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Videoconferencing

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When choosing a videoconferencing service, ensure compatibility

Cloud-based videoconferencing doesn't have quite the up-front expenditures of on-premise videoconferencing solutions, but before signing a deal with a videoconferencing software-as-a-service vendor, be sure to check its list of compatible applications and products.

Say goodbye to videoconferencing hardware

The hardware-centric videoconferencing deployment model isn't quite at its end of days yet, but it's not far off. 

Enterprises turn to software for videoconferencing, leave hardware market flat

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.

Improved video technology drives conferencing

Expect video traffic on the network to continue increasing. As the technology has matured, so too has the interest in using it for webconferencing, whether using a cloud-based service or an on-premise unified communications system.

Spotlight: Slack acquires Screenhero for collaboration features

Slack, which has been building a reputation as an enterprise communications platform, is leaning more towards collaboration and unified communications with the acquisition of Screenhero.

RingCentral ties UC functions into Google for Work

As Google finds its way ever deeper into the enterprise, third parties are looking to beef up what end-users can do with it. There's a growing trend in cloud providers adding unified communications capabilities to Google; and the latest entrant into the market is RingCentral.

Take your videoconferencing with you

Logitech's new video conferencing camera is designed to be portable and easy to use. 

Polycom add-on tracks how long you stayed in a meeting

Polycom introduced a handful of new products, including one that tracks how many people were in a meeting and how long they stayed. 

People, processes can make or break video conferencing success

An inspiring deployment in a New Jersey hospital connects domestic violence victims with judges. The example shows how people and processes can both help and hinder the value of a video conferencing setup.

Lifesize's new gear targets video conferencing for the rest of us

Responding to the growing demand for video conferencing, Lifesize is rolling out a few new products designed to make it easier and cheaper for businesses to do video conferencing--and not just in your biggest conference room that has the expensive video setup.