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Now Available: Polycom® RealPresence Debut™, Bringing Enterprise-Grade Video Collaboration to Small and Medium Sized Businesses and to Huddle Spaces Globally

February 3, 2016 | Telepresence Options


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Polycom® RealPresence Debut™ provides customers a high quality, affordable, easy to deploy, easy to manage and easy to use solution for smaller meeting spaces to enable better collaboration

SAN JOSE, CA - Feb 02, 2016: With traditional offices and meeting rooms being complimented by more open environments, increasingly businesses depend on "huddle rooms," or smaller team spaces, for group collaboration. Millions of these small meeting environments have been constructed around the globe, but there is a lack of collaboration solutions that are reliable, intuitive and high-quality, and don't require extensive IT support or installation expense. Polycom, Inc. (Nasdaq: PLCM) is solving that problem and bringing customers to the workplace of the future by announcing today that the Polycom® RealPresence Debut™ solution is now available in select markets worldwide. .

"There is a great market opportunity in the collaboration industry that exists with huddle rooms," said Ashan Willy, Senior Vice President, Product Management, Polycom. "With some 30 to 50 million huddle rooms today, there is a strong need for high quality collaboration solutions for smaller organizations that deliver the same impactful collaboration experiences as in larger organizations and larger conference rooms, but at a lighter weight from a cost, deployment and management point of view. The Polycom RealPresence Debut solution provides small and medium-sized businesses around the globe the capability to outfit these rooms with an exceptional collaboration experience at an affordable price."

First introduced in October, the RealPresence Debut solution provides legendary Polycom audio, full motion HD video plus wired and wireless content sharing up to 1080p. The streamlined, all-in-one design incorporates Polycom's audio innovations including Polycom® NoiseBlock™ technology, built-in pan, tilt and zoom camera, and an incredible ease of deployment for an experience that is unmatched at the price point.

"The RealPresence Debut provides a compelling combination of low-cost, quick and easy installation, and a solid user experience that makes it particularly well suited for large-scale deployments," said Ira M. Weinstein, senior analyst and partner at Wainhouse Research. "For companies seeking to collaboration-enable their global workforce and huddle rooms, RealPresence Debut is worthy of serious consideration."

The RealPresence Debut solution is perfect for smaller room and huddle spaces, as well as for small and medium-sized businesses with little or no IT resources available. The RealPresence Debut solution is cloud ready and can easily connect into the Polycom® RealPresence® Cloud offering to ensure organizations may purchase and deploy it easily and effectively. RealPresence Cloud account subscribers are merely a few clicks away from making calls.

The RealPresence Debut solution is available today in select countries including USA, Canada, Mexico, EU/EFTA, Israel, Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore and Taiwan. Other select countries are expected to be available later in Q1 2016.

About Polycom

Polycom helps organizations unleash the power of human collaboration. More than 415,000 companies and institutions worldwide defy distance with secure video, voice and content solutions from Polycom to increase productivity, speed time to market, provide better customer service, expand education and save lives. Polycom and its global partner ecosystem provide flexible collaboration solutions for any environment that deliver the best user experience, the broadest multi-vendor interoperability and unmatched investment protection. Visit www.polycom.com or connect with us on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn to learn more.

This release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the "safe harbor" provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 regarding future events, including statements regarding the availability of the Polycom® RealPresence DebutTM solution in other select countries in Q1 2016. These forward-looking statements reflect our current intentions and are identified by terminology such as "expected", "will", "planned" and other similar statements. These forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ materially, including future agreements; changes to our strategic areas of focus; and possible delays in the development, availability and shipment of new products due to engineering, manufacturing or other delays. Many of these risks and uncertainties are discussed in the Company's Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the period ended September 30, 2015, and in other reports filed by Polycom with the SEC. Polycom disclaims any intent or obligations to update these forward-looking statements.

NOTE: The product plans, specifications, and descriptions herein are provided for information only and subject to change without notice, and are provided without warranty of any kind, express or implied. Polycom reserves the right to modify future product plans at any time. Products and related specifications referenced herein are not guaranteed and will be delivered on a when and if available basis.

© 2016 Polycom, Inc. All rights reserved. POLYCOM®, the Polycom logo, and the names and marks associated with Polycom's products are trademarks and/or service marks of Polycom, Inc. and are registered and/or common law marks in the United States and various other countries. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners.

Contacts

Andy Cuneo
Polycom, Inc.
Tel: +1 703.793.2098
andy.cuneo@polycom.com

Michael Rose
Polycom, Inc.
Tel: +1 408.623.5833
michael.rose@polycom.com







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