3 min read

How to make your Cisco or Poly video conference device work like a Microsoft Teams Room in a Teams meeting

By Mariya Gabajiwala on Nov 11, 2022 3:09:05 PM

Presentation sharing and application sharing, Interaction and control features on the Cisco Touch 10 panel, improved audio and video quality and a dedicated loading screen are new features that will enhance your video meeting experience and business collaboration  

Topics: Video Conferencing Microsoft Cisco Mixed Workflows Interoperability SIP Synergy SKY CONNECT
5 min read

Helping NHS Trusts reconnect with remote clinicians & experts for Multi-Disciplinary Team meetings

By Adele Thornton on Nov 11, 2022 3:00:00 PM

Synergy SKY stepped in to support the NHS with continuation of critical MDT meetings that include remote clinicians joining the meetings on Microsoft Teams, by providing an alternative interoperability solution. 

 

Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT) service continuation is essential in the NHS for the health and well-being of patients and the collective expertise of specialists involved in a patient’s pathway. This includes the discussion of the diagnosis, pain management, support, welfare or treatment, and recovery. 

In June 2020, the NHS announced an agreement with Microsoft that would lead to the rollout of Microsoft Teams to 1.2 million users, across 450 organisations supporting patients in the NHS.  It was highlighted in a study by the Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust* that this roll-out saved NHS users 2.9 million hours of NHS time.  According to NHS Digital, it replaced 14.5 million phone calls and hosted more than 32 million virtual meetings. Needless to say, it has been a huge success and became “the norm” for users across the NHS.  

Topics: Video Conferencing Microsoft Cisco Mixed Workflows Interoperability SIP Synergy SKY CONNECT
4 min read

Transform Cisco/Poly Video Conferencing Devices to a Microsoft Teams Room

By Michael Peri on Nov 1, 2022 3:24:21 PM

Many organizations need a more inclusive and complete solution for interoperability right away. Synergy SKY CONNECT, which was launched earlier this year, can enable organizations to continue to use Cisco and Poly/Polycom devices in meeting rooms with Microsoft Teams.

At Microsoft Ignite, Cisco announced that in the first half of 2023 their latest generation Room OS devices will run Microsoft Teams natively. I applaud this development as users and administrators need simpler videoconferencing experiences when in the office. As significant as this announcement is, it unfortunately does not provide a solution for the 1 million+ older generation but high quality Cisco/Poly SIP devices which do not have the onboard processing power to support both native MTR and Webex device interoperability.

Topics: Video Conferencing Microsoft Cisco Mixed Workflows Interoperability SIP Synergy SKY CONNECT
4 min read

Why is interoperability in video conferencing here to stay

By Mariya Gabajiwala on Oct 31, 2022 4:32:12 PM

The rise of multiple video platforms, their respective product versions and innumerable call protocols has made the video conferencing space more complex and harder to navigate. Interoperability is the only long lasting solution that can solve this for organizations. 

 

One too many business meetings have been compromised due to the sheer availability of multiple video conferencing platforms in the industry, leaving users frustrated, output impacted, and potentially millions of dollars lost. Video users and meeting participants would like to walk into a meeting room and start their meeting on time, without thinking about the platform, interface, invite links, passwords, and other complex video conferencing challenges.  

Topics: Video Conferencing Microsoft Cisco Mixed Workflows Interoperability SIP Synergy SKY CONNECT
4 min read

How to connect your Cisco Webex and Poly endpoints to ALL Microsoft Teams meetings

By Vemun Waksvik on Oct 20, 2022 12:47:24 PM

  • There is an alternative to buying new hardware. You can get interop software today! 
  • The number of meeting platforms that you need to adapt to is increasing. Interoperability is becoming more and more important.  
  • The major meeting platforms are changing every 3 years*.   
Topics: Cisco SIP Synergy SKY CONNECT Microsoft Teams Featured
14 min read

How does CVI compare to the Synergy SKY CONNECT interop?

By Vemun Waksvik on Oct 12, 2022 11:25:00 AM

Better than CVI? 
3 solutions in 1: Interoperability, Meeting workflow, Management suite

Topics: Video Conferencing Microsoft Cisco Mixed Workflows SIP Synergy SKY CONNECT Featured
2 min read

How to use Whiteboarding and PowerPoint Live in Microsoft Teams to Cisco and Poly  SIP video endpoints

By Synergy SKY on Aug 17, 2022 9:26:45 AM

In Microsoft Teams meetings the new presenting experience with PowerPoint Live, Whiteboarding, and Hand raising introduces interactivity beyond traditional static presentation sharing (BFCP).

Only Synergy SKY gives you a similar native MS Teams experience on SIP devices.

Topics: Cisco SIP Synergy SKY CONNECT Microsoft Teams
1 min read

Connect Webex devices to more meetings

By Synergy SKY on Jul 19, 2022 9:12:13 AM

Cross-platform video meetings shouldn’t be complicated. Watch Sean Lessman discuss the multi-vendor video complexities and potential solutions for easy collaboration at this year’s Cisco Live.

Topics: Video Conferencing Events Cisco Mixed Workflows SIP Synergy SKY CONNECT
2 min read

Synergy SKY CONNECT for Government captivates the audience at Cisco Live

By Synergy SKY on Jun 29, 2022 5:00:53 PM

As the first Cisco Live! hybrid event ever and the first in-person one since 2019, the excitement couldn't have possibly been higher to finally meet industry professionals face-to-face and discuss collaboration in a hybrid work environment.

Topics: News & Press Events Cisco Synergy SKY CONNECT for Government
6 min read

SIP to Teams live demos showed easier meetings are possible at ISE 2022

By Synergy SKY on Jun 20, 2022 2:22:55 PM

Seeing is believing! One thing is to read information about the award-winning interop solution Synergy SKY CONNECT online. Another entirely different thing is to see it in action.

Topics: Video Conferencing News & Press Interoperability Synergy SKY CONNECT
2 min read

She who sends the invite first, decides the meeting platform

By Sean Lessman on Jun 9, 2022 2:37:00 PM

While recently catching up with some old friends at Poly(com) over email and we decided to get together on video. Poly has partnerships with many of the different cloud meeting services, so a meeting with a Poly person could mean meeting on any one of the major platforms today. 

Topics: Synergy JOIN Remote Work
5 min read

Self-hosted interop solution securing video meetings for Government Agencies

By Synergy SKY on Jun 2, 2022 3:46:27 PM

Communication on different video conferencing platforms and devices can create a number of pain points. Meeting data security and user experience are amongst the top ones. Synergy SKY CONNECT for Government fully addresses these concerns. Video meetings made easy for the public sector.

Topics: Video Conferencing News & Press Interoperability Synergy SKY CONNECT for Government
2 min read

Synergy SKY wins the 'New Product Innovation Award' by Frost & Sullivan

By Synergy SKY on Apr 25, 2022 11:23:36 AM

We're proud to announce that we won the Global New Product Innovation Award in the video conferencing interoperability market attributed by the prestigious consultancy firm Frost & Sullivan.

Topics: Video Conferencing News & Press Interoperability Synergy SKY CONNECT
1 min read

Experience our award-winning gateway at ISE, Barcelona

By Vemun Waksvik on Apr 25, 2022 11:23:26 AM

Visit our booth to meet the team, get a demo and enjoy the best of Norwegian hospitality. Experience the new award-winning SIP to Teams interop designed to give you full flexibility.


Topics: Collaboration Video Conferencing Events
6 min read

How will “hybrid work” affect meeting room and videoconference utilization?

By Adele Thornton on Mar 23, 2022 9:20:24 AM

It has become more important than ever to know what "hybrid work" is, how it will develop and what its impact on how we use meeting rooms actually is.

Topics: Video Conferencing News & Press Interoperability Synergy SKY CONNECT
8 min read

Connect more and manage better your business video meetings

By Synergy SKY on Mar 2, 2022 2:56:06 PM

The SIP to Teams interop and our management suite can now be found under one name.

Topics: Video Conferencing News & Press Interoperability Synergy SKY CONNECT
4 min read

How to ensure video communication interoperability in 3 steps

By Vemun Waksvik on Jan 5, 2022 3:32:27 PM

As the home office backdrop slowly loses its charm and the need for a professional meeting setting increases, people are beginning to travel into the office to make use of meeting rooms for their video meetings.  

Video conferencing utilization will increase even after we return to the office, which highlights the need for proper video conferencing equipment in all meeting rooms and a strategy for UC interoperability. 

Topics: Interoperability Synergy SKY CONNECT
2 min read

We're opening 14 job positions. Help our New Year wishes come true!

By Synergy SKY on Dec 30, 2021 8:44:38 AM

We hope it's not too late to write down our New Year wishes. We're opening fourteen positions in the field of Marketing, Sales, and R&D to help 2022 be an even more exciting year than this one was.

Topics: News & Press Culture
4 min read

In-room booking of room and video with Cisco Webex touch controller

By Vemun Waksvik on Dec 9, 2021 1:30:00 PM

With Synergy SKY in-room booking* you can book both room and video meeting ad-hoc from your touch panel if the room is available. 

In addition, the 2.3 SW release has: Cisco Endpoint Phone Books, Room Issue Notifications, Webex Fedramp OBTP

Topics: Video Conferencing Release Notes Cisco
2 min read

3 factors that drive adoption of video conferencing

By Vemun Waksvik on Nov 26, 2021 2:33:00 PM

There are 3 crucial factors you need to have in order to achieve a frictionless meeting experience across technologies and generations of products: CompatibilityInteroperability,  and Consistency

Topics: Video Conferencing
3 min read

Cisco TelePresence Management Suite (TMS) replacement

By Vemun Waksvik on Nov 20, 2021 2:33:00 PM

Cisco TelePresence Management Suite and Cisco TelePresence Management Suite XE (Cisco TMS/ Cisco TMS XE)) is a portal for administering and monitoring your videoconferencing network from a single, organized interface. Both of them offers centralized control for on-site and remote video systems, as well as deployment and scheduling for the whole video network.

Topics: Cisco TMS
3 min read

Which video conferencing platform should you meet on?

By Paulo Guimarães on Nov 19, 2021 2:36:00 PM

How do you avoid painting yourself into a technology corner? Does the simple fact that everyone now has adopted video conferencing technology actually make business meetings easier?

Topics: Collaboration Video Conferencing
1 min read

Mark Dumas appointed to the position as COO

By Vedia Eskicioglu on Oct 18, 2021 1:55:50 PM

Having been with the company for almost four years as VP Products, we are excited to announce that Mark Dumas now is stepping up to the role of Chief Operating Officer and President.

Topics: New Hire News & Press Board
12 min read

Are meetings the biggest wasted cost for businesses?

By Vemun Waksvik on Oct 16, 2021 4:30:00 PM

How often have you found yourself diving into an empty meeting room that is shown as being pre-booked? You say - “let’s grab this meeting room quickly, if someone comes along we’ll find another”. It’s all too common in office spaces, and there's a very real reason for this.

Topics: Collaboration Video Conferencing IoT Meeting No-show
3 min read

Does taking off Friday increase productivity?

By Adele Thornton on Oct 13, 2021 2:30:00 PM

I recently created a poll to ask a question on LinkedIn about whether my network works Fridays. This was after a comment an acquaintance made that surprised me: “MOST PEOPLE TAKE FRIDAYS OFF NOW THAT THEY WORK FROM HOME”. Once my poll received over 70,000 views and thousands of votes I realized it was a very prevalent topic with mixed opinions.

Topics: Meeting No-show Remote Work
4 min read

Announcing new product: Synergy SKY CONNECT

By Synergy SKY on Oct 13, 2021 2:25:00 PM

Video meetings from a PC are easy and uncomplicated. Video meetings between typical meeting rooms and external participants are still very complicated. We decided to do something about it.

Topics: Video Conferencing Microsoft Interoperability SIP
2 min read

Video conferencing during transitions and mixed endpoints

By Vedia Eskicioglu on Oct 8, 2021 2:34:00 PM

Even though you might have upgraded your VTC systems since the Tandberg days, it doesn’t mean your older generation systems can’t achieve interoperability with the newer ones, as well as with your mixed workflow.

Topics: Video Conferencing Mixed Workflows
4 min read

Join Microsoft Teams meeting from Cisco Devices with WebRTC

By Sean Lessman on Oct 8, 2021 2:33:00 PM

Making it easier for Cisco Webex devices to connect to internal and external Microsoft Teams meetings with support for One Button To Push (OBTP) Easy Join Services for WebRTC Guest Join.

Synergy SKY CONNECT, SIP to Teams Interop, was introduced after this blog was written but the workflow in this blog might still be relevant for some

Topics: Video Conferencing Cisco Featured
4 min read

Unleash the power of your VTC endpoints

By Vedia Eskicioglu on Sep 18, 2021 2:34:00 PM

If there was ever a time to get your video conferencing technology and platforms optimized, this is it. Here's how you can make your video conferencing endpoints do the work for you. 

Topics: Synergy JOIN News & Press
4 min read

Unique features you get with Cisco Webex USB + Synergy SKY management suite

By Synergy SKY on Sep 18, 2021 1:35:00 PM



Beyond
all the given features the number one video conferencing manufacturer provides, such as a 4K intelligent camera, integrated microphones, and auto noise reduction speakers, it also has smart IoT sensors that provide Presence Detection and People Count

Topics: Video Conferencing Cisco Mixed Workflows SIP Synergy SKY CONNECT
3 min read

Get warnings of technical issues in upcoming video meetings

By Vedia Eskicioglu on Sep 17, 2021 2:33:00 PM

For all meetings booked in Outlook or Google calendar where there is a video conferencing resource involved, the Synergy SKY management suite can notify the administrator if there is a potential problem with a scheduled meeting.

Topics: Release Notes Synergy CONTROL
4 min read

The Virtual Water Cooler - Combating loneliness with VMR's

By Paulo Guimarães on Sep 2, 2021 2:36:00 PM

Although video meetings make it possible to continue business operations as normal, the day-to-day social interaction between colleagues can be just as important for moral, drive, and mental health. And, with the right tools, you can make a pretty decent virtual lemonade out of your home office lemons 

Topics: Meeting Cisco
2 min read

How to connect Cisco IX Series to a Microsoft Teams or Zoom Meeting

By Vemun Waksvik on Aug 28, 2021 2:33:00 PM

Learn how to easily connect your Cisco IX Series immersive telepresence endpoints to a Microsoft Teams or Zoom meeting with one click, while scheduling natively in Outlook or Google Calendar.

Topics: Video Conferencing
2 min read

Get video dial-in link automatically for any booked meeting

By Vedia Eskicioglu on Aug 21, 2021 2:32:00 PM

With Synergy SKY management suite you can now get video dial-in details automatically inserted when you schedule a meeting, without having to click the Microsoft Teams plug-in or adding @webex in the location field. You will never forget to add the video option again. 

Topics: Video Conferencing Cisco Webex
2 min read

Synergy SKY Suite 2.2 Release

By Mark Dumas on Jul 16, 2021 7:05:55 AM

Synergy SKY has once again raised the functionality bar for organizations with a multivendor (“best of breed”) Collaboration strategy. Version 2.2 of the Synergy SKY management suite is now available.

Topics: Release Notes
3 min read

How much money is wasted on inefficient video conferencing culture?

By Paulo Guimarães on Jul 9, 2021 2:36:00 PM

We have the hardware; we have the software – but where are the company guidelines for video conferencing culture?

4 min read

Putting the ‘human’ into virtual meetings

By Vemun Waksvik on Jul 9, 2021 2:36:00 PM



From Beijing to Boston and everywhere in between, events and meetings are being cancelled. Starbucks has cancelled the company’s annual shareholder meeting and is holding a virtual meeting instead. TED’s conference in Canada is not going ahead, postponed along with hundreds of other trade shows.

Topics: Collaboration Video Conferencing Synergy JOIN
2 min read

Do you need another app for meetings? We think NO

By Mark Dumas on Jun 3, 2021 2:35:00 PM

Do you book meetings? Do you have to go through a complex process each time you’re booking meetings in order to align the room, session, and team required? Do you need to make it easier for your organization to get things done?

Topics: Interoperability
3 min read

Benefits of adding Synergy SKY Suite to Cisco TMS XE

By Vemun Waksvik on Jan 23, 2021 2:31:00 PM

Experienced Videoconferencing and Collaboration/Workspace Technology teams have long understood the value of endpoint management tools such as Cisco TelePresence Management Suite (Cisco TMS).

Topics: Cisco TMS
3 min read

3 factors to consider when deciding on a VC solution

By Synergy SKY on Jan 19, 2021 4:48:00 PM

When deciding on software to streamline your setup and eliminate your challenges, it is important that this software gives you the needed features today, tomorrow, and in the future. 

Topics: Video Conferencing Meeting
4 min read

Synergy SKY is now an Official Cisco Solutions Plus Partner

By Vedia Eskicioglu on Jan 19, 2021 2:58:29 PM

As an offshoot from old Tandberg which was acquired by Cisco in 2010, Synergy SKY has now gone full circle by becoming a Cisco Solutions Plus Partner.

Topics: News & Press
4 min read

Multiplying market access with key Cisco agreement

By Vemun Waksvik on Dec 14, 2020 1:47:09 PM

With the recent acquisition of an IoT platform and a fresh certification from Cisco, Synergy SKY opens its doors to millions of new meeting rooms.

Topics: News & Press Cisco
3 min read

Technology Acquisition: IoT sensor & cloud solutions for the meeting room

By Vemun Waksvik on Dec 11, 2020 4:41:06 PM

Synergy SKY is now increasing its reach to all meeting rooms by acquiring an existing IoT technology platform. The technology will make it possible to detect presence in meeting rooms without videoconferencing equipment, by using low-cost IoT sensors that are quick and easy to deploy.

Topics: IoT Sensors
4 min read

Bring Cisco WebEx Room Series into Microsoft Teams or Zoom Meetings

By Vemun Waksvik on Nov 11, 2020 12:55:00 PM

Learn how to easily connect your Cisco or Poly video conferencing endpoints into a Microsoft Teams, Skype, or any other VMR meeting with one click, while scheduling natively in Outlook or Google Calendar.

Topics: Video Conferencing Synergy JOIN
3 min read

From our CTO, Sept 20

By Egil Hasting on Sep 1, 2020 2:39:29 PM

It is an interesting time. We see new technologies emerging everywhere that allow us to adapt to new and unfamiliar situations.   

Topics: News & Press Synergy of Things Remote Work

Summer check-in with Ståle Reitan

By Synergy SKY on Jul 25, 2020 4:31:00 PM

Popping in on Ståle's summer vacation road trip down the coast of Norway, we talked about building teams internationally. He also gave a few tips for others looking to do the same. See what he had to say: 

Topics: Collaboration Culture
1 min read

Synergy SKY welcomes first partner in South Africa

By Caroline Sorton on Jul 24, 2020 12:25:38 PM

Synergy Sky welcomes on-board its first South African Certified Global Partner, Prosirius Collaboration Systems & Technology.

Topics: Partners
10 min read

'Tandberg offshoot doubles revenue'

By Paulo Guimarães on Jul 21, 2020 2:54:02 PM

Growth in the American video conferencing market doubled Synergy SKY’s results last year. And there’s more to come.  

Topics: News & Press
2 min read

Synergy SKY expands to Middle East and Africa

By Paulo Guimarães on Jul 8, 2020 3:44:21 PM

Synergy SKY is excited to announce the expansion to the Middle Eastern and African markets. Meet the talented Caroline Sorton who is taking the lead as Regional Manager.

Topics: New Hire
1 min read

Meet our new Regional Sales Manager for UK and Ireland

By Paulo Guimarães on Jul 2, 2020 11:45:51 AM

Having grown up in the collaboration field, there is no doubt Adele Thornton is a perfect addition to the Synergy SKY team. With more than 17 years of industry experience, she is now taking on the role of the new Regional Sales Manager in the UK and Ireland. 

4 min read

Synergy SKY is now present in France

By Paulo Guimarães on Jun 19, 2020 1:52:00 PM

Synergy SKY is growing further and establishing a strong presence in France with Regional Sales Manager Jerome Boissy and Senior Sales Engineer Thomas Geindreau joining the team.  

Topics: New Hire
2 min read

New Director of Sales, Gabriel Gely, takes on the Canadian market

By Paulo Guimarães on May 18, 2020 1:41:02 PM

In our effort to deliver simplified meeting technology to a wider market, we are excited to introduce our new Director of Sales in Canada, Gabriel Gely. With more than 40 years of experience in the industry, he is ready to elevate the video meeting experience for Canadian companies. 

Topics: New Hire
2 min read

Izettle investor with $6.5 million USD boost to Synergy SKY

By Paulo Guimarães on May 11, 2020 1:49:59 PM

Synergy SKY receives $6.5 million USD backing as the Swedish investor Håkan Roos becomes major shareholder.

This post is a translated version of a news article published by the Norwegian leading business news publication "Finansavisen".    

Topics: Board Investment
5 min read

Are you ready for the new normal?

By Sean Lessman on Apr 11, 2020 12:22:12 PM

The global pandemic has forced people to quickly establish and adapt to remote ways of collaborating and communicating. Many have been creative in finding new apps and systems to keep business running. So, when the pandemic subsides and we prepare for “the new normal”, IT and video administrators will be challenged by colleagues who have now settled into their own preferred tools for video conferencing.

Topics: Collaboration Video Conferencing Synergy JOIN Synergy MANAGE Synergy ANALYZE Synergy of Things
6 min read

The future of video endpoints, moving to the cloud, and interop

By Sean Lessman on Mar 19, 2020 3:15:32 PM

What is Collaboration Week

Collaboration Week is a week of information exchange coordinated by the IMCCA where manufacturers, partners, and customers can get together to discuss the current industry issues.  There are many presentations and panels involving industry thought leaders and experts from both sides of the experience as well as networking meals and social gatherings to discuss the content.  And of course, there were prizes and giveaways!

Topics: Collaboration Video Conferencing
3 min read

Have you ever booked a fake meeting to appear busier at work?

By Vemun Waksvik on Jan 3, 2020 3:19:40 PM

Whether you want to admit it or not, throughout our working lives, many of us have bent the rules when it comes to business meetings.

Topics: Collaboration Video Conferencing IoT Meeting No-show
4 min read

Welcome Industry Legend Sean Lessman to the Team

By Vemun Waksvik on Dec 5, 2019 11:26:02 AM

He has been pulling strings in the industry since 1995. Learn how he sees the market evolving and where it's going from here

First; a very warm welcome to the team Sean, we very much look forward to working closely with you and having fun together. Sean will take on the role of VP Business Development with a focus on new markets and developing relationships with Cisco and Microsoft. Read his own exciting and insightful words about the journey that lead him here and beyond: 

Topics: New Hire
3 min read

New Launch: Synergy of Things - Make ALL meetings efficient meetings

By Vemun Waksvik on Nov 12, 2019 12:27:54 PM

The Synergy of Things is our latest software solution that extracts data from meeting room sensors, attendee behavior, and calendar data to make all meetings more efficient.

Introducing Synergy of Things

We are leading the way in making all meetings more efficient to save time, space, and money.

Topics: Collaboration Video Conferencing Synergy JOIN Synergy ANALYZE News & Press
1 min read

Meet our new CFO - Remy Engelsen

By Vemun Waksvik on Oct 10, 2019 9:39:00 AM

As a result of the rapid growth Synergy SKY is experiencing and to better serve our customers, employees, and partners, it is with great pleasure that we introduce our Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Remy Engelsen, a senior member of the leadership team.

Topics: New Hire
3 min read

30+ Fortune 500 are using Synergy SKY to make video meetings easier

By Vemun Waksvik on Jul 28, 2019 10:34:04 AM

                                                                                       
We have added more than 30 Fortune Global 500 companies and hundreds of others to our software solutions for easier video meetings.  Find out why...

Topics: Collaboration Video Conferencing Use Case
1 min read

Welcome Jari Åvall

By Vedia Eskicioglu on Jul 25, 2019 11:48:08 AM

We are very happy to announce that Jari Åvall is joining Synergy SKY

Topics: New Hire
2 min read

One Organization, Six Conference Platforms

By Vemun Waksvik on Jun 25, 2019 1:14:52 PM

How do you schedule and start meetings when you have six platforms to choose from?

Topics: Collaboration Video Conferencing Use Case
1 min read

It takes five or ten minutes just to get connected - Tim Cook, Apple

By Vemun Waksvik on Jun 3, 2019 10:41:00 AM

"It's an incredible loss of productivity" he continued to mention during his keynote at Cisco Live. Tim was talking about the time wasted to just get a virtual meeting started.

Topics: Collaboration Video Conferencing Synergy JOIN
2 min read

NEW PRODUCT: Synergy CONTROL

By Vemun Waksvik on Jan 11, 2019 9:55:44 AM

Synergy CONTROL gives video administrators instant control over scheduled and active meetings. Flexible search methods put the admin on top of any situation faster. The right tool at the right time eliminates frustration and ensures successful meetings in real-time.

Topics: Collaboration Video Conferencing Synergy CONTROL
2 min read

2 major pains with video conferencing and how to eliminate them

By Vemun Waksvik on Nov 2, 2018 5:09:29 PM



Time is your and your organization’s most valuable asset. Make sure you don’t waste it on mundane routines such as planning and starting/joining video meetings.

Topics: Video Conferencing Synergy JOIN
1 min read

Halvorsen is back in videoconferencing

By Vemun Waksvik on Sep 6, 2018 3:36:00 PM

After a few years break from the collaboration industry, Halvorsen thinks the timing is perfect for a comeback...

Topics: New Hire Sales
3 min read

First impression of Synergy SKY

By Mark Dumas on Aug 1, 2018 9:48:44 AM

Mark Dumas gives his first impression of Synergy SKY

Topics: News & Press Events
1 min read

Synergy JOIN awarded Best Videoconference Software

By Vedia Eskicioglu on Jul 24, 2018 10:23:44 AM

With over 1,000 exhibitors, we're honoured to be one of few companies receiving an "BEST of InfoComm"-award by rAVE

Topics: Collaboration Video Conferencing Events
3 min read

My first weeks at Synergy SKY

By Vedia Eskicioglu on Jun 21, 2018 1:44:12 PM

Charlotte Vermedal on her first impression of Synergy SKY

1 min read

exTANDBERG team grows quadruply (...) - Dagens Næringsliv

By Vemun Waksvik on May 9, 2018 7:46:46 PM

Norway’s largest business newspaper, Dagens Næringsliv (DN), picks up Synergy SKY's hockey stick growth.

Topics: Collaboration Video Conferencing Events
2 min read

Skype Online IVR by Pexip and Synergy SKY

By Vemun Waksvik on Apr 10, 2018 9:59:49 AM

The Synergy SKY management suite enables external video systems to join Skype Online (S4B O365) meetings

Topics: Collaboration Video Conferencing Synergy JOIN Release Notes Skype for Business Pexip
2 min read

Never miss a meeting - record it!

By Vemun Waksvik on Mar 23, 2018 1:41:05 PM

To record and later playback a video meeting used to be quite an exercise. Now we've made it as easy as scheduling ordinary meetings with people and rooms

Topics: Collaboration Video Conferencing Synergy JOIN Skype for Business REC.VC Quickchannel
3 min read

REC.VC + Synergy JOIN: Video meeting recording made easy

By Vemun Waksvik on Mar 21, 2018 2:57:17 PM

It has never been easier to schedule, join, record, and playback your meetings, across any collaboration platform

Topics: Sales Partners Pexip Videonor News & Press REC.VC
3 min read

Synergy SKY CEO relocates to New York

By Vemun Waksvik on Mar 19, 2018 10:38:33 AM

Video-Valley is in Norway, but the market is in the US 

Topics: Sales Partners News & Press
1 min read

Welcome Justin Haaga as Sr. Sales Engineer (US)

By Vemun Waksvik on Feb 15, 2018 1:52:39 PM

We are pleased to introduce Justin Haaga to our Americas team as Senior Sales Engineer

Topics: Collaboration Video Conferencing New Hire
2 min read

Your plans for 2018 are...?

By Vemun Waksvik on Feb 2, 2018 3:55:30 PM

Do something memorable or spectacular enough to influence the course of your life in good a way! 

Topics: Collaboration Video Conferencing Synergy JOIN StarLeaf Partners Pexip Videonor
1 min read

Google Calendar Support in Synergy JOIN 3.0

By Vemun Waksvik on Dec 19, 2017 11:14:54 AM

Schedule video resources from Cisco and Polycom in Google Calendar (G-Suite) and start your video meeting with one click!

Topics: Collaboration Video Conferencing Synergy JOIN Google

Synergy SKY partners with Icubed

By Vemun Waksvik on Dec 11, 2017 11:33:20 AM

 

And with that, Italy is now on the Synergy SKY map.

Topics: Synergy JOIN Partners
1 min read

Back to Basic, “B2B”, Pär is back

By Vemun Waksvik on Dec 11, 2017 10:06:49 AM

Pär Svensson, the co-founder of Visual Conference Group (VCG) and Synergy SKY’s biggest investor, is back in business.

Topics: New Hire Sales
1 min read

Synergy SKY partners with Mercuri Teleconferencing

By Vemun Waksvik on Oct 27, 2017 8:48:28 AM

 

We are excited to announce a partnership with Mercuri Teleconferencing, a StarLeaf gold partner and our first partner in Canada

Topics: Collaboration Video Conferencing Synergy JOIN Skype for Business Partners
1 min read

Deal Secured With Bank on Forbes Top 100

By Vemun Waksvik on Sep 25, 2017 9:32:57 AM

The bank settled on Synergy JOIN as the optimal product to make life easier for users scheduling and booking video meetings across the bank's many Cisco video rooms and Skype desktop clients. 
Topics: Collaboration Video Conferencing Synergy JOIN Skype for Business
1 min read

Synergy JOIN 2.2 with Starleaf Support

By Vemun Waksvik on Sep 18, 2017 1:58:52 PM

Synergy JOIN now also supports StarLeaf, making it easy to schedule Skype4B video meetings and join in one click from Polycom and Cisco video endpoints.

Topics: Collaboration Video Conferencing Synergy JOIN Release Notes
1 min read

Welcome Magnus Rabben as VP Sales Americas

By Vemun Waksvik on Aug 15, 2017 5:54:40 PM

We are pleased to introduce Magnus Rabben as the first of many strategic steps coming up in our new Americas commitment

Topics: Collaboration Video Conferencing New Hire
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Dan-Ove Hafstad new Sales manager Norway, Denmark and Iceland

By Vemun Waksvik on Aug 14, 2017 12:19:01 PM

Synergy SKY hires Dan-Ove Hafstad as Regional Sales Manager Norway, Denmark, and Iceland

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Dan-Ove Hafstad ny salgssjef Norge, Danmark og Island

By Vemun Waksvik on Aug 11, 2017 3:23:12 PM

Synergy SKY ansetter Dan-Ove Hafstad som vår første salgssjef dedikert for Norge, Danmark og Island. Han er litt av en mann!  Les intervjuet med han her

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Join video meetings in One-Click (extended support to WebEx and Spark)

By Vemun Waksvik on Jun 26, 2017 2:18:00 PM

Synergy JOIN enables one click to join from Cisco and Polycom endpoints. Now with extended support for WebEx and Spark

Topics: Collaboration Video Conferencing Telepresence
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Join Teams, Skype for Business or Hangouts meetings with one click

By Vemun Waksvik on Jun 16, 2017 2:08:00 PM

The Synergy SKY management suite solves the most common problem users face when walking into a meeting room with a video conferencing system: "How to join the meeting?"

Topics: Collaboration Video Conferencing Telepresence
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Office Management first mover on new technology from Synergy SKY

By Vemun Waksvik on May 19, 2017 2:01:00 PM

Leading Swedish collaboration experts brings national footprint and global customers to Synergy SKY certified partner network.
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Synergy SKY partners with Nevicom

By Vemun Waksvik on May 16, 2017 1:54:00 PM

 

Nevicom and Synergy SKY today announced a partnership that will bring customers in Switzerland simplified ways to schedule and join video meetings and analyzing tools for video conferences and Skype for Business.

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Synergy SKY partners with Atea Denmark

By Vemun Waksvik on May 7, 2017 1:34:00 PM

We are pleased to announce our partnership with Atea Denmark. With this, we are able to expand Resale, Service, and Support to reach Denmark.

Topics: Collaboration Video Conferencing Telepresence
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Norsk video-mygg gjør det enklere for amerikanske kjemper å møtes

By Vemun Waksvik on Mar 21, 2017 1:26:00 PM

Jobber du i en organisasjon som bruker samhandling er det stor sansynlighet for at du har mottatt en slik møteinnkalling. En slik invitasjon kan være en utfordring å tolke spesielt når du i siste liten har funnet riktig møterom, eller lurer på hvilken klient du skal bruke og hvem ringer hvem?

Topics: Collaboration Video Conferencing Telepresence Norway
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Improved integration for Skype for Business and video meetings

By Vemun Waksvik on Nov 18, 2016 8:36:00 AM

Synergy SKY announces Synergy JOIN, enabling One Button To Push for Video Conferencing systems participating in Skype for Business scheduled meetings.

Topics: Collaboration Video Conferencing Telepresence
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Synergy SKY releases new product line for the Enterprise market

By Ståle Reitan on Oct 7, 2016 3:28:00 PM

Synergy SKY announces General Availability for the Enterprise Edition Hybrid Cloud Service

Synergy SKY has today made its Enterprise Edition available to customers and partners. Organizations that manage their own video infrastructure can now get instant access to the popular Synergy SKY reporting functions through a new hybrid cloud service.

Topics: Collaboration Video Conferencing Telepresence
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Synergy SKY announces new product line for the Enterprise market

By Ståle Reitan on Jun 8, 2016 3:24:00 PM

Synergy SKY Video Conferencing management platform for reporting, monitoring, and scheduling to become available to the enterprise market with new enhanced features, competitive pricing structure, and new partner model.

“What gets measured gets managed”

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Synergy SKY returns to InfoComm in Orlando

By Ståle Reitan on Jun 9, 2015 3:22:00 PM

Synergy SKY will be demonstrating ground-breaking new features at InfoComm 2015 in Orlando, Florida, USA.

Last year's participation was a massive success for Synergy SKY with an avalanche of visitors who were interested in the Synergy SKY management platform and saw several signed deals and partnerships as a result.

Topics: Collaboration Video Conferencing Telepresence Events
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Further enable Global Unified Communications with customized branding

By Ståle Reitan on Feb 2, 2015 3:17:00 PM

Synergy SKY, developer of comprehensive multi-vendor, multi-tenant, multi-tiered management solutions for unified communications, has integrated its monitoring tools into Tata Communications’ jamvee™ platform - a next-generation Unified Communications platform.

The Synergy SKY solution provides provisioning of clients and virtual meeting rooms, monitoring, and reporting to ensure resources are used in an optimal way.

Topics: Collaboration Video Conferencing Telepresence
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Office Management ramps up video offering with Synergy SKY

By Ståle Reitan on Dec 10, 2014 3:12:00 PM

Office Management has chosen Synergy SKY, a provider of comprehensive multi-vendor, multi-tenant management solutions for unified collaboration, to strengthen their video communications services.

Topics: Collaboration Video Conferencing Telepresence
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SPv4.6, New Robust Sheduling and more

By Vemun Waksvik on Oct 1, 2014 2:42:00 PM

Topics: Video Conferencing Release Notes Synergy MANAGE
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SKC partners with Synergy SKY to deliver SKC Twist

By Ståle Reitan on Jun 18, 2014 3:10:00 PM

SKC Twist, a new scalable and secure video conferencing solution launched by service provider SKC uses Synergy SKY’s comprehensive multi-vendor, multi-tenant management solutions for unified collaboration.

SKC Twist is a scalable and secure cloud-based video conferencing solution providing virtual meeting rooms for an unlimited number of users.

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Synergy SKY Previews New Version of its Unified Communications Platform at InfoComm

By Ståle Reitan on May 6, 2014 3:08:00 PM

Synergy SKY will preview the new generation of its platform at InfoComm, Las Vegas.

Version 4.0 includes enhanced support for Microsoft Lync and a new meeting booking solution, which works in conjunction with MeetingIQ to efficiently utilize MCU resources across multiple vendors.

Topics: Collaboration Video Conferencing Telepresence
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Synergy SKY strengthens Collaboration Squared’s Ubiety

By Ståle Reitan on Feb 10, 2014 3:19:00 PM



Synergy SKY will support Collaboration Squared in delivering their cloud-based collaboration solution Ubiety.

Ubiety is the first service from Collaboration Squared, which was founded by industry veterans Daryl Hutchings and Stephen Sevastopulo in 2014.

Topics: Collaboration Video Conferencing Telepresence
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Expanding operations to Americas and opening of its New York office

By Ståle Reitan on Jan 1, 2014 2:49:00 PM


Synergy SKY today announced the official opening of its new offices in New York, USA.


Topics: Collaboration Video Conferencing Telepresence
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TDC Finland chose Synergy SKY to support Lync and unified collaboration service offering in Finland, Norway and Sweden

By Ståle Reitan on Jan 1, 2014 2:08:00 PM



Synergy SKY today announced its official launch as a provider of a comprehensive multi-vendor, multi-tenant management solution for unified collaboration.

Synergy SKY will work with both existing and new video-as-a-service and UC-as-a-service providers to ease their pain points in offering a scalable service delivery platform to their customers.

Topics: Collaboration Video Conferencing Telepresence

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