Tag: polycom

  • “The Next Communication Revolution” circa 1996

    “The Next Communication Revolution” circa 1996

    Way back in the Dark Ages (1996) I wrote about the path I thought video conferencing needed to go to become ubiquitous: Videoconferencing technology needed to be “easy-to-use”….by anyone. This is 2015, err 2021, has my vision come true?   You can download the whole, very short, article here (the next revolution) but, I will […]

  • Polycom Video Conferencing Report and InfoGraphic

    Polycom Video Conferencing Report and InfoGraphic

    In the old days, we (ESnet, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab) used to visit Polycom HQ (when they were in Pleasanton, CA) to either:  Get an update on the latest and greatest videoconferencing technology, or, prod them for one reason or another. History Lesson: We (ESnet, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab) were pioneering cloud-based “ad-hoc” videoconferencing between 1999 […]

  • Polycom Announces Cloud Based Videoconferencing Option

    Polycom…are you serious? THIS was the GAME CHANGING announcement you promised??? This was in my email last week: “REMINDER We’re About to Make History You don’t want to miss this game-changing announcement.” Really??  I wonder if the others who have been there for years are shaking in their boots?? To be fair….maybe I am missing […]

  • Blue Jeans Network Grows By 50% in One Quarter

    Blue Jeans Network Grows By 50% in One Quarter

    OK, listen up. I have said this before (like starting in 1999, for those who don’t know that ESnet Collaboration developed one of, if not the, first IP-based cloud video conferencing services in the world)…..BUT…. Cloud based video conferencing is going to kick the worlds ass in a BIG way….this press release is proof, and this is […]