The Importance of Standards, IETF, and Interop to Collaboration at Cisco
The IETF has been the birthplace of countless technologies – like SIP – that have made the Internet what it is today. Standards like SIP are hugely important to Cisco, our collaboration products, and to our newest platform, Cisco Spark. And although we may be in the “post standards era,” there are many areas where application-layer standards like SIP remain essential even as IP communications moves to cloud.
Another Milestone: Gartner Names Cisco a Leader in Telephony
We continue to evolve the ways we interact and communicate. Still, telephony remains a foundation element of business communications. Even as we bring technologies into the collaboration mix, telephony is...
SIP Trunking: Less Cost, More Services
Voice over IP for business telephony is old news. But when business enterprises like Cisco connected to the outside world, they still used old-world technology. In the past two years Cisco IT has migrated its big connections to the outside world to Session Initiation Protocol (SIP). This move has saved us millions per year, made […]
WebRTC: This will change Visual Collaboration
When you start pulling back the covers and realize how much is going on behind the scenes…It is both amazing and scary. Its a connected world. No doubt about that. Whether you are connecting through apps or a browser..or you don’t know, don’t care…there is a lot happening on our behalf. I first struggled to […]
Enterprise Connect Recap: Smart Desk Phones, WebEx, TelePresence, and More!
In March, I make an annual journey from Dallas to Orlando – not to visit that famous mouse or take a Spring break. No, I am there with thousands of IT, telecom, and networking professionals who have descended upon Orlando to attend Enterprise Connect, the leading conference and expo on enterprise communications and collaboration. This […]