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Polycom Names Top Partners

**Editor’s Note: Click here for our recent list of “Top Partners: The Best of the Best,” featuring channel partners recognized by numerous companies in the industry.**

Polycom, the conferencing and collaboration behemoth, bestowed Circle of Excellence and Partner Innovation Award honors upon more than three-dozen businesses last week at its TEAM Polycom 2015 event in Orlando, Florida.

The top partners were recognized for excellence in incorporating value-added solutions and services which create lasting business value for customers. The winners also demonstrated a highest level of expertise in implementing Polycom’s solutions, while delivering outstanding performance and sales.

Circle of Excellence winners in North Americas were:

  • Distributor of the Year: ScanSource Communications (also named global distributor of the year)
  • Partner of the Year: AVI-SPL (also named global reseller partner of the year)
  • Achievers: Bell Canada, CDW, RingCentral, SKC Communication Products, Solutionz Conferencing, SPS

Microsoft got the nod as global alliance partner of the year.

Polycom also honored its top technology and alliance partners for demonstrating unique and innovative approaches to implementing customer applications that extend the value of the Polycom RealPresence platform and software components.

Partner innovation award winners were: Hicksville, New York-based MyVRM (grand prize), which offers a resource management, scheduling and workflow automation platform; Houston-based Eceptionist (finalist), which provides software to the health-care industry; and Barco (finalist), an international provider of video products and services.

Polycom executives from around the world reviewed the applications and determined the winners.

“Partners play a critical role in Polycom’s journey to unleash the power of human collaboration,” said Mark Arman, Polycom Vice President of Worldwide Channels. “Polycom’s partner community is highly skilled, motivated, entrepreneurial and innovative. Our strategy relies heavily on our ability to work in lock-step with our partners to address the dynamic challenges of the modern workplace, and we are thrilled to recognize our top-performing partners.”

A full list of Polycom honorees is here.

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