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Zoom unveils new features to liven up meetings
"We believe that people connect better on video, but feeling connected when working from home is still challenging."
Zoom launches Zoom for Home hardware for remote workers
"The Zoom from Home category is a powerful way for the company to reach a work-from-home audience that craves tools to help with engagement, connection and collaboration.”
Sennheiser TeamConnect Ceiling 2 now compatible with Zoom
According to Sennheiser, Zoom’s video communication tool has become an ‘indispensable’ resource for businesses digitally transforming their workplaces.
Former Salesforce, Microsoft security exec to lead Zoom security team
Zoom has announced the appointment of former Microsoft and Salesforce executive Jason Lee as its new chief information security officer.
Rewiring corporate networks for the remote working age
Remote workforces need to access corporate networks from their homes, which means those networks need to be more flexible and scalable than ever before.
Poly products become first Zoom Rooms Appliances to receive certification
Several of Poly's audio and video devices have become the first Android-based appliances to offer native Zoom Rooms functionality, and are now fully managed via Zoom Device Management (ZDM).
Rise in cyberattacks targeting the cloud as use of collaboration tools increase
“While we are seeing a tremendous amount of courage and global goodwill to overcome the COVID-19 pandemic, we also are unfortunately seeing an increase in bad actors looking to exploit the sudden uptick in cloud adoption."
Zoom buys encryption startup in its first-ever acquisition
Zoom has today announced its first-ever acquisition in its nine year history, absorbing Keybase, a secure messaging platform in a bid to up its security game.
Zoom picks Oracle as its newest cloud provider in bid to meet demand
“We explored multiple platforms, and Oracle Cloud Infrastructure was instrumental in helping us quickly scale our capacity and meet the needs of our new users."
Microsoft to monetise huge Windows 10 userbase
Microsoft is using its massive userbase of one billion devices running on Windows 10 to monetise.
Zoom announces new updates in response to privacy criticisms
In direct response to the heavy criticism it received last month from reports of meeting-spying and shoddy privacy protocols, Zoom has announced ‘robust’ security enhancements in its new update Zoom 5.0.
Microsoft Teams announces commitment to privacy in wake of Zoom woes
Microsoft 365 corporate vice president Jared Spataro says the Teams platform already has strong security and privacy policies in place, and committed to upholding them throughout this era of uncertainty.
COVID-19: Zoom downloads explode as people work from home
Between February 22 and March 22 2020, Zoom application downloads increased by 1,270%.
Vocus to resell Zoom products in A/NZ as demand for remote tools soars
Demand for remote team collaboration tools is surging on an unprecedented scale, and businesses like Zoom are struggling to keep up with demand.
Streamline and simplify your video meetings with Zoom DTEN D7
Say goodbye to your video meeting woes with Zoom Rooms.
Zoom meetings infiltrated by hackers - Check Point
Check Point Research found hackers could eavesdrop on Zoom meetings by generating and verifying Zoom meeting IDs.
Zoom selects Jabra camera for latest Rooms solution
The Jabra PanaCast was selected for being the only enterprise-grade camera with the advanced functionality needed to complete the Rooms experience.
Zoom named Leader in Meeting Solutions Magic Quadrant
This marks the fourth consecutive year that the company has been placed into the Leader Quadrant.
Zoom receives top honours at Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific Best Practice Awards
Zoom has been named as the 2019 Asia-Pacific Cloud Vendor Collaboration Provider of the Year by Frost & Sullivan.
New panoramic video conference camera by Jabra
The PanaCast is made for huddle rooms and spaces, delivering wall-to-wall video and audio, and data that is critical for modern video collaboration.
Zoom forges partnerships and adds channel programme
Zoom has released several enhancements and partnerships for its software-based conference room solution Zoom Rooms.
Zoom Phone beta announced for local customers
Zoom is bringing its full Phone solution to Australia in July, but has launched a beta for us to try now.
Zoom’s new Rooms and Meetings features
Zoom has released information about the upcoming releases for its Rooms and Meeting offerings for 2019.
How AI and cloud technology can shape corporate communications
"Improvements in AI will allow for greater visual representations of data during virtual meetings."