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Teliris Partners With Polycom to Deliver Immersive Video Experiences and Enhanced Managed Services
NEW YORK (February 7, 2014) - Teliris (www.teliris.com), a leading provider of cloud-based video managed services and solutions, today announced a strategic partnership with Polycom Inc., the global leader in open standards-based unified communications and collaboration (UC&C). Teliris will service and resell Polycom's full range of video collaboration solutions, and provide endpoint management and call production capabilities, including Immersive Telepresence, through its cloud-based Lentaris platform for the optimal collaboration experience.
As a Polycom service provider and partner, Teliris will feature the full portfolio of Polycom RealPresence immersive collaboration solutions.
With over a decade of experience delivering white glove managed services to Fortune 500companies around the world, Teliris will use its expertise to deploy comprehensive managed services to Polycom users. The company's proven walk-in-and-meet conferencing paradigm underscores its commitment to providing a proactive, high touch managed service for maximum reliability and increased utilization. In addition, the 24x7x365 Teliris VNOC guarantees ease of use and the best possible experience in every meeting.
Teliris offers managed services for the entire enterprise video estate, with its vendor-agnostic Lentaris platform. The Teliris Access Portal will allow Polycom users to manage scheduling, reporting and ticketing from a single login, making complex deployments easier than ever before.
Teliris will also license Polycom codecs for its next generation 7G platform, allowing Teliris customers to benefit from Polycom's open, standards-based technology. Teliris customers can upgrade with Polycom codecs inside of existing Teliris systems without any room remediation or significant interruption.
"We're looking forward to establishing a strong partnership with Polycom built on our shared commitment to delivering the industry's best meeting experience to our customers. With their expansive portfolio and core cloud platform, Polycom's dedication to maximizing customer ROI in multi-vendor environments will allow us to create a unique offering built for high impact collaboration," said Teliris CEO Jeff Tench.
"This joint offering by Teliris and Polycom leverages the core competencies and longstanding experience of both firms," said Ira M. Weinstein, senior analyst and partner at Wainhouse Research. "Teliris brings noted expertise managing high profile meetings and optimizing the overall meeting experience, while Polycom brings a track record for providing high performance, reliable visual collaboration solutions. This solution is a solid option for customers seeking a standards-based, flexible, fully-managed collaboration environment."
Teliris' proprietary software gateway, the Lentaris VideoSoftSwitch (LVSS), allows customers to leverage TIP-based multi-codec interoperability. This revolutionary technology allows customers to seamlessly collaborate between Polycom, Cisco and Teliris solutions, maximizing their existing investment and system availability.
Teliris continues to deploy and manage its SVC-based 6G platform, including its full range of immersive telepresence solutions, with up to 4-screen endpoints.
"Teliris understands the vital nature of telepresence meetings and the need to have mission critical support services," continued Tench. "We are looking forward to building on the ethos of hands-on management by developing a service capability built on Polycom's cutting edge video solutions and our vision for an integrated service offering."
"We're thrilled to welcome Teliris to the Polycom Partner Network, as their expertise in deliveringintegrated solutions and a new management offering will help customers address their total communication and collaboration needs," said Shawn Puddester, vice president, North America Sales, Global Cloud & Service Provider Solutions. "Teliris brings a distinctive approach and dedication to managed services that we believe will allow our customers to fully realize the optimal utilization and ROI from their Polycom solutions, while making video collaboration easier to deploy than ever before."
Teliris managed services are currently available to Polycom users with Polycom codec-based 7G systems and upgrades shipping in the second half of 2014.
Teliris Lentaris is vendor-agnostic cloud-based managed services platform designed to simplify the user experience while maximizing reliability. In addition to its endpoint management and call production services, Lentaris delivers video as-a-service through Virtual Meeting Rooms for truly ubiquitous video.
Teliris delivers cloud-based visual collaboration managed services and solutions designed to drive value across its customers' video estates. Built on the lightweight Lentaris� platform, Teliris provides comprehensive capabilities including end-to-end managed services, interoperability as a service and immersive video solutions ranging from boardroom to desktop deployed over private, public or hybrid clouds. Founded in 2001, Teliris is headquartered in New York and London with deployments and Teliris Channel Partners across the globe. For more information, visit http://www.teliris.com.
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