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Drill down on video conferencing search:

25 result(s) displayed for video conferencing (1 - 25 of 28):

A $19B UCC Business

In a CRN article, Bob Gutschenritter, director of UCC for Ingram Micro North America, was reported: "Gutschenritter said the UCC business as a whole is already a $19 billion business, with 7 percent year over year growth. He said...

Google Enters the Video Conference Space IRL

So Google is bringing Hangouts to your living room or your office. Google has launched a hardware package for video conferencing that is $1000. TechRepublic breaks it down, but simply it is Intel i7 processor in an ASUS computer...

Video Closes More Business

From my inbox: "The experiment: See how a webcam impacts sales efficiency for ShareFile. The result: A 34% increase in close rates.... the ShareFile sales team put the effectiveness of video conferencing to the test in the real world...

Broadsoft Alum Acquired by Fidelity

Now that it is out there I can report that cloud-based video conferencing service, Vidtel, was acquired by Fidelity. Wainhouse, a research house for the telepresence industry, let the news out yesterday. Vidtel, based in Sunnyvale, CA., was founded...

4 New Items

Just back from ITEXPO in Vegas. Here are 4 news items worth noting. 1 Fast Company has an article about Amazon and its distribution system: "Those 10 million Prime members (up from 5 million two years ago, according to Morningstar)...

Video is Going to be Big

Cisco did a survey of young execs. They predict video will be big. You'll see. "A global study announced today by Cisco revealed that the majority of these next-generation executives intend to depend heavily upon business-class video to connect...

Sheldon's Robot is Available for Purchase

Ever watch the Big Bang Theory? In the episode where Sheldon decides to build a robot version of himself. Well, Beam has built that robot and it won best in show at Infocomm. See here. BTW, Best Coming Of Age...

Evolution of the White Board

I am at INFOCOMM this week, which is the big audio/video show. It is interesting to see the way white boards have evolved. Clary makes a white board called Icon that is a 32" 60" TV with touch screen, a...

7 Reasons for Cloud Video

I just started a consulting gig with Vidtel for channel sales enablement. It is my first real jump into video. I get to work with Alex Doyle and Scott Wharton, so this is an exciting gig. Off to INFOCOMM tomorrow...

Interesting Links for Your Consideration

There have been some interesting articles lately. I can't get to all of them, but here are some good reads. Death of the Telecom VAR in 2013 - How an entire sub-industry will be wiped out in the next 24...

Vidtel Makes WebRTC Available with MeetMe

WebRTC is an open-source application interface that allows real-time services like voice, video, and data sharing to work within a web browser. Vidtel's MeetMe and Gateway services both natively support WebRTC, empowering businesses to utilize video conferencing in entirely new...

Channel Moves

Zayo decided to keep the AboveNet channel intact with Angelo Germani in charge. Zayo announced that zColo's products and services will join Ethernet, Wavelength and IP products for sale via channel partners.Windstream is partnering with Lifesize (a division of Logitech)...

Easier to Use

"Collaboration, mobility and social networking are hot topics for enterprises, but the complexity of unified communications technology is contributing to low adoption rates, according to CompTIA's second annual Unified Communications and Collaboration Market Trends study." [source] The whole idea of...

So Many Conferencing Options

Just Google web conferencing to see 18 million results. This list of web conferencing is extensive but far from complete. Conferencing is starting to look like the VoIP space -- a bunch of people jumping in to get a piece...

Polycom Gets Some Cash

So Polycom announced that they will "divest its enterprise wireless voice solutions business to an affiliate of Sun Capital Partners, Inc. for gross proceeds of approximately $110 million in cash." I was confused by this until I realized it is...

Yet Another Video Conf Start-up

Garrett Smith from VoIP Supply wrote, "This service isn't all that new or different from the half dozen or so that already exists. There's either going to be a lot of M&A in video communications OR a lot of companies...

What a Crazy Monday

So Zayo is buying AboveNet for $2.2B.Avaya bought RADVision for $230M. Conferencing is making a lot of noise. As David Byrd points out, "It is clear that video conferencing is growing in importance in the market.... is the market big...

Day 1 at ITEXPO

I had a couple of good conversations today. One was with Greg Plum who has embarked on a new chapter in his career at StartMeeting.com. Plum is exciting about building the channel for this start-up conferencing company for a number...

It's Monday So Lots Happened

Polycom bought Vivu, a video collaboration company, to help Polycom push it's Presence gear. Video, video, video. Yet I never have video calls or video call requests. To me, I wish you would work on the phone part. Give me...

3 Reasons that Video Conferencing is Better than Travel

I write this from an hour delayed American Air flight to Chicago. I started my 75 day travel schedule last week and sitting on this plane makes me wish I could afford NetJets! The screaming kids in the aisle next...

Chat With JCurve About 2011

 Eli Johnson, Business Development Manager at J-Curve Technologies, chats with me for about 13 minutes about Broadsoft Connections 2010, Hosted UC and the obstacles that Cloud Communications providers face in the new year.J-Curve offers Hosted PBX providers an outsourced customer...

The Buzz on UC is Over

Gary Kim is writing about the buzz on UC being over. Last week, Gartner called UC a scam. Now Gartner is taking UC off the trend list for 2011. So has Frost & Sullivan. What's the problem? One problem is...

Day 1 Observations from Phoenix

I’m at the Broadsoft Connections 2010 user conference in Phoenix. The theme is Ignite Passion (for Hosted UC). These are some of my notes:Broadsoft is pushing not just Hosted PBX but services they are calling CAAS (Communications-as-a-Service). Broadsoft released BroadCloud...

HD Medical Video

Now here's where a niche really pays off.  "Rivulet Communications, whose technology enables flawless HD medical video on the hospital IP network, has raised an $11.5 million round from ATA Ventures, Menlo Ventures, Performance Equity Management and Scorpion Capital Partners......

Video Crosses the Chasm

Video hasn't really hit mainstream yet, except as consumer entertainment in the form of pirated movies, Hulu and YouTube. As a communications medium such as video email, video phone and video conferencing (including tele-presence), it has not taken off yet.When talking...
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