WebRTC appears to finally be gaining some more traction in enterprise unified communications and collaboration solutions. Twilio is no stranger to WebRTC, but the company is looking to make it easier for developers to integrate voice and texting into their own apps.
This week marks the beginning of the end of Microsoft Lync Online, as the vendor starts to shift its customers from Lync to Skype for Business Online, which officially launched yesterday.
The only unfortunate thing about the proliferation of easy and cheap videoconferencing is those of us in the media can no longer make "where's my video phone?" jokes.
Lifesize unveiled an update to its Lifesize Cloud videconferencing service that includes new accessibility, control and collaboration features. Oh, and interoperability with Microsoft Lync.
As enterprises continue to adopt different kinds of videoconferencing systems, tracking the return on investment and usage of them will become increasingly important.
Not sure if the speakerphones and audio pickup devices you're deploying are good enough for your environment?
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.
Just as others are getting back to basics with their conferencing solutions, Altia Systems is looking to beef up the video capabilities of Microsoft Lync users. Or are those Skype for Business users? I lost track.
Cisco is commercializing Project Squared, the unified communications and collaboration solution announced back in November, and giving the product an official name. The newly-renamed Spark builds on the free app that was released in the fall and is now aimed at enterprises.
As much as vendors might want to be able to sell their unified communications solutions to every business within their target markets, the simple truth is that no UC solution is a fit for every organization.