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Polycom's RealPresence Platform Drives New Video Conferencing Service from VNPT

March 12, 2012

Vietnam Post & Telecommunication (VNPT) recently introduced a new MegaConference subscription-based video conferencing service for the enterprise. The new cloud-delivered video conferencing service which leverages the Polycom RealPresence Platform has been designed as a face-to-face communication solution based on a pay-as-you-use model. Businesses using the solution will now benefit from a more efficient anywhere and anytime collaboration.

In a release, Pham Duc Long, vice director of VNPT HCMC, said that, “In the current competitive landscape, businesses are tasked with finding the most efficient and cost-effective ways to increase productivity and accelerate operations at a faster pace than ever before. Increasingly, Vietnam businesses are turning to video collaboration as a mission-critical productivity tool, and cloud-based Video-as-a-Service options make it fast and easy to deliver video conferencing while dramatically reducing the cost to support multi-party video meetings. Our service packages are designed to meet the needs of every business.”

He added, “MegaConference is the right video solution to deliver not only cost savings for our customers, but also provide a higher level of flexibility and productivity that supports business growth.”

Businesses organizations in Vietnam will be provided with a flexible, high-performance, secure, reliable, and affordable collaboration solution which will enable optimized productivity and operational efficiencies. VNPT’s latest offering will be delivered in four different service packages designed to address an organizations needs based on specifications such as scale and industry type.

Long said that, “We are confident in choosing Polycom as our solution provider to deploy this service for our customers, as they bring expertise and leadership in standards-based unified communications and video collaboration solutions. The Polycom RealPresence Platform is helping VNPT get to market faster, while enabling us to easily manage the delivery and provisioning of the MegaConference service.”

VNPT decided to use the Polycom RealPresence Platform for its reliability and because the solution could easily integrate with the company’s networking and security infrastructure. This integration has helped in ensuring the delivery of secure collaboration over heterogeneous networks with a substantial reduction in bandwidth consumption by close to 50 percent.

Chris Taylor, Polycom regional director for ASEAN, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Korea, said that, “As the leading telecommunications carrier in Vietnam, VNPT requires the most comprehensive collaboration solution, delivering open, standards-based video communications with fast and easy deployment for this advanced service offering. Polycom is proud to be selected by VNPT to supply our RealPresence Platform for their ground-breaking Video-as-a-Service offering to Vietnam organizations.”

He continued, “Service providers are critical partners to drive video collaboration growth through Video-as-a-Service offerings, which will dramatically lower the up-front investment for SMBs and enterprises, enabling them to reap the benefits of video collaboration. Polycom's vision is to make video collaboration ubiquitous by delivering easy-to-use, standards-based software to anyone, across any environment and any device, and through new platforms such as cloud-based video delivered by service providers.”

Edited by Jennifer Russell

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