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Atlassian's HipChat Video: Making a Splash or Noise in Video Conferencing?

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Posted by Katey Ferenzi Aug 18, 2016

Everywhere you look, chat solutions have been integrating video conferencing to improve their offering (and stay competitive). It’s just one of many indicators that the business collaboration market continues to be healthy. For instance, last year we saw Slack acquire Screenhero, and now we have HipChat acquiring the open-source video platform Jitsi provided by Blue Jimp.

It’s evident the video collaboration space is becoming crowded with options like Google Hangouts, Skype for Business, Apple Facetime, Cisco Spark, Slack, and now HipChat Video. Let’s see what value HipChat Video brings to the market.

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Polycom Drops Mitel and Accepts $2 Billion Siris Offer

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Posted by Katey Ferenzi Aug 03, 2016

If you've missed the media swell around Polycom's recent acquision drama, you've likely been living under a rock. Early discussions between Polycom and Mitel began back in October 2015. In April 2016, every major business journal was covering Mitel’s $1.96 billion dollar acquisition of Polycom. However, after only a few months, Siris Captial Group swooped in and madePolycom a $2 billion offer they couldn't refuse. 

Read on to learn plotline of this acquisition drama and other notables happening in the video conferencing industry. (HINT: Cisco and Acano are also making some magic happen!)

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2016 Edition: The Real Cost of Cisco WebEx

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Posted by Jacob Borgeson Jul 21, 2016

Cisco WebEx is a big deal in the video conferencing world, but the amount of questions and uncertainty around how much how much Cisco WebEx actually costs on a yearly basis is staggering. We posted this article regarding the real cost of Cisco WebEx and over the course of a year, we’ve seen it generate tons of page views, social shares, and partner interest (thank you)!

So, you want it? You got it! Here are the latest and greatest updates and changes to the operational costs of Cisco WebEx as a video conferencing solution.

We’ll cover:

  1. A three part cost breakdown
  2. New pricing
  3. Competitive product updates
  4. Updates to CMR Integration Costs
  5. Updates New Addition of CMRs
  6. Total Cisco WebEx Cost Breakdown
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DeBunking “The Shift To Cloud” In The Video Conferencing Market

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Posted by Katey Ferenzi Jul 19, 2016

“The shift to cloud” is household phrase these days. It’s cool, it’s innovative, and (in most cases) it’s happening. However, in the video conferencing market, this phrase is being stretched and bent by popular publications just enough to spawn assumptions.

Yes, it’s really exciting to think there is a major upset about to happen in the near future, but it’s unlikely.

Let’s debunk any misinterpretations you may have what's happening with on-premise vs. cloud-based video conferencing solutions by taking a look at the facts, shall we?

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Top 20 Unified Communications Influencers You Should Be Following On Twitter

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Posted by Allison Smith Jun 07, 2016

Social media is one of the best ways to make sure your up on the latest trends in your industry, get time saving tips, make a name for yourself, and connect with thought leaders. It may seem like a pain, but a well curated Twitter feed can help cut through the noise so you can tune in to key learnings from conferences like Infocomm, Enterprise Connect, and ATA without having to leave your chair. Also, finding out about new product updates and industry changes will start coming to you, rather than needing to do a ton of research. 

To get you jump-started (or fine-tune who you're following), we've curated a list of key Twitter influencers of video conferencing technology companies, collaboration industry analysts, and unified communications architects. In fact, this post serves as a kuddos from Vyopta. We feel that each of them share thoughtful analysis and solutions to issues within unified communication.

So again, no more noise. Feel free to follow them all! 

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