Category Archives: Cloud

Google Drive Upload & Download Speed Limits

AltamontCowork member Brian needed to backup the contents of his computer to Google Drive.   AltamontCowork’s network slowed to turtle speed. Investigating the cause, we found the culprit: Google Drive upload was sucking all the bandwidth available on our Comcast   router and Internet connection. As soon as we unplugged Brian’s computer from the network, everything was cool. Plug it back

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Netflix Uses BlueJeans Cloud-Based Videoconferencing

Figured I’d jump back, at least a little bit, into the technology I helped pioneer….desktop video conferencing and cloud-based videoconferencing.  (VC vendors with a story to tell….send me your stuff!) BlueJeans is a cloud-based provider of multipoint videoconferencing services.  I have looked at BlueJeans here, in older blogs, but, I thought you might be interested (and I am interested as

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Blue Jeans Changes Cloud Video Conferencing Again

– – Hot off the heels of Enterprise Connect where the WebRTC Conference-within-a-Conference drew overflow crowds, Blue Jeans Network will announce it’s newest product: Sniff RTC.  On Monday, April 1, the cloud-based video conference service and unofficial work from home sponsor will unveil the newest feature enriching the video conferencing experience to better connect users around the world. The Sniff TRC patented olfactory technology will enable a deeper interactive experience

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Blue Jeans announces bi-directional HD desktop sharing for Microsoft Lync users

I love cloud-based multipoint videoconferencing, but, you already know that. Here is a SCOOP from Blue Jeans Network that I just got permission to post. I was told that Blue Jeans has been interoperating Skype and Lync since 2011 (even though the press release says 2012). No surprise there.  Blue Jeans has been pushing the state-of-the-art in cloud based videoconferencing

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WebRTC Video Conferencing Test via Vidtel

– – Got an email from Vidtel a few weeks ago announcing the ability to connect to Vidtel video conferencing using WebRTC on my Chrome browser. I did a really quick test since I think this technology is awesome and will move video conferencing one step closer to ubiquity. What I Did Since my first review of Vidtel, they have

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