Using video as a platform for enterprise communication and collaboration is becoming more common today, as more businesses look to improve the level and quality of interaction and information access across their increasingly distributed employee bases. While a substantial investment is involved, building an IP-based video streaming infrastructure today is feasible and, depending on enterprise needs, the benefits can be practical and tangible.
This research note discusses:
- Delivering video over the IP network.
- Appliance-based and software-based approaches to streaming.
- Potential applications in the enterprise.
Enterprise IT leaders should understand the scope of the applications that a video streaming infrastructure can offer their organization, as well the associated network implications.