Polycom unveils solutions briefing centre in India

by CXOtoday Staff    Mar 22, 2011

SBCPolycom (NASDAQ: PLCM), a unified communications solutions, today announced the opening of Solutions Briefing Centre (SBC) in Gurgaon, India, which intends at strengthening innovation in the APAC region, and target new vertical sectors in India market. The SBC was inaugurated by Andy Miller, president and CEO, Polycom and Rakesh Bharti Mittal, VC and MD, Bharti Enterprises and chairman, Beetel Teletech, and officiated by Neeraj Gill, Polycom MD, India and SAARC.

“Polycom is transforming the way organisations collaborate today by driving innovation in mobility, cloud-based video services, B2B interoperability, next-generation executive desktop products and bundled, affordable SMB solutions, and delivering the most open and flexible solutions that work with the complex technology realities of today’s business,” remarked Miller.

The centre features the latest in immersive telepresence technology with the Open Telepresence Experience High Definition 300 (OTX 300), providing up to 50 percent less bandwidth; and is designed to showcase company’s voice, video and telepresence solutions and the power of collaboration through its UC Intelligent Core, the standards-based UC platform.

Mittal said, “Beetel Teletech has successfully partnered with Polycom to advance the adoption of unified communications in organisations across India. The opening of the SBC is a true testament to Polycom’s market leadership position and ongoing commitment to the Indian market.”

During the launch, the company stated that, visitors were provided an insight into future innovation and company’s strategic technology roadmap and taken on a guided tour through the centre, for a real-life look at the power of video solutions from the desktop, right through to high-end room and immersive telepresence solutions, integrated with UC solutions from Polycom Open Collaboration Network partners, including Microsoft, HP, IBM, Juniper, Broadsoft, Siemens, Avaya and McAfee.

“India is an important centre of innovation within Asia Pacific and uniquely positioned to accelerate the penetration of telepresence within organisations, both in the government and enterprise sectors. Polycom solutions are being increasingly adopted to drive efficiency and productivity across the enterprise sector and also by the government to improve the reach and efficiency of public services,” commented Neeraj Gill.