The perfect pairing: Polycom + Microsoft

Success with UC is about integrating all communications into a seamless workflow that is easy to use. Polycom is the only Microsoft UC partner that provides direct integration with more than 40 voice, video, and content solutions that integrate with Skype for Business / Microsoft Lync, SharePoint, Exchange and Office 365.

Why you should care:

  • Direct integration: Polycom collaboration solutions integrate directly with Microsoft Skype for Business / Lync without gateways, resulting in reduced complexity, lower costs and a single workflow for a better user experience.
  • Multi-vendor interoperability: Polycom technology enables Microsoft collaboration with video clients from multiple vendors (including Cisco).
  • Consistent workflows: Polycom solutions follow the familiar Microsoft Outlook scheduling workflow, providing a "one-click to join" experience for meeting participants.

Perfect for:

  • Microsoft Office 365 customers looking for collaborations solutions to complement their cloud service.
  • Microsoft Skype for Business Instant Message (IM) & Presence customers adding voice and/or video.
  • Microsoft Skype for Business customers adding Skype Room Systems.
  • Microsoft Skype for Business customers migrating off of other conferencing services.
  • Microsoft Lync customers expanding a current deployment or upgrading to Microsoft Skype for Business.

Features to consider when selecting a phone

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Voice Solutions for Microsoft

Make the most of your Microsoft enterprise voice environment. We offer the broadest selection of desktop and conference phones that natively integrate with Microsoft UC solutions.

From USB or VoIP desk phones to conference phones to installed audio for boardrooms and lecture halls, Polycom offers the broadest range of voice solutions that support native Microsoft environments

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Video Solutions for Microsoft

Experience industry-leading integration with Microsoft video and content solutions. We eliminate the need for third-party gateways so you can unleash the full potential of these tools with less complexity, increased reliability, and a lower total cost of ownership.

Both room video solution and UC platform solution support native Skype for Business workflow for end-to-end video collaboration experience and allow flexible deployment options.

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Services for Microsoft

Achieve success with an industry expert that provides a clear roadmap and ongoing in-depth technical guidance. With Polycom's industry-leading collaboration services, you'll reduce risks and minimize the impact on your production environment—and get the most out of your investment.

From professional services including Envisioning, Implementation, and Technical Support, to integration services with Polycom UC infrastructure, to VVX services for telephony integration, Polycom offers extensive services menu to ensure successful solution deployments for our customers.

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Six Steps to Voice-Enabled Skype for Business

What is important to consider in a phone when transitioning from the PBX to Skype for Business with Microsoft?

  • Do we need an on-premises solution or can we deploy in the cloud?
  • Am I ready for video?
  • Why are 7 of every 10 phones sold with Lync today from Polycom?
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