Polycom to Demonstrate Polycom® RealPresence™ Video Software Solutions for Social Business Applications at IBM Lotusphere 2012
Article posted on Jan 4, 2012
Polycom CEO Andy Miller to participate in General Session Keynote to discuss video collaboration momentum and delivery of video to new platforms including social, mobile, and the cloud
Jan 04, 2012 :
Forward-thinking business leaders and industry peers.
Polycom, Inc. (Nasdaq: PLCM), the global leader in standards-based unified communications (UC), will attend Lotusphere 2012 and participate in the General Session Keynote and give live demonstrations of video collaboration on the show floor. Polycom CEO Andrew Miller will present during the January 18th morning General Session Keynote and will join a panel discussion with Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the Internet, and Manoj Saxena, manager, Watson Solutions, IBM Software Group at IBM. Miller will discuss how video collaboration is becoming increasingly mission-critical as organizations leverage the capability across new platforms such as mobile, social, and the cloud. In addition, Miller will discuss various use case applications of social video collaboration, and how it is creating increased productivity and enabling business continuity in enterprises and industries.
Polycom is delivering unified collaboration solutions for IBM Sametime®, IBM Lotus Notes®, and IBM Connections. These new solutions provide seamless integration that maintains Sametime's flexibility and multiple platform support while delivering the benefits of Polycom voice and video solutions, giving businesses the social business and real-time collaboration tools they need to connect networks of people to improve productivity while reducing costs.
In addition to Miller's presentation, Polycom will demonstrate an interoperable social video collaboration solution with IBM Sametime and Connections delivered through the Polycom RealPresence Platform – the most comprehensive software infrastructure for universal video collaboration, delivering the industry's only universal bridging software that supports up to 75,000 device registrations and 25,000 concurrent sessions. The Polycom RealPresence Platform enriches the social communication experience by allowing IBM Sametime users to connect in multi-party or point-to-point video calls across a range of standards-based video solutions from immersive suites to conference rooms, desktops, and mobile tablets.
Polycom will also demonstrate healthcare solutions that support IBM's Smarter Healthcare initiatives and deliver a remote telemedicine collaboration solution using IBM Sametime and Polycom RealPresence software and endpoints to enable medical professionals to connect over video. Whether getting a second opinion from a remote specialist, or consulting on an MRI, medical professionals can host a video conference and share documents and images.
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