The article “Desktop Videoconferencing Ready For Wide Use” in the January 30, 2012 issue of Information Week magazine  provides us with a glimpse into the very near future, where individuals in diverse locations around the globe can videoconference right from the comfort and convenience of their own desktop PC.  The hero of the story is the H.264 SVC (Scalable Video Coding) codec. It’s this compression technology that is responsible for finally making high-definition videoconferencing over the Internet feasible for business use.

Not only does the technology make this collaboration and communication possible, it does so at an attractively low cost. As the attendees at Simplex-IT’s February Lunchinar on Unified Communications learned, Microsoft Lync. for example, can bring a wealth of conferencing options to small and medium organizations for as little as $2/user/month. If a company is trying to find a way to lower travel expenses, this technology could be just what you’re looking for.

Click here to read the complete report. Then contact Simplex-IT if you want to know more about implementing this great low cost technology at your organization.