Extending the Microsoft Teams experience by allowing standards-based VTC to join Teams meetings
September 26, 2017, New York, NY – Pexip announced today that it will develop and deliver standards-based Video Tele-Conferencing (VTC) interoperability for Microsoft Teams. The solution will allow traditional videoconferencing users to join Microsoft Teams calls and meetings, with the full experience of video, audio and content sharing.
Pexip already delivers a Microsoft-certified video interoperability solution for Skype for Business Server in its Infinity Fusion gateway. The new solution will build on the Fusion platform, and provide video, audio and content-sharing between VTC and Microsoft Teams meetings. It allows companies to extend the Microsoft Teams meeting experience to legacy video meeting room solutions.
“We are excited to collaborate with Microsoft to provide a VTC interoperability solution for Microsoft Teams, and to be an integral member of the Microsoft Teams eco system,” says Åsmund O. Fodstad, Pexip CEO. “Video-based communications are a fundamental component of the modern workplace and Microsoft Teams is set to be the next big thing in collaboration.”
Protecting and retaining the native user experience is fundamental to the Pexip solution. The Pexip gateway for Microsoft Teams is being designed to be completely transparent to the end-user, meaning VTC systems joining a Microsoft Teams meeting will be seen and managed just like any other Teams participant. Likewise, on the VTC side, the meeting will look, feel, and operate like a standard VTC meeting. The Pexip Infinity Fusion software is designed for any size organization, but with special focus on large companies and enterprises. It can accommodate any number of users and simultaneous meetings in any number of locations.
“We are very excited to further strengthen our relationship with Pexip and look forward to enabling our customers to use the Pexip Infinity Fusion gateway to allow their VTC users to join Microsoft Teams meetings,” said Tiffany Wissner, senior director, Skype Partner Marketing for Microsoft Corp.
Pexip Infinity Fusion for Microsoft Teams is currently under development. For more information, you can meet with Pexip at Microsoft Ignite in Orlando, Florida, Booth #1001 from September 25 – 29, or visit www.pexip.com.
Founded in 2012 and privately held, Pexip enables enterprises and organizations to provide video-based communications and collaboration tools to all employees.
The company’s Infinity scalable software meeting platform enables seamless collaboration across traditionally incompatible video and audio technologies such as traditional videoconferencing, Microsoft Skype for Business, and WebRTC. It also provides industry-leading user scalability for large organizations, and can be deployed in an organization’s data center, or in a private or public cloud such as Microsoft Azure or Amazon Web Services. It can also be deployed in any hybrid combination.
Pexip software is used by several Fortune 500 companies across a variety of industries. Customers include Vodafone, The US Department of Veterans Affairs, Western Union, Statoil, Arup, and others leading in their fields. The technology powers a large number of the world’s Videoconferencing as a Service (VCaaS) providers. The company was named Global Video Conferencing Technology Innovation Award winner by renowned analysts Frost & Sullivan in 2016.
Pexip is represented on all five continents, and has offices in Oslo, London, Sydney, and New York.
Learn more at www.pexip.com