The Future of UC, Videoconferencing, and Telepresence—Challenges and Opportunities<br />Eric D. Newton<br />Chief Architec...
Eric D. NewtonNetwork Design and Consulting<br />2<br /><ul><li> 15 years in IP networking
 10 years in interactive and unified</li></ul>  communications<br /><ul><li> Consulting with AT&T’s largest global customers
 Proofs of concepts for specific customer needs
 Customer demonstrations of UC-, video-, and</li></ul>  telepresence-related solutions<br /><ul><li> AT&T product support ...
AVCS/AVGS (videoconferencing)
ATS (telepresence)
AT&T Connect/UCaaS (UC)
PVMS (streaming, rich media)
NBFMC (Mobility)</li></ul>Technology Evangelist<br />
Cautionary Language Concerning Forward-Looking Statements<br />Information set forth in this presentation may contain fina...
<ul><li> How we benefit from standards
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The Future of UC, Videoconferencing, and Telepresence—Challenges and Opportunities Eric D. Newton

  1. 1. The Future of UC, Videoconferencing, and Telepresence—Challenges and Opportunities<br />Eric D. Newton<br />Chief Architect, AT&T Interactive Solutions<br />Mar 2011<br />
  2. 2. Eric D. NewtonNetwork Design and Consulting<br />2<br /><ul><li> 15 years in IP networking
  3. 3. 10 years in interactive and unified</li></ul> communications<br /><ul><li> Consulting with AT&T’s largest global customers
  4. 4. Proofs of concepts for specific customer needs
  5. 5. Customer demonstrations of UC-, video-, and</li></ul> telepresence-related solutions<br /><ul><li> AT&T product support and testing
  6. 6. AVCS/AVGS (videoconferencing)
  7. 7. ATS (telepresence)
  8. 8. AT&T Connect/UCaaS (UC)
  9. 9. PVMS (streaming, rich media)
  10. 10. NBFMC (Mobility)</li></ul>Technology Evangelist<br />
  11. 11. Cautionary Language Concerning Forward-Looking Statements<br />Information set forth in this presentation may contain financial estimates and other forward-looking statements that are subject to risks and uncertainties, and actual results may differ materially. A discussion of factors that may affect future results is contained in AT&T’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. AT&T disclaims any obligation to update and revise statements contained in this presentation based on new information or otherwise.<br />3<br />Safe Harbor Statement<br />
  12. 12. <ul><li> How we benefit from standards
  13. 13. Where we need standards
  14. 14. What can I do?
  15. 15. Hint: get involved!</li></ul>4<br />Interoperability and Standards Benefit Us All<br />
  16. 16. The World We Want<br />5<br /><ul><li> High accessibility
  17. 17. High availability
  18. 18. Predictable performance
  19. 19. Presence</li></ul>Mobile<br />any network<br />—wired or wireless<br /> Broadband<br />single- and multi-<br />codec systems<br />Private VPN<br />fixed and<br />mobile devices<br />hardware and<br />software endpoints<br />
  20. 20. The World We Have<br />6<br />
  21. 21. AT&T’s Approach to Video and TelepresenceAT&T Business Exchange—Single Collaboration Experience<br />ACCESS TO COLLABORATION<br /><ul><li>APPLICATION SERVICES</li></ul>Mobile<br />Healthcare Integrated Solutions<br />Expert on Demand Solutions<br />Desk Top<br />Virtual Meetings<br />AT&T VNOC<br />AT&T BusinessExchange<br />Lap Top<br />Walk In Booth<br />AT&T CONNECT<br />NON AT&TSERVICEDEND POINTS<br />Seamless Functionality<br />Platforms, Scheduling, Directories, Concierge, Customer Experience<br /> Immersive<br />Collaboration<br />Session<br />Cisco Immersive<br />Walk In Booth<br />Other Immersive<br />Mobile<br />Lap Top<br />SD / HD Video<br />Desk Phone<br />Desk Top<br />© 2010 AT&T Intellectual Property. All rights reserved.<br />7<br />7<br />
  22. 22. <ul><li> Customers/End Users
  23. 23. Customers have made investments in solutions that fit specific needs (UC, voice, video)
  24. 24. Need assurances they can provide a minimum feature set across these solutions
  25. 25. Vendors
  26. 26. Increased utility of product or solution
  27. 27. Increased value of product or solution
  28. 28. Service Providers
  29. 29. Easier to provide managed services to customers
  30. 30. Easier to extend vendor capabilities</li></ul>8<br />How We Benefit from Standards<br />
  31. 31. <ul><li> IETF RFC 1918
  32. 32. Defined security boundaries
  33. 33. ITU H.460
  34. 34. More elegant NAT/Firewall traversal
  35. 35. IEEE 802.3ab (1000BASE-T)
  36. 36. No half-duplex (well, almost. . .)</li></ul>9<br />Where We Benefit from Standards<br />
  37. 37. <ul><li> Common Signaling Protocol
  38. 38. SIP needs feature-parity with H.323
  39. 39. Multi-Codec Support
  40. 40. Immersive systems do have a place in corporate environments
  41. 41. Data Sharing
  42. 42. Essential element of experience
  43. 43. Encryption
  44. 44. 256-bit AES minimum
  45. 45. SRTP and digital certificates
  46. 46. Presence
  47. 47. Voice and video solutions need to participate with UC</li></ul>10<br />Where We Need Standardization<br />
  48. 48. <ul><li> Customers/End Users
  49. 49. Push vendors and service providers to support standards
  50. 50. Vendors
  51. 51. Extend standards, not circumvent them
  52. 52. Service Providers
  53. 53. Embrace standards
  54. 54. IMTC Members
  55. 55. Participate and support process</li></ul>11<br />What Can I Do?<br />“You”-nified Communications are what you make them.<br />
  56. 56. Thank you for your participation!<br />

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