Shattering Collaboration Barriers

May 9, 2011 - 0 Comments

Laura Powers, TechWiseTV

I don’t believe we have talked enough about the changes to our collaboration series.  We welcomed a new host, well hostess(?) if you will…in the little powerful packaged dynamo known as Laura Powers. Fitting name me thinks. My overly delayed shownotes for Laura’s inaugural debut with us now follow.  This episode, shot 80 plus percent at the Enterprise Connect Show, Formerly Known As, and Difficult to Get Used To, VoiceCon…had an incredible wealth of topics, tweaks and update worth sharing. You can watch the whole show right now by registering (if you are not already a registered fan) and streaming to your hearts content.

We continued to build on our relationship with Laura Douglas at this show as well. Laura is the ‘wizard behind the scenes’ making sure content from these shows are getting edited and posted to the collaboration community just as soon as possible.  We managed to get Laura DOUGLAS on camera as well and quite frankly, I look forward to more partnership opportunities.

A little more on what we covered –

Robb & Jimmy Ray

Keys to the Show
Robb & Jimmy Ray settle on the direction for the latest collaboration show featuring the debut of Laura Powers, TechWiseTV’s newest Collaboration Host.

Laura Powers and Barry O'Sullivan at Enterprise Connect 2011

Barry O’Sullivan with Laura Powers
Fresh off his keynote address at the show formerly known as VoiceCon, Barry O’Sullivan maps the strategy for our own Laura Powers.

Tim Frias lays out the BE3000

Cisco UCM BE 3000 Introduction
Engineer Tim Frias introduces ease of deployment with Cisco’s latest entry in the Small Business Communications space, the Cisco Unified Communications Manager Business Edition 3000.

Jimmy Ray talks Unified Communications

Cisco UCM BE 3000 In the Lab
Jimmy Ray takes the new small business communication platform, the CUCM 3000,  for a spin in the lab


Cisco Jabber combines presence, instant messaging, voice, video, voice messaging, desktop sharing, and conferencing into a single experience for PCs, Macs, tablets, and smart phones.

Mike Fratesi lays it all out – Enterprise Presence and IM, Softphone and desk phone Control, Voice messaging, Integrated Web conferencing, Video to come soon…, Policy Enforcement, Security, Single Sign-on

Pervasive Video
Visualize new capabilities announced at Enterprise Connect with demonstrations of the 47” Telepresence system with touch control, Telepresence Content Server for your ‘broadcast in a box’ and video skills in the 8900 series IP Phones

Shobana Shankar


Jimmy Ray breaks down the SIP SIMPLE protocol

More Information

SIP Support in Cisco Products

We did a Fundamentals of SIP that continues to be popular – may help explain a few things for you or someone you know:

Special Thanks to: Barry O’Sullivan, Laura Douglas, Tim Frias, Mike Fratesi, Erica Schroeder, Shobana Shankar. Kirk McNeil, Mark Gervase

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