InfoComm

8X8, Poly and ScanSource Announce Strategic Partnership to Deliver to Deliver Communications Industry's First Comprehensive "Move to Cloud" Program

Today three leading technology providers -- 8x8, Inc. (NYSE: EGHT), Plantronics, Inc. (“Poly” – formerly Plantronics and Polycom) (NYSE: PLT) and ScanSource, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCSC) -- announced they are joining forces to help companies easily move away from legacy on-premises business communication systems to true cloud-based communication solutions.

Acano Goes GA

Acano is a new conferencing and collaboration solution built around what it calls "coSpaces." It natively supports Codecs for H.264 AVC, SVC, WebM/VP8, Microsoft RTVideo, H.265, and more. This gives users ranging from a Lync client on RTV, a Polycom system on SVC and a Cisco system on H.264 the ability to join the same meeting. The WebM/VP8 is key to enabling WebRTC-enabled browsers to participate.