John Chambers has often commented publicly about how Cisco’s innovation engine is on “fire.” Within Cisco’s Collaboration and Endpoint Technology Group (CETG), we certainly feel that way.
I just got word that independent industry analyst firm Frost & Sullivan has awarded Cisco its 2015 Market Leadership Award for IP Endpoint Communications. The award encompasses our desktop IP phones and DX Series, and our Cisco Jabber soft-client offerings. Coming on the heels of Red Dot design awards we received for our room systems, it’s another validation of our progress.
Frost & Sullivan recognized us for our relentless pursuit of technology excellence, and for our ability to maintain leadership positions in a fast-paced, rapidly evolving market.
I thought it would be worthwhile to share some comments from Frost & Sullivan to add insight.
Highlights noted in the report include: Read More »
Tags: Cisco, Cisco collaboration, Cisco DX Series, Cisco DX70, Cisco DX80, Cisco Jabber, IP Phone 7800 Series, IP Phone 8800 Series, IP Phones
Made better with Cisco Collaboration Meetings Rooms (CMR for short) offering a standards based approach. Jabber supports Lync interoperability despite having to work with proprietary Microsoft protocols.
CMR can be deployed on premise, in the cloud, or as a hybrid mix of both. It provides a business quality collaboration experience by combining video, audio and content sharing while juggling all the background normalization steps needed to ensure that meetings run seamlessly for all participants.
Read up further on the benefits and specifics of CMR or check out this short ‘at a glance’ pdf.
Watch this short video backgrounder for more.
Tags: Cisco Jabber, cmr, jabber, lync, Lync Interoperability Telepresence, Microsoft, Techwise TV, TechWiseTV
#CiscoChampion Radio is a podcast series by Cisco Champions as technologists. Today we’re talking with Cisco Technical Marketing Engineers Paul O’Dwyer, Bryan Morris, and Seongho Hong, about Cisco Jabber. Kim Austin (@ciscokima) moderates and Erick Bergquist and Bill Carter are this week’s Cisco Champion guest hosts.
Listen to the Podcast.
Learn about the Cisco Champions Program HERE.
See a list of all #CiscoChampion Radio podcasts HERE.
Paul O’Dwyer, @podatjabberweb, Cisco Technical Marketing Engineer
Bryan Morris, Cisco Technical Marketing Engineer
Seongho Hong, Cisco Technical Marketing Engineer
Bill Carter, @ccie5022, Senior Business Communications Analyst
Erick Bergquist, @erickbe, Senior Engineer Read More »
Tags: #CiscoChampionRadio, Cisco Jabber, video calling
As I sit here on an airplane en-route to San Jose with my MacBook Pro at hand, heading to an industry-leading networking event (albeit on my own time, yes – this is officially vacation), I’ve found myself reflecting on collaboration technologies and how I’ve seen them evolve in the short 15 years I’ve been working with them. After all, it has become one of those things that I spend the majority of my day doing these days, working as a partner engineer specializing in Collaboration.
One of my first experiences with collaboration technologies was back during my third IT job, sometime circa 2001, only a few short years after the Cisco acquisition of Selsius networks brought the Call Manager product to us, and I was working for a company supporting what we now call ‘telepresence’; back then we simply referred to it as ‘video conferencing’. These immersive environments (calling them ‘life-size’, as we did back then, seems kind of silly now) were not all that different from what you see today; projectors, nice furniture, and an executive meeting room experience. Read More »
Tags: #ciscochampion, Cisco collaboration, Cisco Jabber, Cisco Unified Communications Manager, Cisco WebEx
Currently, WebEx Connect has no method of exporting contacts into Jabber or IM & Presence. I came up with this solution to help a couple of my users migrate their large contact lists, and thought I would share the solution with you. Let me know what you think.
This method relies on the use of a perl script and having the user log into pidgin XMPP client to WebEx Connect to populate the pidgin blist.xml file with the WebEx Connect contacts. Read More »
Tags: #ciscochampion, Cisco Jabber, Cisco Unified Communications Manager, Cisco WebEx