Polycom to Demonstrate Video Collaboration Integrated with Social Business Apps at IBM Connect 2013

  Polycom to Demonstrate Video Collaboration Integrated with Social Business
  Apps at IBM Connect 2013

   Polycom® RealPresence® video collaboration solutions integrate with IBM
Sametime® and IBM Connections offering more ways to connect, communicate, and

IBM Connect 2013

Business Wire

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- January 27, 2013

Polycom, Inc. (Nasdaq: PLCM):

                   Polycom, Inc. (Nasdaq: PLCM), the global leader in open
                   standards-based unified communications and collaboration
                   (UC&C), will attend IBM Connect 2013 to show customers how
                   they can enhance the “social business experience” by using
                   Polycom® RealPresence® video collaboration solutions
                   integrated with IBM social business applications to give
                   employees, partners, and customers the ability to
                   communicate face-to-face from within IBM Sametime® and IBM
                   Connections. Using real-world examples from customer
                   deployments, Polycom will showcase how Polycom RealPresence
                   video collaboration solutions combined with IBM Sametime
                   and IBM Connections provide a seamless integration that
                   maintains the solutions’ flexibility and multiple platform
                   support while extending the benefits of Polycom solutions.


                   Polycom will present at several sessions to explain how
                   making social business visual is the next big step to
                   maximizing effective enterprise collaboration and
                   demonstrate how Polycom RealPresence video solutions
                   integrated with IBM social business applications enhance
                   the social collaboration tools that connect networks of
                   people in today’s business environment and increase their
                   productivity. Details of Polycom sessions include:

                     *“Using the Power of Video to Make Social Business
                       Visual” Birds of a Feather Session
                       6:15-7:15pm ET on Monday, January 28, 2013
                       Room: Macaw 1 (The Swan)

                     *“Social Communications: A Roadmap to Connecting
What:                  Sametime with Everything” Breakout Session
                       5:50-6:30pm ET on Wednesday, January 30, 2013
                       Room: Swan SW 3-4
                       Polycom will present with partner Meridian IT.


                   In addition to the presentations, Polycom will showcase
                   integrated social video collaboration solutions with IBM
                   Sametime and Connections powered by the Polycom®
                   RealPresence® Platform – the most comprehensive and
                   interoperable software infrastructure for universal video
                   collaboration. The Polycom RealPresence Platform software
                   enriches the social collaboration experience by allowing
                   IBM Sametime and Connections users to connect in
                   multi-party or point-to-point video calls across any
                   environment – immersive video suites, conference rooms,
                   work and home offices, and smartphones, laptops and tablets
                   when people are on the go. Demonstration will include:

                     *Polycom® RealPresence® Mobile 2.0 software application
                       for Apple iOS and Android devices, extending video
                       collaboration beyond the office, to users at home,
                       traveling or on the go.

                     *The newly announced Polycom® RealPresence® Group
                       series, the next-generation HD video collaboration
                       systems for budgets of all sizes which feature the new
                       Polycom user experience (Polycom® UX™ software),
                       patent-pending Polycom® SmartPairing™ technology
                       (wirelessly connects Apple iPads to new RealPresence
                       Group series and Polycom® HDX® systems), the industry's
                       best HD video and content-sharing (up to 1080p60
                       resolution), and crystal-clear audio.
Who:               Forward-thinking business leaders and industry peers
When:              January 27-31, 2013
                   Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort
Where:             1500 Epcot Resorts Boulevard, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830
                   Pedestals B21-B23

About Polycom

Polycom is the global leader in open standards-based unified communications
and collaboration (UC&C) solutions for voice and video collaboration, trusted
by more than 415,000 customers around the world. Polycom solutions are powered
by the Polycom^® RealPresence^® Platform, comprehensive software
infrastructure and rich APIs that interoperate with the broadest set of
communication, business, mobile and cloud applications and devices to deliver
secure face-to-face video collaboration in any environment.Polycom and its
ecosystem of over 7,000 partners provide truly unified communications
solutions that deliver the best user experience, highest multi-vendor
interoperability, and lowest TCO.Visit www.polycom.com or connect with us on
Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn to learn how we’re pushing the greatness of
human collaboration forward.

© 2013 Polycom, Inc. All rights reserved. POLYCOM®, the Polycom logo, and the
names and marks associated with Polycom’s products are trademarks and/or
service marks of Polycom, Inc. and are registered and/or common law marks in
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Polycom, Inc.
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Pedestals B21-B23
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