Doing Enterprise Collaboration the Right Way

Doing Enterprise Collaboration the Right Way

Every business wants to have the right collaboration tools that employees use effectively and frequently to deliver improved performance and more efficient working practices.

But what does doing enterprise collaboration the right way mean?

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The Specs of the RealPresence Immersive Studio Flex

The Specs of the RealPresence Immersive Studio Flex

In this blog, we are getting under the hood so to speak of the Flex, to see what you get for your money. So, what have Polycom put into the RealPresence Immersive Studio Flex?

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Video Collaboration Innovations – Polycom Acoustic Bubble

Video Collaboration Innovations – Polycom Acoustic Bubble


 
New from Polycom! Acoustic Bubble technology automatically senses and mutes unwanted background noise.
This is the third in our series about the latest advancements from Polycom – all aimed at improving the user experience of video conferencing.  Our earlier Videocall blogs focused on Noiseblock and Eagle Eye Producer, but in this blog we are focused on Acoustic Bubble technology.

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The Benefits of Virtualising your Video Conferencing Platform

The Benefits of Virtualising your Video Conferencing Platform




We speak to lots of IT managers and directors on a day to day basis and have noticed that for many, their focus for 2014 is on tools for collaboration, interoperability and end user experience.  Furthermore, IT departments are involved not only in the technology but in driving user adoption – which in turn ensures that any IT spend is justified by the benefits driven by wide-spread usage.
One of the key tools for collaboration is video conferencing and IT departments are given the technical challenge of figuring out interoperability as well as the business issue of promoting its use.
Virtualising your video conferencing software can address both the technical and user adoption challenges and provide numerous other key benefits along the way.

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How Centralised Management can Benefit your Business Communications

How Centralised Management can Benefit your Business Communications


Ongoing technological advances in recent years have enhanced the pervasive nature of video conferencing, meaning that organisations of different shapes and sizes are relying more and more on video collaboration for their business communications. Depending on your company’s structure, the team responsible for video operations may not be the same as the team who owns and manages the virtual environment. This requires further coordination and planning in the design, deployment/installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting for the video applications.

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Achieving High Availability with Polycom’s RealPresence® Platform

Achieving High Availability with Polycom’s RealPresence® Platform


As video conferencing becomes pervasive, users will expect instant access to the technology any time, anywhere. But, providing that high level of availability can pose challenges for IT departments.  One answer is provided by Polycom’s RealPresence® Platform which provides high availability in a virtualised environment.
Appliance and purpose-built hardware solutions utilise a combination of standard networking and proprietary techniques to achieve high availability. Purpose-built hardware, such as the RMX RealPresence® Collaboration Server uses a standard base ATCA (Advanced Telecom Computing Architecture) design where redundant components such as CPUs, fans and hot-swappable components ensure high availability. Similar redundant designs can be achieved in the virtual datacentre using industry-standard blade-server devices suitable for hosting VMs.

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