Polycom CEO departs over expense allegations

Former Polycom CEO Andrew MillerTeleconferencing hardware firm Polycom Inc. confirmed Tuesday ithat CEO Andrew Miller had resigned last week amid allegations of “irregularities” in his expense report filings.Miller “accepted responsibility” for irregularities uncovered by

Published on: July 24th, 2013 IT World Canada Staff

Polycom, LifeSize to make room systems for Lync

Organizations that use collaboration solutions from Polycom Inc or LifeSize along with Microsoft’s Lync unified communications suite will soon have a new way to meld them together for video conferencing. Polycom and LifeSize said Tuesday they

Published on: February 19th, 2013 Howard Solomon

HP, Polycom, Microsoft team for UC solutions

Unified communications systems are among the trickiest for an enterprise to install, for they demand honing hardware and software to carry a converged data stream bearing the weight of almost all of an

Published on: March 26th, 2012 Howard Solomon

Avaya expands videoconferencing line

Avaya Inc.is expanding its videoconferencing and telepresence lineup by striking a deal to buy Israel-based Radvision Ltd. for about US$230 million. In a news release this morning Avaya said the acquisition will provide

Published on: March 15th, 2012 Howard Solomon

Polycom adds iPhone VC client, Sierra expands M2M

Polycom Inc. is finally extending its videoconferencing client to one of the hottest smart phones. The company’s RealPresence Mobile software is now available for Apple Inc.’s iPhone 4S from the Apple AppStore, it

Published on: February 27th, 2012 Howard Solomon

Polycom unveils videocon system that supports Lync

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. -- Polycom Inc. today unveiled a US$10,000 room-size videoconferencing system that integrates with Microsoft Corp.'s Lync collaboration tools.The new Polycom system, the CX7000, combines video software and a Lync client in a

Published on: July 11th, 2011 Matt Hamblen

Polycom to acquire HP’s videoconferencing assets

Polycom has agreed to acquire the assets of Hewlett-Packard's Visual Collaboration business, including its Halo videoconferencing products and managed services, as part of a broad partnership for unified communications. The companies did not

Published on: June 1st, 2011 Stephen Lawson


  Bringing videoconferencing into the enterprise was supposed to solve a host of communications problems.However, just putting a camera and a microphone in a room full of people can start a chain of

Published on: May 1st, 2011 Howard Solomon

Polycom VC systems to link to Cisco TelePresence

Two of the biggest makers of videoconferencing systems, Polycom Inc. and Cisco Systems Inc., have exchanged technologies so their systems can talk to each other for the first time. It's a move, industry

Published on: February 9th, 2011 Howard Solomon