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Survey shows video’s popularity as essential business collaboration tool

Survey shows video’s popularity as essential business collaboration tool

Posted by Vishal Brown

My most recent post in our ongoing blog series in Smart Business, addresses results from a Polycom survey. Specifically, decision-makers worldwide view video conferencing as the essential team collaboration tool. Of more than 1,200 decision-makers surveyed in 12 countries, 96 percent agreed that video conferencing removes distance barriers to improve productivity among geographically scattered teams. The respondents noted that, in addition…

 
A Primer on Federated Communications

A Primer on Federated Communications

Posted by Vishal Brown

With EnterpriseConnect around the corner, I thought it would be interesting to revisit this article on Federated Communications, which ran in No Jitter.  Tight integration and federated user identities across IT and communications are key to building powerful solutions that help users be more productive and efficient. At a high level, federated communications occurs when multiple…

 
4 Reasons Why Enterprise Video Must Evolve and Integrate

4 Reasons Why Enterprise Video Must Evolve and Integrate

Posted by Vishal Brown

In this month’s Smart Business, I wrote a piece that talks about how as enterprises build out video platforms to enable seamless communication across their organization, they want to make sure that applications are scalable for future growth. Sure, video can enrich collaboration, but not if it’s tacked on as piecemeal. To achieve fully unified…

 
Visit Yorktel At An Upcoming Event

Visit Yorktel At An Upcoming Event

Posted by Samantha Osowski

By Samantha Osowski New technologies are constantly altering the way companies communicate, making it overwhelming for IT decision-makers to stay up-to-date. Yorktel is committed to serve as a resource, providing thought leadership to help companies harness the power of technology. Visit us at these upcoming events to learn more, and check out our full event…

 
Looking at Video Conferencing

Looking at Video Conferencing

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By Bin Guan, Chief Technology Officer for Yorktel (@YorktelCorp) As I recently wrote about in the Cisco Tribune, although video conferencing has been available for over three decades, recently introduced technology has dramatically altered the industry landscape. Video and audio quality are much better, while the actual systems are getting much smaller and less obtrusive….

 
Options Beyond Skype For Enterprise Video Conferencing

Options Beyond Skype For Enterprise Video Conferencing

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Author: Vishal Brown, VP Professional Services Technical difficulties might not be a big deal when you’re just using Skype to chat with distant cousins overseas. But when you rely on technology to support communication and collaboration across a large enterprise, your video conferencing tools better be suited for the task. Tools like Skype may suffice…

 
Taking the Hassle Out of Video Conferencing

Taking the Hassle Out of Video Conferencing

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Author: Vishal Brown, VP Professional Services Video conferencing and visual communications should be as easy and reliable as dialing a phone – but with the intricacies and obstacles of video, that’s not always the case. First, there’s the challenge of building and deploying enough capacity to support the technology at an enterprise level. Then, there’s…

 
Cisco Live 2012: San Diego

Cisco Live 2012: San Diego

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Author: Vishal Brown, VP Professional Services Imagine being able to take your video enabled mobile device(iPad, Samsung Galaxy pad etc) and start a video conversation from: Your home(home WiFi network) then… Commute to the office (4G network) then… Walk over to your desk (Office Wifi)   You are able to transition from one network to…

 
Video Mobility and the new “Generation C”

Video Mobility and the new “Generation C”

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Author: Vishal Brown, VP Professional Services At a recent Manufacturer’s briefing I attended, the topic of videoconferencing in a mobile world was discussed. The thought was presented that you could now “…start a video conversation from your home (WiFi network), commute to the office (4G network), and walk to your desk (Office Wifi) all while…

 

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