Cisco Steps Up To Re-conceive Collaboration For Businesses In Kenya



Businesses in Kenya should, now more than ever, provide the workforce with tools that allow them to collaborate at a moment’s notice and without technical hitches. In a bid to make to improve interconnectivity within and outside organizations, Cisco has delivered three new personal collaboration tools. One will sit on the physical desktop and the other in the cloud.

Cisco introduced  DX70 and DX80 desktop collaboration devices. The Android-based DX70 and DX80 streamlines and simplifies work lives by providing access to all the top tools and applications highly collaborative work requires just like a smartphone does.

“The new DX70 and DX80 were designed from the ground up to provide the best collaboration experience for every desk in an enterprise in Kenya. They are truly mind-blowing devices,” said Sabrina Dar, Cisco GM for East Africa.

To provide excellent video experiences via the on-premise TelePresence solutions well in the cloud, Cisco WebEx®, Collaboration Meeting Rooms (CMRs), now combine the power of TelePresence with the scale and flexibility of WebEx.

“CMRs provide individuals with their own personal, video collaboration space in the cloud. These rooms give you the ability to host meetings where attendees can join from the device of their choice,” Cisco said.

In marking its15th year of innovation in IP phones, Cisco is also introducing the IP Phone 8800 Series, which consist of “best-performing audio IP phone” the company admits it has ever delivered.

It also includes USB ports on select models for easy mobile-device charging, and Cisco Intelligent Proximity for Mobile Voice to allow employees to import contacts and call history, or transfer the audio path of a voice or video call-in-progress from their mobile device to their 8800 Series desk phone.

“Combined with the Collaboration Meeting Room service, users can now have their own always-on private meeting room to collaborate with anyone on any device at any time,

“Only Cisco is offering its customers the unique opportunity to combine this amazing hardware, the incredible software, and the powerful network to provide anyone with their own dedicated collaboration space in the cloud – and on their desk,” said Sabrina.