Gartner, IDC recognise Polycom as ‘leader’ in videoconferencing

Jim Kruger, Polycom
Jim Kruger, Polycom

Gartner and IDC, have separately recognised Polycom as a Leader in the videoconferencing market.

Polycom has been positioned as a leader in Gartner’s July 2016 Group Video Systems Magic Quadrant for the second consecutive year. In addition, the company was also named a “Leader” in the IDC MarketScape Worldwide Enterprise Videoconferencing Equipment 2016 Vendor Assessment report.

The IDC MarketScape noted that Polycom “has often been recognised for its best-of-breed approach in the video collaboration market” while also emphasising that Polycom solutions “integrate directly with Microsoft Skype for Business/Lync without gateways, resulting in reduced complexity, lower costs, and a single workflow for a better user experience.”

“We believe the recognition of two of the industry’s most influential analyst firms provides validation of our vision, strategy and solutions in the video collaboration market,” said Jim Kruger, Chief Marketing Officer, Polycom. “Polycom is pleased to be recognised as a Leader in open standards-based interoperability which is critical for creating a broader network of people to connect with.”

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