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Why Video and Why Now?

October 19, 2011 - 4 Comments

As Cisco recognizes its five year anniversary in telepresence, Cisco’s Vice President of TelePresence and Emerging Technologies, David Hsieh, reflects on the changes he has seen in the market and how technology has evolved. David also delves into the question “Why video and why now?” Watch David’s interview to hear more about the trends impacting the future of TelePresence and what’s next for Cisco.

Be sure to register for our live webcast on October 25 at 9:00 a.m. PT, where you’ll hear the latest Cisco TelePresence innovations and how we plan to redefine telepresence.

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  1. It would be really great to see CISCO at an Utopian global position in the field of networking :)

  2. Oh! Nobody can think of Network without Cisco. You are just great. Nobody can ignore you

  3. Granted, as an engineer specializing in evangelizing TelePresence I'm a bit biased, but... ;-) Cisco really does have a better understanding of the importance of the user experience than any other manufacturer in the market today. Everyone else is still leading with legacy-based endpoints, while Cisco leads with infrastructure. There is a common question I hear from clients, and it is "Why should we look at the infrastructure before the endpoints?" The answer is simple. Cisco's TelePresence infrastructure is what enables the ease of use and advanced functionality. We demonstrate the endpoints, but when clients see what the endpoints can DO with the infrastructure in place they begin to understand how Cisco enables pervasive video. The best in class endpoints are the icing on the cake, and next-generation devices such as Cius will be game changers. Here's looking forward to the next 5 years!

  4. Cisco Technology can't without it, i did register live webcast :D