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Cloud might be putting the 'unified' in UC

Everybody's got phones and email; lots of companies have videoconferencing too. The problem has been stitching them together to make employees more productive.

Cisco reaffirms its support of remote-based workforce

In the midst of reports that some leading technology companies are reining in their remote workers, networking giant Cisco reaffirmed its policy last week that remote workers are a valued and critical part of its workforce.

Blue Jeans Network gets $50M funding boost

Blue Jeans Network, a leading player in the interoperable video collaboration services space, has just received $50 million in new venture capital funding. The funds will be used to help the company expand its cloud-based videoconferencing network both domestically and globally.

Polycom RealPresence platform clears security evaluation after plugging DoS hole

Polycom's RealPresence Access Director (RPAD) session border controller recently passed a 35-point security evaluation conducted by ICSA Labs, a third-party testing lab owned by Verizon.

Dedicated videoconferening system sales decline 26% in Q1, says Infonetics

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.

Spotlight: Intelepeer integrates Vidtel's MeetMe into SIP trunking portfolio

Intelepeer is integrating Vidtel's MeetMe cloud-based videoconferencing service into its SIP trunking portfolio, which will beef up Intelepeer's unified communications capabilities, according to a report by  Channel Partners.

European nuclear research complex CERN turns to Vidyo for videoconferencing

The European nuclear research organization CERN, which operates the world's largest particle accelerator, has deployed Vidyo videoconferencing service for its 20,000 scientists located at 600 institutes around the world.

Cisco, Polycom, Logitech's LifeSize lead healthcare videoconferencing market

Cisco, Polycom and Logitech's LifeSize are leading the telemedicine movement by providing videoconferencing capabilities to healthcare organizations, according to research firm TechNavio.

Spotlight: Microsoft rolls out first phase of Lync-Skype integration

Microsoft has implemented the first phase of its integration of the Lync unified communications platform and the Skype VoIP service, announced earlier this year.

Cisco: Business IP traffic to triple between 2012 and 2017

Business IP traffic is forecast to triple between 2012 and 2017, reaching 21.7 exabytes per month in 2017, predicts Cisco in its latest Visual Networking Index (VNI) report.