video conferencing


Mashup Activity Shakes Conferencing Market

Cisco Systems Inc. is acquiring TANDBERG. Logitech is buying LifeSize Communications Inc.  BT and Polycom Inc. are teaming for unified conferencing offerings. Google Inc. is eyeing the multipoint video conferencing market. There is a lot of activity happening in the conferencing market lately as vendors scurry to fill gaps in their own offerings and become […]

TANDBERG Enhances Movi PC Video Conferencing

TANDBERG has announced new advanced capabilities for Movi, its business-quality PC video solution. Movi delivers the total package for mobile video collaboration by coupling the ability to share content with its video and audio capabilities and centralized management. In combination with the TANDBERG Video Communication Server, Movi enables any PC to become a business-quality video […]

TANDBERG Intros Large-Scale Provisioning for Personal Video Conferencing

TANDBERG has introduced what it said is the industry’s first large-scale provisioning solution that allows enterprises to quickly and efficiently deploy TANDBERG E20 personal video conferencing phones and TANDBERG Movi PC video conferencing to thousands of employees in minutes. Utilizing new features for the TANDBERG Management Suite (TMS), the scalable solution is designed to reduce […]

The Death of Corporate Travel?

By Gary Iles, Director of Global Products for ACT Conferencing, and Paul Waadevig, Global Program Director with the Frost & Sullivan Conferencing & Collaboration Practice The current public perception that corporate travel is an unnecessary expense in tough economic times is the “third strike” for the travel industry (the first being the 9/11 attacks, second […]

Telx Launches First Video Conferencing Exchange

Telx Inc. announced this week that it has become the first colocation and interconnection provider to offer a VPN-NAP that is optimized for video transmission. The first Telx Video Xchange will be located in the company’s facility in 60 Hudson Street in New York City and will enable customers to deploy and use video conferencing […]

Research Reveals Video Conferencing Pitfalls

Blue Coat Systems Inc. (BCSI) has announced that, according to a global survey it initiated through a research organization, more than 73 percent of enterprises are putting greater emphasis on using high-quality video conferencing in place of traveling. Additionally, Blue Coat field personnel have witnessed a number of common mistakes in trying to add high-quality video […]

5 Green Technologies You Can Pitch

      Ben Stiegler, CEO and Founder, Synertel How much time do you spend traveling for business each year? Urban commutes, business trips to see customers, etc. Sometimes it seems we spend more time with Homeland Security than our intended meeting partner. Fortunately, several affordable green technologies are changing how people collaborate, commute and […]

InstantPresenter Adds Video Broadcast

InstantPresenter, a browser-based Web and video conferencing service, announced it has added video broadcasting technology to its Video Conferencing Pro service, which is available for resale. The video broadcast technology installs as a plug-in on a customer’s browser in less than a minute and works seamlessly with InstantPresenter’s Video Conferencing service. Only the presenter needs […]

VOICECON: Cisco TelePresence Goes Downmarket

Cisco Systems Inc. announced a slew of TelePresence products and applications at VoiceCon this week, but the one that’s getting the headlines is a “low-end” system. At a reported $89,000, it’s not exactly slumming it, but in comparison to Cisco’s flagship TelePresence 3000 at more than three times that, it’s considered a bargain. The first […]

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