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To prosper in today’s dynamically evolving market, enterprises are leveraging unified communication solutions for hassle-free communication. They are engaging their workers, end customers, and partners around the world by deploying powerful collaboration solutions for a competitive edge. While acknowledging the necessity of augmented quality of communication, Polycom [NASDAQ: PLCM], a telecommunication technology developer, provides solutions like VoIP, video conferencing coupled with content collaboration services for meeting modern-day requirements in a business. “Polycom is putting people at the center of collaboration to transform the work space, experience and work flow,” says Peter A. Leav, President, CEO and Member of the Board, Polycom.
Headquartered in San Jose, CA, the company delivers RealPresence Trio, an innovative smart hub for group collaboration that transforms the iconic three-point conference phone into a voice, content-sharing and video system. RealPresence Trio allows sharing of HD content, calendar integration and live video interaction. “With RealPresence Trio, meetings start quickly with one-touch integration with calendars,” says Leav. The product is quick to deploy and easy to manage. With Power-over Ethernet (PoE) and zero-touch deployment, it connects as easily as a phone and integrates directly with the call control platform. The native integration with Microsoft Lync and Skype for Business client ensures future-proof deployment. Its design and underlying software platform provides investment protection and even greater potential for future application expansion.
For appropriate collaboration in group meetings, Polycom also delivers RealPresence Centro. The product empowers collaboration by pairing with BYO devices–allowing users to easily guide the experience and even share content from their smart phone. Polycom also provides RealPresence Debut, an enterprise-grade video conferencing solution for huddle rooms and smaller spaces.
With RealPresence Trio, meetings start quickly with one-touch integration with calendars
“RealPresence Debut has an easy, elegant design that enables high-quality visual collaboration for organizations with limited IT resources,” says Leav. The design incorporates Polycom's audio technology including Polycom's NoiseBlock technology, a built-in pan, tilt and zoom camera, and 1080p quality for video and content-sharing. In addition to Debut, the company provides HDX 4000 series that brings in HD visual collaboration to the professional workspace optimized for high performance over congested IP networks. It securely delivers the highest-quality voice, video, and content-sharing possible, with up to 1080p quality, even on suboptimal networks or over the internet.
At one instance, Pittsburgh Public School needed an enhanced video and audio communication for ensuring the success of their distance learning program. To enable an engaging educational experience, the school deployed Polycom HDX mobile and telepresence solutions. This enhanced educational experience for K-12 students and provided them the ability to collaborate with other students and schools in different cities and countries. The solution is cost-effective and increases productivity of staff training. The technology has also reduced travel costs for staffs attending in-district meetings.
For ensuring a win-win situation with customer, Polycom focuses on differentiating themselves by innovating cutting-edge collaboration experiences. The company is also working on optimizing the cost structure of their products.
Forging ahead, Polycom aims to prioritize on enhancing their operational intelligence and profitability. And with the vision of transforming the way people communicate across voice, video, and content-sharing applications, the firm plans to extend their relationship with Microsoft by delivering Polycom VVX business media phones deployed in Lync and Skype for Business environment. It will be the first interoperable IP phones to work in the Microsoft Office 365 cloud voice service offering.