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Increased Efficiency and Faster Decision Making with Video Conferencing

Increased Efficiency and Faster Decision Making with Video Conferencing

In any marketplace it is important to maximise organisational effectiveness. With pressures on key executives’ time, it is difficult to remain effective whilst minimising time lost to being out of the office.Enabling key executives to be able to meet with their people throughout the world at any time, whenever required, in the highest quality ensures streamlined decision making, organisational efficiencies and effectiveness and contributes significantly to competitive advantage.Immersive telepresence solutions enable key executives to meet regardless of where they are based at any time in the highest quality along with many more benefits of video conferencing. The experience, driven by best in class technology and services, ensures that participants are able to focus on the meeting and the business at hand.

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K'NEX: Accelerating Product Concept to Market Using Video Conferencing

K'NEX: Accelerating Product Concept to Market Using Video Conferencing

Business agility relies on effective communications. The ability to react first and push products to market quicker than your competitors as well as maximising shareholder value often hinges on an organisation's ability to effectively communicate internally and with customers, suppliers and partners.One business who implemented video conferencing specifically to speed up decision making, and thereby reduce time to market, is K'NEX.
Developing toys for the next generation is now child's play for K'NEX, part of The Rogan Group, with the installation of video conferencing equipment for instant communications between its UK and US offices.

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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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Microsoft Lync: On-Premise or Cloud-Based Video Conferencing Deployment

Microsoft Lync: On-Premise or Cloud-Based Video Conferencing Deployment



So you’ve made the decision to go with Microsoft Lync to solve your communications-based needs. Good choice, but there are still plenty more decisions ahead! When planning for MS Lync, the first thing you need to decide on is how you are going to deploy it – on-premise or in the cloud.

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Improving HR Productivity using Video Conferencing

Improving HR Productivity using Video Conferencing

In a recent survey, 98% of Human Resources executives surveyed said that video conferencing helps companies defy distance and break down cultural barriers to improve their productivity.  In recognition of those benefits, HR professionals expect video conferencing to be their preferred communications tool in 2016.

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Six Considerations for Nurturing High Performing Teams

Six Considerations for Nurturing High Performing Teams



Those of us who have been a part of high performing, innovative teams know the exhilaration of reducing time-to-market, cutting out unnecessary processes and costs, and simply producing better products for our customers through improved collaboration.

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