Videotelephony

Diligent Offers Seamless Video Conferencing Access Across All Board Management Platforms to Ensure Secure, Virtual Board Meetings as the Workforce Shifts Remote

Friday, March 27, 2020 - 2:00pm

Access to links to virtual meetings within Diligents platforms includes leading video applications like Zoom, WebEx, and Go-To-Meeting.

Key Points: 
  • Access to links to virtual meetings within Diligents platforms includes leading video applications like Zoom, WebEx, and Go-To-Meeting.
  • This update comes as organizations increase the frequency of confidential board and committee meetings to manage the COVID-19 crisis, in addition to preparing for long-scheduled quarterly board meetings and annual shareholder meetings.
  • With the shift to virtual meetings, we are centralizing the meetings on Diligent, making it easier for directors to join the video conference and helping companies securely distribute meeting information.
  • Diligent also operates the largest global platform for nonprofits boards in BoardEffect and a leading platform for school boards with Community by Diligent.

Raydiant Releases Virtual Room With Support From T-Mobile to Help Industries Adjust

Friday, March 27, 2020 - 12:28pm

Virtual Room is a lightweight alternative to a video conference room system at a fraction of the price.

Key Points: 
  • Virtual Room is a lightweight alternative to a video conference room system at a fraction of the price.
  • To develop Virtual Room, Raydiant drew on partnerships with video conferencing company BlueJeans and telecom giant T-Mobile to take the system beyond simple video conferencing.
  • Rather than dial into a conference, Virtual Room can run all day long, bringing workers together much like they would be in a physical office.
  • Although ideally situated for the corporate office setting, Virtual Room has also been developed with other uses in mind.

Adapting from Home: This Week’s View of Video Meeting Triumphs and Concerns

Friday, March 27, 2020 - 12:15pm

Additionally, 8x8 reported that the global monthly active users of 8x8 Video Meetings is nearly 4.5 million, as people adopt video conferencing technology with unprecedented velocity.

Key Points: 
  • Additionally, 8x8 reported that the global monthly active users of 8x8 Video Meetings is nearly 4.5 million, as people adopt video conferencing technology with unprecedented velocity.
  • Video Conferencing and Meetings Notable Stats:
    Video conferencing and meetings search volume is up 1,000% year over year.
  • There were over 25,000 social conversations regarding 8x8 Video Meetings and Jitsi.org in the last 30 days.
  • : Developers and users note that voice, video quality, screen sharing and privacy is a cause for both choosing and switching video platforms.

Avaya Expands Free Offers for Work-From-Anywhere Apps to Help Businesses Respond to the COVID-19 Pandemic and Protect Employee Health

Friday, March 27, 2020 - 12:00pm

The Avaya unified communications portfolio enhances engagement and productivity with powerful capabilities related to calling, collaboration and meetings, as well as a range of flexible, connected phones and devices.

Key Points: 
  • The Avaya unified communications portfolio enhances engagement and productivity with powerful capabilities related to calling, collaboration and meetings, as well as a range of flexible, connected phones and devices.
  • Businesses are built on the experiences they provide, and everyday millions of those experiences are built by Avaya (NYSE: AVYA).
  • Avaya builds open, converged and innovative solutions to enhance and simplify communications and collaboration in the cloud, on-premise or a hybrid of both.
  • All statements other than statements of historical fact are forward-looking statements for purposes of the U.S. federal and state securities laws.

Cognitive Computing Market by Component, Deployment Mode, Business Function, Application, Technology, Industry Vertical and Region - Global Forecast to 2025

Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 9:30pm

The Cognitive Computing Market Size is Projected to Grow from USD 20.5 Billion in 2020 to USD 77.5 Billion by 2025, at a CAGR of 30.5%

Key Points: 
  • The Cognitive Computing Market Size is Projected to Grow from USD 20.5 Billion in 2020 to USD 77.5 Billion by 2025, at a CAGR of 30.5%
    The report comprehensively describes the factors impacting the growth of cognitive computing market.
  • It comprises market dynamics, such as drivers, restraints, opportunities, and challenges; use cases; and various industry standards, which affect the growth of the market.
  • Globally, companies are rapidly adopting cognitive computing technologies to gain a competitive edge in the market.
  • The key players in the cognitive computing market are Microsoft, IBM, SAS, Google, AWS, TCS, Cisco, and Virtusa.

Rapidly Spreading Coronavirus Pandemic Sees Solidarity HealthShare's Telehealth Program Soar

Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 6:46pm

Medical professionals are available to answermembers' questions, evaluate their risk of infection and recommend next steps via telephone or video chat.

Key Points: 
  • Medical professionals are available to answermembers' questions, evaluate their risk of infection and recommend next steps via telephone or video chat.
  • "The technology of telemedicine provides convenient, cost-effective care for patients and now has become an important strategyforpreventing the spread of the deadly COVID-19.
  • With DialCare the doctor is always in, offering immediate relief for members' physical conditions and peace of mind," said Solidarity HealthShare Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Oertle.
  • Members who have SolidarityHealthShare'sPremiere and Plus plans continue to have access to the telemedicine program without any added out-of-pocket costs.

Apcela Accelerates Expansion of Cisco, Palo Alto VPNs to Support COVID-19 Remote Workers

Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 3:20pm

This has caused unanticipated stress on enterprise networking and security environments at a staggering rate and level.

Key Points: 
  • This has caused unanticipated stress on enterprise networking and security environments at a staggering rate and level.
  • According to Kunal Thakkar, Head of Solutions Engineering at Apcela, "Most enterprises have engineered their remote access platforms to support 20-30% of the workforce on any given day.
  • Both Cisco and Palo Alto have announced free and expanded licensing for their VPN clients, AnyConnect and GlobalProtect.
  • And hence, the enterprises are still scrambling to expand their network capacity and datacenter side terminating appliances to support the increased demand.

Procore Launches Zoom Video Communications Integration to Enhance Construction Collaboration

Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 3:00pm

CARPINTERIA, Calif., March 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Procore Technologies, Inc. , a leading provider of construction management software, today announced an integration with Zoom Video Communications, Inc., a top video-first unified communications platform.

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  • CARPINTERIA, Calif., March 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Procore Technologies, Inc. , a leading provider of construction management software, today announced an integration with Zoom Video Communications, Inc., a top video-first unified communications platform.
  • The integration brings the Zoom technology directly into the Procore platform, allowing Procore users to quickly create video conference calls that can accommodate everyone on a project.
  • The Procore and Zoom integration gives construction teams the ability to communicate and collaborate effectively while working remotely.
  • Procore's integration with Zoom helps improve project collaboration by providing easy access to the industry leading video communications platform.

thebigword Launches Video Remote Interpreting To Help Save Lives

Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 1:00pm

LEEDS, U.K., March 26, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- thebigword are convincing health care workers to use their new technology, and help protect linguists, patients and medical professionals.

Key Points: 
  • LEEDS, U.K., March 26, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- thebigword are convincing health care workers to use their new technology, and help protect linguists, patients and medical professionals.
  • VRI works in a similar way to Skype and FaceTime and connects users to professional interpreters for verbal services.
  • This technology has advance security encryptions and allows interpreting to continue without the need for face-to-face interaction.
  • Every month, thebigword handles one million minutes of telephone interpreting, 17,000 face-to-face interpreting assignments and half a billion words of translation.

NterOne Launches Professional Services Business Unit

Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 1:00pm

RESTON, Va., March 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- NterOne Corporation is pleased to announce the launch of a Professional Services Business Unit aligned with partners and customers in the US, Canada, Latin America, and India.

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  • RESTON, Va., March 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- NterOne Corporation is pleased to announce the launch of a Professional Services Business Unit aligned with partners and customers in the US, Canada, Latin America, and India.
  • This new business unit will be led by Dennis Ruff, Vice President of Services, who has over 20 years' experience working for Cisco and in the channel.
  • "We have been working on building a services practice for well over 3 years.
  • Leveraging our global infrastructure and operations has given a solid foundation to scale out a completely new line of business," said Anthony Hamilton, CEO of NterOne.