263, H.264
• Frame Rate – 7.5 fps-30fps
• Data Rates – 6.4-46.4 Kbps MLP, 64-128 Kbps HMLP
- H.239 fully transcodes between proprietary implementation
Resource sharing
Software resource sharing
• MGC operating system software
• Unified Conference Suite (enables IVR/DTMF in both voice & video)
• Packet Commander (proprietary Polycom implementation to synchronize
IP packets in a video stream that improves QoS)
Hardware resource sharing
• MGC platform
• Voice, video, network, and data modules
IP QoS support
• Reorders and synchronizes incoming IP packets
• IP Error Resiliency
• IP Precedence Support
• IP DiffServ Support
MGC platform management and scheduling tools
Same as for MGC 50/100 – see technical specifications for
MGC 50/100 above
Audio support
• G.711a, G.711u. G.722, G.722.1, G.723.1, G.728, G.729a, Siren™ 7, Siren 14
Video support
• H.261, H.263, H.264
• 30 frames per second, 60 fields per second NTSC, 50 fields per second PAL
• QSIF, SIF, 4SIF, QCIF, CIF, 4CIF, VGA, SVGA, XGA, PAL, NTSC video resolution
Conference data rates
• 56/64 Kbps to 2 Mbps
Cascading
• Simple and H.243 Cascading
Network interface support
• 10/100 Ethernet
• 2 PRI Interface ISDN and Dedicated T1/E1
MGC-25 chassis dimensions
• 2U
• Width: 19” (48 cm)
• Depth: 19” (48 cm)
MGC-25 chassis operating environment
• Operating Temp 10º to 40º C, (50º Environment to 104º F), 3400 BTU per hour
• Storage Temperature -40º to 70º C (-40º to 158º F)
• Relative Humidity 15% to 90% non condensing
• Operating Altitude up to 3,000 m (10,000 ft)
• Storage Altitude up to 12,000 m (40,000 ft)
• Operating ESD +8kV
• Storage ESD +15kV Power supply
• AC input 100 - 240 VAC, 50/60 HZ Power consumption
• AC voltage – up to 2 AMP at 100 VAC. 1 AMP at 240 VAC
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ReadiManager, Global Management System, Polycom PathNavigator and Network Aware Scheduler are trademarks of Polycom, Inc. All other trademarks are the property
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Part No. 3726-18019-001 Rev. 10/04
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