Vancouver-based PBX provider launches video conferencing solution

Momentum, a Vancouver-based hosted PBX provider, has announced the expansion of its cloud-based platform and unified communications portfolio with the addition of an enterprise-grade video solution.

According to the vendor, Momentum Video is powered by Scopia and is a scalable, multi-point conferencing service with HD functionality. The video as a service solution includes both a desktop and mobile client, with features that include built-in presentation and recording components.

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“Enterprise collaboration tools have become fundamental to daily correspondence impacting the way traditional sales, service and support channels operate. Momentum Video creates conference rooms without walls – the anywhere-access, real-time communications today’s professionals need,” said Alan Creighton, Momentum’s president and CEO, in a statement.

According to Momentum, the increasing popularity of personal use of video applications is fueling widespread demand for video communications in the business market.

Fast deployment for little to no CAPEX and the functionality to offer secure pin-protected video chats will ensure rapid adoption.

“Momentum Video conferencing empowers face-to-face virtual meetings with multiple parties – customers, prospects and team members – from anywhere in the world. Fully interoperable with room-based equipment, desktops, tablets, smartphones and UC apps, Momentum’s BYOD compatible solution truly has no limitations,” said Brandon Hagood, Momentum’s director of product development, in a statement.

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A veteran technology and business journalist, Jeff Jedras began his career in technology journalism in the late 1990s, covering the booming (and later busting) Ottawa technology sector for Silicon Valley North and the Ottawa Business Journal, as well as everything from municipal politics to real estate. He later covered the technology scene in Vancouver before joining IT World Canada in Toronto in 2005, covering enterprise IT for ComputerWorld Canada. He would go on to cover the channel as an assistant editor with CDN. His writing has appeared in the Vancouver Sun, the Ottawa Citizen and a wide range of industry trade publications.

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