Specifically, Glowpoint acquired telepresence endpoints, video conferencing endpoints and network infrastructure needed to deliver cloud-based video solutions to the enterprise, the company says. Glowpoint will use the assets to build its Glowpoint open video cloud infrastructure.
Glowpoint already has a full suite of video-in-the-cloud solutions, including multi-point video conferencing services; technology hosting and management; and professional services. The asset acquisitions from Avaya are intended to help serve enterprises, but Glowpoint tries to deliver "business-class video" to all-sized companies.
Glowpoint is investing in growing markets. The managed telepresence sector is growing 19 percent annually, and Glowpoint itself in March 2011 said revenue from cloud-based managed services grew 46 percent from Q4 2009 to Q4 2010.
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