Skype for Business is Finally Here. Are your Conference Rooms Ready?
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 solutions that enables organizations to leverage investments in Communications and Collaboration platform and make use of it in video conference rooms. Skype room systems allows for video and audio communication and group content collaboration.
Why are Skype Room Systems the next big thing for Video Conferencing?
Skype Room Systems are powered by Microsoft's Skype for Business platform, the recent rebrand and refresh of the market leading Unified Communications solution, Microsoft Lync. Skype for Business comes in an on-prem offering or a cloud offering. There is no hardware MCU or gateways, video conferencing server and service is a part of the platform. Skype for Business has a clean and simple desktop client, and it works across mobile devices as well. it keep people connected anytime and anywhere. And now is the time, they come to the conference room. Not only Skype for Business makes video conferencing roll-out more effcient and cost-effective for organizations, but it helps create a unified experience for a one platform of true collaboration across desktop, mobile, and conference room. Unifying a single user experience that will extend across anywhere in or out of the organization.
What should you care about Skype Room Systems?
If you have been using Microsoft Lync and in the process of upgrading to Skype or Business, or if you are about to roll out Skype for Business for your organization, there is no better time to start thinking about the kind of experience you would like to enable for your users when they enter the meeting rooms. You might be using legacy systems that does not interop with Skype for Business, ot will need a media gateway to achieve this interop and it will not get the best user experience, or you are thinking about a DIY system that will bring only headach and IT overhead and a bad user experiecne.
Think about maintaining the same familiar user experience for your end users when they walk into the meeting rooms. Think about the valuable amount of time you can save them not having to deal with PC setup, account login, devices, cables, and all those things. Enable them to walk into the meeting room and instantly meet with their peers and focus more about acomplishing their goals and results. A Skype Room System for your rooms will be as transformational as Lync to your employees.
What benefits will Skype Room System bring to my organization?
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