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What Your Admin Console Says About You and Your Company

by Matt Cook in Best Practices, Changing the Way the World Communicates, Features, Lifesize, Meeting Room
See what your admin console dashboard can tell you about how your organization collaborates. The Lifesize admin console can tell you a lot about your company and how you collaborate in the workplace. Not only does it give you a view into how your organization utilizes the Lifesize video conferencing solution, it also makes it easy to detect successful use cases and simplify administration and troubleshooting. Here are some tips and tricks to help you read between the lines and numbers…

Connectivity on the Move: Video Conferencing from your Mobile Device

by Matt Cook in Best Practices, Lifesize, Technology, Changing the Way the World Communicates, Mobility
Understanding the role that video conferencing plays in your mobile data consumption. Successful video conferencing from mobile and laptop devices is highly dependent on network connectivity in terms of throughput and reliability. So when trying to put your collaboration technology to good use in the real world, one key element for success is informing end users of the need for good signal strengths and higher data throughputs if they want to host or participate in video…

TCP vs. UDP for Real-Time Data Transfer

by Matt Cook in Best Practices, Changing the Way the World Communicates, Lifesize, Meeting Room, Technology, Tech Notes
A detailed look at how the Lifesize service processes data transfers to make the most of your bandwidth and your meeting experience. In our  Video Conferencing Network Best Practices Guide , we outlined a few tips and considerations for optimizing your network topology to efficiently route video traffic without risking security or network reliability. To add to that conversation, we wanted to take a more detailed look at how the Lifesize service processes data transfers to make the most out your meeting experience. When it…

Optimizing Your Network Bandwidth for Video Conferencing

by Matt Cook in Best Practices, Cloud, Lifesize, Tech Notes
Download Lifesize Video Network Best Practices Guide There are a couple of big differences between the video clips you watch on the internet and the live video conferences you hold at the office. For one, streaming video clips (your standard cat video variety) are designed to download portions of the footage ahead of time to make up for network instability during the course of the playback. The other is that you almost never raise an IT helpdesk…
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