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Three Best Practices to Help Enterprises Overcome BYOD Challenges

An increasing number of white-collar workers in the United States use a mobile device for work. This new Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD) environment presents challenges for IT managers and business leaders. This paper discusses how IT managers can address those challenges, as well as best practices for ensuring security and productivity.

Sponsor: AVI-SPL


 

The State of Video Conferencing Security

Video conferencing equipment, found in almost every boardroom around the world, may be opening up companies to serious security breaches. Demonstrations have proved that there is a myriad of information that can be gleaned-from confidential discussions to the ability to zoom in and read top-secret documents-once a video conference system is compromised. This paper explains how government entities can protect themselves.

Sponsor: AVI-SPL


 

3 Keys to Secure BYOD Deployment

Pave the way for BYOD within your organization. This paper highlights 3 best practices to overcome mobile challenges. Learn how you can ensure a smooth path to the security and simplified management organizations need to employ device-based security policies, built-in network access controls (NAC), mobile device management, and optimized Wi-Fi configurations.

Sponsor: AVI-SPL


 

Creating a Video Collaboration Strategy: Four Mistakes Mid-Market Companies Make and How to Avoid Them

Mobile, desktop, dedicated, telepresence - there are more video collaboration options than ever before. With this abundance of choice comes a higher degree of complexity. To put your organization on the path to success, learn the four most common and costly mistakes mid-market companies make when planning their video collaboration strategy--and how to avoid them.
* Limiting strategy to dedicated video conferencing systems
* Underestimating network requirements
* Buying before trying the solution
* Overlooking managed services and support
This Cisco-sponsored whitepaper from AVI-SPL shares key insights from Cisco's and AVI-SPL's teams of video collaboration integration experts gained through hundreds of deployments in mid-market companies.

Sponsor: AVI-SPL


 

Pros and Cons of a Multi-Vendor UC Environment

Optimize your unified communications environment regardless of which hardware or software is present. This white paper discusses what decision makers need to know about interoperability between Cisco and Microsoft Lync. See if a single or multi-vendor solution is right for your organization.

Sponsor: AVI-SPL


 

Making it work: Using Cisco and Microsoft Lync to Drive Collaboration

Microsoft Lync is posting impressive adoption rates. Cisco remains a heavyweight in networks and IP PBX systems. And the list of up-and-comers looking for a piece of the UCC pie continues to grow. With interoperability a chief concern for IT, is it really Microsoft vs. Cisco or can they work together?
AVI-SPL takes on that question in our new white paper, Making it Work: Using Cisco and Microsoft Lync to Drive Collaboration. This white paper discusses discuss what IT and telco decision makers need to know about solution interoperability between Cisco and Microsoft Lync systems.
As a Cisco Premier Partner and a company that has deployed Microsoft Lync to its own 1800+ user base, AVI-SPL brings a unique perspective to the discussion.

Sponsor: AVI-SPL


 

Using Video to Gain a Competitive Advantage: A Business Strategy for Mid-Market Companies

Video collaboration solutions can help small- to medium-sized companies reduce downtime by 25%. They can also help companies reduce time-to-market by 24%.* The ROI is strong for mid-market companies investing in video. This Cisco-sponsored white paper from AVI-SPL will help you plan a video-enabled workplace.
* Discover how video supports global expansion and partnerships
* Learn how video is delivering ROI in common business use cases
* Take steps toward building a video collaboration strategy
The insights provided in this white paper are based on industry analysts and 30+ years of experience from the Video Collaboration Group at AVI-SPL.

Sponsor: AVI-SPL


 

Creating a Video Collaboration Strategy: Four Mistakes Mid-Market Companies Make and How to Avoid Them

Mobile, desktop, dedicated, telepresence - there are more video collaboration options than ever before. With this abundance of choice comes a higher degree of complexity. To put your organization on the path to success, learn the four most common and costly mistakes mid-market companies make when planning their video collaboration strategy--and how to avoid them.
* Limiting strategy to dedicated video conferencing systems
* Underestimating network requirements
* Buying before trying the solution
* Overlooking managed services and support
This Cisco-sponsored whitepaper from AVI-SPL shares key insights from Cisco's and AVI-SPL's teams of video collaboration integration experts gained through hundreds of deployments in mid-market companies.

Sponsor: AVI-SPL


 

The State of Video Conferencing Security

Video conferencing equipment, found in almost every boardroom around the world, may be opening up companies to serious security breaches. Demonstrations have proved that there is a myriad of information that can be gleaned-from confidential discussions to the ability to zoom in and read top-secret documents-once a video conference system is compromised. This paper explains how government entities can protect themselves.

Sponsor: AVI-SPL