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Lifesize aims to make video mission-critical with new videoconferencing service SLA

It's probably safe to say videoconferencing is not mission-critical to most enterprises, but next-generation videoconferencing vendors are hoping to make video as important as the phone. In the hopes of pushing video further into the enterprise, cloud-based video communications and collaboration services provider Lifesize is putting its money where its mouth is (well, somewhat).

Highfive partners with Dolby to boost videoconferencing audio quality

Videoconferencing vendor Highfive has partnered with Dolby Laboratories in an effort to boost the audio quality of its room-based systems.

ReadyTalk adds video collaboration capabilities to FoxDen

ReadyTalk added a one-touch in-room videoconferencing and collaboration feature to the FoxDen collaboration application it launched in 2015.

Mitel's acquisition of Polycom will create UC giant

Unified communications vendor Mitel signed a definitive agreement on Friday to acquire communications and collaboration hardware and services provider Polycom. The $1.96 billion deal will result in the creation of an enterprise-focused unified communications powerhouse.

BlueJeans sets sights on enterprise video communication with Enterprise Video Cloud

BlueJeans Network is targeting enterprises with its launch cloud-based video communications and collaboration offering. The BlueJeans Enterprise Video Cloud was designed for large-scale enterprises with a distributed workforce.

Jive expands video calling and business texting to mobile app

Jive Communications completed the addition of video calling, business texting and location-based rules features to its iOS and Android application.

Skype for Business users can now call into Zoom videoconferences

Zoom has integrated its videoconferencing service with Skype for Business, enabling Skype users to connect to a Zoom conference using the popular Microsoft unified communications software.

Logicalis aims to increase video communication adoption with new managed service

As video communication and collaboration continue to become a discussion point within enterprises, Logicalis US has unveiled a new video collaboration service designed to ensure video is optimized for greater quality and performance.

NDS adds 4G LTE option to hosted VoIP offering

Network Data Systems has added a 4G LTE backup option to its Cisco-based N-Power managed unified communications offering.

Russia is home to the world's largest UC deployment

If managing a unified communications system for a tens of thousands of employees sounds like a headache, imagine the challenges of managing a UC system with more than 1 million users.