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Best Practices for Enabling Videoconferencing in Huddle Rooms

Published: 09 February 2016

ID: G00296747

Analyst(s): Tom Eagle


Digital workplaces are increasingly embracing smaller work/conference areas that can accommodate up to four people (known as huddle rooms) for ad hoc and agile collaboration. We identify best practices for sourcing and IT managers to successfully enable these spaces with videoconferencing solutions.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Consider the Full Range of Videoconferencing Approaches for Huddle Rooms
  • Recognize That Cloud-Based Video Services Can Play a Pivotal Role in Huddle Room Videoconferencing
  • Budget for the Lower-Priced Endpoints Often Suitable for Huddle Rooms
    • Stretching the Budget: Less-Expensive Endpoints for More Rooms
    • The Refresh Effect

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