Video Interoperability, Simplified

Organizations small and large are consolidating their communication and collaboration around Microsoft Teams. 13 million daily active users and counting…

But still there is a strong need to allow existing videoconferencing assets to connect to Microsoft Teams. Video interoperability matters, and that is why it has to be simple and intuitive to use for everybody.

Poly RealConnect is a video interoperability solution designed to connect standards-based video endpoints and Microsoft Teams/Skype for Business users seamlessly.



Simplify the experience for IT Pros and Users

A familiar workflow. Full collaboration experience. Flexible deployment options. Poly RealConnect enables video interoperability without adding complexity.

Easy to use

  • Familiar Outlook scheduling workflow: no change in how meeting organizer schedules a meeting
  • Single click to join: Microsoft Teams and Skype for Business clients join the meeting with single click, while Poly and select Cisco endpoints join the meeting with one touch with Poly One Touch Dial
  • Familiar meeting experience—familiar video layout and content sharing experience available to Microsoft clients and video endpoints

Flexible Deployment

  • Available as a cloud video interoperability service or as a supported use case for on-premises collaboration infrastructure
  • Microsoft Teams and Skype for Business meetings are both supported and can be deployed simultaneously, making the migration uncomplicated

Future-Proof

  • Jointly developed with Microsoft and certified for video interoperability with Microsoft Teams and Skype for Business
  • RealConnect Tenant Report provides helpful insight into the service usages and helps administrators to intelligently plan for the service renewal
  • Poly offers both native Microsoft Teams solutions and interoperability service for maximum flexibility


Make Your Microsoft Meetings Work

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RealConnect Service (Cloud)

Cloud-hosted video interoperability service hosted within Microsoft Azure cloud.

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RealConnect Service (Cloud)

Cloud hosted; Simple to deploy

  • RealConnect Service is Poly-hosted, operated, and supported, so you don’t need to.
  • Resilient—globally deployed with resiliency and always-up-to-date service
  • Maximum flexibility – Customers can evolve from Skype for Business to Microsoft Teams using the same license subscription, without any disruption

Intelligent

  • RealConnect Tenant Report provides helpful insight into the service usages, including device type, call duration, license usage, for active and historical period
  • Allows accurate ROI calculations and data-driven decisions for license renewal, as well as trouble-shooting

One Touch Dialing

  • Simply one touch dial from Select Poly and Cisco endpoints into a meeting (Workflow Server required for Skype for Business meetings)
  • Drives consistency across Microsoft clients and video endpoints
  • Error-free, and able to join a meeting within seconds

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RealConnect for Clariti
(on-prem)

Video interoperability with Microsoft Teams and Skype for Business using on-premises collaboration infrastructure

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RealConnect for Clariti (on-prem)

Video interoperability with Microsoft Teams and Skype for Business using on-premises collaboration infrastructure.

On-prem infrastructure

  • Leverages customer on-prem collaboration infrastructure to connect to Microsoft meetings
  • Delivers simple and intuitive Microsoft interoperability workflow while limiting internet video traffic
  • Provides best immersive telepresence experience while connecting them to Microsoft Teams or Skype for Business meetings

One Touch Dialing

  • Simply one touch dial from Select Poly and Cisco endpoints into a meeting (Workflow Server required for Skype for Business meetings)
  • Drives consistency across Microsoft clients and video endpoints
  • Error-free, and able to join a meeting within seconds

CONNECT YOUR POLY VIDEO DEVICES TO MICROSOFT TEAMS

For your existing or new Group Series and Trio Visual Plus/Pro video devices through June 30, 2020 at no charge.

Resources

Poly RealConnect Data Sheet

Learn about how Poly RealConnect delivers simple and user-friendly video interoperability with Microsoft Teams and Skype for Business

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RealConnect Service Online Help Portal

Access the online documentation and “What’s New” blog to keep you up-to-speed about the RealConnect Service

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Poly RealConnect for Microsoft Teams Promo

Learn how you can be eligible to receive RealConnect Service for Microsoft Teams video interop service at no charge.

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