As a cloud-hosted video platform developed specifically to address enterprises’ increasingly complex needs, Univago “provides a foundation that underpins next generation workplace collaborative workflows,” according to Yorktel’s announcement.
In addition to Univago virtual meeting rooms (URooms), the platform “supports a growing number of applications that overcome real-world shortcomings,” according to the company’s announcement.
Univago’s Skype Gateway Services, for example, provides interoperability with traditional video systems and emerging technologies with Skype for Business users.
“The most significant enhancement that reflects Univago’s maturation as a leading video collaboration services platform is the Univago-powered gateway service, the only service globally available that can connect SIP, H.323 and WebRTC users in a Microsoft Office365-hosted Skype meeting,” says Yorktel senior VP of product management John Vitale.
While Univago has been providing gateway services since its launch, Yorktel has been supplying interoperability gateway services between Office365 Skype meetings and SIP, H.323 and WebRTC video participants while preserving the out-of-box Skype Meeting scheduling and call experience globally since August 2016 in partnership with Microsoft’s largest certified audio conference providers (ACP).
Univago’s subscription model requires neither capital expenditures nor investment in on premise hardware. Univago is the only service today that can support all bi-directional gateway workflows between H.323, SIP, WebRTC and Skype Office365. Yorktel’s regional datacenters in North America, EMEA and APAC ensure users’ media will always travel the most efficient path and deliver a true global service and experience.
“We are pleased with the growing results of the Univago service platform. As we continue to expand and enrich its capabilities and its continued growth into a powerful Platform as a Service (PaaS) solution, we will continue to fill the gaps in services customers struggle with using basic “bridge in the cloud” offerings,” says Vitale.
In April 2017, Univago will also feature several new features and functionality, including:
- Recording & Streaming
- New Meeting features: New Participant Layouts, Site Names, Moderator Controls
- Japanese language support