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Making the Best of #CiscoLive Barcelona

Making the Best of #CiscoLive Barcelona

Making plans for #CiscoLive Barcelona? Vyopta put together this handy little list of some of the top things to do outside of the conference center in Barcelona. Before you get your fill of Gaudi buildings, make sure you drop by to see Jeff Shiffman, Marc Haimsohn, and...

The Shift to Cloud Based Video Conferencing

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...

Polycom Cloud Video Conferencing Expanding

Polycom Cloud Video Conferencing Expanding

Video vendors must make the difficult transition from selling “boxes” to selling and supporting cloud-based solutions. One of the major, enterprise players in video collaboration impacted by these changes is Polycom. The company appears to be leaning into the cloud...

Polycom Drops Mitel and Accepts $2 Billion Siris Offer

Polycom Drops Mitel and Accepts $2 Billion Siris Offer

If you've missed the media swell around Polycom's recent acquisition 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...