Cisco, Tata team for Russia's first public telepresence room

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Cisco (Nasdaq: CSCO) teamed with Tata Communications (NYSE: TCL) and BizKomm, a Cisco registered partner in Russia, to launch the public telepresence room in Moscow's Monarch business center.

The room offers an immersive experience, using full-size, high-definition images.

Tata Communications was tapped to offer channel provisioning and management of the service that can link with the Tata Communications Global Meeting Exchange, one of the world's largest telepresence networks, according to a report on TelecomTiger.

"Telepresence is a game changing technology for business. Russia has joined our global network, which is an important step forward in our video business strategy aimed at making the technology available to as many organizations as possible through our global telepresence network," said Alexander Strakhov, regional sales director, Tata Communications, Russia, CIS, and Baltics.

The companies said they expect international companies, local companies with foreign partners and suppliers, and international recruiting agencies to be major users of the room.

For more:
- see the TelecomTiger article

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