Tag: umi

Back to the enterprise

Cisco’s foray into the consumer market has proved too challenging for the networking giant. This morning, Cisco Systems announced that it would cut 550 jobs as part of its plan to exit some of its consumer business. This includes closing the video recording device division which manufactures the once-great Flip…

Cisco Security Threat Announcement

“Until a patch is issued by the vendor, Matta recommends you unplug the device from its network socket.” – 11/17 advisory re: Cisco Unified Videoconferencing products Hoo boy.  Apart from staving off companies like ours, releasing expensive novelty items to home users, and then getting blasted in the stock market,…

The New Release is Out! (10.0.0.1103)

Obviously, I’m quite excited by all our releases.  This one, however, has a few extra treats that I want to point out in addition to our release notes. First, if you are a home (non-commercial) user, you now have free HD video calling.  So whether you hook up to your…

Cisco for Home? Skype for Business? Skype V. Cisco?

Wow. The last couple days have been full of news and it’s time to write about it!  Let’s take a look at some of the most interesting headlines for videoconferencing and discuss the implications: Skype, which keeps claiming to be a business conferencing tool but isn’t, hired Tony Bates to…

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