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Lifesize Recognized as a Visionary in Gartner’s 2019 Magic Quadrant for Meeting Solutions

by Craig Malloy in Industry
Teal background gartner magic quadrant We believe, Gartner, Inc.’s annual Magic Quadrant research reports serve as an important reference point for many enterprise technology decision-makers and are considered invaluable resources among business and IT leaders around the world. Today, we are excited to share that Lifesize has been named a Visionary in the 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Meeting Solutions 1 which evaluates 16…

Introducing Lifesize Go: Free, Fast and Flexible Video Conferencing for All

by Craig Malloy in Lifesize, Products
With Lifesize Go, it has never been easier to collaborate one-to-one or with small groups. We’ve come a long way in the video conferencing industry. And yet, there are times when connecting through video still isn’t as easy as it should be. Increasingly, business users expect their workplace tools to be just as simple and intuitive as those they use in their personal lives. However, in many cases, the user experience for enterprise technologies lags behind. Collaboration is…

Hardware Is Hard

by Craig Malloy in Best Practices, Changing the Way the World Communicates, Lifesize, Technology, Trends
Building communication hardware is hard — good thing Lifesize likes the challenge. I saw an  article last week about some of the problems Google is having with their new hardware devices. Companies often underestimate the very real challenges that come with building great hardware. And those challenges only compound as smart, high-functioning personal devices become ubiquitous.  So much more is expected of constantly connected, smart devices as their utility and usefulness…

Our Thoughts? Imitation Is Flattery

by Craig Malloy in Lifesize
conference room video solution I read with a bit of a wry smile last week’s announcement about a new partnership between Zoom and Polycom promising “one click to join a Zoom meeting from a Polycom video solution.” What I found humorous about this announcement is that Zoom and Polycom are just now figuring out that they need both a cloud-based collaboration platform and conference room systems to succeed in the new phase…

The Conference Room Still Matters

by Craig Malloy in Cloud, Lifesize, Meeting Room, Trends
  Last month, we shared the tremendous  momentum that our cloud-based conferencing service  has gained since its launch two years ago. Cloud solutions and services have gained enormous traction as workforces become more mobile and globally distributed, and it’s this market trend that led us to reinvent Lifesize as a cloud-first company. Earlier this year, we ended our sale of on-premise…

Nothing Terrible About These Twos

by Craig Malloy in Cloud, Lifesize, Miscellaneous, Trends
It’s been an incredible two years here at Lifesize, likely the most intense experience of my business career. We completely reinvented our product line to be a simple, secure, scalable and affordable Cloud service meeting platform perfectly paired with our fantastic conference room cameras. We restructured and reorganized the company. At the same time, we raised $17.5 million of capital from…

Lifesize Cloud hits 2,500 unique, paid customers

by Craig Malloy in Cloud, Lifesize, People
Big news today. Last week we surpassed a very important milestone in our mission to connect people to make their workplace great. In less than two years, 2,500 businesses and tens of thousands of users around the globe have made the choice for best-in-class collaboration software – and many of them are seeing their colleagues face to face for the very first time! How cool is that? Every week…

Independent Again

by Craig Malloy in Lifesize, Partners
It’s been an exciting start to 2016. On December 28, 2015, we completed our spinout from Logitech and are now a completely independent legal and operating business, distinct from our previous corporate parent. This is the culmination of two years of hard work reimagining and reinventing our business and nearly a year of working through the transaction. This was solely our choice. Logitech was…

A New Year, a New Beginning

by Craig Malloy in Lifesize
“Yes, we are incredibly excited to confirm that we have spun out from Logitech and are an independent company! We're committed to delivering the most dynamic cloud-based video collaboration and meeting platform to the market, and to accelerating our exceptional growth into 2016 and beyond. This is the culmination of many months of hard work and we have big plans moving forward. We will have mor…
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