Multipoint video conferencing is defined as a video conference with more than two sites. For instance I could say I was on a multipoint video conferencing call with my teammates in Australia; I was using Skype, while Joe was on a Cisco endpoint, and Stacy called in from a Polycom endpoint.
As unified collaboration increasingly becomes imperative in enterprise strategy, Cisco and Microsoft, continue to battle for UC control of the desktop. The Cisco Jabber and Microsoft Lync clients offer features such as presence, voice, video, and web collaboration.
Video conferencing quality is affected by a number of factors. One of the most important factors is the connection speed of your system. One best practice is to make sure your video system or desktop/laptop conferencing solution is hardwired to your network.