Niagara College’s Applied Health Institute, which opened in 2011, provides applied health sciences students with a more dynamic and collaborative training environment that includes simulation centers for pediatric, emergency, palliative and intensive care units. Niagara College wanted to integrate high quality video into its lessons to enable students to share and view practical experience in its new interactive health training facility.
Building on its existing Avaya voice and networking infrastructure, Niagara College now benefits from Avaya Series 1000 Video Systems that connect HD video from the classroom, to the meeting room, to the desktop. Niagara now has video conferencing capabilities across sites, inside classrooms and boardrooms.
The Avaya Desktop Video Device and Avaya Flare(R) Experience is powering a new level of communications for all senior management to have quick and easy touch screen access to desktop video, social media, web conferencing and more.
Avaya Aura Session Manager, which brings the college’s whole unified communications system together, harnessing the power of the cloud to create web-style, on-demand access to all of the school’s new and existing technology. A recently expanded Avaya network with Ethernet Routing Switch (ERS) 8800 and ERS 5000 Series switches supports this solution.
With video integrated into Niagara College’s unified communications, the school has met its objective of providing innovative learning experiences for health students. It also now harnesses the power of video to increase collaboration through conferencing — all built on a cost-effective solution that can scale as Niagara College continues to grow.
This announcement highlights Avaya’s commitment to bringing The Power of We(TM) to every Avaya customer to help drive faster collaboration, smarter decisions and better business results.