Zoom CRC - Connecting a Cisco or Polycom Video Conferencing System to a Zoom Meeting

When you get a Zoom invite you’ll see a long list of possible ways to get connected - in addition to the url on the host network, there will be a long list of numbers for different area codes and toll free numbers. Towards the end of the invite you should see a reference to an option to join by SIP, session initiation protocol - a 10 or 9 digit number, which matches the Meeting ID, followed by the @zoomcrc.com domain.

Zoom Conference Room Connector, or Cloud Room Connector, allows a Zoom meeting run on a desktop or smartphone to connect with the Cisco, LifeSize, and Polycom video conferencing systems, or anyone with SIP or H.323 VoIP communication protocols.

If you start a Zoom meeting on a laptop, you can connect to the meeting with a Cisco or Polycom system. An example of a videoconferencing system which is compatible with Zoom are the Polycom Group series systems:

Another example are the Cisco Tandberg TelePresence systems:

To enter the Zoom meeting from the video conferencing system you would enter the @zoomcrc.com address on a panel like this:

You may also be prompted for the meeting passcode.

For each CRC connection there will be a monthly fee of $49.