Collaboration Sandbox

The Communication and Collaboration Sandbox allows you to remotely access Cisco Collaboration technologies in a cloud lab. Labs contain Cisco UC services: Unified Communications Manager, Unified Presence, and Unity Connection. In these labs you can build and test integrations to support features such as Instant Messaging/ presence, voicemail, and conferencing services into your application or using e.g. the Jabber Web SDK. All labs support both Software and Hardware VPN.

Developer Uses and Lab Types

The Communication and Collaboration Sandbox supports the following features. Use this table to determine what type of lab you need (Shared Endpoint or Dedicated Collaboration) Change Shared to Always-on and Dedicated to Reservation based.

Technology Always-on
Lab
Reservation based
Lab
Integration Examples
Call Control Voice and Video collaboration capabilities integrated using Cisco Unified Communications Manager
Contact Center Customer Care services, integrated using Cisco Unified Contact Center
Endpoints Voice and Video collaboration capabilities integrated using Cisco Unified Communications Manager
Mobile app functionalities
Accessories (Headsets, Cameras)
Jabber Voice and Video collaboration capabilities integrated using Cisco Unified Communications Manager
Messaging collaboration capabilities integrated using the Cisco Jabber SDK, with: Cisco Unified Presence to add IM and Presence features Cisco Unity Connection to add Voice Mail features
Mobile app functionalities
Accessories (Headsets, Cameras)
Jabber GuestNew!
Management Network Management (server and service health)
MediaSenseNew!
Recordings Call Recording Solutions
Telepresence
Voice Mail Cisco Unity Connection to add Voice Mail features
NOTE: Cisco Anyconnect Software VPN can be used to register remote soft endpoints such as Jabber for MAC, Windows, iOS and Android to test telephony, IM, Presence and Voicemail functions and features.

To connect HW based endpoints, servers or make video calls, you will need a HW VPN connection. For information on supported HW VPN routers see the DevNet Sandbox page.