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Cloud Video Prompts Rapid Growth in the Mobile Workforce

on May 12, 2015

Cloud video is the perfect solution to the geographically dispersed, yet technology savvy work force of today. Read on to find out more.

The work place is becoming more dispersed and mobile, which has led to the need to find new ways to collaborate and work as a team. Videoconferencing in the cloud is one such technology that allows employees to work from anywhere at any time.

Cloud Video – The New Place to Work

Transparency Market Research issued a report “Video Conferencing Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2014 - 2020,” saying the global market for videoconferencing equipment and services will witness a compound annual growth rate of 9.36 percent by 2020.  A large part of this is attributed to organizations working to minimize operation costs by reducing overhead. As employees move away from office cubicles to work in different locations, cloud video is becoming the popular technology in businesses.

Technology trends continue to influence the way companies do business. More organizations are adopting a BYOD (bring your own device) policy, bringing a shift from hardware to software-based services. Cloud video is the perfect solution to the geographically dispersed, yet technology savvy work force of today. With everything living on the cloud, businesses can also cut costs on hardware expenses.

Cloud Integration – A Faster and Better Way to do Business

It was only a few years ago when organizations had conference rooms cluttered with phones, desktops, cables and a whole host of connectivity equipment. Now, meetings take place in collaborative work zones instead of sterile conference rooms. Cloud technology provides the seamless integration of audio and video that ensures excellent voice and picture quality.
Cloud-based videoconferencing is becoming the popular choice because of its ease-of-use and its flexibility. Some of its obvious benefits are:

  • Videoconferencing is a great way to get experts from different locations together to resolve customers’ issues. This brings faster resolution and more satisfied customers. As mentioned before, cloud video is a cost saver. With a host of collaborative functions including content sharing, employees no longer have to travel for scheduled meetings.
  • On-demand video can be utilized as a training tool for staff members, available whenever and wherever needed.

With a more flexible work place and with employees becoming mobile, cloud videoconferencing provides the perfect solution to stay connected and collaborate in today’s business world.

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