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Lifesize Interop | Skype for Business

by Ellen J Hawes Durbin in Cloud, Features, Lifesize, Microsoft, Partnership, Products, Skype
Lifesize’s ability to fit within established workflows is just one of the reasons that it has become such a favored productivity tool in the collaboration space. Users want to remain within the app and user interface they already know, and few businesses are willing to change their way of working to accommodate a new communications and collaboration tool. And the larger the company is, the…

Group Collaboration: Everybody, Let's Chat Tonight!

by Ellen J Hawes Durbin in Cloud, Features, Lifesize, Products, Technology
The all-in-one collaboration solution of Lifesize Cloud is even more inclusive with the addition of group chat. Web, audio and video conferencing, chat, and the ability to record and share meetings—do it all with Lifesize Cloud. Lifesize Cloud Group Chat adds another level of collaboration  – a text level. It further reduces barriers to team collaboration . Brief chat discussions are less…

6 Features to Consider When Selecting Your Mobile Video Conferencing Solution

by Ellen J Hawes Durbin in Streaming and Recording, Cloud, Features, Industry, Lifesize, Mobility, Products, Technology, Travel, Trends
For the latest on the Lifesize mobile app, check out this blog . People are constantly on the go—and they expect their technology to travel with them wherever they are. The Lifesize mobile app is universal across different devices, on any network, and offers best-in-class enterprise quality and support. With the Lifesize app, you can collaborate over video on your mobile the same way you…

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

by Ellen J Hawes Durbin in Cloud, Features, Lifesize, Microsoft, Partnership, People, Products, Skype, Technology, Trends, Virtualization
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 more companies are adopting this package for their online…

Global Video Conferencing with Lifesize Cloud

by Ellen J Hawes Durbin in Cloud, Features, Lifesize, Products, Travel
Have you ever traveled the world? Explored a new culture? Taken an adventure trip in a different country? Part of the excitement about traveling to a foreign land is being immersed in that culture, whether it’s the language, cuisine or leisure-time activities. It can be exhilarating to get out of your comfort zone and take in another culture’s way of living, and sometimes that means not underst…

Take Control of Your Meetings

by Ellen J Hawes Durbin in Cloud, Features, Lifesize, Technology
Did you know that the average employee attends 60 meetings per month? That’s a lot of meetings. But not all meetings are created equal. Some are small one-on-one meetings like your weekly meeting with your manager; others are team meetings with four to five people in a huddle room to discuss the next big product launch; and then there are the large important meetings, like your quarterly compan…

Best Integrated Video Conferencing Technology | Lifesize

by Ellen J Hawes Durbin in Cloud, Features, Lifesize, Products, Technology
Did you know that nearly 37 percent of U.S. employee time is spent in meetings, which cumulates to more than 11 million meetings each and every day ? With nearly 3.8 billion meetings happening each year, employees are spending time not only attending meetings but also on the logistics of scheduling meetings. If you are anything like me, you may schedule and attend meetings all day. After more…

Equipping the Huddle Room

by Ellen J Hawes Durbin in Lifesize, Tech Notes
Huddle rooms , or small-space meeting rooms, are meant for collaboration and designed for getting work done. As open floor plans become more prevalent, the importance of huddle rooms continues to grow. In fact, they are quickly becoming the most productive rooms in offices. While small, these rooms are mighty; and small but might rooms deserve high-quality features to drive collaboration,…

Lifesize Cloud Continues to Expand its Reach

by Ellen J Hawes Durbin in Cloud
The reach and impact of Lifesize Cloud in the video conferencing industry continues to expand. Today, we are thrilled to announce the pairing of our new cloud-based video conferencing service, Lifesize Cloud, with our Lifesize 220 Series, which includes Lifesize Express 220, Team 220, Room 220 and Room 220i. Now, Lifesize 220 system users can enjoy a number of benefits of Lifesize Cloud,…

What’s New with Lifesize Cloud: 7 Feature Enhancements

by Ellen J Hawes Durbin in Cloud, Features, Lifesize, Products, Tech Notes, Technology, Unified Communications
Announced on May 21, 2014, Lifesize Cloud is the only video solution on the market that delivers a connected experience to desktops, mobile devices and especially conference rooms. Since we launched in May, there have been a number of feature enhancements that we’ve added to make this offering even better for our customers. We’d like to share those features with you in today’s blog post: What's…
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