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How to join meetings with video conferencing endpoints from home

By Vemun Waksvik on Jun 17, 2020 12:24:47 PM

It can be challenging to join a virtual meeting room (VMR) or a third-party UC Platform like Microsoft Teams, Zoom and Google Meet when your device is using your home network (or other external network). This challenge has been solved and it is now possible for users of Cisco Webex video conferencing endpoints to join a VMR or any third party UC platform with one-click using Synergy JOIN - We call it JOIN from Home.  

Topics: video conference synergy JOIN remote work
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Putting the ‘human’ into virtual meetings

By Vemun Waksvik on Mar 16, 2020 11:47:04 AM

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: synergy JOIN Synergy of Things
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Are meetings the biggest wasted cost for businesses

By Vemun Waksvik on Mar 3, 2020 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 conference iot meeting no-show Synergy of Things
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Meet our new CFO - Remy Engelsen

By Vemun Waksvik on Feb 25, 2020 3:36:50 PM

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

Topics: new hire
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Meet our new CFO; Remy Engelsen

By Vemun Waksvik on Feb 10, 2020 8:41:32 AM

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

Topics: new hire
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Have you ever booked a fake meeting to appear busier at work? Our study shows that at least 10% of workers have!

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 conference iot meeting no-show Synergy of Things
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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 close with you and having fun together. 

Sean will take on the role as VP Business Development with 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
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New Launch: Synergy of Things - Make ALL meetings efficient meetings

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

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 conference synergy JOIN Synergy ANALYZE news
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18 Fortune Global 500 are using Synergy SKY to make video meetings easier

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

                                                                                                Illustration for FG500
We have added 18 Fortune Global 500 companies in 2 years and hundreds of others to our software solutions for easier video meetings.  Find out why...

Topics: collaboration video conference use case
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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 conference use case synergy JOIN
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"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 key note at Cisco Live. Tim was talking about the time wasted to just get a virtual meeting started.

Topics: collaboration video conference synergy JOIN
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Bring Cisco WebEx Board and Room Series into Microsoft Skype / Teams or Zoom Meetings

By Vemun Waksvik on Mar 10, 2019 12:55:00 PM

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

Topics: video conference synergy JOIN
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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 conference Synergy CONTROL
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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 conference synergy JOIN
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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
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“Vive la Liberté” in collaboration!

By Vemun Waksvik on Jun 4, 2018 11:27:47 AM

Join us in welcoming Gäel to the team, as Regional Sales Manager in France

Topics: new hire sales
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"exTANDBERG team does 4x growth..."

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

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

Topics: collaboration video conference events
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UCEXPO, here we come!

By Vemun Waksvik on Apr 27, 2018 2:34:29 PM

Come and learn more about hassle-free meetings for any video environment   

Topics: collaboration video conference events
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Skype Online IVR by Pexip and Synergy SKY

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

Synergy JOIN enables external video systems to join Skype Online (S4B O365) meetings

Topics: collaboration video conference synergy JOIN Release notes Skype for business Pexip
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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 conference synergy JOIN Skype for business rec.vc quickchannel