Videoconferencing gaining ground.
Despite the penetration of these solutions in the enterprise, the survey also found that a surprising number of respondents, nearly 15 percent, indicated that IT had no involvement in the evaluation, selection or installation process for video services (both videoconferenc ing and telepresence). Additional findings of the survey include: Telepresence and videoconferencing traffic are competing on the converged corporate network. Seventy-one percent of respondents indicated video services were running or would run across the converged network. Only 13 percent said video services would get a dedicated network.
The top three uses of telepresence/videocon-ferencing are corporate-level functions (23 percent), staff meetings (16 percent) and collaboration in the design function (15 percent). Videoconferencing is nearly omnipresent in corporate enterprise networks. Only 12 percent of respondents said they had no plans whatsoever as far as videoconferencing is concerned.
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|Date:||Jul 1, 2008|
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