Polycom to Demonstrate Video Collaboration Integrated with Social Business Apps at IBM Connect 2013

Tue Jan 22, 2013 8:30am EST

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Polycom RealPresence video collaboration solutions integrate with IBMSametime
and IBM Connections offering more ways to connect, communicate, and collaborate
SAN JOSE, Calif.--(Business Wire)--
Polycom, Inc. (Nasdaq: PLCM):

 What:               Polycom, Inc. (Nasdaq: PLCM), the global leader in open         
                     standards-based unified communications and collaboration (UC&C), 
                     will attend IBM Connect 2013 to show customers how they can     
                     enhance the "social business experience" by using Polycom       
                     RealPresence video collaboration solutions integrated with IBM  
                     social business applications to give employees, partners, and   
                     customers the ability to communicate face-to-face from within   
                     IBM Sametime and IBM Connections. Using real-world examples from 
                     customer deployments, Polycom will showcase how Polycom         
                     RealPresence video collaboration solutions combined with IBM    
                     Sametime and IBM Connections provide a seamless integration that 
                     maintains the solutions` flexibility and multiple platform      
                     support while extending the benefits of Polycom solutions.      
Polycom will present at several sessions to explain how making 
                     social business visual is the next big step to maximizing       
                     effective enterprise collaboration and demonstrate how Polycom  
                     RealPresence video solutions integrated with IBM social business 
                     applications enhance the social collaboration tools that connect 
                     networks of people in today`s business environment and increase 
                     their productivity. Details of Polycom sessions include:        
                     * "Using the Power of Video to Make Social Business Visual"     
                     Birds of a Feather Session                                      
                     6:15-7:15pm ET on Monday, January 28, 2013                      
                     Room: Macaw 1 (The Swan)                                        
                      * "Social Communications: A Roadmap to Connecting Sametime with 
                     Everything" Breakout Session                                    
                     5:50-6:30pm ET on Wednesday, January 30, 2013                   
                     Room: Swan SW 3-4                                               
                     Polycom will present with partner Meridian IT.                  
In addition to the presentations, Polycom will showcase        
                     integrated social video collaboration solutions with IBM        
                     Sametime and Connections powered by the Polycom RealPresence    
                     Platform - the most comprehensive and interoperable software    
                     infrastructure for universal video collaboration. The Polycom   
                     RealPresence Platform software enriches the social collaboration 
                     experience by allowing IBM Sametime and Connections users to    
                     connect in multi-party or point-to-point video calls across any 
                     environment - immersive video suites, conference rooms, work and 
                     home offices, and smartphones, laptops and tablets when people  
                     are on the go. Demonstration will include:                      
                     * Polycom RealPresence Mobile 2.0 software application for Apple 
                     iOS and Android devices, extending video collaboration beyond   
                     the office, to users at home, traveling or on the go.           
                      * The newly announced Polycom RealPresence Group series, the   
                     next-generation HD video collaboration systems for budgets of   
                     all sizes which feature the new Polycom user experience (Polycom 
                     UX software), patent-pending Polycom SmartPairing technology    
                     (wirelessly connects Apple iPads to new RealPresence Group      
                     series and Polycom HDX systems), the industry's best HD video   
                     and content-sharing (up to 1080p60 resolution), and crystal     
                     -clear audio.                                                   
 Who:                Forward-thinking business leaders and industry peers            
 When:               January 27-31, 2013                                             
 Where:              Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort                       
                     1500 Epcot Resorts Boulevard, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830        
                     Pedestals B21-B23                                               

About Polycom

Polycom is the global leader in open standards-based unified communications and
collaboration (UC&C) solutions for voice and video collaboration, trusted by
more than 415,000 customers around the world. Polycom solutions are powered by
the Polycom® RealPresence® Platform, comprehensive software infrastructure and
rich APIs that interoperate with the broadest set of communication, business,
mobile and cloud applications and devices to deliver secure face-to-face video
collaboration in any environment. Polycom and its ecosystem of over 7,000
partners provide truly unified communications solutions that deliver the best
user experience, highest multi-vendor interoperability, and lowest TCO. Visit
www.polycom.com or connect with us on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn to learn
how we`re pushing the greatness of human collaboration forward. 

© 2013 Polycom, Inc. All rights reserved. POLYCOM, the Polycom logo, and the
names and marks associated with Polycom`s products are trademarks and/or service
marks of Polycom, Inc. and are registered and/or common law marks in the United
States and various other countries. All other trademarks are property of their
respective owners.

Polycom, Inc.
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