Pexip Announces Availability of Its Microsoft-certified Video Interoperability Platform for Microsoft Teams
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 25, 2018--Pexip, an award-winning video conferencing and collaboration platform vendor, today announced the availability of its Cloud Video Interoperability (CVI) solution for Microsoft Teams. The Microsoft-certified solution allows professional video conferencing systems to connect with Microsoft Teams meetings, extending the use of Teams. Pexip CVI for Microsoft Teams takes advantage of Pexip’s unique cloud deployment capabilities and addresses the growing requirement of organizations regarding data ownership and control.
“We are very excited to embark on this next-level journey with Microsoft and provide capabilities that further extend the use of Microsoft Teams in the enterprise,” said Åsmund O. Fodstad, EVP Strategic Partners at Pexip. “Pexip products are used by some of the most demanding organizations with their Skype for Business deployments. Adding the capabilities for Microsoft Teams to the Pexip platform facilitates a unique migration path for customers.”
Industries with compliance demands such as financial services, healthcare, government and public sector often have stringent data control requirements. As a cloud enterprise application, Pexip can be operated in any private or public cloud service and is optimized for use in Azure government cloud and similar federal cloud services. Pexip can also run on-premise in an organization’s data center or in a combination of all these platforms.
Pexip already delivers a Microsoft-certified video interoperability solution for Skype for Business. The new capabilities add to the existing software and provide video, audio and content-sharing between professional group video conferencing systems and Microsoft Teams meetings.
“Pexip’s Cloud Video Interoperability (CVI) platform allows more people to connect and collaborate through Microsoft Teams,” said Bhrighu Sareen, General Manager, Microsoft Teams, Microsoft Corp. “The seamless integration through Pexip’s CVI enables existing VTC systems to easily connect to audio, video and content sharing in Teams meetings.”
Protecting and retaining the native user experience is fundamental to the Pexip solution. Pexip CVI for Microsoft Teams is transparent to the end user, meaning video conferencing systems joining a Microsoft Teams meeting are seen and managed just like any other Microsoft Teams participant. Similarly, on the video conferencing side, the meeting is a standard video meeting with audio, video and content sharing.
Founded in 2012 and privately owned, Pexip enables enterprises and organizations to provide video-based communication and collaboration to all employees. The Pexip Infinity cloud enterprise application enables seamless collaboration between incompatible video and audio technologies such as professional video conferencing, Skype for Business, Google Hangouts Meet, and WebRTC. The platform provides unmatched capacity and interoperability and is designed for deployment in clouds such as Microsoft Azure, AWS, or Google Cloud Platform, and can even be deployed on-premise in an organization’s data center.
Pexip Infinity is used by enterprises in a variety of industries worldwide and the technology powers several cloud video conferencing services. The company was the Global Video Conferencing Technology Innovation Award winner by Frost & Sullivan in 2016 and was named, ”Cool Vendor in Unified Communications and Collaboration” by Gartner in May 2018. Pexip has main offices in Oslo, London, Sydney, and New York.
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