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Vidyo Videoconferencing Virtualization

A Short History Lesson by Mike Back in the old days (1980’s) video conferencing was developed to help people at two locations meet face-to-face without the need to travel.  Wow! One day, someone said “Geee, I need THREE locations to meet face-to-face”.  And the idea of a multipoint controller (MCU) was born.  Now all three locations could dial into a

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Video Conferencing Products & Services Update: Cisco / Tandberg

Cisco/Tandberg Overarching Philosophy (my take) Corporate, high end, “Telepresence” What I Think of When I Think of Cisco / Tandberg Routers / Reliable Video Conferencing Hardware Product Line Tandberg has been around the video conferencing industry….well, forever. Cisco is a late entry that, in my own very humble opinion, was kinda lost in this industry. Then they bought Tandberg which

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Microsoft Office 365 To The Cloud

Checking the news on the Internet this morning, I spotted this article from SF Gate describing the official announcement today(!) that Microsoft Office is moving to the cloud with Microsoft Office 365 (I suppose that means it is available 365 days a year?). The article explains that small to medium businesses that can’t afford to buy, install, run, and maintain

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