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
We’ve had an exciting year across the Collaboration portfolio, particularly as it relates to our endpoint products. Just one proof point: We shipped our 1 millionth 7800 Series IP phone last month, less than one year since its launch. A million units is not just a major milestone, but it’s the fastest ramp-up we have ever experienced for a new IP phone. And we’ve been shipping IP phones for more than 15 years.
But what’s even more exciting to me is how our technology is helping people. As adoption of voice and video collaboration technology continues, we’re evolving our portfolio to provide the flexibility and choice they need. Read More »
Tags: Cisco, collaboration, ip phone, IP Phone 7800 Series, IT, milestone, WebEX
At Cisco, we’re committed to evolving and enhancing the collaboration user experience – connecting you to the experts you need, regardless of location. But user experience goes beyond that. It’s also thinking about ways to delight you – with a simpler AND superior user experience. Whether that’s with high-definition voice and video on “every pane of glass”, to sharing content in meetings using your device of choice, to bringing the worlds of personal mobile devices and corporate IT owned and managed closer together.
Given the proliferation of mobile devices that have entered the workplace, you probably don’t find my comments around a focus on user experiences for the mobile worker too surprising. However, what I think might be surprising to you is that we’re placing an equivalent level of commitment to drive innovation on user experiences for the worker at the desk.
Why would we do this? I’ll tell you. Consider primary research we commissioned this past summer of 2300 global enterprise and mid-sized company end users and decision makers. The study indicated 70% of users work primarily from a desk 4-5 days per week. Read More »
Tags: Cisco, collaboration, desk worker, dx650, Electronic Hook-switch Control, IP Phone 7800 Series, mobile, user experience, video, workplace