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Esna Cloudlink™ 5.0 for Cisco®

Integrate Cisco Collaboration Solutions with Cloud Applications

Collaborate faster and more effectively with Esna Cloudlink 5.0 for Cisco. With Esna Cloudlink you can easily access unified communications and collaboration tools like presence, instant messaging (IM), voice and video communication, click-to-call, call management, geo-location services and unified messaging inside cloud applications like Google Apps for Work, Salesforce, Jive and IBM SmartCloud.

Esna Cloudlink leverages standards-based SIP, Cisco APIs and Cisco Jabber to connect these cloud applications with Cisco Unity Connection, Cisco Unified Communications Manager, Cisco WebEx, Cisco HCS and Cisco Business Edition 6000.

Communicate from the applications you use everyday

Stay productive and get work done faster by accessing Cisco collaboration tools like IM, voice and video communications and presence inside the applications you use everyday like email, CRM, groupware and social collaboration.

Communicate from anywhere

Connect, communicate and collaborate with others from any web page or application with Esna Cloudlink and Esna iLink for Cisco, an HTML5 based Cisco Jabber client. With Esna, you can access Cisco Jabber voice and video communications, presence, IM, click-to-call and call management from any Chrome browser.

Unified Messaging for On-Premise Apps

Esna Cloudlink for Cisco also integrates Cisco Unity Connection voicemail and unified messaging platform with on-premise versions of IBM Notes (formerly IBM Lotus Notes), Zimbra and Novell GroupWise. With Esna Cloudlink you can access and manage voice messages from your Notes, Zimbra and GroupWise email inbox and from your smartphone.

Esna Cloudlink for Cisco runs in an existing virtualized environment and supports VMware Vsphere 4.x and higher and Microsoft V-Sphere. Esna Cloudlink is Cisco Compatible Certified for Cisco Unity Connection 8.5.1ES78 or 8.6.2ES20 and higher, Cisco Call Manager 8.x and higher and WebEx 27 and higher.


Unified Messaging + Actionable Voicemail

Access and manage voice messages from your email inbox on desktop and mobile devices. Resolve messages to your contacts to escalate any message to a live voice or video conversation. Share urgent messages on Google+ and Twitter. Bi-directional synchronization between your email and Cisco Unity Connection will turn off the message waiting indicator (MWI) on the deskphone.


Easily see other people’s phone status and availability in both the iLink for Cisco Chrome extension and Google Talk. See when people are on the phone, their location and with Google Calendar integration, their availability. Esna Cloudlink integrates with Cisco Unified Presence Server and Cisco WebEx Messenger.


Click-to-call any phone numbers or extensions displayed in any cloud application or web page. Dial any number and select the desk phone, softphone or mobile device you want to make the call from.

Instant Messaging

Chat 1-on-1 or with a group of people using Jabber IM through Esna iLink for Cisco. Easily add people to any IM session and share your location right within the chat window.

Jabber Voice + Video

Start a live voice or video conversation using Esna iLink for Cisco Jabber softphone. Make 1:1 voice and video calls, or conduct multi-party voice conference calls all from the web.

webex integration
WebEx Integration with Google Apps for Work

Use the Esna iLink for WebEx Chrome extension to schedule and manage WebEx meetings right within Google Calendar, start an instant meeting from Google Contact Card and Google People Widget, and move participants from a Google Hangout to a WebEx meeting.

Integration with Google Drive

Instantly start a Jabber group chat, Jabber voice/video call or WebEx meeting from inside Google Drive and Google Docs with the collaborators associated with that document.

TelePresence Management in Google Calendar

Book and manage Cisco TelePresence rooms and meeting resources from inside Google Calendar just as you would any other meeting.

Additional communication services such as inbound and outbound fax from Gmail and voice message transcription are also available through add-on modules.


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Minimum Hardware Requirements

  • Single server configuration (Esna Cloudlink Server)
  • Intel Quad-Core Xeon 5600 series CPU or higher
  • 2GB RAM (3GB if ASR is used)
  • RAID 1+0 4x146GB SCSI/SATA/SAS HD 10,000 RPM minimum
  • Diskeeper installed to minimize fragmentation 1GB NIC or higher
  • Storage available 292 GB

Compatible Operating Systems

  • Windows 7 Ultimate 32/64 bit
  • Windows 7 Professional 32/64 bit
  • Windows Enterprise 32/64 bit
  • Windows Server 2008 32/64 bit
  • Windows Server 2008 R2

Virtual Server Support

  • VMware vSphere 4.x or higher
  • Microsoft Hyper-V 2012
  • Cisco Unity Connection 8.5.1ES78 or 8.6.2ES20 and higher
  • Cisco CallManager 8.x and higher
  • WebEx 27 and higher
Google Gmail
  • Enable IMAP4
  • OAuth authentication for secure server access
  • Open CTI interface requires Salesforce Enterprise or Unlimited editions
  • Jive v6.0
IBM (Lotus) Notes
  • Lotus Notes 7.0, 8.0
  • Enable IMAP4
  • Zimbra Collaboration Server 6
  • Enabled IMAP4
  • Zimlet support for both web and desktop client
Novell GroupWise
  • GroupWise 6.5 SP2, 7.0, 8.0
  • Enable IMAP4 and GWIA
  • Enable TCP/IP service on the network
  • For configuration of 500+ users, a direct connection between Officelinx IMAPTSE and the GroupWise server is required for adequate performance