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How much is an acceptable amount of packet loss?

How much is an acceptable amount of packet loss?

To the average person, packet loss seems like a technical term with little to no meaning. For the UC engineer or IT professional, it's a familiar term that most associate with one key desire: learning how to troubleshoot it faster and with more confidence....

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Key Tips for High Quality Video Conferencing Calls

What is your organization's definition of acceptable video call quality? Video calls used to be confined to high-end meeting rooms and boardrooms, and in those days they got away with relying on packet loss to identify issues. The difference today is that video...

Top 4 UC Adoption Metrics You Should Know, and Why

One of the best things about working for Vyopta is getting to work with customers to understand their goals for collaboration. The idea that you can better manage technology, people, and processes by measuring them diligently is not new, but it is a new...

How room usage data helps with real estate woes

Collaboration space is a Big Problem, and not the way you think Most people think of conference rooms only when they are trying to book one last minute and they find out there aren't any left nearby.  However, the problem is actually the opposite: conference rooms and...

2018 Update: The Real Cost/Pricing for Cisco WebEx

2018 Update: The Real Cost of Cisco WebEx How much does Cisco Webex cost in 2018? The first thing to know is that the cost of Cisco Webex has dropped from $89/user to $29 over the last year, and our sources say that $30/user/month is pretty much the upper limit for...

The Shift to Cloud Based Video Conferencing

“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...

Vyopta vAnalytics: How Does it Work?

Vyopta vAnalytics is a monitoring and analytics tool to help large organizations manage and support video conferencing across all the most popular video technologies. This vAnalytics data sheet briefly describes the product, how it works, and the technologies we...

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