Many businesses face the challenge of finding a collaboration solution that works for employees in multiple locations. Cloud-based video solutions, such as those offered by Converged Communication Systems, will allow your team to connect and collaborate as if they were all in one conference room. Blue Jeans Network aims to make communicating via video easy with its cloud-based conferencing service. All it takes is a Blue Jeans account, Internet access and video-enabled devices for your team to start working together using this service.
Blue Jeans offers a number of benefits and helpful features. First of all, your employees can connect to video meetings using various devices and platforms, such as Microsoft Lync, LifeSize, Cisco and Polycom, among others. You can join meetings from your browser, mobile phone or tablet as well.
The conferencing service can also accommodate groups of all sizes, allowing for up to 100 endpoints in a single meeting; the Blue Jeans Primetime events service can include as many as 3,000 participants. During the meeting, participants can share videos, slides, budget-tracking sheets and other content in high definition - and you have the option to record and re-watch meetings, including any content shared through the service. Additionally, the group chat feature allows participants to share links and questions without interrupting the flow of the video conference.
Because Blue Jeans is 100 percent cloud-based, your company doesn't have to worry about purchasing, installing and managing any hardware or software. Scale the service and easily add virtual ports and licenses. The Blue Jeans cloud deployment is also enterprise-grade and secure: Encryption, Firewall/NAT traversal and Service Organization Controls 2 completion ensure your privacy. The video conferencing platform is enterprise ready: Your IT staff can manage users and access permissions through a centralized admin console.
Other key features include Blue Jeans Relay, a software platform integrating customer-premise components with the cloud, and the Command Center, which gives enterprise IT organizations the capability to manage, measure and visualize the video conferencing service through dashboards and both real-time and historical data. In addition, Blue Jeans solutions can integrate with Google Calendar or Microsoft Outlook, making it easy to schedule meetings and join them through email invitations.
Numerous high-profile companies - such as Netflix, Facebook, Seattle Children's Hospital, and National Geographic, among many others - have turned to Blue Jeans for video conferencing solutions. TEDx, Wikia and Red Hat have also praised the Blue Jeans Primetime solution for hosting interactive events online.
Cloud-based videoconferencing can deliver significant benefits to companies in a wide range of industries. For example, sales firms can shorten the sales cycle by using Blue Jeans to meet "face-to-face" to close deals. In marketing, employees can use the platform to collaborate with external agencies on ad campaigns, review in-progress marketing videos with outside organizations, and share presentations during meetings. Blue Jeans can also give businesses advantages in financial services, healthcare, legal, HR, IT, manufacturing and more.
With cloud-based video conferencing solutions from Blue Jeans, companies can keep an increasingly mobile workforce connected and make meetings with external partners easy, without the hassle of installing and maintaining additional hardware and software. To learn more about cloud video solutions for your business, email CCS today at Collaboration@convergedsystems.com.