News : 3CX Acquires Web Conferencing Technology
LONDON UK and MODENA, ITALY, 15 OCTOBER 2013 – 3CX, developer of the Windows VoIP PBX 3CX Phone System, addresses the need for web conferencing solution that’s integrated with 3CX Phone System to give a seamless user experience, which includes desktop sharing, remote assistance, video conference calls and more with just a few mouse clicks.
3CX has acquired e-works’ web conferencing technology that will be integrated into 3CX Phone System. e-works is an Italian based company with experience in the development of video conferencing software.
"Customers are demanding web conferencing to be integrated with their PBX. They don’t want to be burdened with the extra learning curve and licensing of separate conferencing services. From an in depth evaluation of the market, e-works proved to have the most mature and innovative technology to fit 3CX Phone System. Customers want a web conferencing solution which will seamlessly integrate with 3CX Phone System, providing them with a complete Unified Communications solution. The mature, tried and tested, open standard technology that e-works offers, fully accommodates these needs and integrates with the best-of-breed technology 3CX is known for,"said Nick Galea, 3CX CEO.
"WebRTC is the ability to communicate live with somebody or something as if you were right there next to them. WebRTC fills a critical gap in the web platform as you can communicate in real-time just by loading a web page," said Justin Uberti, Tech Lead on WebRTC, Google.
"WebRTC is a new front in the long war for an open and unencumbered web", said Brendan Eich, Mozilla CTO.
We are in an advanced stage on the development of this technology and an announcement will be forthcoming.
Posted by Veronica Silva Cusi, news correspondent
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3CX is the developer of 3CX Phone System – an open standard unified communications platform for Windows that works with standard SIP phones and replaces a proprietary PBX. 3CX is more manageable and can deliver substantial cost savings besides increasing productivity. 3CX Phone System has earned numerous awards; Windows Server Certification, Windowsnetworking.com Gold Award, Windows IT Pro magazine 2008 and a Best Buy Award.
Published: Friday, October 18, 2013