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Polycom wins large Korean conferencing network

| April 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

Polycom has won a deal to supply its RealPresence Platform to 11 Korean office locations for Woori Investment and Securities. “After installing Polycom video solutions, our meeting culture has changed for the better. Now, employees of the 11 offices can meet face-to-face on a moment’s notice, regardless of where they are, which has really contributed […]

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Orange and Verizon interconnect telepresence networks

| April 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

Last week, Orange Business and Verizon interconnected their Telepresence networks so users on either network can dial into the end-points of both networks. As you might imagine, one of the biggest issues with video communications is that there has so far been no universal numbering system, so even if both ends have video communications equipment, […]

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BT and Orange Business Services interconnect TelePresence service

| December 9, 2011 | 0 Comments

BT and Orange Business Services have became the latest operators to interconnect their TelePresence services. According to the operators, customers already with Cisco TelePresence systems on their network can now call similar organisations on the network of the other. The deal basically unified BT’s Global Video Exchange services with Orange Business Services Telepresence Community. The […]

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Orange Business Services sets out 2015 plan, sets green services as key growth objectives

| November 24, 2011 | 0 Comments

France Telecom’s enterprise and international arm, Orange Business Services, has unveiled four strategic objectives for the next three to four years, three of which are based on technologies and services that have a green element. As part of its “conquests 2015” plan, Orange Business has identified cloud computing, M2M, as well as video conferencing, as […]

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Why one law firm upgraded its video platform

| August 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

It is arguably the most important question for green telecoms practices. While it’s always good to get as much life out of existing resources as possible, there are just times when you simply need to upgrade to a new system, either for performance, cost, or efficiency reasons. For Vedder Price, a Chicago-headquartered law firm, the […]

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Polycom releases RealPresence Ready for SMEs

| July 19, 2011 | 0 Comments
Polycom releases RealPresence Ready for SMEs

Polycom has released what it calls a “comprehensive video solution” for small and medium businesses. The package, named Polycom RealPresence Ready, consists of two Polycom HDX 6000 room systems, one Polycom HDX 7000 system, and five Polycom Telepresence m100 software licenses. According to Polycom, the new solution now “delivers high-quality, reliable and secure conversations with […]

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Five operators top European green telecom services research

| July 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

AT&T, BT, Orange Business Services, Swisscom and Telefonica, have been name as leaders in the Green Quadrant report from research firm, Verdantix. The report compared ten sustainable telecoms solutions provided by 18 of the largest telecoms operators in the European market, such as video conferencing, online collaboration, and cloud computing. According to Verdantix, five telcos […]

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Nefsis moves video conferencing to the cloud

| March 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

Online video conferencing solutions developer, Nefsis, has announced what it calls a distributed cloud computing technology that intelligently virtualises online meeting rooms closer to participants. The advancement leverages the distributed nature of cloud computing and real time routing information to reduce roundtrip latency time for sessions and live data sharing over the Internet. Infrastructure hardware […]

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CHF7B savings with green ICT solutions – Swisscom

| March 23, 2011 | 0 Comments
CHF7B savings with green ICT solutions – Swisscom

Switzerland’s carrier, Swisscom, and its partner, myclimate, says that green ICT solutions will save the country some CHF 7 billion (US$7.75 billion) in cost as well as help reduce 750,000 tonnes of CO2 equivalent emissions. According to Swisscom, the CO2 savings will help make up the shortfall of the country’s Kyoto Protocol targets. The projections […]

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Vidyo integrates with Microsoft Lync

| March 3, 2011 | 0 Comments

Video communications specialist Vidyo has announced support for Microsoft Lync server, enabling Lync users to quickly and easily initiate and participate in HD multi-party Vidyo conferences. With Vidyo’s support for Microsoft Lync, users will now be able to access Vidyo’s personal telepresence by simply selecting it from within their Lync desktop application.  Vidyo’s Microsoft Lync […]

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