What Every Business/Line Manager Needs to Know About Desktop Videoconferencing
Source: Wainhouse Research
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 this increased demand and deployment scale vary widely and include: Cost Effectiveness - desktop video solutions often cost only a few hundred dollars or less per user, Strong Reach - anyone with a PC and an Internet connection can use desktop video, Immediacy - desktop video solutions support ad-hoc, impromptu communications, Convenience - unlike group video systems which require the users to go to the meeting space, desktop video brings the meeting to the user.