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2018 CRN Tech Innovator Awards Recognizes BlueJeans

BlueJeans Rooms with Dolby Voice announced as a finalist in the Collaboration/Unified Communications Applications category

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.-- November 13, 2018 -- BlueJeans Network, Inc., the first cloud service to connect desktops, mobile devices and room systems in one video meeting, today announced that CRN,® a brand of The Channel Company, has recognized BlueJeans as a finalist in the 2018 CRN Tech Innovator Awards. Based on strong adoption since its introduction, BlueJeans Rooms with Dolby Voice received top honors in the Collaboration/Unified Communications Applications category.

These annual awards honor standout hardware, software, and services that are moving the IT industry forward. In compiling the 2018 Tech Innovator Award list, CRN editors evaluated 300 products across 34 technology categories using several criteria, including technological advancements, uniqueness of features and potential to help solution providers solve end users' IT challenges.

“This has been a tremendous year for channel adoption of our products, particularly BlueJeans Rooms with Dolby Voice. Our partners continue to experience incredible traction in the field,” said Barry Ruditsky, SVP, Global Channels at BlueJeans. “We are honored to be recognized by CRN as a leader in collaboration and unified communications. This acknowledgment comes as BlueJeans significantly expands its channel program to accommodate demand for BlueJeans Rooms with Dolby Voice. We look forward to furthering collaboration and communication across the modern workforce in the days to come."

BlueJeans Rooms features advanced Dolby Voice Room technology, which provides the intelligence to self-adjust in real time to changing talkers, action and lighting conditions based on meeting room needs. The solution enables organizations to turn any huddle space or conference room into an intelligent meeting place, with amazing video, crystal-clear audio and complete meeting controls to make video meetings highly productive. Advanced features like HDR video mapping are driven by the breakthrough 4K Ultra HD Dolby Voice Camera that provides meeting participants with an immersive video experience. With BlueJeans Rooms with Dolby Voice, the meeting experience is better than being there.

“Each year, the CRN Tech Innovator Awards recognize technology vendor offerings that are reshaping the IT channel landscape by increasing worker productivity, reducing cost, and minimizing complexity for solution providers, IT departments, and end users,” said Bob Skelley, CEO of The Channel Company. “The winners in this year’s awards bring breakthrough ideas to the table for solution providers and their customers, in areas ranging from cloud to security to business intelligence to IoT. We congratulate all the winners and look forward to their future endeavors."

The Tech Innovator Awards will be featured in the December issue of CRN and can be viewed online at

About BlueJeans Network
BlueJeans is the meetings platform for the modern workplace and the first cloud service to connect desktops, mobile devices and room systems in one video meeting. Thousands of companies from growing businesses to Fortune 500 leaders use BlueJeans every day for video, audio and web conferencing meetings and large interactive events, so people can work productively where and how they want. For more information, visit

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