“Cloud-delivered subscription models for video content management are making enterprise streaming platforms accessible to a broader range of corporate users,” said Steve Vonder Haar, senior analyst at Wainhouse Research. “These cloud-based offerings help reduce the up-front cost, complexity, and time to benefit for rich media content creation, management, and delivery. In addition, the use of a hosted service enables the delivery of content to both employees behind the corporate firewall and partners, customers and prospects on the public Internet. Thanks, in part, to the flexible delivery models available from vendors like Polycom, we expect the enterprise streaming market to enjoy double-digit growth for the next few years.”Record, Stream, and Playback Videos with Ease The Polycom® RSS™ 4000 records and streams video meetings for internal and external communications, such as employee trainings or customer presentations, which can be viewed in real-time or archived for playback later. The updates to the Polycom RSS 4000 v.8.5 include:
- Support for Microsoft IIS Media Services, which dynamically optimizes the video quality in real-time to enable viewers to experience the highest quality stream for their viewing capabilities. RSS 4000 also supports native Windows Media multicast streaming and external Windows Media Servers for live and on-demand streaming.
- More power and ease-of-use for Microsoft® Lync™ users – the new Polycom RSS 4000 v. 8.5 is a network-based recording solution that directly connects with Microsoft Lync. Now, Lync users can capture, record and stream video at up to 720p HD quality from the Lync desktop client.
- Enhanced, intuitive user interface – still images allow a user to visually navigate the video, making it easier and faster to search, advance or rewind to specific events in a recorded video. For a more customized interface, organizations can add their logo to the portal user interface.
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