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Polycom opens Unified Communications and Video Collaboration solution centre in Auckland

Posted on 2-May-2012 11:21 | Filed under: News

Polycom opens Unified Communications and Video Collaboration solution centre in Auckland
Polycom, Inc. has established a new Solutions Centre and office in New Zealand, located in Auckland’s Central Business District (CBD).

Andre Clarke, New Zealand Country Manager at Frost & Sullivan commented, “Polycom has experienced strong growth in New Zealand driven by an equally strong demand for video collaboration solutions. New Zealand companies are realising that investing in video solutions starts paying for itself immediately with significant savings in travel costs and improvements in business productivity. Polycom’s commitment to providing productivity-enhancing video collaboration solutions gives it strong brand recognition in this rapidly expanding segment.”

Responding to New Zealand’s growing demand for unified communications and video collaboration solutions, the Solutions Centre showcases the latest video, cloud and mobility solutions. All designed to make video and voice collaboration simple to use, while meeting the diverse and often complex needs of New Zealand business, from large scale enterprise to SMB’s and government departments.

“Video collaboration is becoming increasingly important and recognised as a mission-critical business solution to remove the barriers of distance and time, creating greater trust and understanding through visual connection. At Polycom we are committed to solving the challenge of being there through the power of video collaboration. Our new Solutions Centre has been designed to offer practical video collaboration solutions that will transform the way people connect and share information whether they are in the office or on the move,” said Michael Chetner, Vice President Asia Pacific, Polycom.

The Solutions Centre will showcase Polycom RealPresence Video Solutions, a comprehensive offering that provide secure, easy-to-use video collaboration across any combination of environments whether on the go, at home or in the office. It provides an open standards-based foundation for integrating the diverse UC applications and infrastructure in most enterprise environments—from video endpoints to mobile devices to UC communications infrastructure from Microsoft, IBM, Broadsoft, Juniper and Siemens, to name a few.

The Polycom Solutions Centre, located in Auckland’s Shortland Street, allows customers and partners to participate in interactive demonstrations to experience the latest innovations in high-definition video, voice and unified communications solutions. These include Polycom RealPresence Mobile, which delivers the latest mobility solutions, allowing executives to connect face-to-face while on the move to Polycom RealPresence Immersive, High Definition (HD) quality immersive telepresence for truly lifelike across the table conversations that improve productivity and decision making.

The Solutions Centre further expands Polycom’s presence in New Zealand and the Asia Pacific region as a whole, and is the newest addition to Polycom’s network of Solutions Centres around the world, which continues to expand with recent openings in Korea, Sydney, Hong Kong and India.