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BrightCom Discusses Microsoft/Skype Acquisition: Positive Outlook for Personal Telepresence

BrightCom CEO Bob McCandless releases statement regarding Microsoft's recent purchase of Skype, foreseeing a positive impact on the telepresence and video conferencing industry for personal communication and integration enterprise class systems.

 
PRLog - May 10, 2011 - Orange County, CA – May 10, 2011 – BrightCom, (www.brightcom.com) the performance leader in integrated telepresence and video conferencing solutions announces CEO Bob McCandless' statement regarding Microsoft's recent purchase of Skype for 8.5 billion dollars. According to Mr. McCandless, this acquisition will have a positive effect, not only for Microsoft but also for the telepresence and video conferencing industry as a whole.

“Skype is a natural fit for Microsoft's wide range of communication devices including Xbox, Kinect, Windows Phone and Lync. This purchase will ultimately position them as the number one vendor for personal mobile and desktop voice and video,” stated Mr. McCandless.

“BrightCom is also very excited about this new alignment,” continued Mr. McCandless. “This will be a great way to directly bridge high end, immersive telepresence in the conference room to the personal desktop or mobile device in the field. I believe that Microsoft will enable Skype to support open standards such as H.323 and SIP in order to integrate with enterprise based telepresence systems including BrightCom and Polycom.”

Traditionally, Skype has been proprietary, limiting access for users of standards based conferencing systems to communicate with over 600 million registered users of Skype. McCandless believes that this will soon change for the better.

“With support for open standards, businesses will benefit. It will allow their employees to connect and collaborate with more customers, partners and vendors around the world. It will also further drive adoption and comfort of video communications in the enterprise.”

For more information about telepresence and video conferencing, please contact BrightCom at 877-483-9737 or visit BrightCom online at www.brightcom.com.

About BrightCom – BrightCom video and telepresence conferencing solutions aid businesses in gaining more value with natural communication and interactive data collaboration. With unique integrated data and video conferencing solutions, BrightCom offers a wide range of options with Lumina Telepresence and ClearView Video Conferencing to connect people and content from home offices, mobile devices, desktops or conference rooms. To learn more about BrightCom’s unique telepresence and video conferencing with in-depth collaboration features but without a costly investment on bandwidth upgrades, call 877-483-9737 or visit www.brightcom.com.

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BrightCom video and telepresence conferencing solutions aid businesses in gaining more value with natural communication and interactive data collaboration. To learn more call 877-483-9737 or visit www.BrightCom.com.

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