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        VC-4-ROOM-100+

        Crestron Virtual Control Server Software - Add-on Single Room Perpetual License for 100+ Rooms

        Offers a centralized server‑based alternative to individual hardware‑based control systems in every room. Provides a virtual control system for each room over a network. Perpetual licensing allows for rooms to be easily added to a core license.

        Crestron® Virtual Control (VC-4 series) is a server‑based control platform for enterprise applications that can be used in place of hardware‑based Crestron control systems. The platform runs programs to control multiple rooms over the network from a single centralized location.

        Many installed devices can be controlled directly via Ethernet, and those that require a serial, IR, or other hardware interface can be integrated via decentralized control ports on a DM NVX® encoder/decoder, DM® transmitter or receiver, CEN‑CI3 series interface, or the CEN-IO wired and wireless series of I/O modules. Wireless Crestron devices may also be integrated via an infiNET EX® wireless gateway.

        Crestron Virtual Control also allows organizations to leverage robust redundancy and security measures for increased reliability. For large buildings, Crestron Virtual Control streamlines deployment and maintenance by allowing a single program to be developed and deployed quickly across multiple rooms. Cloud‑based deployment, management, and monitoring are available using the XiO Cloud® service.

        Crestron Virtual Control is sold through Authorized Crestron Dealers, and requires installation on a customer‑supplied server running the Ubuntu® Server operating system.

        Licensing
        The perpetual licensing model is similar to a traditional hardware purchase model: purchase a specified number of room licenses, and the Crestron Virtual Control installation will run the number of rooms purchased.1

        NOTE: Use the following form to add perpetual licenses to your XiO Cloud service account.

        • To start with perpetual licensing, purchase a VC‑4‑CORE license, which provides the Crestron Virtual Control software, five rooms, and software maintenance services for a 12‑month period.
        • Add more rooms by purchasing additional room licenses (VC‑4‑ROOM‑1‑49, VC‑4‑ROOM‑50‑99, and VC‑4‑ROOM‑100+). The different licenses correlate with the size of your Crestron Virtual Control installation.
        • To ensure that your Crestron Virtual Control installation receives continuous software updates after 12 months and to obtain access to higher support tiers, Crestron recommends purchasing the add-on software maintenance licenses (VC‑4‑MAINT‑1YR, VC‑4‑MAINT‑2YR, or VC‑4‑MAINT‑3YR). The software maintenance schedule can be viewed here.

        Crestron also offers subscription licenses for Crestron Virtual Control (VC‑4‑ROOM‑1YR, VC‑4‑ROOM‑2YR, VC‑4‑ROOM‑3YR, and VC‑4‑ROOM‑5YR) that include software maintenance services and advanced support for the chosen subscription period.

         
        Key Features
        • Offers a centralized server‑based alternative to individual hardware‑based control systems in every room
        • Provides a virtual control system for each room over a network
        • Streamlines deployment, maintenance, and management
        • Supports XiO Cloud® cloud‑based deployment, management, and monitoring
        • Integrates directly with IP-controllable devices over the network
        • Integrates with serial, IR, CEC, and other controllable devices via decentralized control ports on DM®, DM NVX®, and other Crestron® interfaces
        • Enables server redundancy for increased reliability
        • Employs enterprise‑grade security to ensure maximum reliability and privacy
        • Perpetual licensing allows for rooms to be easily added to a core license
        1. The VC-4 server must be connected to an XiO Cloud® service account to validate the perpetual licenses. A single device license must be purchased for each VC-4 server in XiO Cloud. For more information, refer to the XiO Cloud feature page.

        This product may be purchased from select authorized Crestron dealers and distributors. To find a dealer or distributor, please contact the Crestron sales representative for your area. A list of sales representatives is available online at www.crestron.com/How-To-Buy/Find-a-Representative or by calling 855‑263‑8754.

        This product is licensed under Crestron’s On Premises Software License and Maintenance Agreement, available at www.crestron.com/Legal/software-products-on-premises-and-cloudware.

        The specific patents that cover Crestron products are listed online at patents.crestron.com.

        Certain Crestron products contain open source software. For specific information, please visit www.crestron.com/opensource.

        Crestron, the Crestron logo, DM, DM NVX, infiNET EX, and XiO Cloud are either trademarks or registered trademarks of Crestron Electronics, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries. Ubuntu is either a trademark or a registered trademark of Canonical Ltd in the United States and/or other countries. Other trademarks, registered trademarks, and trade names may be used in this document to refer to either the entities claiming the marks and names or their products. Crestron disclaims any proprietary interest in the marks and names of others. Crestron is not responsible for errors in typography or photography. Specifications are subject to change without notice. ©2020 Crestron Electronics, Inc.

         
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        Please click the link below to obtain a license for VC-4
         

        Minimum Server Requirements
        Operating System Ubuntu Server 16.04 LTS
        Network Interface 1 Gbps
        Hard Drive 1 TB

        CPU Cores
         
        Number of
        Rooms:
        Average Number of Devices per Room
        1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20
        50 Rooms 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 8 8 8
        100 Rooms 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 16 16
        200 Rooms 4 4 4 4 8 8 8 8 8 16   NA
        300 Rooms 4 4 8 8 8 8   NA
        400 Rooms 4 4 8 8 16   NA
        500 Rooms 4 8 8 16   NA

        RAM (GB)
         
        Number of
        Rooms:
        Average Number of Devices per Room
        1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20
        50 Rooms 4 4 8 8 8 16 16 16 16 16 32 32 32 32 32 32 32 32 32 32
        100 Rooms 4 8 16 16 16 32 32 32 32 32 32 64 64 64 64 64 64 64 64 64
        200 Rooms 8 16 32 32 32 64 64 64 64 64   NA
        300 Rooms 16 32 32 64 64 64   NA
        400 Rooms 16 32 64 64 64   NA
        500 Rooms 16 32 64 64   NA
        1. The VC-4 server must be connected to an XiO Cloud® service account to validate the perpetual licenses. A single device license must be purchased for each VC-4 server in XiO Cloud. For more information, refer to the XiO Cloud feature page.

        This product may be purchased from select authorized Crestron dealers and distributors. To find a dealer or distributor, please contact the Crestron sales representative for your area. A list of sales representatives is available online at www.crestron.com/How-To-Buy/Find-a-Representative or by calling 855‑263‑8754.

        This product is licensed under Crestron’s On Premises Software License and Maintenance Agreement, available at www.crestron.com/Legal/software-products-on-premises-and-cloudware.

        The specific patents that cover Crestron products are listed online at patents.crestron.com.

        Certain Crestron products contain open source software. For specific information, please visit www.crestron.com/opensource.

        Crestron, the Crestron logo, DM, DM NVX, infiNET EX, and XiO Cloud are either trademarks or registered trademarks of Crestron Electronics, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries. Ubuntu is either a trademark or a registered trademark of Canonical Ltd in the United States and/or other countries. Other trademarks, registered trademarks, and trade names may be used in this document to refer to either the entities claiming the marks and names or their products. Crestron disclaims any proprietary interest in the marks and names of others. Crestron is not responsible for errors in typography or photography. Specifications are subject to change without notice. ©2020 Crestron Electronics, Inc.