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Poly appoints new A/NZ managing director, Andy Hurt
“We’re excited to be bringing together two established pioneers in audio and video technology to be moving forward and one business – Poly."
20 Mar 2019
Polycom & Plantronics rebrand to Poly, a new UC powerhouse
The name change comes after last year’s Plantronics acquisition of Polycom, a deal that was worth US $2 billion.
19 Mar 2019
Plantronics and HP’s new Teams conferencing solution
The solution for large and mid-sized rooms combines HP Elite Slice with Polycom Trio and EagleEye IV video conferencing.
08 Feb 2019
Preparing for the future of work – growing big ideas from small spaces
We’ve all seen it: our offices are changing from the traditional four walls - to no walls. A need to reduce real estate costs is a key driver, as is enabling a more diverse and agile workforce.
10 Dec 2018
Video conferencing in dire need of simplification, study shows
A Forrester study shows that 84% of companies are using two or more cloud-based video conferencing apps.
19 Nov 2018
Exclusive: What the workplace of the future looks like
"The workplace of the future is designed to focus on employee engagement, creativity and collaboration."
24 Sep 2018
Polycom recognises success at first ever A/NZ Partner Awards
Telstra, Spark, Ingram Micro NZ, Dimension Data, and Data#3 among winners.
30 Aug 2018
Polycom goes 'all in' on Microsoft Teams at Inspire 2018
Polycom says it’s going ‘all in’ on Microsoft Teams to create the best experiences across a range of different communications devices and solutions.
17 Jul 2018
Plantronics completes US$2 billion acquisition of Polycom
The acquisition of Polycom will supposedly accelerate and expand Plantronics’ UC vision.
03 Jul 2018
Digital Disruption in the C Suite: Is it A Case of ‘Keep Calm and Carry On’?
It has even been predicted that AI will contribute over US$15 trillion to global GDP by 2030 but will come at great cost.
12 Jun 2018
Polycom’s conference smartphone will soon be smarter
Polycom are adding facial tracking, dual monitor support and better audio coverage to their flagship Trio offering, plus integration with Zoom Rooms.
07 Jun 2018
Polycom launches new cloud services for enterprises and service providers
“It makes sense to better leverage the cloud and improve the way our customers manage, measure and interact with voice, video and content sharing.”
25 May 2018
BlueJeans UC approach leads to record sales growth
A new executive team, bookings and strategic partnerships have helped drive broad enterprise adoption.
19 Apr 2018
Cisco vs. Microsoft: Giants battle for leadership as market reaches all-time high
“We are now having to track 160 different vendors and service providers in order to really understand the market.”
29 Mar 2018
Plantronics will acquire Polycom for US$2b
With the acquisition, Plantronics hopes to enlarge their footprint on the unified communications ecosystem considerably.
29 Mar 2018
Polycom dials up APAC CX strategy with new appointment
Andrew Hug will lead the charge creating a customer-focused strategy that combines securing customer insights and analysis.
27 Mar 2018
NLP ready to roll into home and work
UC consultant Ian Darby recently ended up in San Jose where natural language processing (NLP) was a hot topic. Here is his take on the Next Big Thing.
26 Mar 2018
Cure Kids the winners at Ingram’s fourth Annual Golf Tournament
For the fourth year in a row, Ingram Micro NZ hosted their Annual Charity Golf Tournament, raising $53,000 for the very deserving Cure Kids.
19 Mar 2018
Polycom brings Microsoft Teams and Alexa to ‘conference smartphone’
Polycom has expanded its capabilities with Microsoft, AWS, Zoom and Bluejeans to the Trio, the ‘smartphone for the conference room’.
13 Mar 2018
Polycom on workplace diversity and multi-generational workforces in Australia
66% of Australia’s population, an estimated 11.8 million people aged between 15 and 64 years - now make up our workforce.
16 Feb 2018
Unlocking the benefits of leading a multi-generational workforce
Diversity – and not just gender diversity – brings different ideas, backgrounds, and assumptions to the table.
13 Feb 2018
75% using collaboration technologies: Polycom reveals key trends for 2018
Polycom has revealed findings from its latest research that shows collaboration technologies to be transforming business in 2018.
15 Jan 2018
The new normal: Robots, hyper-collaboration and smart meetings
It is the convergence of people plus, not versus, technology that are now working together.
12 Jan 2018
Polycom announces acquisition of Obihai Technology
The combination is expected to expand the markets available to Polycom solutions for its worldwide network of channel partners.
08 Jan 2018