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Video Conferencing Disrupted: Is There Space for Traditional VC Tools in Today’s Conference Rooms?



The future of work is agile. It’s intelligent, driven by smart, connected systems and devices. It also doesn’t care as much as employers used to about where people work or what devices they use to get things done.

Amid these shifting tides of the way we work, many traditional companies have struggled to stay afloat. That certainly seems to be the case for traditional video conferencing companies, whose hardware used to be ubiquitous in the conference rooms of enterprises across the globe. While these systems may still be in place today, many are reaching end of life.

This, coupled with the changes in the way organizations operate, leads one to question whether there’s still a place for traditional video conferencing infrastructure in the modern and future workplace. New cloud-based solutions, after all, are meeting companies’ needs for flexibility and cross-border collaboration.

As with any disrupted industry, though, some legacy players will survive the turbulence by integrating with new technology, as well as going back to the drawing board to revamp their produ