Cisco Meeting Server 2 (CMS2) / Acano Certified Expert Training 2 (ACE2)

Course Information

Duration: 2 days

Version: CMS2 and ACE2

Price: $1,400.00



Learning Credits:


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  • Live Classroom

Train face-to-face with the live instructor.

  • Established HD-ILT Location

Interact with a live, remote instructor from a specialized, HD-equipped classroom near you.​

  • Virtual Remote

Attend the live class from the comfort of your home or office.



An advanced hands-on course, CMS II/ACE II builds on the learning acquired in CMS I/ACE I, and goes deeper into complex, CMS Customization. Students will receive the CMS II/ACE II Certificate upon successful course completion and passing the exam.


Completion of CMS I/ACE I


Target Audience:

  • Technical staff of Cisco Authorized Partners
  • Technical consultants
  • Solution architects
  • Field engineers and personnel who provide first-line support to CMS server deployments and who install CMS solutions at customer sites.


Course Objectives:

Upon completion of the course, students will be capable of customizing solution designs, solution customization and using APIs to create integrated solutions.


Course Outine:

Designing a deployment for resilience and scalability
  • Designing for scalability
  • Designing for multiple points of presence and Geo awareness
  • Designing a resilient solution
  • Integrating with existing resilient SIP call control
  • Case studies of successful CMS deployments
Integrating with Lync
  • On premise deployment vs. direct federation
  • Case study of a successful deployment integrated with Lync
Designing a solution for multi-tenancy
  • Configuring for multi-tenancy
  • Managing multi-tenant deployment
  • Case study of a successful multi-tenancy deployment
Understanding Acano licensing
  • User license model
  • Acano manager features
Branding the Acano Solution
  • Understanding branding levels
  • Working example of implementing branding
Integrating with H.323 Endpoints
  • Designing a solution with the H.323 Gateway
  • Configuring the H.323 Gateway (new in 1.7)
Using Acano on VMWare
  • Host deployment considerations
  • Deploying on a VM
Understanding CMS CDS Logs
Managing CMS Using SNMP
Customizing WebRTC