Category Archive: MPLS

any-to-any private networks based on adding a specific label to IP packets

Feb 05

Skype4Business, upcoming voice (OPUS) codec. Will it be in there? No, not in initial release

All Unified Communications vendors talk SIP nowadays, but the SIP standards leaves so much room for vendor additions that different SIP implementations do not automatically talk to each other. That’s why often a Session Border Controller is need for voice or video to make sure things are made compatible. Let’s talk a about codecs currently used …

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Apr 14

Lync 2013 and the Lync Room System (LRS), the new collaboration experience

Microsoft Lync Room System. The LRS is concept adopted by SMART, Crestron and Polycom to have a room based collaboration experience.

Dec 20

Global Microsoft Lync 2013 roll-out and conferencing

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Global Microsoft Lync 2013 roll-out and conferencing. Explanation on what is needed and a stepped approach on what to do. Benefits are explained and cost savings can be achieved

Dec 09

Martini Video: Anytime, Anywhere, Any Place and Any Device

Using video conferencing on the mobile devices is creating a wide adoption and is already seeing a big market growth. How do you navigate yourself between the proper technologies and build yourself a roadmap for the coming next years.

Apr 18

Deploying SIP trunking and Enterprise benefits

SIP trunking is the way forward in centralizing voice within global organizations providing cost benefits and centralizes governance on voice.

Aug 29

The Internet as a Business Transport Medium, a low ROI or risky business?

More and more enterprises today are using the internet. Not only as a destination for browsing or accessing their SaaS / Cloud Services, but also as replacement for private connectivity. Business traffic is then encrypted into IPsec tunnels and transported over the internet between two business locations. Main driver is the perceived cost benefit. The …

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Aug 28

Orange Business boosting cloud capabilities by acquiring Alsy

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Yesterday Orange Business Services announced they acquiring Alsy, one of the leading integrators of Microsoft communications solutions in France. Take a look here for the press release. Alsy was one of the larger Microsoft partners in France, adding another 140 Microsoft specialists to the already good capabilities of Orange Business Services. Orange has set a …

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Aug 20

Video 4.0 – Look at Telepresence approach by ROI or Cost side?

Within IT space you see a real shift on who is interested in Collaboration and Videoconferencing.  It’s not the IT manager or the CIO at a corporation. They see this usually as an headache, a lot of technical complexity and a huge cost. A higher cost than that’s affordable in their current budget. In the …

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