Polycom has announced two significant updates with its premier partner, Microsoft. The RealPresence Group Series, is the first and only standards based video solution to be certified for Microsoft Skype for Business online in Office 365. Customers are now getting an enhanced Skype for Business meeting experience in an Office 365 environment, thanks to Polycom’s award-winning audio and video conferencing. With solutions like the Polycom EagleEye Director II camera that follows the active speaker around the room, high-definition audio and dual screen support, meeting participants will feel as though they’re in the same room. Customers using RealPresence Group Series will also have the benefit of a familiar Skype for Business user interface and work flow.
The certification of RealPresence Group Series offers more flexibility and choice on how Office 365 customers experience meetings. RealPresence Group Series joins a portfolio of Polycom video solutions certified to work with Skype for Business and Office 365.
“For more than 14 years, Microsoft has been one of Polycom’s most valued partners and together, we have brought the most powerful collaboration experiences to our customers,” says Amy Barzdukas, Chief Marketing Officer, Polycom. “This certification means the Office 365 meeting experience just got even better.”
Polycom has developed the largest portfolio of voice and video solutions with more than 40 directly integrate with Microsoft platforms, including Skype for Business on premises and in Office 365, Microsoft Lync, Active Directory and Exchange. The Polycom RealPresence Group Series solutions will be listed on the Microsoft TechNet site and the Skype for Business Partner Solution Catalog for Skype for Business online/Office 365.