February 4, 2015, Oslo, Norway — Pexip®, a leading innovator in scalable, distributed videoconferencing software, today announced that prominent U.K. video communications integrator VideoCentric has selected Pexip Infinity to power VideoCloud 365 — a high-quality “super green” video conferencing service. By incorporating industry-leading software from Pexip, the cloud-based VaaS allows meeting participants to connect on any device using any software, bringing an incredibly simple video conferencing solution to today’s dynamic enterprise environment.
“Anywhere/anytime visual communications are a major enabler for organizations looking to create a more flexible, collaborative, and productive workforce,” said David Shimell, Managing Director at VideoCentric. “By incorporating Pexip’s software-based Infinity platform into VideoCloud 365, we’re able to ensure that our service remains scalable, secure, and incredibly easy to use for staff members on any video conferencing endpoint. No other provider in the marketplace offers this level of flexibility, letting members in boardrooms, huddle rooms, or remote locations collaborate more effectively.”
Launching in February 2015, VideoCloud 365 enables seamless interoperability between any professional video conferencing endpoint, such as any standards-based video system, Microsoft® Lync®, desktop software clients, mobile applications, Web browsers, WebRTC, Skype™, and even Office 365™ users. Deployed from the U.K.’s most energy-efficient data center, the innovative service lets businesses provide secure, high-quality video communications for entire workforces without the need to deploy any on-premise infrastructure on their network.
“VideoCentric shares our philosophy, and with VideoCloud 365, the company has developed a solution that seeks to remove the barriers that often impede enterprises from providing seamless face-to-face unified communications and collaboration,” said Simen Teigre, Pexip CEO and Co-founder. “These include, for instance, upfront costs, in-house technical expertise, and the ability to reach conference members on any endpoint. With VideoCloud 365, customers obtain a professional subscription-based VaaS solution that lets organizations increase collaboration while recouping their investments in a few short months.”
In addition to providing the highest levels of interoperability available, VideoCloud 365 also enables bi-directional Lync data sharing, is fully customizable for any organization’s branding, and holds numerous certifications, including ISO 27001, ISO 22301, ISO 14001, ISO 9001, PCI DSS, and ListX.
Pexip Infinity is a software-based virtualized meeting platform that simplifies the user experience for face-to-face communications in conferences that include Microsoft Lync, legacy video, and WebRTC-connected users — reinventing the way organizations can meet and collaborate visually from any device. Running in existing data centers, or in private and/or public clouds, the distributed software platform provides the scalability to accommodate any number of users anywhere in the world.
VideoCentric is an award-winning, fully accredited, and independent end-to-end U.K. solutions integrator offering on-premise deployments, expert cloud-based video conferencing, and collaboration solutions. VideoCentric’s VideoCloud Portfolio, which also includes services such as VideoCloud Firewall Traversal and VideoCloud Protocol Gateway, combines world-leading technologies and award-winning services to provide organizations throughout the private and public sectors with highly scalable, secure, and seamless video communication services.
For additional information on VideoCentric’s VideoCloud 365, please visit www.videocentric.co.uk/videocloud-365. For more information or a free test drive of Pexip Infinity, please visit www.pexip.com.
Established in 2001, VideoCentric Ltd is an award-winning, fully accredited, and independent end-to-end solutions integrator of the world’s leading video conferencing, telepresence, and video collaboration solutions.
VideoCentric designs, supplies, and installs on-premise, private, managed, cloud, and hybrid video-based solutions for businesses from SMBs to multi-national enterprises. VideoCentric’s solutions include boardroom and meeting space fit-outs, video network deployment and Microsoft(R) Lync(R) integration, desktop and remote working solutions, mobile and BYOD conferencing, and professional tools for business collaboration.
Proudly supported by award-winning maintenance programmes and customer care services, VideoCentric provides organisations with high quality solutions that can help greatly reduce costs, improve efficiency, and increase productivity across the workforce. For more information, visit www.videocentric.co.uk.
Pexip(R) overthrows conventional thinking by providing an affordable, scalable, and virtualized meeting platform that truly enables everyone to do high-quality video meetings from any device. For Pexip, simplicity for the end user and IT is a guiding principle in the design of Pexip Infinity, the scalable meeting platform. Founded in 2012, Pexip was created by leading innovators from the videoconferencing industry. Pexip is headquartered in Oslo, Norway, and has offices in New York and London. For more information, visit www.pexip.com.
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