Telecom Lead India: Networking major Cisco announced new
collaborations solutions at the annual Cisco Collaboration Summit 2012.
The main innovations include additions to Cisco Jabber
and Cisco TelePresence systems. The new Jabber and TelePresence offerings
include a new immersive TelePresence system with optimized collaboration
Cisco said it is extending Cisco Jabber to iPad and
Windows, building on its Jabber portfolio for Android, iOS, Mac, BlackBerry and Cisco
Jabber customers can collaborate across popular operating
systems utilizing HD video, voice, presence, instant messaging, desktop
sharing, conferencing and visual voicemail. Cisco is expanding native
integration between Jabber and TelePresence, giving mobile users a way to
connect into a TelePresence session.
Cisco is also offering presence and instant messaging
(IM) capabilities and Cisco Jabber clients available to all Cisco Unified
Communications Manager customers at no additional cost.
The newly launched Cisco TelePresence TX9000 Series will
deliver video experience along with advanced collaboration capabilities.
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.
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,” said
Bryan Tantzen, senior director, Collaboration, Cisco.
Cisco is committed to extending the reach of unified
communications, video and collaboration to benefit everyone in the enterprise,”
said Dinesh Malkani, managing director, Collaboration, Cisco APAC.