RingCentral Drives Rapid Video Meetings Innovation

RingCentral, Inc, a leading provider of global enterprise cloud communications, collaboration, and contact center solutions, has released more than 70 new features to RingCentral Video since it launched in April 2020. The rapid innovation makes business video meetings fast, smart, open, and secure while delivering a great user experience within a browser with no downloads or in the app. RingCentral Video innovations are focused in two important areas: Enhanced security combined with ease of user…

RingCentral Announces Expansion of RingCentral Global Office Across Six Continents with Unified Team Messaging, Video Meetings, and Cloud…

Delivers best-in-class regulatory compliance and security RingCentral, Inc., a leading provider of global enterprise cloud communications, collaboration, and contact center solutions,  announced that RingCentral Global Office™, a unified solution that includes team messaging, video meetings, and a cloud phone system, will be available in six continents including Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America, and South America. RingCentral is also announcing expansion into several countries -- Estonia, Greece, Lithuania,…

New Research From Vyopta Confirms Video Meetings Here to Stay

Vyopta, the leading provider of Unified Communications (UC) monitoring and analytics, released the results of a recent survey focused on how organizations have adapted to remote work, and their plans for the future. Since the COVID-19 pandemic began to take hold across the globe, companies and organizations of all sizes have had to adapt to moving the vast majority of their workforce to work from home situations. Marketing Technology News: Roku OS 9.4 Provides New Ways to Access Content, More Voice Options &…

EarthCam Premieres Free Virtual Backgrounds for Video Meetings

EarthCam is now offering free Zoom virtual backgrounds from any of its live camera networks.  These virtual backgrounds are simple to use and can easily spice up any video meeting.  Even when stuck at home, families, friends, project teams or colleagues can now conference in front of their favorite locations from around the world. The virtual background feature allows users to display an image or video as a backdrop during an online meeting.  Missing out on nightlife? Toast with a pint in Temple Bar, Dublin, Ireland or…

Sangoma Launches Newest Cloud Service: Video Meetings

"Sangoma Meet" is free, right now, for everyone Sangoma Technologies Corporation, a trusted leader in delivering Communications as a Service solutions for businesses of all sizes, service providers and OEMs, today announced the general availability of its new video conferencing and collaboration service Sangoma Meet, at a time when video meeting usage is up very significantly over 2019 levels. Sangoma Meet is a multi-party, video conferencing and desktop sharing, cloud-based service, specially designed to enable a…

With 10M+ Secure Video Meeting Users; 8×8 and Jitsi Community to Unveil Next Steps in Secure Video Meetings

8x8, Inc. With 10M+ Secure Video Meeting Users; @8x8 and @jitsinews community to Reveal Next-Level Security for Video Meetings What: 8x8 to reveal industry-leading commitment to privacy, security and encryption via live webcast. Who: Ray Wang, Principal Analyst, Founder and Chairman of Constellation Research, and Emil Ivov, Ph.D., Founder of the Jitsi.org open-source project and the head of 8x8 Video Collaboration. Marketing Technology News: Coursera Taps Dr. Betty Vandenbosch as New Chief Content Officer Why:…

8×8 Video Meetings Solutions Cross 10 Million Monthly Active Users; Jitsi Community to Unveil Next Steps in Secure Video Meetings

Raises the Bar on Video Conferencing Security Driven by Demand from Individuals, Businesses and Organizations 8x8, Inc., a leading integrated cloud communications platform, today announced significant growth in usage across 8x8 video meetings solutions, including meet.jit.si and the 8x8 Video Meetings platform, with global monthly active users now surpassing more than 10.4 million. The company also announced an upcoming webcast to discuss the Jitsi open-source community’s next steps to raise the bar for secure…

8×8 Expands Global Reach of Free Video Meetings to Help Individuals, Educators and Organizations Worldwide

Get inside Wall Street with StreetInsider Premium. Claim your 1-week free trial here On the Heels of Millions of Downloads & Thousands of Applications, 8x8’s New and Enhanced Video Meetings Allows Organizations to Be Ready, Resilient and Productive 8x8, Inc., a leading integrated cloud communications platform, announced expanded global capabilities for the free, standalone version of 8x8 Video Meetings. The company has accelerated the global reach and capabilities of 8x8 Video Meetings, providing companies and…

8×8 Powers One-Click Video Collaboration With Launch of New 8×8 Video Meetings, Now Complimentary for All Customers

Solution Is Based on New Technology and Offers a New User Experience, Delivering HD Audio/Video Meetings on Any Device to Ensure Effortless Collaboration; Also Announced 8x8 Meeting Rooms Now in Early Access 8x8, Inc., a leading Software-as-a-Service provider of voice, video, chat, contact center, and enterprise-class API solutions powered by one global cloud communications platform, announced that 8x8 Video Meetings, a completely reimagined meetings solution, is now available for all new customers and is provided…

Kaltura Enters the Meeting Solution Market with the Launch of its New Video Conferencing Product – Kaltura Meetings

Trusted by over 25% of the Fortune 100 for solutions like its market-leading video content management and large-scale webcasting, Kaltura now expands its video cloud offering with video conferencing capabilities. Kaltura pioneers the convergence of on-demand and real-time live video experiences. With this new addition to its Video Communication and Collaboration suite, Kaltura uniquely caters to every organization’s video needs. Leading video cloud, Kaltura, has bolstered its Video Communication and…

Vonage Receives 2020 Product of the Year Award for Vonage Meetings Video Collaboration Solution

Vonage, a global business cloud communications leader, announced today that TMC, a global, integrated media company, has awarded Vonage Meetings a 2020 INTERNET TELEPHONY Product of the Year Award.  Marketing Technology News: Insight Recognized in Gartner 2020 Magic Quadrant for Managed Workplace Services, North America Vonage Meetings is the latest in a series of innovations to Vonage Business Communications (VBC), enhancing the Company's unified communications offering. Included for all VBC users, Vonage Meetings is…

Cloud Based Video Conferencing Service, IVCi, Shares 5 Top Considerations for Hosting Video Conferencing vs In-person Meetings

AV technology, businesses have more options than ever when it comes to having meetings -- it's no longer just a choice between an in-person meeting and a phone call. With the added option of video conferencing, there are some additional considerations businesses need to keep in mind. Marketing Technology News: Localization Automation Pioneer, Cloudwords Adds Top B2B Marketing Executive to its Board of Directors Cloud based video conferencing service, IVCi, shares five top considerations for hosting video conferencing…

Dialpad Launches HD Video and New AI Features on UberConference, Making Meetings Easier and More Productive

Dialpad, the only cloud-native business communications platform powered by Voice Intelligence (ViTM), today announced the rollout of new features to UberConference, including automated notes, transcripts, and action items, together with crystal clear HD video conferencing. The updates allows UberConference’s unique PIN-free communication and collaboration to be even more effective and improve employee productivity and engagement. “We believe that when you end a meeting, that’s when the real work begins,” said Dialpad CEO,…

Jifflenow Revolutionizes Marketing and Sales with Intelligent “Inbound Meetings” Capabilities

Last year, thousands of in-person trade shows and corporate events drove millions of customer meetings—a key driver of sales pipelines. With many of those in-person events now taking place virtually, attendee engagement at virtual events has become a major challenge for marketers. In particular, enterprises need a mechanism to generate the B2B meetings that are so crucial for advancing prospects through the sales funnel. Jifflenow has just announced a solution to help convert interested prospects to opportunities.…

simpleshow Video Maker Enables the Creation of Animated Explainer Videos within Microsoft Teams

simpleshow integrates its simpleshow video maker into Microsoft Teams In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the demand for simple solutions for digital collaboration is steadily increasing worldwide. simpleshow, the market leader for explainer videos, is now making its intelligent simpleshow video maker available as an app in the popular corporate collaboration platform Microsoft Teams. This integration enables users to create professional explainer videos directly from the Teams interface and share them with team members.…

Livestorm Raises a $30 Million Series B to Create Video Communication Ecosystem

Video Communication platform Livestorm has announced that it has secured $30 million in Series B funding. “I’m pleased to announce our latest funding round. We’ve raised a $30 million Series B to accelerate product development and our expansion into North America,” said Gilles Bertaux, Co-founder & CEO in the statement. The funding round was led by Aglaé Ventures and Bpifrance Digital Venture, with participation from Raise Ventures and IDInvest. With this funding, the total amount raised to date by Livestorm has…

Panopto Expands Meeting Intelligence with Cisco Webex Meetings Integration

Panopto, the leader in video management systems, announced the expansion of its meeting intelligence solution for enterprises through a new integration with Cisco Webex Meetings, now available in the Cisco Webex App Hub. The integration allows enterprises and educational institutions to securely and automatically transfer Webex Meetings recordings into the Panopto on-demand library, where they become searchable and shareable at scale inside businesses and across virtual and physical campuses. Panopto’s exclusive Smart…

Half of All NHS Trusts in England Opt for UK Tech Company Starleaf Over Video Conferencing Rivals

Watford-headquartered StarLeaf is a privacy-centric, British competitor to Zoom  Over 100 NHS organisations across England are using StarLeaf video meetings and chat to keep both internal and external teams connected and make sure medical appointments, training and recruitment take place Over 50,000 medical professionals are registered users of StarLeaf across these organisations, making over half a million video call minutes each day StarLeaf is facilitating 11,181 scheduled NHS meetings each day, and has played…

Grandstream Releases New HD Video Conferencing Endpoint for IPVideoTalk

Grandstream, connecting the world since 2002 with award-winning unified communication solutions, announced the release of a new HD Video Conferencing Endpoint for its IPVideoTalk Meetings platform. The new GVC3212 is a compact, easy-to-use and easy-to-deploy HD video conferencing endpoint ideal for remote workers and small meeting spaces. This device easily mounts on any TV and runs on Grandstream’s IPVideoTalk Meeting service, a collaboration platform that allows users to hold meetings that can be joined on nearly any…

How Enterprises and Brands Utilize Video to Maintain Consumer Engagement and Continuity

Keeping up with advertising, marketing and customer-outreach trends might feel like an impossible hill to climb. Or maybe more like a footrace with 20 other brands, all of them sprinting at once, clambering up a narrow escalator headed down. There’s always some emerging technology, a new platform, another channel that must be understood and embraced. You’re always hustling to connect with an increasingly fragmented market – and to do it better, faster and more efficiently than your competitor. But the classics never die.…