Voice and telepresence are both suffering as vendor revenue in those areas continues to decline, but other enterprise infrastructure areas are growing. New research from Synergy Research Group shows that wireless LAN infrastructure products are growing the fastest – something that comes as little surprise as more enterprises roll out Wi-Fi deployments with the latest 802.11 technologies.
NATO is undergoing a modernization project and has decided to take the plunge into the unified communications pool.
Videoconferencing firm Polycom has plugged a vulnerability in its VVX VoIP desk phones used in its unified communications system.
Polycom is among the first out of the gate with support for Microsoft's cloud PBX capabilities for Office 365. A handful of Polycom VoIP and unified communications products now interoperate with the cloud PBX functions.
Cisco plans to buy London-based Acano early in the new year to beef up its videoconferencing and collaboration capabilities.
Polycom unveiled additions to its RealPresence product portfolio at Infocomm 2015 that expand its videoconferencing and collaboration capabilities in the cloud while also connecting users on browsers.
Polycom is expanding the RealPresence Group Series to include two new video collaboration products aimed at end users with small workspaces. The idea behind the new products is to turn those workspaces into collaboration hubs.
NetFortris targets the mid-sized enterprise market with the release of a new unified communications solution. Today, the company launched its NetFortris UC-Ready Cloud Communications Platform, a UC platform based on WebRTC.
IT teams will soon have another video option thanks to a new partnership forged between Microsoft and Polycom. The two companies are working together in the hopes of taking a greater share of the collaborative workplace market, with a focus on video collaboration.
Remember several years ago when telepresence rooms were all the rage? Looks like the good days for companies like Cisco, Polycom and Avaya are long over.