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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. WWW.ARUBANETWORKS.COM 1322 Crossman Avenue. Sunnyvale, CA 94089 | Tel. + 1 408.227.4500 | Fax. +1 408.227.4550 © 2010 Aruba Networks, Inc. AirWave®, Aruba Networks®, Aruba Mobility Management System®, Bluescanner, For Wireless That Works®, Mobile Edge Architecture®, People Move. Networks Must Follow®, RFpro- tect®, The All Wireless Workplace Is Now Open For Business, Green Island, and The Mobile Edge Company® are trademarks of Aruba Networks, Inc. All rights reserved. Aruba Networks reserves the right to change, modify, transfer, or otherwise revise this publication and the product specifications without notice. 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