Polycom’s Fastest-Selling Conference Phone Builds Momentum
Polycom’s Fastest-Selling Conference Phone Builds Momentum as the Gateway to Digital Transformation in the Conference Room
Polycom Announces New Partner Capabilities with Microsoft, Amazon Web Services (AWS,) Zoom, and BlueJeans at Enterprise Connect 2018
Auckland, March 13, 2018 – The first “smart phone” for the conference room, Polycom Trio is now the fastest selling conference phone in the company’s history - used in more than 57 percent of Fortune 100 companies. Within these organisations, customers are using Polycom Trio to accelerate digital transformation within the meeting room environment, enhancing productivity while also delivering more meaningful audio and video meetings.
purchase Polycom Trio for its ability to deliver advanced
audio technology, content streaming and video conferencing
capabilities across multiple communications platforms.
Companies have a wide choice of supported platforms that
range from ITSP providers and legacy call control platforms
to an increasing array of UC software solutions. With its
broad interoperability, customers choose which “dial
tone” works best for them, and Polycom Trio smartly adapts
Today, Polycom announces new capabilities with key partners Microsoft, Amazon Web Services, Zoom, and BlueJeans.
• Polycom Trio will now support Microsoft Teams for meetings and calling by running the Teams app for phones, providing a consistent experience for Teams users. Polycom Trio demonstrates the company’s ongoing partnership with Microsoft. Supporting Teams is just the latest collaboration between the two companies that has spanned nearly 15 years. Polycom partners with Microsoft across voice endpoints, video endpoints, and video interoperability.
• Polycom Trio will be featured in both companies’ booths with a technology demonstration of Alexa for Business integration. The demo showcases the Polycom Trio using Alexa Voice Services (AVS) to deliver a native Amazon Alexa experience on the device. Polycom and AWS are continuing a collaboration to bring natural language processing innovation to conference rooms. Through innovations like this, customers will be able to access all the features of Amazon Alexa from their Polycom Trio without the need to deploy additional hardware.
• Polycom and BlueJeans announced that Polycom Trio is certified to work with BlueJeans’ new meetings platform for the modern workplace. BlueJeans customers will be able experience and to enjoy Polycom Trio’s legendary sound quality.
• Zoom is the first video communications provider to embed its software into Polycom Trio. This new experience enables Polycom Trio to act as the all-in-one speakerphone and controller for the software-based video conference room system, Zoom Rooms. Polycom and Zoom have worked together to provide customers and partners flexibility to create a frictionless Zoom collaboration experience with Polycom. Zoom and Polycom will showcase this solution at Enterprise Connect.
“The excitement and adoption of Polycom Trio among our customers and partners have been tremendous, and we see this momentum increasing as Polycom solutions make meetings more productive and enjoyable for employees,” said Polycom CEO Mary McDowell. “As we expand our relationships with Microsoft, Amazon, Zoom and BlueJeans, Polycom Trio gives customers the best collaboration and productivity experience on any platform.”
Customers are deploying Polycom Trio to deliver advanced HD Voice along with business-class video conferencing and content capabilities. Employees can use the intuitive color display to join any meeting with just one click.
“Within Australia and New Zealand, Polycom Trio’s ability to work with existing eco-systems while also being enabled for new platforms like Microsoft Teams and Amazon Alexa makes it extremely attractive for customers wanting cost effective ways to address their digital transformation needs,” said Tony Simonsen, Vice President, Polycom Australia, New Zealand, Japan and Korea. “Take MYOB, a leading provider of business management solutions and accounting software as one example. They chose Polycom Trio to create a more agile meeting environment for employees regardless of location. Trio has enabled them to deliver HD content sharing and live video interaction into spaces where it wasn’t available before.”
With the patented Polycom NoiseBlock technology eliminating distracting background noise, the Polycom Trio sets a new bar as the center of collaboration-rich meeting experiences.
“Polycom Trio combines the
familiarity of a speakerphone with an exceptional audio
experience and support for standards-based and Skype for
Business conferencing - in an easy to buy and install
package,” said Ira M. Weinstein, Senior Analyst and
Partner at Wainhouse Research. “Having tested Polycom
Trio extensively in our lab, we are not surprised that so
many organizations are powering their small and medium
meeting rooms with the Polycom Trio.”
Trio photography can be accessed here. For more information on Trio, please visit: www.polycom.com.au.