Video Conferencing (VTC) and Telepresence White Paper Archive
This informative white paper, brought to us by our partners at Polycom, focuses on 4 key pillars to the collaborative government approach that addresses the mandates governments are driving for.
In Forrester’s 39-criteria evaluation of videoconferencing solution vendors, we identified the seven most significant providers in the category — Cisco, Huawei, LifeSize, Polycom, Radvision, Teliris, and Vidyo — and researched, analyzed, and scored them. Leaders that emerged have broad product portfolios with deep integration into unified communications (UC) infrastructure, while Strong Performers pursue a more focused strategy, excelling in particular market niches or in particular regions. This report details our findings about how well each vendor fulfills our criteria and where they stand in relation to one another to help IT professionals select the right provider for their environment.
Over the past few years, personal video conferencing has promised to enter the enterprise mainstream, with laptops, tablets, and phones operating on upgraded networks capable of supporting real-time audio and video communications. Many corporations are looking to embrace personal video conferencing as both a stand-alone application and as part of an overall Unified Communications (UC) deployment because rich media communications can speed decision making, help build stronger teams, and ultimately drive top line revenues as part of a sales strategy.
Today’s business environment is all about doing more with less. Organizations want to process more transactions and develop more products, all with as few resources as possible. The same rule applies when organizations make technology investments…they want to get as much utility out of those investments and resources as possible. This expectation of squeezing every bit of value out of technology investments has fueled increased interest in server virtualization.
Telepresence videoconferencing is a two-way, high-definition communication and collaboration tool that provides an experience to users as immersive as being in the same room. The technology allows companies to connect two or more locations and offers employees, customers, and business partners a level of flexibility and quality communication that significantly increases business productivity while streamlining work processes.
The business world has changed dramatically during the last ten years. Business today moves at an incredibly fast pace, and decisions must be made in real time, so no matter where your people are, they must be available. Whether they’re in their primary office, on the road, in a hotel, at a branch location, or working from home, your staff members must be accessible and productive.