Polycom Strategic Alliances

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Polycom Strategic Alliances are the keystones of the Polycom Partner Network. Our strategic alliance partners are global leaders in unified communications (UC) who work closely with Polycom to deliver standards-based, integrated solutions to our mutual customers.

With these partners, we deliver the ultimate UC experience and the industry's premier collaboration solutions. Customers rely on these solutions to leverage their existing communication environments, protect their long-term investments, boost productivity, and improve collaboration across the enterprise.

These select strategic alliances are committed to open, standards based solutions. The solutions leverage the power of the Polycom RealPresence portfolio to deliver universal video collaboration and a more dynamic customer experience. Our joint solutions better meet the demands of customers who seek scalable, secure, and highly productive collaboration environments that offer the lowest total cost of ownership (TCO).

Our strategic alliance partners include:


Polycom and Microsoft provide customers with a complete and interoperable end-to-end solution optimized for Microsoft environments, including Microsoft® Lync®.  These unique, combined solutions ensure seamless communications across IM, presence, voice, video and infrastructure. They span desktops, conference rooms, and mobile environments as well.

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IBM and Polycom have teamed to help you deliver higher productivity with a simple, but powerful communications experience. IBM’s Social Business applications, integrated with the Polycom RealPresence Platform, connect people and bring them face-to-face from any device regardless of location.

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How One Benefits from Polycom Strategic Alliances:

  • Access to global resources that are dedicated to the relationship
  • Marketing plans and go-to-market strategies that are aligned across the companies
  • Access to Polycom’s R&D efforts

Polycom's other ecosystem partners also benefit from these strategic alliances by being able to offer integrated, best-of-breed solutions with these alliances. You can choose Polycom solutions for your environment with confidence to solve your’ challenges and exceed expectations. 

Polycom's Strategic Alliance Performance Requirements:

  • Commitment to an open-standards-based approach to solution development and deployment
  • Close collaboration with Polycom on go-to-market activities
  • A leveraging of the power of the Polycom RealPresence portfolio in order to deliver integrated universal video collaboration