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Getting Ready for the Next Normal

by Josh Kivenko in Trends, Unified Communications, Best Practices
Three people on a conference call using their smart devices “In preparing for battle, I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.” –General Dwight D. Eisenhower “Your plan has to suit who you and your team are right now.” – Mike Krzyzewski  We’ve all felt embattled by the global health crisis, social upheaval, financial volatility and complete disruption to our daily lives and routines. Whether we planned for it or not,…

Lifesize + Serenova: Delivering Personal Experiences to Contact Center and Modern Workplace Communications

by Craig Malloy in Industry, Unified Communications, Lifesize
Serenova logo plus Lifesize with a lady on a video conference call in the background Since the day I founded Lifesize, the mission has always been to deliver more lifelike interactions, personal connections and simplified productivity tools to help our customers navigate the tangled web of business communications over video. Today marks a monumental milestone in that ongoing journey. I’m delighted to share that Lifesize has merged with Serenova , a leading provider of contact…

Boost Productivity with this Tech Stack for Distributed Teams

by Dominic Kent - Mio in Technology, Unified Communications
Lady on a conference call with her orange cat looking on  This guest blog post is part of a series on distributed work for enterprise companies. Click here  to read the first blog in the series.  The age of distributed work is upon us. Running a productive workforce no longer means keeping everyone together in the same physical place. Freelancers, contractors and remote workers are all joining forces with the help of dynamic collaborative tools.…

What is Interoperability? (And why it matters for video conferencing)

by Jasmine Kim in Cloud, Features, Industry, Lifesize, Mobility, Partners, People, Products, Technology, Trends, Unified Communications
Imagine if your iPhone® could communicate only with other iPhones and all of your friends, family members and colleagues with Android™ phones were totally unreachable unless you purchased an additional (expensive) product to talk to them. That type of scenario is unimaginable for mobile calling but all too common in the video conferencing industry. Your teams need to be equipped with data…

Web Conferencing vs. Video Conferencing: What’s the Difference?

by Julian Fields in Features, Lifesize, Products, Technology, Trends, Unified Communications
Lifesize shares how web conferencing and video conferencing are different from each other. As technology evolves and expands, so it goes with our technical lexicon and business speak. Which is why it's often good to take a step back, and apply some practical thinking around the appropriate use of terms today.  Looking at the opposing conferencing solutions in the title of this post, web conferencing and video conferencing could be seen as the same thing. Or as evolutions of sophistic…

Lifesize Direct Media: The Shortest Path Between Two Points

by Jason Pruett in Changing the Way the World Communicates, Features, Industry, Lifesize, Technology, Trends, Unified Communications
Lifesize takes advantage of direct media for point-to-point video conference calls to shorten the path between devices, reduce latency and improve overall call quality. Lifesize direct media introduces a streamlined call architecture for making and receiving video calls within your corporate network. When you make calls using the Lifesize web and desktop apps, Lifesize will now route your media (audio, video and content) through your company’s network for point-to-point calls instead of relaying it through our cloud-based service. This shorter path reduces…

Vote Now for the Lifesize App and Lifesize Phone HD!

by Maria Galler in Technology, Unified Communications, Lifesize, Products
The Lifesize App and Lifesize Phone HD have been nominated by leading German IT and telco trade magazine Funkschau for its Reader’s Choice Award. The Lifesize App  and Lifesize Phone HD   have been nominated by leading German IT and telco trade magazine Funkschau for its Reader's Choice Award, a prestigious industry accolade in the DACH region, comprising Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Winners are chosen based solely on public feedback, so we need your help to win! The voting is in the German language, so here’s a little guidance on…

Lifesize Recognized as a 2018 Top-Rated Web Conferencing Software by TrustRadius

by Maria Galler in Lifesize, Unified Communications, Technology, Meeting Room
TrustRadius has awarded Lifesize as a 2018 Top-Rated Web Conferencing Software. Dust off your suits and party dresses — it’s award season here at Lifesize! This time, we’re excited to announce that Lifesize has been awarded the 2018 Top-Rated Web Conferencing Software by TrustRadius. The TrustRadius Top Rated awards are unique in that they are an unbiased reflection of customer sentiment, based solely upon user satisfaction scores. In order to earn a Top Rated badge for…

Lifesize Receives Frost & Sullivan Global Video-as-a-Service Product Leadership Award

by Julian Fields in Cloud, Lifesize, Unified Communications
Over the past year, we have been on a mission to make video conferencing a remarkable and compelling experience for business around the globe. That’s why we are so excited to receive the 2015 Video-as-a-Service Product Leadership Award from independent analyst firm Frost & Sullivan. The honors of this year’s award went to Lifesize Cloud, our simple, one-touch cloud video conferencing soluti…
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