Cisco's small meeting videoconferencing capabilities just got a boost. Cisco completed the acquisition of Acano – a buy it first announced back in November.
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.
If traditional telepresence is expensive, difficult to implement and tricky to use, robotic telepresence is meant to be the the opposite. And if companies like Revolve Robotics have their way, robotic telepresence is the wave of the future. Marcus Rosenthal, founder and CEO of Revolve Robotics, recently spoke with FierceEnterpriseCommunications about the emerging robotic telepresence market, as well as his company's Kubi product. And part of what makes robotic telepresence interesting is the more interactive nature of the technology.
Cisco has dominated the networking market for decades. But let's face it; nobody's perfect. As we look ahead to a new era of the big networking vendor, let's reflect on some of the biggest, less-than-stellar moments of the company's history.
Enterprises with Cisco TelePresence units deployed may want to grab the latest security patches. Cisco released several patches to address vulnerabilities in a few of its telepresence products.
Reassuring members of the Cisco faithful last week that his company's in the collaboration business as something more than a hobby, the CEO outlined his goals for ending remote conferencing as we know it.
Ever since science-fiction first envisioned what "telepresence" conferencing would look like, it used multiple thin screens stretched out along one side of a table. Now that vision is finally real.
Worldwide revenue for enterprise videoconferencing and telepresence equipment and software declined 3.5 percent year-over-year and 20 percent sequentially to $661 million in the first quarter, according to the latest stats from Infonetics Research.
Cisco and Polycom posted double-digit declines in enterprise videoconferencing and telepresence equipment revenues in the first quarter of 2013, according to the latest stats from IDC.
ORLANDO, Fla.-- There will be 50 billion connected devices by 2020, generating $14.4 trillion in value, said Robert Lloyd, president of development and sales at Cisco, here at Enterprise Connect Orlando 2013.