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Polycom Introduces Further Collaboration Solutions Optimized for Microsoft Lync

By CR Team   |   Thursday, August 28, 2014
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Polycom Introduces Further Collaboration Solutions Optimized for Microsoft Lync

New Delhi: Polycom, Inc. (NASDAQ: PLCM), a provider of video conferencing solutions, announces an expansion of its portfolio of more than 40 offerings for Microsoft Lync to include the new Polycom CX8000 room system for Microsoft Lync, a video conferencing system that brings the power of Microsoft Lync to the conference room with HD video, simple room controls and an optional centre-of-table experience with the industry’s only family of 360-degree cameras for Microsoft Lync.

Polycom, serving organizations to unite human with the best in class communication pathway, helps more than 400,000 companies and institutions worldwide defy distance with secure video, voice and content solutions to increase productivity and faster time to market, provide better customer service, expand education and save lives. Polycom and its global partner ecosystem provide flexible collaboration solutions for any environment that deliver the best user experience, the broadest multi-vendor interoperability and unmatched investment protection. Making it easier for organizations to buy, deploy and use voice & video collaboration integrated with Microsoft Lync, the new solutions and services help increase employee productivity and engagement.

The Polycom CX8000 solution is a video conferencing room system for Microsoft Lync that includes presence, contact search, instant messaging, HD video conferencing, HD audio, virtual white boarding, touch display-powered presentations, application sharing, editing on shared documents, and yet more. The addition of lifecycle services helps drive adoption for video and voice collaboration in Microsoft Lync environments, ultimately increasing usage and driving a greater RoI., Centre-of-table experience of the Polycom CX5000 Unified Conference Station, a 360-degree, panoramic 720p HD video collaboration system, and the only phone and camera combination in the world today that is natively integrated with Microsoft Lync.

“Companies of all sizes recognize the need to break down the barrier of distance between dispersed teams of customers, partners and employees to harness the benefits of collaborating together in real time to solve everyday challenges. The Polycom CX8000 room system for Microsoft Lync meets this need with an intuitive and natural experience,” says Ted Colton, Group Vice President of Strategic Alliances, Polycom.

Bringing the next generation of 360-degree camera technology to the Polycom CX8000, Polycom plans to offer the Polycom® CX5100 Unified Conference Station, upon completion of qualification, as an optional feature for the Polycom CX8000.

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