1  Intel Unite® Deployment

Depending on whether you have chosen to deploy your Intel Unite® Hubs in Enterprise Mode or Small Business Mode, the sections below will help provide a high-level overview of the deployment steps.

For more information about these modes, see Choosing Small Business Mode vs. Enterprise Mode  

1.1 Deploying Intel Unite® in Enterprise Mode

 

If you have chosen Enterprise Mode for your Intel Unite® deployment, this section will provide some useful links to get you started installing the Server, Hub, and Client applications in your environment.

1.1.1  Enterprise Mode Software Components

When you are ready to deploy Intel Unite®, download these 3 components from the download page:                

      • Enterprise Server Installer
      • Hub Installer
      • Client Installer
      • Plugins (Available for version 3 only)
          • Skype for Business plugin (Hub plugin)
          • Protected Guest Access plugin (Hub plugin)
          • Microsoft Outlook Add-in (Client only)

 

Deployment Guides:  http://en.community.dell.com/techcenter/enterprise-client/w/wiki/11646.reference-documentsguides

1.1.2  High-Level Enterprise Deployments Steps

 

Detailed deployment instructions are available in the Intel Enterprise deployment Guide:

 Intel_Unite_Enterprise_Deployment_Guide.PDF

 

Here’s a brief summary of steps to complete the deployment in Enterprise Mode:

 

 

A. Server: Set up the Intel Unite® PIN Server, configuration database, and web services (using new or existing server resources, or in a Virtual Machine on an existing server).

 

       B. Firewall: If necessary, configure your company’s Firewall, using the Intel firewall Help guide, which can be found here:

Intel_Unite_Firewall_Help_Guide.pdf

C. Hub OS image: Configure Intel Unite® Hub OS images on the Dell OptiPlex 9020, 7040, or 7050 micro systems, set up Hub Kiosk user accounts, and test connections to the PIN server.

D. (Optional) Hub BIOS configuration: Additional steps for configuring Dell OptiPlex BIOS for enhanced security with Intel Unite® can be found here: Intel Unite® Hub Configuration on Dell OptiPlex Micro PC’s

E. Clients: Deploy Client Application on end user systems.

F. Deploy Hubs to conference rooms.

For additional help see Intel Unite® setup guidance videos: http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/support/software/000021286.html 

1.2  Deploying Intel Unite® in Small Business Mode

 

If you have chosen Small Business Mode for your Intel Unite® deployment, this section will provide some useful links and pointers to get you started installing your Hub and Client applications.

1.2.1  Small Business Mode Software Components

When you are ready to deploy Intel Unite®, download the 2 components from the download page (note, the Server is not required for installing Small Business Mode):

    • Hub Installer
    • Client Installer
    • Plugins (Available for version 3 only)
    • Skype for Business plugin (Hub plugin)
    • Protected Guest Access plugin (Hub plugin)

 

Deployment Guides:  http://en.community.dell.com/techcenter/enterprise-client/w/wiki/11646.reference-documentsguides

1.2.2  Steps to install Intel Unite® Hub 

 

Detailed deployment instructions are available in the Intel Small Business deployment guide:

       Intel_Unite_Small_Business_Setup_Guide.PDF

Here’s a brief summary of steps to complete the deployment in Small Business Mode:

1. Firewall:  If applicable, configure your company's Firewall, using the Intel firewall help guide, found here:  Intel_Unite_Firewall_Help_Guide.pdf 

2. Hub OS image: Configure Intel Unite® Hub OS images on the Dell OptiPlex 9020, 7040, or 7050 micro systems, set up Hub Kiosk user accounts, and test connections to the PIN server.

3. (Optional) Hub BIOS configuration: Additional steps for configuring Dell OptiPlex BIOS for enhanced security with Intel Unite® can be found here: Intel Unite® Hub Configuration on Dell OptiPlex Micro PC’s

4. Deploy Hubs to conference rooms.

5. Deploy Clients: You may choose to pre-install the Client Application on end users systems, or you may optionally ask end-users to download the Client Application directly from the Intel Unite® Hub during their first-time use.

1.3  Firewall recommended settings

 

Intel Unite® may have some unique configuration requirements depending on your organizations Firewall policy and implementation. Intel has provided a reference document to help provide Firewall configuration guidance: Intel_Unite_Firewall_Help_Guide.pdf