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Voice-Over-Wi-Fi Calling with the Aruba WLAN and the BlackBerryо

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									                                                                                                 PARTNER SOLUTION BRIEF
                                                                                                    BlackBerry® MVS



Voice-Over-Wi-Fi Calling with the Aruba WLAN
and the BlackBerry® Mobile Voice System                                                       THE ARUBA/BLACKBERRY
The enterprise workforce is becoming increasingly mobile and                                  MOBILE VOICE SYSTEM
geographically distributed. A recent survey of CIOs finds that 40% of                         ADVANTAGE
employees’ phone calls are already made on cellular phones, and research
                                                                                              The BlackBerry® Mobile Voice
firm Gartner predicts that by 2013, 40% of knowledge workers will have
                                                                                              System (BlackBerry® MVS) brings
abandoned their desk phones.
                                                                                              corporate desk phone features
Aruba Networks®, the global leader in distributed enterprise networks, and                    to BlackBerry smartphones. No
Research In Motion (RIM), makers of innovative BlackBerry® smartphones                        matter where they are, employees
and the BlackBerry® Mobile Voice System (BlackBerry® MVS), are                                with BlackBerry smartphones now
revolutionizing the way employees work and communicate – at corporate                         have one business phone number,
headquarters, branch offices, home offices, and on the road.                                  one caller ID, one voice mailbox
                                                                                              and a single user interface. They
                                                                                              can also place and receive calls
WHAT IS BLACKBERRY MVS?                        THE ARUBA DIFFERENCE FOR VOICE
                                               OVER WI-FI                                     over the Wi-Fi network at work,
BlackBerry MVS and Aruba WLANs unify                                                          at home or in a public hotspot to
fixed and mobile voice communications          Aruba’s adaptive 802.11n WLANs enable          address cost and coverage needs.
to deliver office phone features on            reliable voice coverage over the same
BlackBerry smartphones. At the same            infrastructure that carries video and data     All these capabilities are fully
time, IT departments get convenient            traffic. It employs an integrated role-based   supported by the voice-ready
controls over BlackBerry smartphones,          Policy Enforcement Firewall (PEF) that
                                                                                              Aruba WLAN infrastructure. In
advanced security features, authentication,    statefully follows voice-over-Wi-Fi signals
                                                                                              addition to ultra-fast roaming and
call-logging, and integration with existing    and enforces priority treatment for latency-
IP PBX systems. Calls can be made over         sensitive voice calls. Aruba also offers a     comprehensive call monitoring
Wi-Fi at work, at home or in Wi-Fi hotspots    wide range of capabilities that specifically   and reporting, Aruba provides
to optimize mobility costs and overcome        improve BlackBerry smartphone                  standards-based quality of service
cellular coverage challenges.                  administration and user experience:            (QoS), call admissions control,
Key benefits of BlackBerry MVS include:        •	 Real-Time Protocol (RTP) Fingerprinting     voice security and many other
                                                  – Mobility Controllers on the Aruba         features required for a successful
•	 For IT executives, BlackBerry MVS              WLAN infrastructure keep track of
   improves business processes,                                                               voice deployment.
                                                  RTP traffic flows from BlackBerry
   increases productivity, reduces mobile
                                                  smartphones by performing deep
   device cellular charges with the use
                                                  packet inspection. RTP Fingerprinting
   of optimized call routing and voice
                                                  detects voice sessions and monitors
   over Wi-Fi, while leveraging existing
                                                  call quality to ensure the proper
   investments in BlackBerry Enterprise
                                                  handling and treatment of voice traffic
   Server and BlackBerry smartphones.
                                                  on the network.
•	 IT administrators gain additional control   •	 Better Voice Quality – The Aruba WLAN
   and management of mobile devices,
                                                  infrastructure provides application-
   while maximizing company security
                                                  aware QoS and appropriately prioritizes
   through secure call setup, improving
                                                  data and voice streams on a single
   visibility into calls made through the
                                                  device.
   cellular network and enhancing the use
   of BlackBerry smartphones.                  •	 Longer Battery Life – The Aruba
                                                  WLAN infrastructure optimizes the
•	 Mobile workers get seamless voice              Wi-Fi management frame exchange
   and data access from their BlackBerry
                                                  between access points (APs) and
   smartphones through the Aruba WLAN
                                                  BlackBerry handsets, and filters out the
   and cellular networks. They enjoy a
                                                  unnecessary LAN traffic from the Wi-Fi
   single phone number, single place to
                                                  space.
   check voicemails, and easy access to
   the corporate directory all through the
   native BlackBerry phone application.
      •	 Easier to Deploy – Aruba’s role-based                                          solution offers centralized IP                                               PARTNER SOLUTION BRIEF
           access control infrastructure is tied to                                     addressing and role-based access
           user identity instead of a VLAN or port                                      control for BlackBerry smartphones                                              BlackBerry® MVS
           to ensure consistent QoS and policy                                          at small branch and home offices,
           enforcement, regardless of a user’s                                          enabling seamless, no-touch WLAN
           location or device.                                                          connectivity through Aruba Remote
                                                                                        APs (RAPs).
      •	 Easier to Manage – The Aruba WLAN
           infrastructure automatically load-                                    •	 Faster Roaming – Aruba support
           balances handsets between APs and                                            faster roaming between APs, causing
           mitigates internal and external Wi-Fi                                        no noticeable disruption to voice
           interference sources.                                                        communications for BlackBerry                                                COMPONENTS OF THE
      •	 Hassle-Free Business Continuity –
                                                                                        smartphones.                                                                 ARUBA AND RIM JOINT
           Aruba’s Virtual Branch Networking                                                                                                                         SOLUTION
                                                                                                                                                                     The BlackBerry MVS creates an
                                                                                                                                                                     interface between the existing
                                                                                                                                                                     BlackBerry Enterprise Server and
                                                                                             Wireless
                                                                                             Networks                                                                the PBX system to mobilize desk
                                      BlackBerry®                                                                                                                    phone features on BlackBerry
                                      Smartphones
                                      with BlackBerry®                            Internet                                                BlackBerry®                smartphones. Its components
                                      MVS Client                                                                                          Smartphones
                                                               Company
                                                               Firewall                                                                   with BlackBerry®
                                                                                                                                                                     include:
                                                                                                                                          MVS Client
                                                 Local Area                                                                                                          •	 An Aruba WLAN or Aruba Vir-
                                                 Network
                                                                                                                                                                        tual Branch Networking (VBN)
                     Aruba
                     802.11n                                                                                                                                            infrastructure to support voice
                     Access Point                                                   Aruba Mobility
                                                                                    Controller
                                                                                                                                                                        over Wi-Fi.
                                                                                                                                                                     •	 BlackBerry MVS 5.0 which
                        BlackBerry®
                                                                                                                          Public Voice
                                                                                                                                                                        consists of the BlackBerry MVS
                        Enterprise Server
                                                                                                                          Network                                       Server and the BlackBerry MVS
                                                 BlackBerry®                                                                                                            Client.
       *Wi-Fi Access Point could be behind the   MVS Server
       company rewall or outside the rewall
       such as in a public hotspot. VPN access                                                                             Data and Signaling Path                   •	 BlackBerry Enterprise Server.
       through the company rewall would be                                IP PBX                                           Voice over IP Path (Wi-Fi and/or Wired)
       required.                                                          Environment                                      Traditioinal Voice Path
                                                                                                                                                                     •	 BlackBerry Pearl™
                                                                                                                                                                        8100/8220/9100
           BlackBerry MVS unifies fixed and mobile voice communications by giving employees with BlackBerry                                                             /9105, BlackBerry Curve™
          smartphones one number, one caller ID and one voice mailbox. It also enables them to make and receive                                                         8300/8310 /8520, Black-
                                calls over Wi-Fi – at home, at work or at a public hotspot.                                                                             Berry 8700 Series, BlackBerry
                                                                                                                                                                        8800, BlackBerry 8820,
                                                                                                                                                                        BlackBerry Curve 8900, Black-
                                                                                                                                                                        Berry Bold™ 9000/9650
       THE ARUBA SOLUTION                                                         The Aruba WLAN solution includes:                                                     /9700, BlackBerry Storm™
       The Aruba WLAN infrastructure delivers                                     •	 802.11n APs                                                                        9500/9530, BlackBerry
       high-performance campus Wi-Fi and                                          •	 Mobility Controllers                                                               Storm2™ Series, BlackBerry
       fully functional zero-touch Virtual Branch                                 •	 Policy Enforcement Firewall (PEF)                                                  Tour™ 9630.
       Networking solutions that meet the
                                                                                  •	 Adaptive Radio Management (ARM)
       security, management, troubleshooting
       and QoS needs for a robust voice-over-                                     •	 AirWave management
       wireless implementation. With a long
       history of advanced voice support, all
       Aruba WLANs installed over the last five
       years are BlackBerry MVS-ready.




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