Intel touts conferencing platform for new markets
Intel Unite, the US-based chipmaker's conferencing software, has typically been offered to businesses as a platform for connecting meeting spaces.
But Intel wants to extend its Unite platform beyond the office, and out into new vertical markets – such as classrooms and retail stores.
"Part of our overarching strategy for Unite is to not just focus on large enterprises, but also on small and medium businesses, as well as targeted verticals like education, retail and health care," Tom Garrison, vice president of Intel's Client Computing Group, told CRN USA. "This leads to an interesting channel opportunity, as it opens the door for business expansion opportunities so partners can expand into new greenfield areas."
Intel Monday unveiled an array of new features for its Unite platform that the company hopes will boost adoption in these vertical markets. Here are five new features.