Six Mobile Productivity Apps

, August 10, 2012 A key part of a mobility strategy is supplying efficiency-boosting applications. Here are some top options.
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Polycom RealPresence Mobile by Polycom for Android and iOS

Polycom RealPresence Mobile enables enterprise-class videoconferencing on the iPhone 4S, iPad 2, and certain Android devices, including the Motorola Xoom, Droid Xyboard 10.1 by Motorola and Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablets.

Using the Polycom RealPresence Mobile platform and HD technology, H.323 and SIP protocols, users can communicate among these mobile devices as well as endpoint clients including the Polycom Telepresence m100, the Polycom CMA Desktop, the Polycom Multipoint Bridge RMX Series, and the Polycom HDX Series. The app may not work with non-Polycom endpoints and software on the other end of the call.

The app connects to Polycom videoconferencing technologies in the cloud and on site and enables users to roam among mobile networks and Wi-Fi; it can securely identify and authenticate users on both sides of a call. Capabilities IT will like include access to enterprise directories, preconfiguration and multipoint calling.

The free app uses Polycom Constant Clarity technology for compression to ensure quality audio and video over wireless networks. The app supports VPN clients.

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