Deploy RealPresence Collaboration Server Using a 3rd Party Virtual Environment Tool

The RealPresence Collaboration Server, Virtual Edition, can be installed using a 3rd party virtual environment tool such as VMware vSphere or Microsoft Hyper-V.

For the full list of supported virtual environment tools, refer to the Release Notes of RealPresence Collaboration Server.

For more information on the virtual environment tools, refer to their respective documentation on VMware or Microsoft website.


When you are using Hyper-V, you are recommended to disable the Virtual Machine Queue of the Network Interface Card (NIC). For more information, see


Polycom recommends that a VMware or Hyper-V administrator install the software. After installation into the virtual environment, additional configuration should be done by someone who understands video conferencing.