The Elite MCU 5105 is a multi-control unit (MCU) that supports high-definition audio, video and content-sharing.
visual communications specialist Radvision announced a suite of video tools
aimed at small to medium-size businesses, including the addition of the Scopia
Elite MCU 5105 to its portfolio of standards-based video conferencing
infrastructure solutions. Additionally, the Scopia XT1000 SMB Solution now
incorporates Scopia Mobile.
Elite 5105 bundle includes the 5105 MCU, dynamic capacity for up to 20 desktop
ports, Desktop Pro and Scopia Mobile. The Elite MCU 5105 is an entry-level
multi-control unit (MCU) that supports high-definition audio, video and content
sharing. Aimed at SMBs and smaller departments or distributed organizations
within larger companies, the 5105 offers five ports for HD video calls and up
to 20 ports for enhanced definition calls, with dynamic resource allocation
built in. It is available at a list price of $38,000.
XT1000 SMB HD room system with embedded MCU along with integrated mobile and
desktop video conferencing is available from $14,900. The Elite MCU 5105 and
XT1000 SMB are available through the company's channel partner network.
communications is becoming more prevalent in both our professional and personal
lives. Businesses of all sizes should be taking advantage of the benefits of
video conferencing as part of their overall collaboration strategies,"
said Rob Arnold, senior analyst at Frost & Sullivan. "The foremost
barriers to the adoption of video by SMBs have been cost and complexity. The
new Radvision solutions overcome both barriers by offering SMBs a cost-effective,
easy-to-manage video communications solution that is enterprise-grade yet also
on the Scopia XT1000 HD room system, the Scopia XT1000 SMB combines HD video
room system capabilities with embedded multiparty conferencing, Scopia Desktop
conferencing, and firewall traversal into an all-in-one solution. Additionally,
participants can now leverage Scopia Mobile and join video conferences via an
Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad.
to a recent study by IT research firm AMI Partners, SMBs will invest $12
billion in unified communications (UC) components, both hosted and on premises-based,
and video is a critical component for any company's UC strategy.
said it is also working with global service providers to offer cloud-based
video conferencing to meet this growing demand.
is an established video conferencing veteran and innovator, and we understand
how an SMB's needs differ from larger sized-businesses. While they may not have
the budgets of more traditional video customers, they do have the same business
goals and shouldn't have to compromise when it comes to technology," said
Bob Romano, the company's corporate vice president of global marketing and
acting general manager of North America. "As such, we are coming to market
with solutions that are cost-effective and easy to deploy. This will include
cloud-based video services so our customers can 'buy by the drink instead of
the bottle,' so to speak."