Summary: A Love Letter to Video
Have you ever loved something so much you had to write a letter making your feelings known? We understand. At Cisco, we all feel a strong love for video and this Valentine’s Day Cisco Collaboration finally tried to put into words just how strong that love is. It’s a unique kind of love, but there […]
Summary: No consensus at IETF, but it’s not over yet
Recently Cisco made significant efforts around open sourcing our H.264 implementation, including covering the MPEG-LA licensing costs for distribution and working with Mozilla to add support for H.264. However, in this attempt to unstick the logjam that has occurred in the standards bodies, the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) failed to reach consensus on the […]
Summary: BYOD and Collaboration Don’t Have to be Next National Security Threat
In a world where people are always on the go, it’s only natural that employees will use their own mobile platforms more often for collaboration. However, the increase in the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) trend for collaboration purposes brings about a number of security concerns in the workplace. There are multiple capabilities that go into […]
Summary: The Reality of WebRTC…All Hype?
At Google I/O it was revealed that the standard WebRTC, or Web Real Time Communications, would be available on more than one billion unique endpoints, desktops and mobile, within a week. That’s a lot of devices and this number is only growing. In fact, WebRTC is looking to have the largest impact on how we communicate […]
How Are You Staying Connected this Mother’s Day?
Many of us will take a moment today – or even the entire day – to let the special women in our lives know how much they mean to us. This appreciation will likely come in the form of gifts or flowers, while others will simply send a card or make a phone call. But […]
Hershey Teams Up with Cisco to Deliver Telepresence to Students in Ghana
I’ve always liked The Hershey Company. Before now it was mostly for the delicious morsels they stack candy shelves with, but now I’m even more impressed with the company because of what it’s doing for the underprivileged youth in both the U.S. and Ghana. In the summer of 2012, Cisco’s own Ed Schermerhorn worked with […]
Happy Earth Day! How Are You Contributing?
Did you know that you could keep approximately 19 pounds of carbon dioxide emissions out of the atmosphere for each gallon of gas you don’t use? By itself that may not seem like a big number, but for those who commute 5 days a week, 20 days a month and around 260 days a year, […]
Making it Easier to Bring the Power of Video and Collaboration to Your Desktop
Trends like pervasive video and cloud computing are inherently changing the way we collaborate. Increasingly, organizations are looking for ways to enable rich interactions amongst employees, partners and customers. To address this need, Cisco recently announced the Cisco Desktop Collaborate Experience DX650, an Android based phone that delivers traditional voice functionality, high-definition 1080p video, and […]
Cisco Video Collaboration Helps INTEGRIS Health Save Lives
We’ve seen Cisco TelePresence making a difference in health care. Most recently, it helped connect Children’s Hospitals with the North Pole for the holidays, and now its uses have extended to saving lives. There are few things in life that are more important than your health and the health of your loved ones. Lack of […]