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A Video on Enterprise Group Video

Gartner recently published a Magic Quadrant on Group Video Systems. The opinions of other analysts are one of my favorite topics, and this report definitely sparked some conversation. I enlisted two former video insiders for assistance: Simon Dudley, formerly with…

Starting A Video Call On-Time

I do prefer video conferencing over audio-only meetings, and I find myself increasingly annoyed with audio-only forums. The audio-only call remains popular, but the excuses are getting weaker, like bad hair day. However there is one frequent complaint that actually…

Two Different Pictures

A few months ago, highly respected and legendary prognosticator Elliott Gold predicted that Vidyo would pass Polycom. At the time it didn’t seem particularly reasonable. But as Elliot says “the trend is clear.” My reservations with his prediction were that…

Barriers to Enterprise Video Keep Falling

I’ve written a few times about Lifesize, a subsidiary of Logitech. Logitech, LifeSize, and Slim Devices Oh My Logitech and Jabra Smile, It’s for You What I find so interesting is that Logitech continues to de-enterprise LifeSize. Logitech is mostly…

Does Avaya have a RadVision?

I have felt that someone needed to buy Radvision. I wasn’t sure who, but it seemed like a beauty without a date. Consider: Cisco has been all about video for several years now. They are the number one or number…

Logitech and Jabra

About 19 months ago, Logitech acquired LifeSize. That seemed strange at the time, as Logitech purveys fine mice and keyboards, not telepresence solutions. But perhaps I was too quick to judge. The company has been upping its UC story and…

InfoComm, Where the Video Vendors Talk

The 800 lbs gorilla in Telepresence is Cisco/Tandberg, and the rest of the industry are teaming up against the giant. Polycom, HP, Microsoft, and Juniper seem to be united in their anti-Cisco positioning. At a recent Polycom conference, Gurdeep Singh…