VCS to CUCM Migration Overview Workshop

Course Overview

This technical training is designed to provide critical information for exploring a migration from VCS-based to CUCM-based collaboration video deployments. Through a combination of lecture and hands-on labs, participants will learn the components and operations of a video system running on Unified Call Manager and migrate VCS-registered endpoints to CUCM. Completion of this training will provide the expertise to plan and execute a migration from VCS to CUCM collaboration video deployments

Course Structure

  • 16 hours
  • Class sessions include lecture, demonstration, hands-on labs and exercises
  • This course is offered in two scheduling formats:
    • 2 Day (8 classroom hours per day)
    • 4 Day (4 classroom hours per day)
  • This course is offered in two delivery formats:
    • Instructor-led Virtual Classroom
    • Instructor-led Onsite

This course is normally scheduled using 2-Day Instructor-led onsite classroom sessions. The 4 Half-Day format is ideal for busy professionals who want to enhance their skills while remaining available to respond to on-the-job demands.

Participant Benefits

  • Gain an understanding of Cisco’s video architecture strategy and roadmap
  • Learn about the considerations and recommendations for VCS to CUCM migration
  • Get an introduction to the components of a CUCM-based video deployment
  • Practice a VCS to CUCM migration using hands-on labs with Cisco D-Cloud
  • Cisco employees will be present during class to answer client-specific questions and to ensure that you can access the resources you need to continue your migration assessment

Target Audience

  • Clients and Cisco partners migrating from VCS-based to CUCM-based video deployments
  • Technical managers and decision makers
  • Network administrators and network engineers
  • System engineers and field engineers


  • Registration in this course must be approved by your Cisco Senior Systems Engineer Manager for Collaboration within Public Sector

Next Courses

To be announced.


This course is not part of any Cisco certification track.

Course Outline

  1. Migration Overview
  1. Components of UCM Architecture
  1. Migrating from VCS to CUCM Video
  1. Operation of a CUCM-based video deployment

Labs & Exercises  

Participants will use Cisco dCloud to conduct hands-on lab activities while physical EX90 and DX-650 endpoints will be available for each student in onsite deliveries.

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