If your business is small or mid-sized and you are looking for the perfect video conferencing solution, Polycom has just come out with a system that could be the perfect fit for your organization! The Polycom RealPresence Ready is an affordable, easy-to-use video collaboration solution that is actually a bundle of high quailty Polycom products specially designed for the needs of smaller businesses.

http://www.itbusinessedge.com/cm/blogs/mah/polycom-unveils-new-videoconferencing-product-for-smbs/?cs=47905

 

Polycom has announced a new addition to its product line of unified communications solutions – the Polycom Telepresence m100.  According to Polycom, the m100 is a cost effective was for small and mid-sized businesses to easily add video to their communication tools because it is a video conferencing software application that:

  • Delivers HD-quality audio, video, and content sharing to users of Microsoft® Windows® OS.
  • Has an intuitive and simplified interface that’s lets users search directories for colleagues or friends and click a name to call, discuss projects, and share virtually anything from their desktop with remote participants and teams.
  • Utilizes industry-standard protocols, allowing seamless connection to the millions of room and immersive telepresence systems online worldwide.

http://www.ivci.com/videoconferencing-polycom-telepresence-m100.html

Polycom announces OTX 100 immersive telepresence solution!

The OTX expands upon the award-winning performance of the Polycom OTX 300 - the Polycom OTX 100 solution provides the power of a single-screen immersive telepresence experience in a smaller package. It is also less expensive, interoperable with Microsoft Lync and Cisco CTS systems, and uses less bandwidth, making it an ideal choice for smaller meeting rooms and offices.

In another exciting turn of events for our industry, Polycom has announced that it is acquiring HP’s visual collaboration business including Halo, and will become an exclusive partner to HP for telepresence and certain video UC solutions.

Also included in press release:

  • Polycom will integrate video applications in HP’s WebOS platform
  • Establishes open video exchange cloud with leading service providers
  • Expands strategic relationships with Microsoft
  • Announces 2-for-1 stock split

http://finance.yahoo.com/news/Polycom-Groundbreaking-iw-3458141717.html?x=0&.v=1%20ut:blank

Polycom is certainly on a roll! Motley Fool has listed Polycom as one of the top five performers in the communications equipment sector, with a 47.2% YTD return. According to the web site, companies that do well may indicate either savvy moves from the business itself, or a larger trend out there in the market place. Either way let’s keep this type of good news coming!

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