PRESS RELEASE – SAN JOSE, Calif. – July 21, 2015 – Driven by creating high-quality, easy-to-use collaboration experiences for organizations of any size, Polycom, Inc. (Nasdaq: PLCM), announced two new affordable, entry-level desktop phones as part of its market-leading voice solutions portfolio.
Communication between colleagues, suppliers and vendors is the cornerstone of any business, and being able to focus on the message instead of the technology is paramount to productive conversations. Polycom’s well-established line of VVX business media phones is known for easy-to-use design and unparalleled voice quality for clear, uninterrupted conversations. Like their predecessors, the new Polycom® VVX® 101 and Polycom® VVX 201® phones work with a variety of unified communications platforms and are designed for organizations of all sizes and budgets.
The new Polycom VVX 101 business media phone is a low cost solution for small and home offices, lobby areas and shared workspaces—anywhere people need access to a simple phone with a single line. The Polycom VVX 201 business media phone is designed for organizations of all sizes looking for a cost effective telephony solution and features two line support and a wide-range of enterprise telephony features. Both offer life-like conversations with Polycom’s industry-leading HD voice, Polycom® Acoustic Clarity™ and Polycom® Acoustic Fence™ technology to deliver excellent sound quality and noise-free, echo-free conversations that are as natural as being there.
“Polycom remains committed to continuing to provide the industry’s best voice quality for clear communication and comprehension at every price point,” said Ashan Willy, Senior Vice President Worldwide Product Management & Systems Engineers at Polycom. “The Polycom VVX 101 and Polycom VVX 201 expand Polycom’s business media phone portfolio and serve as a direct reflection of that commitment and our vision to unleash the power of human collaboration with standards-based solutions that are open and interoperable. With the right combination of technology, people, and processes, organizations can improve productivity, boost innovation and hone their competitive edge.”
The Polycom VVX 101 and Polycom VVX 201 phones both feature an intuitive user interface, making them easy for anyone to use with little or no training. Designed to make installation, configuration, and upgrades as simple and efficient as possible, they are easy to deploy and simple to manage. Administrators can easily provision and maintain a large number of phones throughout the entire organization using Polycom Zero Touch Provisioning and Web-based configuration.
The Polycom VVX 101 and Polycom VVX 201 business media phones are certified to interoperate with a broad array of SIP call control platforms and integrate with third-party Web-based UC and productivity applications.
The Polycom VVX 101 and Polycom VVX 201 business media phones are globally available today.
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.