HP, Tandberg team to tackle telepresence trend

The telepresence market is luring more and more companies in search of a pay-off for what is essentially an expensive, high-end videoconferencing service. The current economic climate doesn't offer much encouragement that even large companies will want spend hundreds of thousands of dollars on "telepresence rooms," and at least several thousands dollars per month on service, but you wouldn't know it from the action in this sector.

Most recently, Hewlett-Packard and Tandberg have forged a partnership under which HP will sell all of Tandberg's telepresence products, and extend its own Halo Video Collaboration Service to work with Tandberg's telepresence gear. The relationship is part of Tandberg's recently announced Total Telpresence offering, in which its equipment and maintenance solutions are paired with a telepresence service from another vendor.

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