Polycom Announces Plan to Woo Enterprises and Service Providers with Cloud-based “Measure and Manage” Tools

Polycom Announces Plan to Woo Enterprises and Service Providers with Cloud-based “Measure and Manage” Tools
    

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A few years ago, the formula to be a leading meeting endpoint provider was straightforward: Provide technology-leading endpoint devices in the room (conference phones, video conferencing systems, content sharing platforms), rock-solid connectivity to standards-based meeting services, and remote management so that enterprises and service providers could maintain the networked devices and troubleshoot issues.  Polycom has been delivering all of this for a long time.

Qumu Reaps Briefcam Windfall

Qumu Reaps Briefcam Windfall
    

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If you’ve ever found some loose change in the living room couch, you probably can relate to how Vern Hanzlik feels right about now.

Hanzlik is the chief executive officer of Qumu – a financially challenged vendor of enterprise streaming solutions that last week revealed a fresh source of funding from the most unlikely of sources.

“Adults really don’t know what they’re doing” and Other Presidential Learnings at ATD 2018

“Adults really don’t know what they’re doing” and Other Presidential Learnings at ATD 2018
    

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Last week, President Barack Obama keynoted the international learning and talent development tradeshow, ATD 2018, in San Diego California. Most of the 13,000 attendees packed in to hear Obama share insights based on his experience as a candidate and president.

Frontiers Looks at the Challenges of Video Behind the Firewall

Frontiers Looks at the Challenges of Video Behind the Firewall
    

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More than two-thirds of information technology executives surveyed by Wainhouse Research say that they are concerned that the use of online video threatens the reliability of their organization’s corporate communications network. In this edition of the “Frontiers of Business Streaming” video series, WR Senior Analyst Steve Vonder Haar discusses the multiple issues companies must address when tackling the challenges resulting from increased employee viewership of online video behind the corporate firewall.

View our five minute presentation sponsored by Ramp.

Chewing Our Way Through Video’s Alphabet Soup

Chewing Our Way Through Video’s Alphabet Soup
    

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Battles involving fledgling video technology standards are starting to heat up.

Even though we here at the WR blog do not typically get too excited about the alphabet soup that seems to emerge when technology companies start fighting over obscure video formats and protocols, that should not deter us from paying some attention to the recent machinations surrounding AV1 (sponsored by the Alliance for Open Media) and SRT (an open-source initiative that originated with Haivision and Wowza).

Plantronics and Polycom: David Buys Goliath

Plantronics and Polycom: David Buys Goliath
    

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In what will most likely be one of the biggest moves in the conferencing & collaboration industry in 2018, Plantronics announced its intention to acquire privately-held Polycom in a deal that they value at $2 billion.  We take a look at this deal from two perspectives.

1) What is the product / solution fit?

Frontiers Tackles the Challenges of Multiple Streaming Platforms

Frontiers Tackles the Challenges of Multiple Streaming Platforms
    

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Wainhouse Research survey results suggest that IT executives would prefer to consolidate their business streaming activities onto a single technology platform. The problem is that most organizations today deploy incompatible solutions from multiple vendors to address their streaming needs, fostering additional confusion in the implementation of enterprise streaming. WR Senior Analyst Steve Vonder Haar discusses these issues on this edition of the "Frontiers of Business Streaming" video series.

View this five-minute presentation sponsored by Ramp.

Moving Beyond Lecture Capture with Campus Live Streaming

Moving Beyond Lecture Capture with Campus Live Streaming
    

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My favorite SXSWEdu session this year was on what I’ll call guerrilla streaming.  What’s that?

Slack and Workday Connect, A Big Step Forward

Slack and Workday Connect, A Big Step Forward
    

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Earlier this week, Workday and Slack announced a partnership that will allow employees not only to access Workday data but also to complete HR tasks from within Slack.

Two EC Announcements and the Rise of “Service-attached” Video

Two EC Announcements and the Rise of “Service-attached” Video
    

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Having had some time to reflect after returning from the hallowed halls of the Gaylord Palms post Enterprise Connect, two announcements struck me as significant proof-points for the transition of video conferencing from traditional “stand-alone” equipment to a market driven by cloud-based services.

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