Last week, Polycom unveiled several new collaboration solutions that will transform the workplace as we know it today. In a live event in New York and delivered via webcast around the world, the company announced breakthrough collaboration experiences that place people at the centre of collaboration. If you missed this live event, now's your chance to catch up!
Presiding at the event, Peter Leav, Polycom's President and Chief Executive Officer described the launch as a quantum leap in achieving the company's vision of unleasing the power of human collaboration: “As we celebrate our 25th year of innovation and leadership, we are announcing breakthrough collaboration experiences that uniquely place people at the heart of collaboration enabling them to work better, smarter and more efficiently. We are delivering the workplace of the future today.”
The event featured:
- Polycom's President and CEO, Peter Leav, discussing how Polycom’s vision and strategy is driving customer success
- Insights from Scott Crowder, CIO of BMC about how they are building a workplace of the future and a collaboration culture that gives them a competitive advantage
- The unveiling of Polycom’s exciting new solutions by Ashan Willy, SVP of Worldwide Product Management and System Engineers, and Michael Frendo, EVP of Engineering
This was an event not to be missed - make sure to watch the on-demand replay.
Meanwhile, here's a brief recap of the new solutions that were announced:
Polycom® RealPresence Debut™, brings enterprise grade video collaboration to the huddle room with a focus on
simplicity and affordability.
An easy, elegant design that enables high quality visual collaboration for huddle and
smaller room environments, as well as for small or medium sized businesses with limited IT resources.
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Polycom® RealPresence® Medialign™, a turnkey Polycom® RealPresence® Group Series solution for multiple work environments - Polycom RealPresence Medialign enables consistent collaboration solutions across the enterprise without the need to alter the room in any way. RealPresence Medialign has a modern, all-in-one design and is the only solution that features Polycom’s industry leading and patented voice, content-sharing/management and video technology.
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Software updates for better ease of use and increased adoption:
Polycom® Concierge, the industry’s first enterprise software that automatically connects to personal devices, including personal PCs and smartphones to Polycom solutions.
The Polycom Concierge technology enables user devices to be at the centre of meeting control, wirelessly connecting to Polycom solutions including RealPresence Group Series, RealPresence Medialign, RealPresence Medialign, Polycom® Open Telepresence Experience® rooms and RealPresence Immersive StudioTM systems
New solutions for Microsoft Office 365 environments:
Polycom also announced additional new solutions for Microsoft Office 365 environments. The industry leading portfolio of Polycom® VVX® business media phones will be the first phones to support and interoperate with the forthcoming cloud voice service offering as part of Microsoft Office 365.
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