5 bln rubles for the past six months using WebEx mobile office technology
Statistically, capital residents spent more than 5 days or 127 hours in traffic jams last year, 73% of these people were going on business.Turnover of the Russian business tourism market reached $7 bln and leaders of 81% companies acknowledged that travel costs have a significant part in their budget, 74% reported an increase in business travel as compared with the past five years, 59% believe that video conferencing can save more money than business travel. Moreover, in the coming year airticket prices are expected to increased by 3.1% in Europe and 8% in Russia. While in Russia, 55% of employees use mobile devices for business (38% — laptops, 42% — smartphones, 35% — tablets).
«Today, 20% of CTI employees use WebExin their work at least several times a week, and 50% of employees — once a week. In summary, since the beginning of 2013 colleagues spent about 30 000 hours of their working time using WebEx. Overall savings on business trips are estimated to about 5 million rubles for the period. Besides financial benefit, business efficiency has significantly increased by speeding up the discussion and decision making. This allows you to stay on the top of innovations in information technology market», said Oleg Shchapov, CTI CEO.
Cisco WebEx production significantly reduce business travel expenses, regardless travel mode. It is a modern communication method, which can be considered as an alternative to traditional workplace of employees or top management, as it eliminates the need for presence in a specific location.
Cisco WebEx is a cloud platform to provide web conferencing services with a high level of security and high availability, that offers simplified deployment process and access to enterprise applications. This platform uses highly secure data centers located near major access Internet points worldwide. These centers transmit data, voice and video over dedicated fiber optic broadband channels, which eliminates the delay and disruption of communication, and highly secure connection reduces the spread of packages and simplifies collection.
«Today, Cisco WebEx products, with global market share in web conferencing of more than 52%, are popular primarily among multinational companies having their offices in Russia and the CIS countries. According to our forecast, there will be a substantial increase in the use of cloud collaboration products among companies with distributed offices and actively implementing the concept of BYOD (Bring your own device) in the near future, said Alexei Scheglov, Head of unified communications in CTI.