The video conferencing provider has accelerated its innovation while tripling its meeting bookings and usage.
Businesses have entered the brave new world of hybrid work. This monumental shift is driving a reset in how organizations communicate and collaborate, accelerating demand for technologies that can help them adapt to the new reality of work.
As this trend continues, we at BlueJeans by Verizon are proud to be at the forefront of meeting the need for seamless collaboration across workspaces, devices, and geographies. Frost & Sullivan named us a growth and innovation leader in the Frost Radar™ for Cloud Meetings and Team Collaboration Services, 2021.
The benchmarking report identifies leading providers in the unified communications-as-a-service industry that can best deliver on future opportunities through growth and innovation.
The Platform for the Digital Workplace
BlueJeans has been changing the way people meet with a robust portfolio of video collaboration and events solutions for the digital workplace. In the first half of 2020, we saw a threefold increase in our cloud meeting bookings and usage.
More than 40,700 customers around the world use BlueJeans. They range from small businesses to some of the largest Forbes Global 2000 companies.
According to Frost & Sullivan, “BlueJeans has noticeably accelerated its rate of innovation since it was acquired by Verizon Business Group.” Some of the recent product updates that made BlueJeans an innovation leader include:
- BlueJeans Gateway for Microsoft Teams: a cloud video interop solution that enables companies to make full use of Microsoft Teams in their existing conference rooms
- BlueJeans Telehealth: a purpose-built solution that streamlines telemedicine experiences
- Extended mobile features such as mobile WebRTC support; new features for iPadOS, iOS, and Android; and the new Motorola One 5G smartphone with BlueJeans Meetings
- Updated BlueJeans Events features and partner integrations
- BlueJeans for Corporate Learning and Training: a bundle of features for remote education· A complete redesign of the BlueJeans platform
More to Come
The next-generation BlueJeans platform will provide even greater scalability and flexibility — and will keep hybrid workers connected in new and engaging ways.
The much-awaited BlueJeans Spaces, for example, will offer an immersive 2D/3D virtual office with dynamic audio and integrated messaging. Now generally available, BlueJeans Collab Board takes interactive whiteboarding capabilities to a new level.
Other BlueJeans updates to watch out for include the rollout of fit-for-purpose vertical solutions and the expansion of BlueJeans Rooms capabilities through device partnerships, including the recent availability of BlueJeans Rooms-as-a-Service for Poly. We will also continue to extend the reach of BlueJeans video to frontline workers via improvements to the native meeting experience for Glass Enterprise Edition 2 from Google.
Frost & Sullivan expects all these developments to bode well for BlueJeans’ future growth.
“Verizon and BlueJeans synergies have already been paying off with BlueJeans leveraging Verizon resources to improve video quality and reliability, and accelerate innovation through integrated engineering teams[EG1] ,” says Frost & Sullivan.
A Focus on Innovation and Our Customers
For BlueJeans, the recognition means we’re on the right track as we try to stay a step ahead of our customers’ meeting and collaboration needs.
We know how complex it can be to manage today’s changing workplace. Employees’ work locations and hours can change anytime, for example.
BlueJeans will continue to innovate to make this transition simpler. We will deliver consistent meeting and collaboration experiences regardless of where employees work and which device they use.
By accelerating our research and development, we aim to help companies thrive in the era of hybrid work.
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