5 Myths of Telepresence and what they mean to your business

What’s the difference between collaboration and telepresence and what do they mean to your business? We know creating authentic communication and collaboration isn’t a “one-size-fits-all” industry. Here are 3 Important Reasons for Debunking Myths of Video Conferencing – It gives users a way to gauge their investment, readers can take stock of any preconceptions they might have and it helps people to make good decisions when developing a technology roadmap for the next five years.

Is Lync 2010 compatible with other video systems?

It all seems very simple. You have a web camera on your computer and a video button inside your Lync app. Shouldn’t it just work? Shouldn’t you just be able to make a video call to a Cisco, Polycom, LifeSize or Vidyo system? But Microsoft Lync2010 doesn’t support video calling to other video systems and what does this mean for a user? There are options for what a user can to do to make Lync2010 support video conferencing.

Skype for Business – A Unified Communications Tool?

Skype is used for a lot more than video. In fact it really started out and is still primarily used for voice calls. Skype offers a full Unified Communication (UC) technology stack, which is pretty powerful, but not as “industrial” as some enterprise UC technology offerings from say, Cisco or Microsoft.

Rule #1 for Video and Firewalls: Say NO to Helper Services

Firewalls are probably one of the biggest peace-of-mind purchases that an enterprise will make to ensure it’s secure from the outside world. More comprehensive firewalls offer a vast suite of tools and features to make the life of the administrator easier by automating as much of the process of security management as possible. When it comes to video conferencing technology, the lion’s share of firewall solutions are not as video friendly as the feature set suggests.

Pros and Cons of Using Skype for Business Video Conferencing Calls

Why spend money on a videoconferencing solutions when Skype is free? Here are 6 reasons Skype may not be the right solution for your business video conferencing needs