Vidyo Virtualizes Video Conferencing Enabling Mass Adoption and Cloud
Fully Virtualized Infrastructure and Flexible Licensing Models Dramatically
Improves Economics and Expands Options for Video Conferencing
Enterprise Connect Orlando 2013
ORLANDO, Fla. -- March 18, 2013
Enterprise Connect – Vidyo, Inc., today announced a fully virtualized,
cascadable infrastructure for video conferencing that scales across large,
geographically dispersed implementations. The release of the VidyoGateway™ and
VidyoPortal ™ Virtual Editions (VE) will complete the virtualization of
Vidyo’s core infrastructure and open the door to mass adoption by offering
enterprise customers and service providers high quality, scalable video
conferencing at audio conferencing price points. Vidyo’s customers and service
provider partners will be able to realize the significant cost savings, ease
of administration and efficiency improvements of virtualization without the
performance constraints that have previously plagued hardware-based, MCU
solutions. VidyoGateway VE and VidyoPortal VE will ship in Q2 2013.
“As organizations continue to virtualize their business-critical applications,
the ability to have robust solutions for the virtualization of video
conferencing infrastructure is important,” said Parag Patel, vice president,
Global Strategic Alliances, VMware. “We are pleased to see Vidyo’s new
solutions can support virtualized deployments, enabling the delivery of
high-quality, scalable, resilient, and flexible video conferencing.”
“Companies want to get to 100% virtualization, but are still waiting for key
applications that have been difficult to virtualize,” said Roopam Jain,
Principal Analyst, Frost & Sullivan North America, Information and
Communication Technologies Practice. “Vidyo’s architecture eliminates those
barriers and is compatible with mainstream virtualization technology. If your
company has a large number of branches, it’s hard to imagine how a massive
desktop deployment could be possible without virtualization and floating
According to Forrester Research, a survey of North American and European IT
decision makers indicated that by 2013, approximately 78% of their x86 server
operating systems will run on virtual servers, rather than on server hardware.
Vidyo provides the first and only video conferencing infrastructure that
allows customers to extend their investments in these virtualized x86 servers
without having to deal with problems such as latency, limited scalability and
“Through virtualization, Vidyo enables mass deployment of its video
communications and collaboration platform,” said Amir Shaked, Vidyo’s Senior
VP of Product Management. “We offer a video solution that supports any
deployment model: premise-based, private cloud, public cloud or hybrid.
Vidyo’s software licensing model further enhances the benefits of
virtualization by allowing customers to take advantage of floating licenses
Vidyo will be demonstrating its virtualized video conferencing solution at
Enterprise Connect in Orlando, March 18- 20, Booth # 613.
About Vidyo, Inc.
Vidyo, Inc. pioneered Personal Telepresence enabling natural, HD multi-point
videoconferences on tablets and smart phones, PCs and Macs, room systems, that
interoperate with legacy H.323 and SIP endpoints, telepresence solutions and
affordable cloud-based video conferencing as a service solution. The
VidyoWorks platform allows solution providers to integrate high quality visual
communications into their applications, leveraging H.264 Scalable Video Coding
(SVC) and Vidyo’s patented VidyoRouter technology. Learn more at
www.vidyo.com, on the Blog or follow @vidyo on Twitter.
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Kerry Ogata, +1 301-717-4224
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