SoftBank launches cloud videoconferencing service

Networks Asia staff
Networks Asia

Japan's SoftBank  has launched a new cloud-based videoconferencing service using PolyCom's RealPresence Clariti infrastructure software.

SoftBank’s new PrimeMeeting service will strengthen the company’s offerings to customers looking for a flexible video collaboration solution that is simple to purchase and implement.

The service is built on RealPresence Clarity as well as SoftBank's White Cloud ASPIRE Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) platform.

As well as enabling collaboration from anywhere on any device, the service will support integration with Microsoft's Skype for Business and traditional video conferencing systems.

“We are happy to announce the launch of our cloud videoconferencing service, PrimeMeeting, provided in collaboration with Polycom. Customers who previously could not use a video conferencing service due to cost, location, or device issues will now be able to easily adopt this service,” SoftBank ICT innovation division director Sadahiro Sato said.

“By combining Polycom’s strong market share and brand value in the video conferencing market together with our new cloud service, we can enable more flexible and richer communication options to more of our customers.”

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