CIO to CIO – Video and Collaboration

A picture is worth a thousand words. We’ve become increasingly “visually literate” and the web has made that ubiquitous in our personal lives. Yet many of us struggle with email, conference calls and

Published on: October 15th, 2013 IT World Canada Staff

Is U.S. videoconferencing bill overkill?

The Canadian government is looking to shave as much as $42.7 million from its travel expenditures through the use of telepresence and other remote conferencing technologies, however, south of the border, lawmakers are

Published on: August 27th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Cisco: Video will soon dominate Internet traffic

Video communication has exploded in recent years, with the quality and quantity of video content increasing every day. As one of the most bandwidth-intensive forms of data, it's long occupied a disproportionate share

Published on: August 15th, 2012 brian bloom

Mitel frees video collaboration from the boardroom

With the release of a new mid-range multimedia communication device Wednesday, Mitel Networks Corp. aims to make the mobile workplace more affordable.The company’s new UC360 is a sleek-looking piece of touch-screen hardware for

Published on: June 20th, 2012 brian bloom

Avaya expands videoconferencing line

Avaya Inc.is expanding its videoconferencing and telepresence lineup by striking a deal to buy Israel-based Radvision Ltd. for about US$230 million. In a news release this morning Avaya said the acquisition will provide

Published on: March 15th, 2012 Howard Solomon

Facebook introduces Skype video calling

SEATTLE  -- Facebook has announced a new video chat capability it will roll out in conjunction with Skype, in what the social-networking giant said is the first of many announcements of new applications

Published on: July 6th, 2011 Nancy Gohring

Toronto firm cuts conference call costs with OCS

The distributed approach to projects at Toronto-based engineering firm Morrison Hershfield Corp. is markedly different from the on-premise, single-office tack of previous years. A recent move to unified communications technology has eliminated a monthly

Published on: March 1st, 2010 Kathleen Lau

Vidyo packages conferencing for campuses

Startup Vidyo Inc. is now packaging its videoconferencing product for college campuses, which it sees as a natural setting for a system that can bring together multiple participants even on relatively thin network connections. Vidyo

Published on: February 17th, 2010 Stephen Lawson

Juniper, Polycom team up for telepresence

Juniper Networks and Polycom Inc. have created an alliance to offer telepresence and video conferencing services to enterprises through service providers.The two companies have integrated their respective network resource control and video call

Published on: January 26th, 2010 Jim Duffy