Glowpoint Inc., a provider of managed services for telepresence and video conferencing, has announced it has been awarded Polycom Advanced Certified Immersive Telepresence VNOC Service Provider status. The designation, the highest awarded by Polycom for telepresence VNOC service partners, recognizes Glowpoint for its ability to deliver telepresence managed service for global customers utilizing Polycom’s portfolio of standards-based telepresence systems.
“Glowpoint is a valued VNOC delivery partner and we are pleased to recognize its world-class managed network service capabilities for Polycom immersive telepresence solutions,” said Ron Myers, vice president of worldwide channels at Polycom. “Customers are looking for services that will help them maximize their investment in visual communication both in terms of the best user experience and the broadest collaboration capabilities. Working with Glowpoint, Polycom is able to meet customers broad service requirements for both intra-company and business-to-business telepresence.”
“With the global market for telepresence and video conferencing projected to exceed $8 billion by 2013, it’s critical for Glowpoint to continue to innovate and enhance our service portfolio for the growing global community of video users,” said Glowpoint president and co-CEO Joe Laezza. “Glowpoint continues to make investments in next generation video applications, infrastructure, skills, and technology to further empower our global customers’ use of video communications as a critical business tool.”