Nortel and Polycom are to jointly deliver telepresence and high definition (HD) video conferencing solutions to enterprises worldwide under an agreement that will see Nortel resell and service Polycom video solutions as part of its new Multimedia Services portfolio.
The non-exclusive agreement with Nortel covers the entire line of Polycom video conferencing solutions, including telepresence, conference room and desktop video for multipoint conferencing; video network management and scheduling; and recording, streaming and archiving of video conferences and content. These standards-based solutions are part of the Polycom UltimateHD architecture, which offers the high quality, scalability and backwards compatibility necessary to provide an unrivalled user experience.
“These solutions can seamlessly connect multiple locations in a virtual meeting experience so real participants will almost believe they’re in the same room,” said Dietmar Wendt, president, Global Services, Nortel. “Teaming with Polycom, Nortel can deliver comprehensive video conferencing solutions and services that provide more efficient and effective communications across the globe, improving an organisation’s productivity and business reach while delivering significant savings in network operations.” “
“Using instantaneous collaboration tools such as voice and video to meet and share content enables faster decisions, raises productivity, enhances relationships, and improves knowledge access and transfer,” Hagerty said. “We are teaming with Nortel to drive increased adoption of these technologies among customers around the world.”