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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Bringing Unified Communications to Life With Seamless Video Interoperability: A Revealing Look at Why Integrating Video With Unified Communications Is a Winning Long-Term Strategy

    Video in the enterprise is growing by leaps and bounds. The authors estimate that over 50,000 additional video endpoints are added within enterprises every quarter. These endpoints run the gamete from high end telepresence suites to high definition group conferencing units to video kiosks. And, this does not count desktop...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Leveraging Rich Media Content within the Enterprise

    The efficient, cost-effective, and consistent transfer of knowledge throughout an Enterprise can mean the difference between a well or ill-informed global workforce, strong or weak customer service, an effective or unsuccessful sales force, a fast or painfully slow product or service launch, a loyal or fickle customer base, and even...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Optimizing Sales Team Performance Using Unified Communications and Collaboration

    Recent economic conditions have caused companies to focus on what they can do to tackle the challenges posed by the downturn as well as how to capitalize on the significant opportunities hidden between the headlines. For sales teams, inaction is probably the riskiest response to market uncertainty, and companies need...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    The CIO's Guide to Videoconferencing Security: Keeping Pace with the DoD

    Over the past few years, collaboration technologies, like audio, video, and web conferencing, have played an ever-increasing role in national security and defense. This dependency on high impact, rich media communication has spread throughout government and military agencies around the world. Videoconferencing, in particular, has undergone a dramatic transformation from...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Benchmarking Videoconferencing Success

    Exactly what defines a successful videoconferencing session? If a company claims to have a videoconferencing success rate of 95%, exactly what does that mean? These are questions that have plagued the Videoconferencing (VC) industry for more than 20 years. Unfortunately, there is no pre-defined or generally-accepted methodology for measuring videoconferencing...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Collaboration Within the Telepresence Experience

    In the past three years, the telepresence concept has burst upon the corporate communications world, achieving acceptance in large and small enterprise, government agencies, and many educational institutions. Telepresence suites, which provide extremely high quality audio and video and life sized images of remote participants, have demonstrated how productive the...

    Provided By Wainhouse Research

  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    Applying Metcalfe's Law to the Conferencing-Enabled Enterprise

    Those who have had to calculate return on investment (ROI) for web and video conferencing often have traditionally focused on travel savings. While travel savings alone might be enough to justify initial adoption, Wainhouse Research has found that many greater benefits can be achieved by enterprises savvy in their choices...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    What Every Business/Line Manager Needs to Know About Desktop Videoconferencing

    After years of being relegated to high priced, custom appointed meeting rooms, videoconferencing is finally moving into the mainstream. Key drivers for this growth include dramatic improvements in video quality, manageability, scalability, and affordability. Desktop videoconferencing, in particular, has enjoyed strong unit sales growth in recent years. The reasons for...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    What Every IT Manager Needs to Know About Desktop Videoconferencing

    Considering the cost-savings, time-savings, and productivity benefits described above, WR believes that IT managers should view videoconferencing as a key part of their enterprise communications strategy. Once considered an isolated application, videoconferencing has, over time, improved its enterprise-citizenship such that it can now integrate with other organizational systems (e.g. centralized...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    The 2009 Update: Taking the Wraps Off Videoconferencing in the U.S. Classroom - A National and State-by-State Analysis

    This white paper updates an effort first conducted in spring 2006 to measure the adoption of videoconferencing in K-12 schools, by assessing the growth and evolution of classroom-based videoconferencing networks as of mid-2009. The paper attempts to answer several questions: what is the extent of adoption in any particular state,...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    The Compelling Case for Video Telephony in Unified Communications: Why Integrating Video With Telephony Call Control Makes Sense

    Enterprise class video telephony provides the richness of video communications with the ease of making a phone call. To enable video telephony, video endpoints must be able to register with and be controlled by a call control engine, typically an IP PBX or telephony server. Integrating control of the video...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    The Compelling Case for Video Telephony in Unified Communications

    Enterprise class video telephony provides the richness of video communications with the ease of making a phone call. To enable video telephony, video endpoints must be able to register with and be controlled by a call control engine, typically an IP PBX or telephony server. Integrating control of the video...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Ease of Use in Web Conferencing ? Why It Matters

    Web conferencing is a revolutionary business tool. The technology's many benefits - which include saving travel costs, increasing individual and team productivity, and removing distance as a barrier for getting the right people (and customers) involved - has motivated many to become proficient at its use. But the recent dramatic...

    Provided By Wainhouse Research

  • White Papers // Nov 2008

    Integrating Two-Way Radio Into Your Unified Communications Environment: Fixing the Gaping Hole Two-Way Radio Poses for Many UC Deployments

    Unified Communications (UC) provides a framework for streamlining the flow of knowledge and information throughout an organization. Combining the many disparate communications mediums available to the typical enterprise worker into a presence-enabled, easy to use communications and collaborative solution can simplify communications and increase individual productivity. Most UC deployments, however,...

    Provided By Wainhouse Research

  • White Papers // Nov 2008

    Empowering the UC Environment With Polycom's UltimateHD

    Wainhouse Research (WR) defines a unified communications (UC) system as a collaborative communications environment that includes elements of presence, instant messaging, telephony, audio conferencing, web or data collaboration, unified messaging (a common message store for voicemail, email, and faxes), mobility, and video conferencing all accessible in an ad hoc, multimodal...

    Provided By Wainhouse Research

  • White Papers // Nov 2008

    A Framework for Deploying Unified Communications

    Unified communications has been the subject of thousands of press articles, and it is constantly being promoted by vendors and analysts as the next great communications breakthrough that every company must adopt right now in order to remain competitive. However, this rush to unify communications has created a significant amount...

    Provided By Wainhouse Research

  • White Papers // Sep 2008

    A Framework for Deploying Unified Communications: Using a Repeatable Process for Optimizing Your Technology

    Unified communications has been the subject of thousands of press articles, and it is constantly being promoted by vendors and analysts as the next great communications breakthrough that every company must adopt right now in order to remain competitive. However, this rush to unify communications has created a significant amount...

    Provided By Wainhouse Research

  • White Papers // Sep 2008

    Driving Operational ROI Through Collaboration & Conferencing Services

    The organizational and employee benefits of collaboration and conferencing tools that enable interactivity, voice, and video can be seen at the bottom line. The increased flexibility of collaboration and conferencing services that relies on current computer platforms enables employees and executives to be more than one place at a time....

    Provided By Wainhouse Research

  • White Papers // Jul 2008

    Bringing the Meeting Room Into the Digital Age

    Whiteboards - as simple as they are - create a powerful, unconstrained workspace that enables a group of people to communicate, think, collaborate, build, and solve problems. And meeting rooms - where they historically have been placed - are the "Town hall" of the workplace, meant to provide a forum...

    Provided By Wainhouse Research

  • White Papers // May 2008

    Telepresence on a Videoconferencing Budget

    Although announcements and product releases by industry heavyweights Cisco, HP, Polycom, and Tandberg have brought telepresence into the spotlight in the recent years, telepresence is not a new concept. In fact, telepresence offerings amazingly similar to those available today have been on the market since the 1990s from companies including...

    Provided By Wainhouse Research

  • White Papers // Sep 2008

    A Framework for Deploying Unified Communications: Using a Repeatable Process for Optimizing Your Technology

    Unified communications has been the subject of thousands of press articles, and it is constantly being promoted by vendors and analysts as the next great communications breakthrough that every company must adopt right now in order to remain competitive. However, this rush to unify communications has created a significant amount...

    Provided By Wainhouse Research

  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    The Compelling Case for Video Telephony in Unified Communications: Why Integrating Video With Telephony Call Control Makes Sense

    Enterprise class video telephony provides the richness of video communications with the ease of making a phone call. To enable video telephony, video endpoints must be able to register with and be controlled by a call control engine, typically an IP PBX or telephony server. Integrating control of the video...

    Provided By Wainhouse Research

  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Optimizing Sales Team Performance Using Unified Communications and Collaboration

    Recent economic conditions have caused companies to focus on what they can do to tackle the challenges posed by the downturn as well as how to capitalize on the significant opportunities hidden between the headlines. For sales teams, inaction is probably the riskiest response to market uncertainty, and companies need...

    Provided By Wainhouse Research

  • White Papers // Nov 2008

    Integrating Two-Way Radio Into Your Unified Communications Environment: Fixing the Gaping Hole Two-Way Radio Poses for Many UC Deployments

    Unified Communications (UC) provides a framework for streamlining the flow of knowledge and information throughout an organization. Combining the many disparate communications mediums available to the typical enterprise worker into a presence-enabled, easy to use communications and collaborative solution can simplify communications and increase individual productivity. Most UC deployments, however,...

    Provided By Wainhouse Research

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Benchmarking Videoconferencing Success

    Exactly what defines a successful videoconferencing session? If a company claims to have a videoconferencing success rate of 95%, exactly what does that mean? These are questions that have plagued the Videoconferencing (VC) industry for more than 20 years. Unfortunately, there is no pre-defined or generally-accepted methodology for measuring videoconferencing...

    Provided By Wainhouse Research

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Collaboration Within the Telepresence Experience

    In the past three years, the telepresence concept has burst upon the corporate communications world, achieving acceptance in large and small enterprise, government agencies, and many educational institutions. Telepresence suites, which provide extremely high quality audio and video and life sized images of remote participants, have demonstrated how productive the...

    Provided By Wainhouse Research

  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Leveraging Rich Media Content within the Enterprise

    The efficient, cost-effective, and consistent transfer of knowledge throughout an Enterprise can mean the difference between a well or ill-informed global workforce, strong or weak customer service, an effective or unsuccessful sales force, a fast or painfully slow product or service launch, a loyal or fickle customer base, and even...

    Provided By Wainhouse Research

  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    The CIO's Guide to Videoconferencing Security: Keeping Pace with the DoD

    Over the past few years, collaboration technologies, like audio, video, and web conferencing, have played an ever-increasing role in national security and defense. This dependency on high impact, rich media communication has spread throughout government and military agencies around the world. Videoconferencing, in particular, has undergone a dramatic transformation from...

    Provided By Wainhouse Research

  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    Applying Metcalfe's Law to the Conferencing-Enabled Enterprise

    Those who have had to calculate return on investment (ROI) for web and video conferencing often have traditionally focused on travel savings. While travel savings alone might be enough to justify initial adoption, Wainhouse Research has found that many greater benefits can be achieved by enterprises savvy in their choices...

    Provided By Wainhouse Research

  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Bringing Unified Communications to Life With Seamless Video Interoperability: A Revealing Look at Why Integrating Video With Unified Communications Is a Winning Long-Term Strategy

    Video in the enterprise is growing by leaps and bounds. The authors estimate that over 50,000 additional video endpoints are added within enterprises every quarter. These endpoints run the gamete from high end telepresence suites to high definition group conferencing units to video kiosks. And, this does not count desktop...

    Provided By Wainhouse Research

  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    What Every Business/Line Manager Needs to Know About Desktop Videoconferencing

    After years of being relegated to high priced, custom appointed meeting rooms, videoconferencing is finally moving into the mainstream. Key drivers for this growth include dramatic improvements in video quality, manageability, scalability, and affordability. Desktop videoconferencing, in particular, has enjoyed strong unit sales growth in recent years. The reasons for...

    Provided By Wainhouse Research

  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    What Every IT Manager Needs to Know About Desktop Videoconferencing

    Considering the cost-savings, time-savings, and productivity benefits described above, WR believes that IT managers should view videoconferencing as a key part of their enterprise communications strategy. Once considered an isolated application, videoconferencing has, over time, improved its enterprise-citizenship such that it can now integrate with other organizational systems (e.g. centralized...

    Provided By Wainhouse Research

  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    The 2009 Update: Taking the Wraps Off Videoconferencing in the U.S. Classroom - A National and State-by-State Analysis

    This white paper updates an effort first conducted in spring 2006 to measure the adoption of videoconferencing in K-12 schools, by assessing the growth and evolution of classroom-based videoconferencing networks as of mid-2009. The paper attempts to answer several questions: what is the extent of adoption in any particular state,...

    Provided By Wainhouse Research

  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    The Compelling Case for Video Telephony in Unified Communications

    Enterprise class video telephony provides the richness of video communications with the ease of making a phone call. To enable video telephony, video endpoints must be able to register with and be controlled by a call control engine, typically an IP PBX or telephony server. Integrating control of the video...

    Provided By Wainhouse Research

  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Ease of Use in Web Conferencing ? Why It Matters

    Web conferencing is a revolutionary business tool. The technology's many benefits - which include saving travel costs, increasing individual and team productivity, and removing distance as a barrier for getting the right people (and customers) involved - has motivated many to become proficient at its use. But the recent dramatic...

    Provided By Wainhouse Research

  • White Papers // Nov 2008

    Empowering the UC Environment With Polycom's UltimateHD

    Wainhouse Research (WR) defines a unified communications (UC) system as a collaborative communications environment that includes elements of presence, instant messaging, telephony, audio conferencing, web or data collaboration, unified messaging (a common message store for voicemail, email, and faxes), mobility, and video conferencing all accessible in an ad hoc, multimodal...

    Provided By Wainhouse Research

  • White Papers // Nov 2008

    A Framework for Deploying Unified Communications

    Unified communications has been the subject of thousands of press articles, and it is constantly being promoted by vendors and analysts as the next great communications breakthrough that every company must adopt right now in order to remain competitive. However, this rush to unify communications has created a significant amount...

    Provided By Wainhouse Research

  • White Papers // Sep 2008

    Driving Operational ROI Through Collaboration & Conferencing Services

    The organizational and employee benefits of collaboration and conferencing tools that enable interactivity, voice, and video can be seen at the bottom line. The increased flexibility of collaboration and conferencing services that relies on current computer platforms enables employees and executives to be more than one place at a time....

    Provided By Wainhouse Research

  • White Papers // Jul 2008

    Bringing the Meeting Room Into the Digital Age

    Whiteboards - as simple as they are - create a powerful, unconstrained workspace that enables a group of people to communicate, think, collaborate, build, and solve problems. And meeting rooms - where they historically have been placed - are the "Town hall" of the workplace, meant to provide a forum...

    Provided By Wainhouse Research

  • White Papers // May 2008

    Telepresence on a Videoconferencing Budget

    Although announcements and product releases by industry heavyweights Cisco, HP, Polycom, and Tandberg have brought telepresence into the spotlight in the recent years, telepresence is not a new concept. In fact, telepresence offerings amazingly similar to those available today have been on the market since the 1990s from companies including...

    Provided By Wainhouse Research