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"Combining video, voice and IM into one solution can help them move faster than if they just use video. It can help their bottom-line," Abdulal told
He said telecom operators can gain from helping to bring the technology to users.
"They build the infrastructure to provide these services from the cloud," he said, adding that "it is a revenue stream for them."
According to the survey, 50 per cent of respondents believe that video can enhance the telecommuting experience, while around two-thirds indicated that it can save money on travel costs.
Also, 90 per cent indicated that video improves the decision making process, while 48 per cent believe that it can reduce problems relating to a product's manufacturing or development.
In addition, 92 per cent of respondents believe that video can break language barriers.
"Our clients are seeing real benefits from video conferencing systems. They are able to optimise business productivity, while communicating in a better and more efficient manner," Nofal said.
Meanwhile, Abdulal noted that the adoption of collaboration is slower in the
"There is moderate resistance," he said.
In the future, Abdulal expects "more end-users collaborating with customers and vendors."
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