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Polycom Launches New Unified Communications and Video Collaboration Solutions Centre in Sydney



New, state-of-the-art Solutions Centre showcases the latest in unified communications, cloud and mobility solutions for enterprises, SMBs and the public sector

Polycom, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLCM), a global leader in unified communications (UC), has announced the opening of its new Solutions Centre in Sydney. The Solutions Centre will enable Australian businesses and governmental agencies to experience Polycom’s full range of standards-based, high definition (HD) video, voice and telepresence solutions, including:

    •    Polycom’s m500 Mobile Telepresence application for tablets
    •    Polycom High Definition Experience (HDX) series of telepresence systems for meeting rooms
    •    Polycom HDX 4500 all-in-one executive desktop telepresence solution
    •    Polycom EagleEye Director room camera tracking system
    •    Fully immersive telepresence solutions including the Polycom Open Telepresence Experience (OTX™) 300 and the Polycom RealPresence™ Experience (RPX™)

“This Solutions Centre has been designed with customers at the forefront, enabling us to immerse current and prospective customers in the Polycom experience and help them understand how our innovation in mobility, cloud delivered video services, business-to-business interoperability, next generation executive desktop products and affordable SMB solutions can transform their business,” said Michael Chetner, Vice President Asia Pacific, Polycom.

The Solutions Centre will also showcase the power of the Polycom UC Intelligent Core™ – the industry’s most comprehensive standards-based UC platform. The UC Intelligent Core™ technology is the only platform that provides massive scalablity, connecting up to 75,000 devices and enables 25,000 simultaneous calls with 100 percent auto-failover, providing the best-in-class user experience.

Visitors to the new centre will have the opportunity to meet with industry experts and get involved in real-lifeinteractive demonstrations of Polycom’s collaboration solutions on mobile devices, within the office and vertical environments. They will experience how open standards and full interoperability with Polycom Open Collaboration Network™ (POCN) partners will give them greater flexibility and investment protection for their UC environment.

Also commenting on the Solutions Centre, National Sales Director at Polycom ANZ, James Brennan said: “The new Solutions Centre in Sydney is testament to Polycom’s ongoing commitment to the Australian market. Having witnessed the success of our Melbourne based Solutions Centre, I am confident the Sydney facility will deliver innumerable benefits for our business at a local level. With options that span mobile phones, desktops, home offices, conference rooms, executive offices and immersive suites, we can now clearly demonstrate first-hand the scope of productivity-enhancing UC solutions we offer that can reap rewards for any type of business.”

The Sydney-based Centre is the newest addition to Polycom’s network of Solutions Centres around the world, complementing recent openings in Hong Kong and India.

Polycom UC Solutions

Polycom’s UC solutions bring people face-to-face from anywhere, over any network, with any device, creating a highly collaborative environment that allows organizations to maintain business continuity; accelerate innovation; speed decision making and reduce time to market; improve training and on-boarding; and drive sales engagement.  Standards-based interoperability and native integration of Polycom solutions preserve customer choice, leverage existing investments and future-proof customers as their collaboration strategy evolves.  Polycom UC offerings include HD voice and video solutions for personal, mobile, group, and immersive telepresence experiences – using up to half the video bandwidth required by other solutions. With a broad ecosystem of strategic partners, Polycom provides the most comprehensive, reliable, and scalable collaboration platform for managing and delivering UC solutions to employees, partners, and suppliers – on premises or from the cloud.

About Polycom

Polycom, Inc. (Nasdaq: PLCM) is a global leader in unified communications solutions with industry-leading telepresence, video, voice and infrastructure solutions built on open standards. Polycom powers smarter conversations, transforming lives and businesses worldwide. Please visit http://www.polycom.com.au/for more information or connect with Polycom on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.