MSE 8000
Media Services Engine
The Codian MSE 8000 is a powerful, faulttolerant video conferencing solution, designed
for large scale video communication. This
carrier-class chassis supports up to 10 blades
and 1 Gbit/s of audio/video conferencing
and delivers over 10 times the throughput of
existing solutions. The MSE 8000 is ideal for
service providers, large commercial enterprises
and government installations.
High Availability
The MSE 8000 is a highly fault-tolerant ETSI/NEBS 3 chassis
with redundant power supplies, fans and hot swappable option
blades. Intelligent fail-over and easy to use system management
makes the MSE 8000 the natural choice for any mission-critical
MSE 8000 Service Provider
video conferencing.
Codian
MSE 8000
H.323
POTS
Codian
MSE 8000
IP
Network
SIP
ISDN /
PSTN
IP Backbone
Tokyo
London
Codian
MSE 8000
SIP
H.323
POTS
IP
Network
H.323
conferencing (each at up to 4 Mbit/s with no loss of port
count), 72 ports of ISDN T1/E1 or 90 ports of H.323 conference
ISDN /
PSTN
Dallas
SIP
The MSE 8000 supports up to 360 ports of multipoint video
ISDN
IP
Network
High Performance Conferencing
recording in a single chassis. Each port can support a different
ISDN
compression algorithm (H.261, H.263 or H.264), a different
view (continuous presence layout) for the user and a different
data rate. The result is over 1 Gbit/s of video conferencing in a
MSE 8000 Enterprise
SIP
IP
Network
Codian
MCU 4205
SIP
ISDN /
PSTN
IP
Network
Tokyo
Scalable, Multi Service, Multi Protocol
POTS
H.320
H.323
H.323
single chassis.
H.320
ISDN /
PSTN
Codian
MSE 8000
ISDN, conference recording and streaming. Video data rates
Codian
Gateway
3240
IP
Network
IP Backbone
IP
Network
Codian
MCU 4210
Codian
MCU 4210
Chicago
H.323
London
from 56 kbit/s to 4 Mbit/s are supported with no loss of port
count. CIF and 4CIF video resolutions with upgrades to High-
H.323
Sydney
Option blades are available for multipoint video and audio,
Definition are available. Supports combined H.323 and SIP for
mixed environments and to facilitate migration. Offers proven
support for all leading IP and ISDN endpoints.
MSE 8000
SPECIFICATION
Chassis components
Part
Description
MSE 8000 Chassis
10 slot media services engine chassis with high speed backplane
MSE 8010 Fan tray
Hot-swap fan tray (for use in both top and bottom slots) with environmental monitoring
MSE 8020 PSU tray
Power supply tray to take 2 MSU 8021 PSU modules
MSU 8021 PSU module
100-240 VAC hot swappable power supplies to fit MSU 8020 PSU tray
Option Blades
Part
Description
MSE 8050 Supervisor
Supervisor blade, required for system management and configuration
MSE 8420 Media 40
40 ports of video plus 40 ports of audio multipoint conference
MSE 8320 ISDN 8
8 ports E1 or T1 PRI ISDN
MSE 8220 VCR 10
10 ports of H.323 video recording with streaming server
Chassis
10 hot swappable option slots
Redundant and hot-swap fan trays
One plus one redundant and hot swappable power supplies
Dual 48 volt power option
Active environmental monitoring
High speed back plane and management bus
Reliability
Fault-tolerant, high availability chassis
Intelligent fail-over
Distributed conferences
System Management
Comprehensive system management
RS-232 for local control and diagnostics
Telnet and Syslog for diagnostics
Configurable event logs and full H.323 decoding
Configuration backup
Secure upgrades through Ethernet
SNMP and XML API for third party integration
Security Features
Administrator, User and Guest passwords
Password protected conferences and streaming
DTMF passwords for H.323 endpoints
Secure non PC hardware and operating system
AES encryption, 128 bit key, H.235
Video Firewall option
Capacity
More than 1 Gbit/s of conferencing bandwidth
Up to 360 ports of video conferencing
Up to 72 ports of T1/E1 gateway
Up to 90 ports of video conference recording
No loss in port count due to IP bandwidth, resolution, codec or
multipoint conference layout.
Video
H.261, H.263, H.263+, H.263++, H.264
QCIF, QSIF, CIF, SIF, I SIF, ICIF, 4CIF, 4SIF, VGA, XGA, HD (720p)
Up to 30 fps in all modes
56kbit/s to 4Mbit/s
Transcoding and transrating
Audio
G.711, G.722, G.728, G.729, G.723.1, G.722.1, MP4 AAC
Audio transcoding
Protocols
H.323 v4, SIP, H.320, H.221, BONDING (ISO 13871), H.239 (dual
video), ftp, Telnet, RTP, RTSP, HTTP, DHCP
Multipoint conferencing
H.323 dial in, or dial out from web server
Stand alone or using Gatekeeper
Configurable audio and video Auto Attendant
Advanced Continuous Presence as standard
Automatic selection of best layout
Individual layout selection using remote control or web pages
Over 50 custom layouts
Widescreen (16:9) support
Active speaker selection using remote control or voice activated
Floor assignment through web page
Far end camera control tunnelling using remote control or web
On-screen text messaging and site identification
Conference scheduling and reservation
Ad Hoc conferences
Dual video using H.239
Presentation mode: add slides from PC using VNC™
Preview of conference and individual camera on web pages
Recording
From H.323 end point, MCU or Gateway
H.323 dial in, or dial out
Data from H.239 (dual video) capable endpoints
Record video at multiple bandwidths
Stream live, on demand, to a PC, H.323 playback
Streaming
Embedded streaming server
H.261, H.263+, H.263++, H.264 video
Viewed using RealPlayer™, QuickTime™ and
Windows Media Player™
Streaming of slides (H.239 and VNC™)
High Definition streaming
Stream live or recorded content
Stream at multiple bandwidths, Unicast and Multicast
ISDN
Up to 8 ISDN PRI interfaces per option blade
Automatic downspeeding on loss of ISDN B channels
H.320 calls up to 768kbit/s
Total bandwidth and number of sites supported is limited only by
ISDN capacity
Direct Inward Dialing (DID)
Interactive Voice Response (IVR) / Video Auto Attendant (AA)
TCS-4, Default (Operator) extension
Call routing to MCU / multipoint conferencing bridge
Digit manipulation / flexible dial plan
Dial by E.164 address
Digit manipulation / flexible dial plan
Not all features are available in the initial product release but will be made available through future software releases
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Datasheet version 8000/2.0
Codian Inc
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San Jose CA 95126
USA
Tel: (408) 287 6628
Fax: (408) 287 6630
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United Kingdom
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