Rants and rAVes — Episode 842: Let’s Talk Zoom Phone

Zoom Video Communications used the Enterprise Connect show last month to launch Zoom Phone. Here’ s our story on it. Gary was joined on today’s podcast with Zoom CIO, Harry Moseley, to understand the strategy being Zoom Phone, the zero-touch provisioning with 3rd-party products from companies like Poly, Crestron and Yealink and how it fulfilled Zoom’s vision for a […]

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READ THIS FIRST: How to Use the rAVe EC 2019 MicroSite

The 2019 version of the Enterprise Connect (EC) has come to a close, but our coverage here will live forever here — on this rAVe [NOW] EC 2019 Microsite! We have so much coverage — and there’s so much information on this EC MicroSite that it can be overwhelming. So, please take moment to read […]

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Extron Ships HC 404 Integrated with Zoom Room Control

Extron told rAVe that it’s already shipping the HC 404 Meeting Space Collaboration System, which extends control capabilities to Zoom Rooms. It provides a one-touch user experience for conferencing, collaboration and AV room control. A single interface on your Extron TouchLink Pro Series touchpanel is all you need to control every conferencing and audiovisual function. […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 835: A Post Enterprise Connect Show Review with Logitech

Gary was joined on today’s podcast with Logitech’s Head of Marketing, Joan Vandermate, who talks all about Logitech’s giant showing at the Enterprise Connect show last week. Enterprise Connect is the industry’s only dedicated UCC show and Logitech was in 20+ booths on the show floor with their new Logitech Tap  MeetUp and Rally Ultra-HD ConferenceCam system with automatic camera control. In […]

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Lenovo to Sell Avocor – This Could Be Great or Bad

At Enterprise Connect, Avocor announced an alliance with Lenovo that will sell Avocor displays across all of Lenovo’s campuses, but they will also sell the Avocor product via its Vendor Label Hardware Program. This is not good news for AV integrators. Lenovo is not known for value-add selling of third-party hardware. Theoretically, they do have a very […]

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Extron Ships Industry’s Only Adjustable Width Soundbar (With Built-in Camera, If You Want)

Extron is already shipping the SB 33 A Adjustable Width Sound Bar, designed to enhance the audio experience in collaboration spaces. With its exclusive adjustable width design, the company’s new sound bar can be customized to precisely match the size of the display, offering high performance audio reinforcement that looks great in any space. Offering […]

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TrueConf Makes Major Leadership Change

TrueConf has appointed Dmitry Odintsov as the new chief executive officer (CEO), effective immediately. Former CEO Michael Gotalsky, who has been at the helm of TrueConf since 2007, will continue to serve as president and chief commercial officer at TrueConf’s group of companies. With more than 10 years experience in the video conferencing market, Dmitry […]

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Avaya Introduces Cloud Transformation Program

Avaya Holdings Corp has introduced its program to assist organizations considering cloud communications delivery models as part of their digital transformation. Avaya’s cloud transformation program makes it easier and removes uncertainty and risk from the transition. The program provides compelling incentives and the resources of its professional services team to help companies map the most […]

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