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Polycom to boost productivity with personal virtual meeting rooms for healthcare industry

June 17, 2014 | Telepresence Options

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Polycom RealPresence One is all set to change the dynamics of the video conferencing market in India particularly in the healthcare space.

Launched early this year and has been useful for industries like manufacturing, healthcare, education, government, financial services and various other verticals, it is now available across all the cities in India. It is a comprehensive package for video and content collaboration which is now sold by subscription making it even easier for companies to adopt human collaboration.

According to a recent forecast by Gartner, the top 10 technology trends and drivers that will be strategic for Indian organizations in 2014 include 'collaboration technologies' which encompasses voice over IP, file sharing, videoconferencing, content archiving, media streaming, feedback and polling. Real-time collaboration technologies not included in the web conferencing category include instant messaging and stand-alone audio conferencing. In India where enterprises look for a customized product or service for all their business needs, now with Polycom RealPresence One organisations can choose from the new, flexible video delivery options available, including hybrid and on-premises video, depending on the option that works best for their business models and budgets. All of the options include the same benefits now what the size of the investment making RealPresence One truly scalable.

Polycom's new RealPresence Platform options include virtualised collaboration through a subscription. Here the RealPresence Platform software and services for video, voice and content collaboration are available on an annual subscription basis. The company stated that this was an ideal solution for customers who want to implement voice, video and content collaboration solutions in their organisations for the first time.

The Virtual editions of individual RealPresence Platform components are now available as virtualised software that runs on industry-standard servers in existing data centers. Polycom RealPresence, virtual editions are ideal for organisations who want to optimise, streamline or expand their existing video networks, and will work alongside hardware appliances, for a seamless, hybrid network.

Polycom RealPresence One has been enhanced to model the way present users are accessing critical business systems. These include a comprehensive offering of the software and services. There is no need for capex investment, but the users could increase video resources anytime, and renew subscription annually.

Further, the healthcare providers investing in the RealPresence One could add video infrastructure to their existing virtualized data center. There is scope to easily spin-up and spin-down video capacity based on one's organization's changing needs. There could also be reduction in deployment time especially for trials and proof-of-concepts.

"This opens up new opportunities for businesses in India to adopt collaboration solutions that would truly enable their teams to benefit from face to face collaboration no matter where they are across India." said Minhaj Zia, managing director, India & SAARC.

Indian based businesses as they can strengthen their competitive offerings not just across India but in the global market place as well. This is an ideal solution for customers who want to implement voice, video and content collaboration solutions in their organisations for the first time," he added.







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