Sadly if you’re reading this, you’ve probably heard the bittersweet news – BlueJeans, the video conferencing service that’s seen us through countless virtual gatherings and remote workdays, is bidding us farewell. Verizon, BlueJeans’ parent company, recently announced that it’s time to put this trusty conferencing companion to rest.
A fond farewell to BlueJeans
BlueJeans was our go-to video conferencing platform during the heydays of remote work and virtual meetings. It helped us bridge the gap when physical distances kept us apart. Whether it was team meetings, family catch-ups or online classes, BlueJeans was there providing a reliable solution.
But as the people started returning to the office and adopting a more hybid working style, the demand for virtual collaboration apps like BlueJeans has waned. So, with a heavy heart, we’re saying goodbye.
Exploring new horizons
So, what’s next? It’s time to explore the vast landscape of video conferencing alternatives.
Finding the right replacement for BlueJeans should be a journey tailored to your needs, preferences, and objectives for where they stand today.
Your path to the perfect solution
- Assess your needs: Start by understanding what you require in a video conferencing tool. Consider the size of your team, the nature of your meetings, and the features you need. Are you looking for simplicity, advanced collaboration tools, or industry-specific solutions?
- Explore the options: There’s a world of video conferencing platforms out there, each with its unique strengths. Some popular choices include Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Cisco Webex, Google Meet, and many more. Research their features, pricing, and user reviews to identify the best fit for your organisation.
- Try before you commit: Most platforms offer free trials or basic versions. Take advantage of these opportunities to test-drive the platforms that pique your interest. This hands-on experience will help you make an informed decision.
- Seek expert guidance: If you’re uncertain or overwhelmed by the choices, consider consulting with IT professionals or digital transformation experts. They can provide valuable insights and help tailor a solution to your specific requirements.
As BlueJeans gracefully exits the communication market, remember that change can be an opportunity for growth. While the familiarity of your trusted platform may be missed, the right replacement can bring new possibilities and improved experiences.
Redcentric offers a range of video conferencing services, including support for Cisco Webex, Microsoft Teams, and Zoom. This means you have a variety of options to choose from, depending on your specific needs and preferences.
Imagine hosting interactive conferences or engaging in a town hall meeting right from your iPhone, iPad, or Android device. Redcentric, in partnership with Yealink, provides scalable solutions to make this a reality. Drop us a message so we can arrange visit with you to Yealink’s Customer Experience Centre at Canary Wharf, London, for a live demonstration. This hands-on experience will let you explore the capabilities of their video conferencing solutions and ask any burning questions you may have.
The perfect video conferencing solution for your business is out there, waiting to bring you closer to your team and clients, no matter where they are. Feel free to reach out to us here at Redcentric for advice on your communication roadmap.