Customers want flexibility when it comes to integrating Unified Communications (UC) solutions from multiple vendors with their social business environments. They also want to be able to do more with less, from anywhere and from any device.
Polycom and IBM Deliver the Power of Social Business
When you integrate Polycom RealPresence video solutions with IBM® social business applications you get the real-time collaboration tools you need to connect networks of people. Easily make video calls from within your email and social business interfaces like IBM Sametime® and Connections – whether you are at the office, at home, or on the road.
The combination of Polycom's industry-leading RealPresence video and voice collaboration products with proven collaboration platforms from IBM® enables practitioners to extend care to patients no matter where they are located. Medical experts can also provide their expertise beyond physical boundaries––providing them better work-life balance and driving improved patient outcomes.
IBM® Sametime® and Connections, together with the Polycom RealPresence Platform, delivers a solution that spans desktops, conference rooms, mobile devices and remote sites. It provides your medium sized business with the flexibility to quickly escalate from IM to voice and/or video from any location. You can easily conference in remote users on the fly or start a Web collaboration session.
Customers want to improve their communication but reduce their costs. Polycom Professional Services, IBM® Services, and our certified partners all provide expertise that addresses the intricacies of integrating Polycom video solutions into complex communications environments.
Polycom and IBM are working together to provide:
- Enhanced Collaboration for stronger ties throughout your organization – Visual communication adds breadth to social and web collaboration like IBM Sametime and IBM Connections (blogs, wikis, profiles and forums)
- Improved productivity and competitiveness – Immediately enhances team collaboration and effectiveness for faster decision making and lower costs
- Simple interface – Minimal or no training required since integration happens at the server, leveraging the familiar user interface
- Uniform conference experience – Launch scalable, secure and highly-available video and voice regardless of location or device—from desktop, to mobile, to the boardroom