Polycom Announces Support for Microsoft Teams, Launch of Realconnect Hybrid
For nearly 15 years, customers using powerful collaboration platforms from Microsoft have also enjoyed Polycom HD voice and video quality. Today, Polycom is announcing an extension of our partnership by working to bring these experiences to a broader audience. Polycom solutions create a high-performance communications hub by integrating with Skype for Business, Office 365, and now, Microsoft Teams.
Polycom solutions to support Microsoft Teams
Polycom today announced it will offer its portfolio of high definition voice and video technology for Microsoft’s newly announced Teams collaboration platform, providing customers with a rich communications experience. Microsoft presented Teams at its annual Microsoft Ignite conference this week in Orlando, Florida.
“As we have done for nearly 15 years, Polycom will support Microsoft customers in all stages of their collaboration journey, whether it’s Skype for Business, Office 365, or now Microsoft Teams. Polycom solutions will continue to work as they have, delivering the highest quality voice and video solutions to complete the Microsoft collaboration experience,” said Mary McDowell, Chief Executive Officer, Polycom.
“We are pleased to partner with Polycom to integrate their core voice and video devices with the Microsoft Teams platform. Microsoft Teams and solutions like Polycom MSR and Polycom RealPresence Group Series will be a powerful combination for customers that need high quality collaboration experiences,” said Bob Davis, CVP, Skype Business Services & Office Product Group Customer Experience at Microsoft.
Poly is the global communications company that powers authentic human connection and collaboration. Face to face, we sift and sort millions of verbal and non-verbal cues to glean meaning. Poly is finding new ways to inject these cues into audio and video communication to replicate the face to face experience. To build intimacy. To break walls and span distance. To nurture the simplicity and beauty of human connection.