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Polycom, Microsoft Ink Agreement to Deliver UC and Collaboration Solutions

September 21, 2010

Polycom specializing in telepresence, video, and voice solutions announced that it has inked an agreement with Microsoft for the delivery of integrated end-to-end unified communications and collaboration solutions and other coordinated go-to-market initiatives.

According to company sources this multiyear, strategic global agreement will be leveraged by Polycom to develop and market standards-based UC solutions that span the enterprise, besides including software, hardware, networking and services. This is expected to transform business communications for clients.

Polycom offers an optimized comprehensive portfolio of integrated solutions that cover voice, video, telepresence services, and application integration for Microsoft Office Communications Server R2, Microsoft Communications Server “14”, Microsoft Exchange Server 2007, Microsoft SharePoint, and Microsoft Active Directory solutions.

The expanded partnership between Polycom and Microsoft solutions will enable organizations to improve productivity, streamline operations, reduce costs of travel and minimize carbon footprint. By utilizing the existing infrastructure deployments organization can communicate seamlessly across all media including IM, voice, video, and Web.

More information on Polycom and Microsoft’s expanded partnership offerings can be obtained by downloading Solutionz’ Polycom-Microsoft Info Packet, said company sources.

Solutionz Conferencing, Inc. is a total conferencing provider that offers video conferencing, audio visual integrations, managed services, and grant services. Organizations desirous of leveraging the Polycom and Microsoft state-of-the-art technology and productivity enhancements are encouraged to do so by the two companies.

In order to educate and answer questions regarding Polycom’s and Microsoft’s enhanced capabilities owing to the new partnership, Solutionz has created the Polycom-Microsoft Info Packet. This uses resources like Polycom Unified Communication Solutions for Microsoft Environments; Polycom Conference for Outlook and UC Professional Services for Microsoft Solutions.

Solutionz Conferencing, Inc. is a nationwide total conferencing provider that offers end-to-end video and voice communications, audio visual integration, managed services, and grant services, which optimize face-to-face meetings irrespective of distance.

Shamila Janakiraman is a contributing editor for unified communications. To read more of Shamila’s articles, please visit her columnist page.

Edited by Ed Silverstein

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