Polycom supplies videoconferencing solutions to Dr. Reddy’s

Telecom Lead Asia: Videoconferencing major Polycom said Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories deployed several Polycom solutions to improve its business processes.

The pharmaceutical company major deployed two Polycom RPX immersive telepresence solutions in its Hyderabad and Bridgewater, New Jersey corporate centers.

Polycom says the pharmaceutical major will benefit from videoconferencing solutions as they are fitted with document cameras to display samples of drugs and generics for real-time inspections with FDA officials, product reviews with co-workers, and sample showcases for buyers.

In addition, Polycom RealPresence Immersive (RPX 200) series will assist the company to expedite senior level decision making between the US and India and to reduce the time and cost of frequent travel.

Dr. Reddy’s financial and marketing teams are benefiting from video capabilities, for everything from joining the announcement of quarterly results to sharing market development information and product promotions.

Polycom says its RealPresence Mobile video solutions across iOS and Android smartphones and tablet devices will be used by senior executives to join critical internal meetings from anywhere while on the move. The company has also deployed management suites monitoring and scheduling capabilities.

“With Polycom video, we are getting the most comprehensive UC infrastructure that meets our needs to deliver wide-scale communications across the company, enabling our research and technical teams to meet across any distance and collaborate securely and instantly for vital consultation and decision-making,” said Atanu Roy, chief technical officer, Dr. Reddy’s.

Polycom teamed with HP to deliver an end-to-end video collaboration solution and Microsoft Lync for unified communication solutions.

Meanwhile, videoconferencing equipment revenue of Cisco and Polycom decreased significantly in Q1 2013. Cisco’s videoconferencing equipment revenue decreased 17.2 percent. Polycom’s videoconferencing equipment revenue decreased 11.2 percent. However, Cisco remains the worldwide video equipment market leader with 43.4 percent of the market, down slightly from both Q1 2012 and Q4 2012.

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