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Blue Jeans Network Ranked as a Leader by Forrester

August 06, 2014

Savvy businesses are using video conferencing to reduce travel expenses, and improve communication between employees. But they need to be savvier when selecting a videoconferencing provider as a lot depends on it. Sometimes, recognitions by top firms help them in zeroing upon the ideal service provider.

Blue Jeans Network has announced that the company has been named a "leader" by analyst firm, Forrester Research, in a recent video conferencing report. The report looks at important OEMs in the videoconferencing infrastructure and cloud services.

Forrester Senior Analyst, Philip Karcher, calls Blue Jeans Network the "poster child for video-as-a-service”. Highlighting the salient features that earned the leadership for the company, he wrote, “Blue Jeans put video-as-a-service on the map with superior interoperability, simplified provisioning, and easy connecting via WebRTC."

Apart from the above mentioned accolades, Blue Jeans Network has received praises for some of the company's other services as well. They include distributed architecture, availability and redundancy, and interoperability.

“We are proud to receive accolades from such a well-renowned organization as Forrester. Blue Jeans' disruptive technology is driving change in the market by integrating the best video, audio and web conferencing capabilities into one easy to use platform, and it's validating that industry pundits are taking note," said Stu Aaron, chief commercial officer at Blue Jeans Network. "We've transformed business collaboration and productivity in just four short years, and although it is an honor to share the 'leader' title with the traditional titans of the space, our focus remains on our customers...”

Recently, the company introduced Blue Jeans for Hangouts, a cloud-based solution that enables any standard H.323 or SIP room-based system. In simple terms, it enables Google Hangout participants from desktop, mobile, or Chromebox for meeting rooms. It also means that participants can use of numerous third party business conferencing systems to keep in touch with their customers and colleagues. 

Edited by Adam Brandt