Perch Inc., an always-available ambient video solution that virtually connects office spaces and distributed teams around the world, today announced that it was named a Cool Vendor in Unified Communications by leading analyst firm Gartner, Inc.
April 21, 2015, Vancouver, British Columbia – Perch Inc., (“Perch’) an always-available ambient video solution that virtually connects office spaces and distributed teams around the world, today announced that it was named a Cool Vendor in Unified Communications by leading analyst firm Gartner, Inc.
Each year, Gartner researches and identifies emerging and innovative vendors in key technology areas. The April 15, 2015, Cool Vendors in Unified Communications, 2015 Report states that “Cool Vendors in Unified Communications focuses this year on enhancing the collaboration experiences between employees and with customers, leveraging the emerging standard WebRTC and innovative developments in video, context and the workplace.” 5 vendors were selected for the 2015 report.
“Perch is honored to be named a Cool Vendor by Gartner,” said Danny Robinson, CEO of Perch. “Perch is creating a brand new segment within unified communications, and we believe that this recognition is a strong validation that Perch is a must-have for every company.”
Perch always uses two-way video to ensure transparent communication between co-workers and activates the microphone when it detects a face. Companies using Perch say that it has reduced their weekly conference calls, need for meetings, and created a more unified culture among distributed teams.
“This is quite simply the best team communication tool I have used,” said Pierre Valade, CEO and Co-Founder of Sunrise. “We use it to keep our team completely in sync between New York, San Francisco and Paris.”
In addition to connecting office spaces, companies are also mounting Perch in server rooms, warehouses, lobbies, construction sites, and other unique spaces to enable seamless visual communication and connectivity throughout an organization.
Gartner subscribers can view the summary and access the report, “Cool Vendors in Unified Communications, 2015” here: https://www.gartner.com/doc/3030119/coolvendorsunifiedcommunications
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Perch is a smart, ambient video solution that virtually connects office spaces and facilitates natural, face-to-face communication among teams regardless of location. Unlike video calling or conferencing solutions, Perch is designed from the ground-up to be always-available to enable spontaneous conversations throughout the day and create cohesiveness among distributed teams and remote workers. Perch is super simple to set-up. Download Perch today: http://www.perch.co/download
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