Polycom offers UC solutions interoperable with Microsoft Lync

Polycom Inc, a provider of unified communications (UC)
solutionsannounced it has expanded
interoperability with Microsoft Lync to additional Polycom SIP-based wired and
wireless voice products.

Polycom has also announced the availability of
the Polycom CX7000, the first room video collaboration solution
custom-built for full integration with Microsoft Lync.

“By directly interoperating with Microsoft Lync
across a comprehensive range of HD video and voice solutions, Polycom delivers
a true UC experience that enables users to be much more productive and
collaborative,” said Sue Hayden, executive vice president, Strategic Alliances,

Connecting Microsoft and Polycom solutions for
IM/presence, web conferencing, video, voice, content-sharing, and other UC
applications into an interoperable environment enables users to find each
other, launch video and voice calls intuitively within Microsoft Lync, and
share content via Microsoft Lync to Polycom HD video systems.

“The Polycom CX7000 delivers a competitive advantage
for us, helping to drive company-wide gains in productivity, efficiency, and
innovation,” said JJ Brantingham, partner and CIO at Sebesta Blomberg
& Associates, a provider of full-service consulting and engineering
services, and a Polycom CX7000 beta customer.

Polycom’s extended interoperability with
Microsoft Lync comprises Standards-based Polycom wireless telephones and
Standards-based Polycom desktop and conference phones.

Polycom is currently testing the first immersive video
solution for direct connection to a Microsoft Lync server to offer
presence-based dialing and HD video in Microsoft Lync calls. 

Polycom is also testing support for the bandwidth
management policies of the Microsoft Lync interoperable communications solution
across all Polycom video solutions, as well as the Polycom RealPresence

By Telecomlead.com Team
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