Real-Time Communications Framework

GÉANT and NORDUnet jointly ran the EU-level tender to provide unmanaged (on-premise) and hybrid-managed video conferencing and real-time communications to National Research & Education Networks (NRENs) and their institutions.

All vendors were required to fulfill these mandatory technical requirements:

  • Clientless access
  • VC room connectors
  • Multi-tenancy
  • SAML2 WebSSO
  • Standard-based API
  • Hardware-agnostic
  • Recording option
  • Professional services/software support

The framework includes only licenses for software products and support, and includes no hardware or end-user devices. On-premise hardware and/or virtual infrastructure must be provided by users.

Features and pricing can be seen on the Wiki (federated access required).

MVC
MVC is a provider and integrator of complete Unified Communication and Collaboration (UCC) solutions. Its portfolio includes consulting, conception and
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Kinly
Kinly is a Dutch-based provider of Pexip and Qumu solutions. Kinly offers a suite of end-to-end video conferencing services –
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Other real-time communications services

 

eduOER
A service that supports access to multimedia content across multiple repositories. The focus in Open Education Resources continues to be
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eduCONF
A toolset for an effective pan-European videoconference infrastructure, including tools for locating, validating and certifying rooms, managing and monitoring a
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Rendez-Vous
Rendez-Vous is the multi-party video conferencing tool developed by the French NREN RENATER. It is simple to use, does not
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