Sber to propose new business solution for videoconferences

Apr 08, 2021

Sber’s new development, Jazz by Sber, will allow people to create and host video meetings with only a browser and an internet connection. The service is currently at the final stage of testing. Jazz will serve as a solution framework for the corporate sector.

With the same philosophy and product qualities as a consumer platform, the corporate client service will feature several distinguishing characteristics. The first – and most important – is the possibility to deploy Jazz in a company’s technological circuit and infrastructure and integrate it into the company’s existing IT landscape. The advantage of this architecture is its absolute security – all calls are made within the perimeter of the company and it is not possible to block or make adjustments to the service from outside.

Companies can also restrict access to video meetings to a group of people, as opposed to other solutions where anyone with a link can join the meeting.

Corporate Jazz is based on an open WebRTC framework, which uses secure RTCP and open source solutions and does not require apps to be downloaded to a device. It allows clients to share their screen with all meeting participants and switch between them quickly. Most importantly, there is no time limit set for meetings.

Jazz is being developed by SberDevices, which specializes in smart devices and AI-based solutions in fields such as speech technology, natural language processing, and face and voice biometrics.

Sber ecosystem company Dialog, which developed the secure corporate messenger Dialog Enterprise, will be the official distributor and technological partner of the corporate version of Jazz by Sber. The integrated video conferencing and messenger platform will complement Dialog’s solution for the creation of a corporate communication medium.

Russian companies and corporations are interested in reliable solutions that will not be shut off when they least expect it. We took this requirement into account and will soon be offering Jazz by Sber, a convenient and functional video conferencing platform, to businesses, with similar mobile apps for iOS and Android to come in the future. Our solution corresponds to all requirements of Russian legislation and safety regulations, as well as ensuring a comfortable customer experience.

David Rafalovsky

CTO of Sberbank Group, Executive Vice President, Head of Technology, Sberbank