Cisco drives Virgin Media employees to work remotely with video and shared documents

By Telecom
Lead Team:
 Cisco announced that Virgin Media, an entertainment and digital
communications company in the U.K., is deploying Cisco Quad, Cisco
WebEx and Cisco Unified Communications to its people.


The solutions
are being rolled out as part of Virgin Media’s Flexible Working Initiative.

The deployment
will enable thousands of employees to collaborate and work remotely with video
calls and shared documents, all easily accessible via PCs, laptops, tablets and
mobile phones.


ability of social media to actively engage audiences is proven, and we’re
making the most of Cisco’s collaboration software to bring new ways of working
to Virgin Media,” said Elisa Nardi, chief people and services officer,
Virgin Media.


entertainment company said that its people will be able to connect using video,
chat and activity feeds from the office, when working from home and on the go.
Also, the company is enabling a more flexible and collaborative work


Virgin Media
will roll out Cisco’s Flexible Working solution to its people working across
teams and on company-wide projects in early February of this year.


Cisco said
that its WebEx can help shorten the time to make key business decisions with
immediate video ‘face-to-face” conversations.


Cisco Quad can improve business agility by providing rapid access to
information and people and reduces duplication of effort through its enterprise
search capability.


“Virgin Media understands the power of an engaged and
informed workforce. Putting people and their expertise at the heart of their
collaboration solutions will not only improve internal relationships but also
lead to more satisfying customer experiences,” said Murali Sitaram, vice
president and general manager, Collaboration Software Group, Cisco.


Recently, Cisco
announced that TELUS deployed key components of the Cisco Videoscape platform
to extend its Optik TV services to mobile devices through its Optik on the go


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