Nefsis video conferencing cloud serves branch office networks


Nefsis announced the top 5 advantages cloud-based video
conferencing offers branch office networks in financial services and similar
markets where multiple office locations prevail.


Chief among the advantages are successful operation over
existing networks, a benefit of Nefsis dynamic scalable video; and lower total
cost, a benefit provided by cloud-based software-as-a-service (SaaS) delivery.


Branch office video conferencing is easily tested and
deployed with little to no capital expense and without costly video-specific
routers or other infrastructure upgrades.


Branch office networks typically found in banks, credit
unions, insurance firms and brokerage houses evolved over time. They support
multiple locations and employ a mix of public and virtual private network (VPN)
connections, among other technical characteristics.


These networks are often difficult or impossible to
change in the short term, and the number of locations brings additional budget
pressures to bear. In addition, virtually all financial service firms require
secure conferencing.


In this setting, there are two general approaches to meet
the growing demand for business-grade video conferencing: 1) installation of
video-specific routers, multipoint control units (MCUs), collaboration servers
and the like; and 2) providing these technical capabilities via cloud-based


The latter is a new approach that, in the case of Nefsis,
leverages dynamic scalable video, automated bandwidth throttling, parallel
processing and other software-based technologies unavailable even a few years


The following are the top 5 advantages of Nefsis cloud-based
delivery in branch office networks:


Operation over existing networks -Nefsis dynamic scalable video and automated bandwidth throttling
deliver high-quality video over existing networks, there is no requirement for
dedicated connections or guaranteed bandwidth availability.


Inexpensive, low or no CAPEX – Nefsis cloud computing
eliminates the need for up-front investment in video-specific routers and
gateway servers.


Easy to expand; Cloud computing is highly scalable,
unlike fixed-capacity equipment that requires an installation project to expand
or bring additional sites online.


Built-in collaboration tools – Nefsis advanced
collaboration tools are a standard feature, additional collaboration servers
are not required.


Industry standard security – The Nefsis cloud uses
SSL/TLS encryption with third-party public key infrastructure (PKI), the standard
in online banking and e-commerce.


“We’re seeing a lot of momentum in banks and credit
unions where branch office considerations highlight the advantages of
cloud-based video conferencing. Bandwidth-friendliness, lower cost, and easier
management prevail in this segment,” said Tom Toperczer, vice president of
Marketing, Nefsis.


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