The Best Defense Against IoT DDoS Attacks

by Bryan Brown in Best Practices | Comments 0

Many organizations felt the impact of Friday’s massive internet disruption when a DDoS attack was initiated against DNS provider Dyn. It appears that the DDoS attack was launched with the Mirai botnet, which targeted IoT devices—often known for favoring ease of use over security. The attack leveraged webcams on the public internet with default administrative… Continue ReadingBest Practices

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Meet the Lifesize Icon 450

by Julian Fields in Features | Comments 0

Smart-framing sensor brings everyone into the picture The Lifesize® Icon 450™ is equipped with a smart-framing sensor that automatically pans, tilts and zooms the camera to the optimal position. We got tired of seeing people cut in half because the camera wasn’t positioned correctly, so we developed a smart-framing sensor to fix it automatically. Now,… Continue ReadingFeatures, Lifesize, Meeting Room, Products

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[Gif-O-Graphic] How to Cut Down Conferencing Chaos

by Julian Fields in Best Practices | Comments 0

Finding a single collaboration solution that is easy to use and efficient and that facilitates all of the essential business communication streams seems like a lot to ask for. So we settle. And oftentimes, we get tangled into managing and maintaining a hodgepodge of different vendors and subscriptions — paying for overlapping functionality and missing… Continue ReadingBest Practices, Changing the Way the World Communicates, Cloud, Features, Lifesize, Miscellaneous, Trends, UVC

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Lifesize gains increased speed, resiliency and performance with IBM Cloud

by Josh Duncan in Cloud | Comments 0

Lifesize was recently awarded the 2016 IBM Beacon Award for outstanding service hosted on IBM® SoftLayer®, and we wanted to spend a little time talking about what that partnership means for the security, reliability and overall performance of the Lifesize network. When we first started our transition from an on-premise implementation to a cloud-hosted service… Continue ReadingCloud, Features, Lifesize, Partners, Products

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Lifesize Admin Console Consultation

by Julian Fields in Amplify | Comments 1

We sat down with Senior Product Manager Robert Maloney to record a deep dive into the data and features available in the Lifesize Admin Console. Whether you’re a seasoned Lifesize veteran or a newbie in the middle of your free trial, you are sure to pick up some new information in this in-depth walkthrough of the… Continue ReadingAmplify, Best Practices, Cloud, Features, Lifesize, Products, Tech Notes

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