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Blog: February 2017

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on Unified Communications & Collaboration


Posted: 19 Feb 2017

Arkadin recently pulled the wrap off its new service, ArkadinVision. While this unveiling came with the usual...

Blog tags: Unified Comms
Posted: 17 Feb 2017

February 2017 brought with it the 14th annual Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) event in Amsterdam.

This year’s expo made a big splash with record attendance with almost 1,200 AV vendors and...

Blog tags: Video Conferencing
Posted: 15 Feb 2017

Yesterday Amazon announced Amazon Chime, and with it Amazon enters squarely into the collaboration services market.  Chime provides audio, video, and web conferencing...

Blog tags: Video Conferencing, Web Conferencing
Posted: 13 Feb 2017

Two announcements over the past few weeks deeply reveal the inner workings of two very different Persistent Collaboration Spaces (PCS) vendors and their offerings.  I had the opportunity to attend...

Blog tags: Web Conferencing
Posted: 7 Feb 2017

As a streaming industry stalwart closely associated with its namesake encoding appliances, VBrick historically had been known primarily as a purveyor of video hardware.


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Posted: 6 Feb 2017

Last week I spent a day-and-a-half watching a large set of academic end users of Learning Management Systems threading a needle. In a good way.  The...

Blog tags: Distance Ed. / EDU
Posted: 2 Feb 2017

Qumu CEO Vern Hanzlik recently sat down with WR Senior Analyst Steve Vonder Haar for the latest edition of the WR Executive Briefing Series to discuss the changing landscape of...

Blog tags: Streaming/Webcasting
Posted: 2 Feb 2017

For large enterprises, the selection, deployment, and ongoing management of a global communication environment is incredibly challenging.  The expectation is clear – allow anyone, at any time, on...

Blog tags: Video Conferencing, Unified Comms
Posted: 1 Feb 2017

Cisco Launches the Spark Board

The industry most recent worst-kept secret is finally public.  On January 24, 2017, at a well-attended launch event in San Francisco, Cisco...

Blog tags: Video Conferencing, Web Conferencing, Unified Comms
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