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Polycom Receives 2011 India Frost & Sullivan Award

June 20, 2011

Frost & Sullivan has awarded the “Video Conferencing Equipment Vendor of the Year” for the year 2010 in India to Polycom.

Frost & Sullivan said that Polycom had the highest market share in video conferencing equipment in India in 2010. Ensuring interoperability between different modes of conferencing technologies, the company is effectively translating its efficiency into developing intelligent solutions, said Frost & Sullivan. With its segmented approach in product offerings, innovative technologies, and partnership with vendors in the unified communication value chain, Polycom continues to be the leader in the video conferencing equipment market, according to the report.

Neeraj Gill, MD India and SAARC, Polycom said,” We are honored to receive this prestigious recognition from Frost & Sullivan. Our vision and strategy is to enable Unified Communications Everywhere—allowing communication anywhere on any device. We're opening up new and emerging markets to UC, particularly visual communication, by developing cloud computing and mobility solutions that consumers, SMBs, and enterprises can leverage. We’re also teaming with the world’s leading service providers to deliver seamless UC around the globe.”

With a share of 45.2 percent in the $58.5 million market in 2010, Polycom has been a market leader in the video conferencing space in India. Covering multi-point control units, recording and streaming servers, and management applications, Polycom offers a range of products in the single and multi-codec segments, infrastructure products. To develop open collaboration solutions, the company has also partnered with unified communication vendors like Microsoft, IBM, HP, Broadsoft, Juniper, Avaya, and Siemens.

Recently, the company released Polycom UC Intelligent Core which helped its customers to deploy more devices than ever before, connect earlier to any device, standard or network and enjoy reduced costs. The new solution offers a robust platform for scalable, reliable video services supporting up to 75,000 devices; and the industry's only universal bridge to support broadest range of standards, devices, networks, locations.

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Raju Shanbhag is a contributing editor for unified communications. To read more of Raju’s articles, please visit his columnist page.

Edited by Carrie Schmelkin

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