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Intel Unite Deployment

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Note: On January 1, 2022, Intel will assume all support activity for Intel Unite. Dell will no longer support Intel Unite. Send all your questions regarding Intel Unite to Intel.

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 help provide a high-level overview of the deployment steps.

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

 

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Deploying Intel Unite® in Enterprise Mode

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

Enterprise Mode Software Components
When you are ready to deploy Intel Unite®, download these three components from the download page:

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

Deployment Guides:
https://www.dell.com/support/article/SLN312521

High-Level Enterprise Deployments Steps:
Detailed deployment instructions are available in the Intel Enterprise deployment Guide: Intel_Unite_Enterprise_Deployment_Guide.PDF.

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

  • 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).
  • Firewall: If necessary, configure your company's Firewall, using the Intel firewall Help guide, which is found here:
  • Intel_Unite_Firewall_Help_Guide.pdf
  • Hub Operating System image: Configure Intel Unite® Hub operating system images on the Dell OptiPlex 9020, 7040, or 7050 micro systems, set up Hub Kiosk user accounts, and test connections to the PIN server.
  • Clients: Deploy Client Application on end-user systems.
  • 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
 



Deploying Intel Unite® in Small Business Mode

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

Small Business Mode Software Components
When you are ready to deploy Intel Unite®, download the two 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 plug-in (Hub plug-in)
  • Protected Guest Access plug-in (Hub plug-in)

Deployment Guides:
https://www.dell.com/support/article/SLN312521/


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 is a brief summary of the steps to complete the deployment in Small Business Mode:

  • Firewall: If applicable, configure your company's Firewall, using the Intel firewall help guide, found here: Intel_Unite_Firewall_Help_Guide.pdf
  • Hub Operating System image: Configure Intel Unite® Hub operating system images on the Dell OptiPlex 9020, 7040, or 7050 micro systems, set up Hub Kiosk user accounts, and test connections to the PIN server.
  • Deploy Hubs to conference rooms.
  • Deploy Clients: You may choose to preinstall 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.

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.
 


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18 Dec 2021

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