Looking to install a security system in your business? The correct answer would be yes, because 75 percent of companies who have a security system have reported a reduction of loss, both internally and externally.[i] “The increasing need for security is driving the growth of the global video surveillance market [which] is expected to grow from $11.5 billion in 2008 to $37.7 billion in 2015 at a CAGR of 20.4% from 2010 to 2015.”[ii] After deciding to invest in a security system there is another question, what kind to get: analog or Internet Protocol (IP).
Targets Avaya, Cisco and Several Other Communications Platforms
Camarillo, Calif. – VPI (Voice Print International, http://www.VPI-corp.com), the premier global provider of interaction recording and analytics, contact center reporting and workforce optimization solutions, has announced the availability of VPI EMPOWER version 5.2.
BOSTON, MA–(Marketwire – March 24, 2011) – Market research firm Infonetics Research (http://twitter.com/infonetics) released its new Enterprise Telepresence and Video Conferencing report, which provides market size, vendor market share, and analysis for PBX-based video phones and software, as well as dedicated video conference infrastructure and endpoints, including immersive telepresence and software.
Vidyo Wins 2011 Mobility Award at CTIA for Outstanding Mobile Video Conferencing and Collaboration Solution
to Its Firebar Conference Bridge
XOP Networks, Inc, a manufacturer of Value Added Service platforms that provide Audio Conferencing, Web Conferencing, Video Conferencing, Enhanced Firebar (emergency conferencing), Voice Mail, Mass Notification (emergency alerting), and other applications, announced today that American Broadband, a local phone company in Blair, Nebraska has successfully added XOP Networks’ Mass Notification Application to its Universal Services Node (USN) based Firebar Conferencing system.
Since 1993, Metropolis Technologies has been a leader in call accounting software applications. With a major focus on hospitality with its ProfitWatch Hotel Call Accounting, but also writing products for the wider enterprise community with its popular OfficeWatch Call Accounting for Business, Metropolis counts hotels, resorts, casinos, call centers, hospitals, school districts, universities, government agencies, military bases and Hollywood studios among its customers.
Callers can now reach call center agents with one click – no phone menus, no waiting on hold, Virtual queuing from the cloud is an industry first, Cloud-based approach means easy deployment
TORONTO, March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Fonolo, the company that makes it easier and less frustrating to call large companies, announced today that Sirius Canada, the country’s leading audio entertainment company, has signed an agreement to use Fonolo to improve the calling experience for its subscribers.
Cloud. SIP. Avaya. Cisco. Lync. If you were at Enterprise Connect last week, you were surrounded by the major OEM and solution providers and near ubiquitous buzz about SIP, Cloud and more. But whatever you are planning as the path of migration and development, the end point remains a constant requirement, even if the end point itself is radically changing.
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Florham Park, N.J. – Drawing on its extensive expertise in global IP networking and collaboration services, Global Crossing (NASDAQ: GLBC) today introduced Global Crossing® Communications as a Service (CaaS), the first phase of its network-centric, cloud-based solution set. CaaS provides an innovative, on-demand, “pay-as-you-grow” set of capabilities that simplify a business’s audio conferencing experience from multiple services to a single-service, cloud-based model.
Enterprise Connect 2011, Orlando, FL, February 28, 2011 - The Aastra BluStarTM video conferencing solution, announced today at Enterprise Connect in Orlando, marks a new era in enterprise communications. The BluStar 8000i desktop media phone combines true HD video conferencing quality with unified communications and business applications into a powerful collaboration and easy-to-use device.
Enterprise Connect 2011, Orlando, FL, February 28, 2011 - The Aastra BluStar video conferencing solution was announced today at Enterprise Connect in Orlando
BluStar marks a new era in enterprise communications. The BluStar 8000i desktop media phone combines true HD video conferencing quality with unified communications and business applications into a powerful collaboration and easy-to-use device.
of Desktop Videoconferencing Solutions
at Enterprise Connect Booth #1031
SAN MATEO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Avistar Communications Corporation (www.avistar.com), a leader in unified visual communications solutions, will showcase the industry’s most comprehensive suite of desktop videoconferencing solutions at Enterprise Connect 2011, in Orlando, Florida from February 28 – March 2, 2011 at the Gaylord Palms Convention Center.
RADVISION Showcases Interoperability with Microsoft Lync Platform at Enterprise Connect
RADVISION SCOPIA Video Gateway for Microsoft Lync Will be Available in March 2011
Enterprise Connect 2011
ORLANDO, Fla. & TEL AVIV–(BUSINESS WIRE)–RADVISION® Ltd. (Nasdaq: RVSN), a leading technology and end-to-end solution provider for unified visual communications, today announced that it is demonstrating video conferencing and telepresence interoperability with Microsoft Lync 2010 through the new RADVISION SCOPIA Video Gateway for Microsoft Lync at Enterprise Connect in Orlando.
In early Janaury, Alteva, a Unified Communications (UC) solution provider rolled out the industry’s first on demand video auto attendant. As the IP communications industry continues to expand, a significant portion of end users are seeking ways to integrate video capabilities into their business.
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Enterprise Connect, produced by UBM TechWeb, today provides a preview of some of the product and service announcements to be made at Enterprise Connect 2011. Enterprise Connect provides a unique venue for solution providers to showcase their most cutting-edge offerings in enterprise communications and collaboration.
Bose to drive strategic IT initiatives enabling next phase of Polycom growth
PLEASANTON, Calif. – Feb. 22, 2011 – Polycom, Inc. (Nasdaq: PLCM), a global leader in unified communications (UC), today announced the appointment of world-class information technology (IT) leader Ari Bose as senior vice president and chief information officer (CIO) with global responsibility for Polycom’s IT organization and strategic transformation.
By Jeff Rodman, Polycom Co-founder and Chief Evangelist
Companies are getting interested in telepresence, those full-scale, multiscreen experiences bringing remote groups of people together in a virtual meeting. Cutting travel costs, turning meetings back into one hour instead of a meeting plus a flight, taxi and hotel room, and paring back carbon footprints are advantages. As more vendors make their own implementations available, it has become imperative that users be able to call one another and interoperate with systems of whatever brand.
Cisco Redefines Security for Today’s Borderless Organization With Highly Distributed Context-Aware Enforcement Across Its Security Solutions, New Security Architecture Enables Context-Aware Capabilities in the Cisco ASA Firewall and Adds AnyConnect-Based Client Telemetry to Cisco Security Intelligence Operations
SAN FRANCISCO, CA–(Marketwire – February 16, 2011) – Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) continues to invest in addressing the rapidly changing security needs of businesses today with the announcement of new context-aware security enforcement across its security portfolio.
As the communication market changes, resellers are looking for opportunities that are natural fits for the new technologies their customers are buying. Clear2there offers telecom resellers the chance to sell very competitive surveillance, conferencing and viewbiquity. As resellers are already uniquely involved with adjacent technologies and services, Clear2there’s portfolio is a natural fit for growth.
Exciting Video TelePresence Solution Available
BOULDER – Lync Forum has launched a new media connector for Microsoft Kinect and Lync communications software called LyncLinks (http://lynclinks.com). LyncLinks will allow users of Microsoft Kinnect to interface with Lync. This means that users of Microsoft’s highly popular game platform will be able to seamlessly access Lync based communications.
Epygi Technologies designs, manufactures and globally distributes feature-rich IP PBXs, voice over IP gateways and cost-saving conference servers.
At ITEXPO East 2011, Epygi introduced the Epygi QX1000 supporting up to 1,000 IP extensions and presenting video conferencing as the latest software enhancement for all the enterprise-level products.
Interoperability Gives Resellers, Integrators and SMBs High Quality, Turn-Key Solution, For Implementing Innovative and Cost-Effective Unified Communications
IT Expo, Miami, FL, Booth 817 (February 2, 2011) – Grandstream Networks, the leading manufacturer of IP voice/video telephony and video surveillance solutions, today announced that its award-winning SIP-based voice and video CPE endpoints are fully certified and interoperable with Elastix, the largest open source software solutions for unified communications in Latin America.
Avistar’s John Dye to speak at InfoComm, Wainhouse Research and IMCCA Conferences
Avistar solutions on display at ISE 2011 Booth #10K146
San Mateo, Calif., and Amsterdam, NL – January 25, 2011 – Recognizing the rich experience and insights that Avistar can share as a desktop videoconferencing pioneer and thought leader, three leading industry organizations have invited Avistar Communications Corporation (www.avistar.com) to speak at their events next week. All three events take place as the industry gathers for Integrated System Europe (ISE), Europe’s #1 show for AV and electronic systems integration, February 1 – 3, 2011 in Amsterdam RAI, NL.
By Jeff Rodman, Polycom Co-founder and Chief Evangelist
As we peel the lid off 2011’s juicy can of opportunities and challenges, there are three major dichotomies I’ve observed. There are some fundamental business communications decisions being made beneath the hype around new features, brands, and models, and they’ll have a profound influence in 2011 and on everything else that follows.
On Demand Video Capabilities Offer Comprehensive User Experience
PHILADELPHIA, PA – January 10, 2011 – Alteva, a Unified Communications (UC) solution provider headquartered in Philadelphia, today announced the availability of the industry’s first on demand video auto attendant. As the IP communications industry continues to expand, a significant portion of end users are seeking ways to integrate video capabilities into their business.
SAN MATEO, Calif., January 5, 2011 – Avistar Communications Corp. (www.avistar.com), a leader in unified visual communications solutions, announced its annual list of expected industry trends for 2011 and beyond. The push for videoconferencing as an essential unified communications (UC) tool for business will continue, especially in virtual environments, and companies will embrace those solutions that enable them to tackle the bandwidth management, interoperability and quality issues that can plague solutions that are not business-class.