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Cisco announces cornucopia of product updates at Enterprise Connect

At Enterprise Connect, Cisco introduced Spark Room Kits, enhanced Spark security, an update to the Spark Hybrid Media Service and expanded Spark care.

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Not the sort of publicity Avaya was seeking

No doubt many a soccer fan has been inspired to pick up a fancy call center package or some sweet, sweet SDN technology after catching a San Jose Earthquakes soccer match at Avaya Stadium, but the company found its brand splattered...

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Google goes after Slack with Hangouts overhaul

Google’s Hangouts work chat and videoconferencing service is undergoing some major changes to better serve businesses. The company announced Thursday that it’s going after the work group chat market as well as the group...

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The future of work is surprisingly human: 2 trends to relieve your fears

Here are two trends shaping the future of work that promise to make us more human, not less.

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New Logitech webcam adds 4K, HDR support

High-end hardware aims to make everyone look better on video calls.

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Cisco faces a tougher collaboration rival in updated Prysm

Collaboration has come a long way. Cisco Systems made a splash last month with the Spark Board, a meeting-room screen that acts like a giant iPad. But other vendors are streamlining meetings too. Prysm is beefing up its rival to the...

Cisco starts patching critical flaw in WebEx browser extension

Cisco Systems has patched a critical vulnerability in its WebEx collaboration and conferencing extension for Google Chrome and is working on similar patches for the Internet Explorer and Firefox versions.

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Review: The HP Elite Slice for Meeting Rooms

The new HP Elite Slice for Meeting Rooms is a modular, compact Windows system that has been specially designed for conference communications. We review it to see how well it performs.

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ezTalks Onion: all-in-one videoconferencing is under-baked

I had a chance to get an early version (really early, as there is still some rough edges to be worked out) of the ezTalks Onion. The device (I don’t know why they call it the Onion – it doesn’t look like one particularly) is an...

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Video pays off in the enterprise

As costs come down and the technology improves, video is finally spurring easy and effective collaboration. (Plus -- 5 tips for building video culture in your organization.)

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New products of the week 11.28.16

Our roundup of intriguing new products from companies such as CA and IBM.

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Why you need a digital workplace

Adopting a digital workplace can help your company benefit from the cost savings, productivity and employee satisfaction that remote work can afford.

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Adobe fixes flaws in Flash Player and Adobe Connect

Adobe Systems released security patches for its widely used Flash Player software as well as its Adobe Connect web conferencing platform that's popular in enterprise environments.

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Application tie-ins are taking center stage in collaboration

Combining forms of enterprise collaboration is only part of the battle. There’s also integration with productivity applications. On Monday, Avaya announced an all-in-one collaboration platform, plus an open SDK for making other...

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Cisco patches critical authentication flaw in conferencing servers

Cisco Systems has patched a critical vulnerability that could allow attackers to gain access to Cisco Meeting Server deployments, which are used in enterprise environments for video and audio conferencing.

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Lifesize launches new video gear for huddle rooms

New system includes camera and audio with easier setup instructions for small conference settings.

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Law firm CIO: ‘I run more video than CBS’

A major international law firm with 700 attorneys, 1,500 total employees and 20 separate offices around the world makes IT support a challenge.

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The scoop on Cisco’s resurgence in collaboration and its long range plans for IoT

A conversation with Rowan Trollope

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