Augments Portfolio with new ‘Mobile-to-Immersive’ Offerings
Cisco announced new people-centric innovations at its Annual Cisco Collaboration Summit 2012 in Bangalore. Aimed at making it easier to collaborate anywhere, anytime in the post-PC era, the innovations range from new desktop and mobile applications include Cisco Jabber™ and Cisco TelePresence™ systems. which make it easy for users to move from one collaboration solution like messaging to voice or video with ease at the click of a button.
The new Jabber and TelePresence offerings make it easy for users to move from one collaboration solution to the next with ease (for example, moving from instant messaging to voice to video with just the click of a button). The new immersive system with optimized collaboration capabilities are completely integrated, giving customers more mobility options while also extending the reach of the company’s telepresence investments.
Speaking to the press Bryan Tantzen, Senior Director, Collaboration, Cisco said, “The post PC era is requires a workspace that is more mobile, social, visual and virtual. Customers need secure, enterprise-class options that enable employees to interact across a broad range of tools. We at Cisco understand this and are delivering on the need of people-centric collaboration experiences that offer anytime and anywhere communications.”
According to Dinesh Malkani, Managing Director, Collaboration, Cisco APAC, “Cisco is committed to extending the reach of unified communications, video and collaboration to benefit everyone in the enterprise. ‘Jabber for everyone’ increases collaboration choices for customers; this isn’t just for those customers who happen to have a Cisco IP phone. It’s for every employee in an organization- regardless of device (mobile or desktops), application or operating system (Like Apple iOS, Windows etc).”
At a time when the need for rich video solutions and mobility is burgeoning, solutions like these from Cisco help enhance the ability to collaborate. According to Cisco’s latest Visual Networking Index, globally, three trillion minutes or six million years of video content will cross the Internet each month in 2015 and by 2016, global mobile data traffic will reach 10.8 exabytes per month (130 exabytes annually); growing 18-fold from 2011 to 2016. By 2016, mobile video will represent 71 percent of all mobile data traffic.