Polycom Video Bridges awarded by Frost & Sullivan, Internet Telephony Magazine and Video Conferencing Insight
“Product of the Year” Bridges Lead Industry in Performance, Reliability, Scalability, Manageability, and Integration with Core IP Telephony and Presence Environments.
PLEASANTON, Calif. – Polycom, Inc., the world’s leading provider of unified collaborative communications solutions, today announced it has received the prestigious 2005 Market Leadership Award in the Global Video Conferencing Infrastructure Systems Market from analyst firm Frost & Sullivan, as detailed in the “World Videoconferencing Infrastructure Systems” report published in December 2005 (#F640-64). Polycom was noted for its strong overall product portfolio, including unified conferencing capabilities, market share leadership, strong brand recognition, financial strength, and for its integration partnerships with Alcatel, Avaya, Microsoft, Nortel and others to make video communications an integrated part of a company’s core IP telephony and presence platform.
Polycom Named “Unified Conferencing Company of the Year” for Third Straight Year
Polycom was named Unified Conferencing Company of the Year 2005 for the third consecutive year by Video Conferencing Insight. Polycom is the only company to ever receive the award that recognizes its pioneering role in driving the market for unified collaborative communications, an emerging market category resulting from the convergence of voice, video, data and web collaboration.
ReadiConvene™ – Product of the Year from Internet Telephony Magazine
Polycom’s ReadiConvene unified conferencing bridge was named “2005 Product of the Year” from Internet Telephony Magazine, as reported in the January and February 2006 issues. ReadiConvene is unique as a full-featured, all-in-one IP voice and video conferencing bridge with an integrated application module that also delivers gatekeeping, device management, scheduling and conference management on a single platform and within the same chassis. ReadiConvene is packaged and priced to provide customers with an easy-to-order, cost-effective, single-platform solution that is optimized for IP, while still offering all the industry-leading features of the Polycom MGC™, including both on-demand and scheduled conferencing.