These vendors, large and small, are shaking up the status quo with their new products, approaches and models.
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Vidyo's value proposition is simple: Bring "good enough" multiparty videoconferencing to the masses via PCs, Macs and high-definition room systems, over standard IP lines, at a fraction of the cost of high-end telepresence systems from Cisco and others. We've been hearing this pitch for decades, but Vidyo appears to have the technology and momentum to help make it happen.
Google in the Enterprise SurveyThere's no doubt Google has made headway into businesses: Just 28 percent discourage or ban use of its productivity products, and 69 percent cite Google Apps' good or excellent mobility. But progress could still stall: 59 percent of nonusers distrust the security of Google's cloud. Its data privacy is an open question, and 37 percent worry about integration.