HP to Sell Polycom's Video, UC Solutions
PLEASANTON, Calif. and VoiceCon Orlando - Mar 22, 2010: Polycom, Inc. (Nasdaq: PLCM), a global leader in telepresence, video, and voice communications solutions, today announced an expanded global agreement where Polycoms complete portfolio of voice and video technologies, including joint go-to-market activity and future joint technology development, will be sold by HP.
Under the expanded agreement, Polycom video and voice solutions for unified communications and stand-alone operation will be sold and delivered through HP as part of the company's Unified Communications and Collaboration Services portfolio. This will enable organizations to leverage HP's global presence for evaluating, designing, implementing and supporting communications systems that deliver a consistent, high-quality experience between all locations to ensure maximum benefits and rapid return on investment. The companies will also deliver interoperability between Polycom's line of standards-based telepresence and video conferencing solutions and HP Halo telepresence.
"Adoption of visual communications is growing rapidly and teaming with HP will increase the global market presence for Polycom's standards-based solutions that combine market-leading performance with flexibility and investment protection," said Bob Hagerty, CEO of Polycom. "We are excited to expand our relationship with HP and to leverage the synergies with other Polycom Open Collaboration Network partners to deliver seamlessly interoperable UC solutions and services to customers."
Click the following link to read the full press release: Polycom Signs Global Agreement with HP for Visual and Unified Communications Solutions