The work landline is fading into irrelevance as more Australian businesses adopt Cloud communications to replace traditional voice calls.
Over the last four years, St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center in Passaic County, N.J. has helped 90 victims of domestic violence get 39 restraining orders, all from the emergency room and without their ever needing to set foot in a courthouse. That's thanks to off-the-shelf Polycom videoconferencing technology and a partnership with a local Passaic County judge's office.
Cisco remained the leader in enterprise videoconferencing equipment with a 41.4 per cent share of the worldwide market.
Brocade's new A/NZ managing director, Gary Denman, is attempting to expand the company's software channel through software-defined networking in a traditionally a hardware-based business.
“Australia and New Zealand are key markets which present us with great opportunities for pushing ahead with work-style innovation."
Brocade has announced Gary Denman as its new senior director, and will place his focus on accelerating growth in the software networking market.
Telstra has launched a new business-to-business video service which gives Cloud customers access to high definition video communication.
Sales of video conferencing and telepresence hardware systems are declining, hurt by an increase in cloud and software-based options that often are cheaper and simpler to deploy, according to an IDC study.
Videoconferencing is available for desktops and even through specially designed rooms called telepresence systems, but on wireless handhelds? According to Robert Hagerty, who has been CEO of Polycom for 10 years, it could be widely available soon.
Ongoing market transition from a primarily hardware-based technology to one impacted by the growing interest in software-based solutions and video subscription services.
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