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Polycom to Demonstrate Video Collaboration Integrated with Social Business Apps at IBM Connect 2013
Posted on Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Polycom® RealPresence® video collaboration solutions integrate with IBM Sametime® and IBM Connections offering more ways to connect, communicate, and collaborate

SAN JOSE, Calif. - Jan. 22, 2013 –


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.


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January 27-31, 2013


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