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Zoom Certifies Yamaha UC CS-700 Video Sound Bar™

Posted by Press Release on Mar 26, 2020

SUDBURY, Mass. — March 26, 2020 — Yamaha Unified Communications today announced that its CS-700 Video Sound Bar is certified for use with Zoom Video Communications, Inc., Zoom Rooms. The all-in-one video conferencing system passed Zoom's extensive testing process, ensuring the audio, camera, and USB interface seamlessly integrates with the video conferencing software. The certification verifies that the CS-700 is interoperable with Zoom, making it even easier for users to connect and control the Video Sound Bar while benefitting from the highest quality audio and video.

"With Yamaha's exceptional audio and video technology and expertise, the CS-700 will help us transform any huddle space or meeting room into a modern, easy-to-use, and powerful collaborative workspace to our customers' Zoom Rooms experience," said Eric Yu, Hardware Partnership Manager, Zoom.

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Technology, collaboration, UC Industry, telecommuting, Communications, Press Release, customer experience management

VuWall Responds to COVID-19 With Free Visualization Tool to Help Coordinators on the Front Lines

Posted by The UC Buyer on Mar 25, 2020

MONTREAL — March 24, 2020 — As the current situation caused by COVID-19 remains fluid, managing the overflow of information has become a complex challenge. VuWall is looking to partner with those who are on the front lines working to keep communities safe and healthy by offering its VuWall2 visualization tool as a free download, allowing organizations to create a temporary video wall solution.

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Technology, collaboration, UC Industry, Industry News, UCaaS, Press Release, Enterprise, Virtualization

Cisco and Equinix Partner to Accelerate Connections Between Private and Public Clouds

Posted by The UC Buyer on Sep 30, 2014

 30 September 2014  SAN JOSE, Calif. and REDWOOD CITY, Calif. -Cisco (Nasdaq: CSCO) and Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), today announced that they will jointly develop enterprise customer solutions that utilize Cisco's Intercloud technologies and the Equinix Cloud Exchange to deliver more secure, resilient and efficient interconnection to public clouds.

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cloud, collaboration, Cisco

Unify Announces City of Mannheim as Germany's first "New Way to Work Global Ambassador"

Posted by The UC Buyer on Sep 30, 2014

Munich, Sep 30, 2014

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collaboration, Contact Center, Unified Communications,

8x8 Issued Two New Communications Patents by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Posted by The UC Buyer on Aug 13, 2014

SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- 8x8, Inc. (NASDAQ: EGHT), a provider of cloud-based unified communications, contact center and collaboration services, today announced that it has been awarded two new patents related to its communications technologies. On August 12, 2014, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office issued United States Patent number 8,804,704 entitled "Method and System for Updating Physical Location Information" as well as United States Patent number 8,804,940 entitled "Networked Contact Center." The ‘940 patent is a continuation of United States Patent number 8,619,967 which was awarded to 8x8 on December 31, 2013.

The ‘704 patent relates to a method and system for updating physical location data associated with a voice over Internet protocol ("VoIP") endpoint that is associated with an Internet service.

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cloud, collaboration, Contact Center

BroadSoft Extends Unified Communications Services To The Hospitality Industry with the Acquisition of SDD

Posted by The UC Buyer on Aug 4, 2014

 GAITHERSBURG, Md., August 4, 2014 – BroadSoft, Inc. (NASDAQ: BSFT) today announced a new, hosted Unified Communications offering for the hospitality industry, UC-One Hospitality. The acquisition of Systems Design & Development, Inc. (SDD), a software and services provider to many of the largest and most prominent global hotels, resorts, convention and meeting facilities, extended stay, and fractional ownership properties, enables this offering.

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collaboration, UC Industry

Tely Labs Recognized by CRN as a 2014 Emerging Vendor

Posted by The UC Buyer on Jul 30, 2014

REDWOOD CITY, CALIF. – July 30, 2014 – Tely Labs, the leader in simple, secure and affordable video conferencing systems, announced today that it has been recognized as one of 2014′s hottest emerging technology vendors by CRN, the top news source for solution providers and the IT channel. The annual Emerging Vendors list identifies up-and-coming technology vendors that have introduced innovative new products, creating opportunities for channel partners in North America to create high-margin, cutting-edge solutions for their customers.

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video, collaboration

Blue Jeans Launches New Customer Community to Serve as Knowledge-Sharing Platform and Forum for Industry Conversation

Posted by The UC Buyer on Jul 1, 2014

July 01, 2014—Mountain View, Calif.—Blue Jeans Network, the global leader in interoperable video collaboration services, today introduced its online forum for industry collaboration and customer advocacy. The Blue Jeans Community platform gives people direct access to one another as well as to engineers, product developers, and executives within Blue Jeans Network. The community serves as a hub for both customers and the larger industry to propose new product ideas, directly share product feedback, request support and engage with individuals who have a unique expertise and want to share their knowledge.

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collaboration, networking

Connexient, Mutare Partnership Delivers Breakthrough Navigation Solution for Healthcare

Posted by The UC Buyer on Jun 10, 2014

June 10, 2014  Enterprise telecommunications software developer Mutare announced today a key partnership agreement with Connexient, developer of hospital-based digital mapping and wayfinding solutions. The agreement sets the stage to integrate Mutare's secure Vital LinkTM notification system with Connexient's MediNavTM rich indoor mapping platform to launch the first-ever, HIPAA-compliant hospital navigation app with full smart notification integration.

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Technology, collaboration

Vidyo Disrupts Video Conferencing Room Market with Industry’s First Ultra HD Soft Room System

Posted by The UC Buyer on Jun 4, 2014

Hackensack, NJ , Jun 4, 2014 New VidyoRoom™ SE (Software Edition): 4K capable; turns any office meeting space into an HD video-enabled room for a price comparable to enterprise-grade audio conferencing

In the same way professional-grade conference phones have become standard equipment in most office meeting rooms, Vidyo is making the highest quality, affordable video conferencing and collaboration experiences on commodity hardware as ubiquitous as a dial tone. With the introduction of VidyoRoom SE (Software Edition) and Ultra HD (4K) rendering capabilities for its VidyoRoom HD-230 and VidyoPanorama™ 600 solutions, Vidyo continues to lead the video conferencing industry’s transition to software-based video communications.

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Technology, video, collaboration

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