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Interoperability key for meeting federal mandates

…doing the same for interagency collaboration, but the lack of connected systems remain a roadblock. This is why interoperability of VTC solutions is so important. Interoperability is essential for allowing disparate networks and VTC solutions to work together. Also, with cyber attack and network security on the minds of all agencies, firewalls and other security measures are often put in place with little to no consideration for video networks. T…


How Internet standards are born

…vations to standards, it’s really part of our culture. Our customers ultimately benefit from openness and interoperability. But it’s important to keep in mind that solutions take time to be developed and tested before they’re ready for the standards process.  Who are the most important people in standards development?The most important person involved in the process is the customer. Even if the customer isn’t at the m…


VTC — empowering the new Guard

…solutions that would require significant investments and overhauls in their network infrastructure. This is why interoperability is so important for the National Guard, Air National Guard and other agencies. VTC solutions, such as those offered by TANDBERG, are interoperable and can function with network equipment from many different vendors. This ensures VTC solutions can be implemented without significant investments and overhauls in the datace…


Can you see me now?

…erceived issues with clarity. In fact, TANDBERG just announced that its Codian MSE 8000 Solution received Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC) certification from the Federal government. The Codian family is the first and only truly high definition video conferencing bridge to be JITC certified. This certification acts as a virtual stamp of approval, and adds the Codian series to a list of pre-tested products that government organizations an…


Architecting Borderless Networks with a Systems Approach–w”

…rable devices, which are difficult to manage, require expensive support, and may necessitate replacement if non-interoperability inhibits feature integration. The Yankee Group’s paper points to the systems approach as the best way to ensure a flexible network that keeps up with innovation, is easy to manage, and typically has a lower TCO over time. With fast-moving industry trends in unified and video based communications, virtualization, S…