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CASE STUDYAdirondack Advanced Network ProvidesDisaster Recovery Services to RemoteNew York Mountain Towns About Customer: Adirondack Advanced Network (AAN) About AANCountry: USA AAN was created to provide advanced telecommunications services such as distance learning, telemedicine, InternetIndustry: Government / Private connectivity and video conferencing to geographicallyProduct: Radvision Video Conferencing remote areas in the Adirondack Region of Upstate Gateways, 70 Video Conferencing Room New York. Funding for the initial phase of the network Systems and 40 Desktops was obtained through the New York State Advanced Telecommunications Project.The MissionProvide disaster recovery and communicationsservices to remote locations in New York’s Adirondackmountain region.The ChallengeAAN was looking for a solution that supported both equipment from room to room without ever having toIP-based endpoints and also its many legacy ISDN move lines. The 70 video conferencing room systemsendpoints. Radvision saved network developers the and 40 desktops on the network are manufactured byexpense of installing ISDN lines in each location while a number of different suppliers. Many of these systemsgiving them the flexibility to move video conferencing require protocol conversion from H.320 to H.323.The SolutionFEMA, the State Department of New York, Verizon, Cisco Adirondack mountain region. The Gateways convert H.320and Radvision teamed to establish the Adirondack Advanced data from ISDN to encapsulated H.323 to run on the IPNetwork (AAN) in 1997. It was prototyped with funds over frame network. Radvision Gateways provide all sitesfrom the New York State Advanced Telecommunications on the AAN with centralized access to ISDN lines. This hasproject funded by Verizon. The AAN, an IP over frame saved network developers the expense of installing ISDNrelay network, is configured with several Radvision Video lines in each location while giving them the flexibility ofConferencing Gateways that provide disaster recovery and being able to move video conferencing equipment fromcommunications services to remote locations in New York’s room to room without ever having to move lines.
CASE STUDYRadvision Desktop Video ConferencingEmpowers Chinese Olympic GamesLogistics Operations AboutCustomer: Chaoyang District Government About the Chaoyang District GovernmentCountry: hina C The Chaoyang District Government led the logistic coordination of the 2008 Olympics Games – a highlyIndustry: Government complex development project. It is the largest of eightProduct: Radvision Desktop Video Conferencing districts in the region, where numerous corporations, embassies and major stadiums are located.The MissionProvide Chaoyang District Government end users with the necessary technology to enable them tocommunicate with audio, video and data collaborationthrough PC-based endpoints.A real-time desktop visual communications andconferencing solution that delivers significant networkcost savings through more efficient use of availablebandwidth, and delivery of flexible communications todispersed locations.Greater productivity and costs savings due to decreasedtravel time and administration costs.The ChallengeThe departments and branches of the Government are Government and expedite the response rate of potentialdispersed throughout a wide geographic area, often emergencies, the Government recognized that it neededmaking effective communication difficult. In order to to enhance communications to increase the efficiency ofboost working efficiency, improve collaboration within the the e-commerce and e-community infrastructure.
CASE STUDYChina’s Jiangxi Province Government DeploysRadvision Next Generation Video ConferencingInfrastructure, Saving Time and Money About About Jiangxi Province Government: Located in southeast China, Jiangxi Province encompasses 166,000 square kilometers with 11 major cities and 99 Customer: Jiangxi Province Government counties encompassing 43 million people. Jiangxi Province Country: China has been witnessing rapid economic development with a Industry: Government 2009 GDP of $115 billion. Its development is closely linked to the government’s IT policy focused on centralizing Product: SCOPIA Elite, SCOPIA 400, and SCOPIA all levels of administrative networks. This approach 100 MCUs, SCOPIA Desktop, SCOPIA has led to the deployment of a province-wide network iVIEW Management Suite. of e-applications at a fraction of the cost incurred by other provinces, making Jiangxi Province a pioneer in IT communications development in the region. The Mission As part of its successful centralization efforts, Jiangxi Province “Stability is the number one priority in Government decided to establish a video conferencing choosing an MCU since we have over system that would enable effective, dependable video 110 administrative bodies holding communication and data sharing amongst all administrative video conferences at any time and departments at the provincial and municipal levels. In order our system must run 24 hours a day. to take advantage of the existing infrastructure and save Radvision’s infrastructure is known for costs, the new system needed to be based on the existing stability and powerful capabilities and network. serves many noted telecom carriers. After testing and comparing, we chose Radvision five years ago and again last year with our expansion. I think the choice is right.” Feng Jin, CIO Jiangxi Province Government The Challenge With a network composed of 12 management centers issues was the necessity of a backup solution in case of and 122 conference rooms equipped with endpoints of an endpoint malfunctioning during an urgent meeting. varied brands, Jiangxi Province Government was faced Furthermore, an unstable network was causing with the formidable challenge of finding an easy way unexpected disconnections or intolerable audio and to manage a huge and complex system. Among major video quality.
CASE STUDYNational Fire Agency Chooses Radvision to ExpandIts Video Network and Protect Existing Investmentsin Video ConferencingAboutCustomer: National Fire Agency (NFA) About the National Fire AgencyCountry: Taiwan The National Fire Agency of Taiwan is a statutory agencyIndustry: Government under the Ministry of the Interior of the Republic of China.Products: Scopia Desktop The agency provides emergency medical, fire prevention, firefighting and disaster rescue service as well as protecting Scopia Elite 5000 Series MCU civilian lives, property and safety. It was established in Scopia iView Management Suite March 1995 and is administered by the Director General, which reports to the Minister for Interior.The MissionThe agency’s mission is to provide a sound public safety and disaster prevention system, improve emergency medical service,promote professional fire prevention and fighting service, enhance disaster rescue efficiency, and protect civilian life, propertyand safety.The ChallengeThe National Fire Agency often responds to emergency Because the agency was growing in size and locations,situations where regular communication is mission-critical. administrators decided to upgrade the existing videoThe Director General needs to remain in constant contact solution and wanted to invest in infrastructure that offeredwith leaders of several counties in Taiwan when preparing full standards-based interoperability with multi-vendor roomfor and responding to disasters and emergency situations. conferencing systems, high reliability, scalability and flexibility,The agency has been relying on video conferencing for a and that offered ease of use and ease of administration andnumber of years, but its infrastructure was aging and did management.not support the agency’s capacity requirements nor was itcapable of sending and receiving high definition (HD) video.