ITNavigator purchase to boost Avaya’s cloud offerings

Communications software provider Avaya Inc. is looking to beef up its cloud computing, contact centre, and social media monitoring and management offerings with the acquisition of the software division of Israeli-based ITNavigator Ltd.

Published on: October 2nd, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Cisco announces new teleconferencing products

San Jose, Calif.-based Cisco Systems Inc. has announced, among a host of updates, two new products for teleconferencing, the Cisco TelePresence MX200 and the Cisco TelePresence Conductor.The announcement is part of Cisco's new

Published on: June 17th, 2011 jd speedy

Adobe unveils Connect 8 Web, videconferencing tool

Adobe Systems today unveiled Adobe Connect 8, a Web conferencing tool that supports videoconferencing on desktops, in conference rooms and most mobile devices.The update, the first since version 7.5 came out a year

Published on: November 1st, 2010 Matt Hamblen

New Polycom telepresence series raises table stakes

Polycom Inc. believes its upcoming OTX 300 telepresence system will suit most businesses to a “T.” That’s because the table around which the three-monitor system is built around is shaped like a stubby

Published on: June 6th, 2010 Howard Solomon

Cisco closes Tandberg purchase

SAN FRANCISCO - Cisco Systems Inc. has closed its acquisition of Tandberg SA, formally ending a tense struggle over the fair value of the Norwegian videoconferencing vendor.Effective Monday, Tandberg's product line is now part

Published on: April 20th, 2010 Stephen Lawson and Howard Solomon

Chambers unveils vision for Cisco as IT vendor

By almost any measure, Cisco Systems Inc. is the biggest fish in the networking pond. Thanks to more than 130 acquisitions, a brisk pace of internal development and a much-discussed new organizational structure

Published on: March 11th, 2010 John Gallant

Video to dominate networks within 3 years, Cisco says

By 2013, 90 per cent of traffic on the Internet will be video according to a leading Cisco Systems Inc. executive.Marthin De Beer, senior vice president of Cisco's Emerging Technologies Group was speaking at

Published on: January 27th, 2010 Maxwell Cooter

Cisco protocol promises telepresence interoperability

  A lack of interoperability between different systems has been one of the barriers preventing videoconferencing and telepresence from being widely adopted in the enterprise. There’s nothing worse that the person on the

Published on: January 26th, 2010 Howard Solomon

UWinnipeg and Cisco plan to commercialize research

A newcommercial research centre at the Universityof Winnipeg intends to build a bridgebetween academia and business, which may stimulate economic activity in Manitoba further downthe road.TheCommercialization Research and Education Alliance for Science, Technology

Published on: January 21st, 2010 Jennifer Kavur