Posts Categorized: Skype

Lifesize Cloud Interop | Skype for Business

One of the reasons Lifesize Cloud is gaining traction in the market and becoming a favored productivity tool is that it fits within established workflows. Users want to remain within the app and user interface they know. Few businesses are willing to rejigger their processes to accommodate a communications and collaboration tool. And the larger… Continue ReadingCloud, Features, Lifesize, Microsoft, Partnership, Products, Skype


Lifesize Enables Skype Video Calling

When your team is together in the same place and needs to meet another party over video, you’ll want to do it in a meeting room with a large display, not with everyone squished around a laptop. The Lifesize Icon Flex helps you extend the experience of your desktop application in your meeting room and… Continue ReadingLifesize, Microsoft, Partnership, Products, Skype, Technology


Top 5 Reasons to Fall in Love with Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync) and Lifesize Cloud

If you work at a tech-friendly midmarket company or enterprise, chances are good that you’ve heard of Skype for Business® (formerly Microsoft Lync), the tech giant’s communications platform that’s designed with the unique needs of businesses in mind. What you might not be familiar with are the product’s ins and outs and why more and… Continue ReadingCloud, Features, Lifesize, Microsoft, Partnership, People, Products, Skype, Technology, Trends, Virtualization


Why Pay for Video Conferencing?

“Why should I pay for video conferencing when alternatives like Skype, Hangouts, and FaceTime are free?” It’s a question we at Lifesize get asked a lot, and while there are a lot of compelling reasons to invest in a dedicated video conferencing system, it’s a question we also understand. After all, it’s hard to beat… Continue ReadingCloud, Features, Industry, Lifesize, Microsoft, Miscellaneous, People, Products, Skype, Technology, Unified Communications


What Won’t Happen in the Video Communications Industry in 2014

It’s always fun, in the first couple months of the year, to do a little bit of predicting about the year to come, and at LifeSize, that means speculating about the state of video conferencing over the next twelve months. Our video evangelist, Simon Dudley, recently hosted an excellent webinar about why 2014 would be… Continue ReadingFeatures, Microsoft, Miscellaneous, Mobility, People, Products, Skype, Technology, Trends

Simon Dudley, Video Evangelist, LifeSize

Out with the Old, In with the New: Why Google Hangouts and Skype Can’t Cut it for Business

Professional-grade video conferencing and free web services like Microsoft’s Skype and Google’s Hangouts have about as much in common as a car does to a bicycle, but for some reason, many organizations continue to misunderstand the fundamental differences between the technologies. It’s time to set the record straight. In this blog post, we’ll take a… Continue ReadingCloud, Features, Lifesize, Microsoft, Miscellaneous, People, Products, Skype, Technology, Trends, Unified Communications