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TET Presentation

  1. 1. IS/Telecom/DataCom
  2. 2. <ul><li>Our proposed technology is Video Conferencing </li></ul><ul><li>Video conferencing is the act of teleconferencing where video images are transmitted between parties geographically dispersed around the world </li></ul><ul><li>The two companies we chose to compare and contrast were Voice Café and Polycom </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>The product we chose from Polycom was the VSX 8000 </li></ul><ul><li>The product we chose from Voice Café was the full motion video software </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>What is VSX 8000? </li></ul><ul><li>An easy-to-install high performance video conferencing system </li></ul><ul><li>Connectivity hub for integrated and custom environments </li></ul><ul><li>People+Content software is included and requires only an IP network connection to show content in a video call </li></ul><ul><li>Polycom is the video conferencing version of SAP </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Polycom Strategic Alliances </li></ul><ul><li>Polycom has teamed industry leaders to get the most out of the hardware and software they produce to provide the highest quality UCC </li></ul><ul><li>These partners include such giants as: </li></ul><ul><li>Cisco Systems </li></ul><ul><li>Nortel Networks </li></ul><ul><li>Microsoft </li></ul><ul><li>Avaya </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>What is Full Motion Video? </li></ul><ul><li>Voice Café is integrated with communication applications to offer conferencing solutions </li></ul><ul><li>Video software to be added to a voice room for full communication, instruction and training </li></ul><ul><li>Video software to be added to voice and video hardware to allow for complete video conferencing </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Polycom VSX 8000 </li></ul><ul><li>High update costs </li></ul><ul><li>Large upfront payment for equipment that will outdate itself within a few years </li></ul><ul><li>User is responsible for upkeep of software </li></ul><ul><li>No monthly payments </li></ul><ul><li>Ownership of equipment which can be resold at later date </li></ul><ul><li>Meets all mandatory requirements </li></ul><ul><li>Software is included with purchase of capital equipment </li></ul>Cons Pros
  8. 8. <ul><li>Voice Café Full Motion Video </li></ul><ul><li>No resale value as when lease is expired equipment is returned to company (e.g. Rogers) </li></ul><ul><li>Software based, therefore leasee is responsible for update of hardware </li></ul><ul><li>No large upfront capital payment </li></ul><ul><li>Software based system which is updated on a regular basis </li></ul><ul><li>Longevity with lease </li></ul>Cons Pros
  9. 9. <ul><li>Costs </li></ul><ul><li>$130/month per division plus the costs of hardware for each division </li></ul><ul><li>Software only </li></ul><ul><li>$600 USD per division </li></ul><ul><li>Includes hardware and software </li></ul>Full Motion Video VSX 8000
  10. 10. Based on the information we have given, what would you recommend?
  11. 11. <ul><li>And the winner is </li></ul><ul><li>Polycom’s VSX 8000 </li></ul><ul><li>From our analysis we find it clear that the best choice for PetPro is the VSX 8000 </li></ul><ul><li>Both products met all mandatory requirements, but we feel that with Polycom we get hardware specific software to get the best out of our purchase </li></ul>
  12. 12. From the pivot chart report we can clearly see that Polycom’s VSX 8000 is the stronger product.
  13. 13. <ul><li>Why Polycom? </li></ul><ul><li>Polycom’s product is both hardware and software </li></ul><ul><li>Voice Café is a video software to get the most out of video hardware you purchase yourself </li></ul><ul><li>Polycom is the leading provider of Unified Collaborative Communications </li></ul><ul><li>Polycom’s Strategic Alliances ensure the latest and greatest in UCC hardware and software from end to end </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>Implementation </li></ul><ul><li>If PetPro were to choose the video conferencing technology we strongly recommend that they work with Polycom Inc. implement this technology </li></ul><ul><li>We would also recommend that they use Polycom’s VSX 8000 hardware and the supplied software </li></ul><ul><li>PetPro management will work closely with Nestle representatives, IS/Datacom/Telecom division and Polycom consultants to ensure that PetPro got the most out of their investment </li></ul>