Build your own (DIY) vs Lync Room Systems

With the growing need for convenient and easily-set-up video-conferencing, you might be considering a well-known system for your company, Lync Room System is a well-established name. Skype has been around forever, or so it seems and commands a high percentage of all conferencing traffic on the Internet, perhaps as much as 40%. Lync is sometimes…

Top 3 Telemedicine Challenges that DIY Skype Room Systems Solve

According to the American Telemedicine Association, Telemedicine has been around for almost 40 years, but its value today became clearer and started to rapidly spread in many countries because it carrier a lot of benefits, solves serious problems, and has much to offer than what meets the eye. To highlight its importance, the USDA recently…

How to Increase User Adoption of Skype Room Systems

Organizations make investments in Skype for Business to increase employee productivity, offer easier means of communications, and consolidate communication and collaboration platforms in one meaningful solution. Investments are not only made in Skype for Business platform technology, there are other tools, hardware, and devices that are associated with Skype for Business. Companies that see high…

A Complete Guide to Skype Room Systems

What is a Skype Room System? A Skype Room System (formerly Lync Room System) is a video conferencing and content collaboration solution for the meeting room built over the Microsoft Lync (recently rebranded as Skype for Business) platform. The intent of Skype Room Systems is to extend the functionality of Skype for Business to the…

Dispatch Technicians Faster with SMS

Industries like Financial Services, Retail, Aviation, and Food and Beverage have distributed local, regional and international assets that constantly require service, support, and maintenance like refilling vending machines, reloading ATMs, and in-home customer installations. The process begins with a customer request or system-automated alert and ends with dispatching a technician. The wide variety of core…

Send Critical IT and System Alerts with SMS

As we continue to rely on technology in our everyday lives, most of us are oblivious to the infinite time, effort and resources dedicated to deploying and maintaining the infrastructures necessary to serve our growing needs. With millions of IT professionals spanning thousands of organizations worldwide, keeping track of all teams, systems and tools is…

Generate More Sales and Revenue with SMS

More retailers and sellers are turning to e-commerce to generate sales from worldwide customers that were otherwise unreachable. Traditionally shops relied on store walk-ins for completing sales. Some offered complimentary channels like telephone and mail orders, yet walk-ins remained the number one source of sales for most shops. In today’s world, retailers without online presence…

Send Booking Confirmations and Appointment Reminders with SMS

In today’s business world, productivity is of utmost importance regardless of industry vertical or clients served. Since every minute counts, all businesses are continuously seeking to automate redundant tasks and resolve bottlenecks to keep their workforce focused on core tasks with little to no interruptions, generating the most value for their dedicated time and effort….

How to Choose the Right Meeting Room Video Conferencing System

Investment and cost of ownership Video conferencing in the past was a luxury only affordable to Enterprises and required specialized video conferencing infrastructure. Today, meeting room video conferencing is mainstream and easily affordable for any size business, due to the advent of cloud and online meeting solutions like Skype for Business, BlueJeans, Zoom, Google Hangouts, GoToMeeting,…

Top 4 Trends in the Lync and Skype Room System Market in 2016

In this blog post, we share some observations of the Lync room video conferencing market in 2016. Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync) is rapidly becoming the platform of choice for organizations looking at a Unified Communications solution. Video Conferencing with Microsoft Lync or Skype for Business is one of the features that are bringing more traction…

5 Content Sharing Features for your Next Skype for Business Meeting

In a survey conducted by Mersive on meeting culture and user content sharing behaviors, 98% of survey respondents stated that sharing content with remote or in-room attendees in the meeting room is valuable and productive for their meetings. Often, content sharing takes more importance than video in conference calls, and it is a key element…

Why Skype Room Systems are the Next Big Thing in Video Conferencing

  What is a Skype Room System? A Skype Room System is a video conferencing solution that extends the Skype for Business Universal Communications platform to the conference room. It is a room system solution that enables organizations to leverage investments in Communications and Collaboration platforms and make use of it in video conference rooms….