Zoom Is the Apple of AV, Cisco Is Microsoft and Poly Is Motorola

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I had this thought back at Zoomtopia 2018, but after Zoomtopia 2019, it’s clear: Zoom is the Apple of the AV industry. Zoom is what? All of the eyes in AV were looking at Zoom yesterday. If you don’t believe me, look at the social stats of tweets and LinkedIn posts about Zoom Video Communications, […]

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The ZOOM vs. WebEx Shootout

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ZOOM just published, on their internal blog, a video-based shootout against WebEx. Rarely do you see public side-by-side comparisons where one company calls out their competitor, by name, as it’s considered, by many in marketing, to be a bad move. But, in this case, ZOOM doesn’t seem to care — and, of course, it’s probably well-known […]

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ZOOM Video’s Happiness Principal Drives CEO Eric Yuan — And He Wants You to Be OK with ZOOM Rooms

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ZOOM Video Communications was the brainchild of WebEx founder Eric Yuan. He wanted to find a way to make people happy using videoconferencing — not frustrated. In six years, it’s gone from his idea to a company with headquarters is in San Jose, Calif. that’s projected to be valued at well over $1 Billion. And, Yuan […]

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Disruptive Forces: The Leaders Speak – Eric Yuan, Zoom

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This is the second blog in the series Disruptive Forces: The Leaders Speak. Profile: Eric Yuan is the Founder and CEO of Zoom Video Communications. Prior to founding Zoom, Eric was Corporate Vice President of Engineering at Cisco, where he was responsible for Cisco’s collaboration software development. Eric’s backstory: As one of the founding engineers and vice […]

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