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Polycom adds managed services to telepresence offering

| July 31, 2009 | 0 Comments
Polycom adds managed services to telepresence offering

Polycom has added a partial managed services support option for its immersive telepresence solutions, giving its customers the option to support deployments with in-house resources or through partial or complete outsourced services. According to the Polycom, the company service partners can now offer a new Assisted Operations Service (AOS) in addition to existing fully managed […]

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Orange Business Services opens up video conferencing service

| July 9, 2009 | 1 Comment

Orange Business Services is looking to market its video conferencing service like a traditional telephone service, complete with equipment rental and inter-company support. The company’s new Open Videopresence service will be offered on a wholly-managed platform for video conferencing that features a packaged price that includes the necessary equipment and systems integration services. The new […]

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Why do you need Cisco’s TelePresence?

| July 3, 2009 | 0 Comments

If you have an answer, then get out your video camera/cameraphone/digital camera, and record a shot clip of the reasons and you’ll stand a chance of winning up to US$3,000. Cisco’s TelePresence team is now running a user submitted video contest/campaign to promote the HD video conferencing platform. You can get more information here. “This […]

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AT&T, BT and Tata prove TelePresence can be like the PSTN

| July 3, 2009 | 0 Comments

Three global carriers and Cisco Systems has completed a successful trial of the latter’s TelePresence system across multi-carrier networks, paving the way for the day when HD video conferencing may be use like today’s PSTN. The proof-of-concept trial by AT&T, BT and Tata Communications, was carried out at the Cisco Live 2009 event, and involved […]

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Regus opens first public telepresence site in London

| June 30, 2009 | 0 Comments
Regus opens first public telepresence site in London

Global business center operator, Regus, has launched what it calls the world’s first publicly available telepresence suite in its facilities in London. The site, located in Regus’ Berkeley Square location in Central London, will feature Polycom’s RealPresence Experience High Definition immersive telepresence system and is part of a joint initiative with Cable&Wireless Worldwide worth £32 […]

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Telx launches Video Xchange to enable inter-company telepresence

| June 30, 2009 | 0 Comments
Telx launches Video Xchange to enable inter-company telepresence

US based data centre and telecoms exchange operator, Telx, has launched a new video optimized interconnection platform that will let enterprises hook up their video conferencing systems with each other. Branded as the Telx Video Xchange, the new interexchange service basically offers enterprises a carrier neutral loation to interconnect their video conferencing and Telepresence equipment […]

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BT, TANDBERG sign MoU for inter-company video conferencing platform

| June 19, 2009 | 0 Comments

BT Conferencing and TANDBERG have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to set up a platform to deliver “the first global non-proprietary solution for inter-company telepresence and video conferencing.” Under the MOU, the BT One Source service, using TANDBERG’s standards-based infrastructure, allows an enterprise to collaborate internally and externally across differing video and telepresence systems. According […]

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US Department of Energy installs Tandberg telepresence systems

| June 6, 2009 | 0 Comments
US Department of Energy installs Tandberg telepresence systems

The US Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) has put in six Tandberg telepresence systems in its locations across the US, according to York Telecom, the New Jersey-based systems integrator and communications provider. “With the mission of strengthening the United States’ energy security, environmental quality, and economic vitality in public-private […]

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Cisco to provide TelePresence systems to UN Climate Change Conference

| June 4, 2009 | 0 Comments
Cisco to provide TelePresence systems to UN Climate Change Conference

Cisco has been selected by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark as the official technology partner for the United Nations Climate Change Conference, dubbed COP15, to be held in Copenhagen in December. As part of its role, Cisco is working with the Danish government to deploy Cisco TelePresence™ systems and networking solutions that will […]

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Avaya moves in on Nortel’s… channel partners

| June 3, 2009 | 0 Comments

By CommsDay International It’s not bad enough that Nortel is struggling in the midst of sorting itself out of bankruptcy in US courts, and that it is losing customers due to the uncertainty of its future, now, its competitors are moving in to take the vendor’s channel partners in one of the sectors that it […]

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