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

Polycom, Inc. (Nasdaq: PLCM):


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:

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 or connect with us on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn to learn how we’re pushing the greatness of human collaboration forward.

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