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Polycom Solutions For Microsoft ® Unified Communications

Polycom Solutions For Microsoft ® Unified Communications. March 30, 2009. Agenda. Business Challenges Polycom & Microsoft Joint Value Proposition Vision Solution Benefits Unified Communications in Action Evidence Measurable Value in the Enterprise. Business Challenges.

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Polycom Solutions For Microsoft ® Unified Communications

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  1. Polycom SolutionsFor Microsoft® Unified Communications March 30, 2009

  2. Agenda Business Challenges Polycom & Microsoft Joint Value Proposition Vision Solution Benefits Unified Communications in Action Evidence Measurable Value in the Enterprise

  3. Business Challenges

  4. For Business Managers: Barrier to Business Agility Low productivity due to inefficient communications with customers, partners, and employees Decision-making takes too long Loss of competitive advantage High cost of supporting disparate communications networks High cost of travel Large carbon footprint of team collaboration

  5. Disparate communications systems Difficult to ensure secure unified IM, voice, video and data communication Complex communications infrastructure requires large staff For IT Managers:Complexity Challenges IT Department

  6. For End Users:Communication Chaos Separate IM, voice, video, and data networks make communication and collaboration difficult

  7. Polycom & Microsoft Joint Value Proposition Delivers seamless communication across all media: IM, voice, video, data Spans desktops, conference rooms, telepresence suites, mobile devices, and remote sites Delivers unique user experiences through easy-to-use Polycom high definition voice and video Provides presence-aware high definition voice and video endpoints Transforming Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 and Microsoft Live Meeting 2007 into a complete unified communications solution for enterprises

  8. Vision Polycom: The “Human Face” of the Microsoft UC experience See vastly increased effectiveness of visual communications with globally dispersed teams Can simplify unified communications deployment, provisioning, and management Collaborate more effectively when high definition voice and video is intuitively integrated with familiar applications.

  9. Solution

  10. Polycom-Microsoft Unified Communications Video Voice IM Web Collaboration Conference Rooms Remote Sites Mobile Devices Desktop

  11. Microsoft Role Microsoft offers industry-leading unified communications software: Unified communications infrastructure Office Communications Server 2007, Microsoft Office Communicator 2007 client, and Live Meeting 2007 Pervasive presence status

  12. Polycom Role • Polycom offers a broad portfolio of integrated HD voice and visual communications solutions for the Microsoft unified communications platform: • Polycom high definition visual communications endpoints • Polycom CX phones and CX group video device designed specifically for Office Communications Server 2007, and Live Meeting 2007 • Highly scalable and secure voice and video conferencing infrastructure

  13. Why is Polycom the Right Choice for an Integrated UC Solution with Microsoft? Familiar interfaces on desktop to presence-enable voice and video collaboration in Office Communications Server 2007 and Live Meeting 2007 environment The only voice and video solutions provider integrated and optimized for Office Communications Server 2007 and Live Meeting 2007 Connecting with Polycom With Polycom and Microsoft you can leverage your investment in current infrastructure and end to end unified communications to support your enterprise. • - Market leader in independent VoIP & conference phones, • video endpoints, and • conferencing infrastructure • - Best of breed solutions • - Leading innovator in HD voice, HD video and telepresence End to end unified communications solutions for voice and video

  14. Provides users with powerful, one-click voice and video collaboration from: A presence-enabled contact list A simple “click-to-call” Integration with Office Communications Server 2007 and Live Meeting 2007 environment Key Capabilities of the Polycom-Microsoft UC Solution Delivers high definition voice for Office Communications Server 2007 environment Extends collaboration from desktop to conference rooms, telepresence, and a 360-degree panoramic view with CX5000 CX Phones HDX , TPX/RPX & CX5000 RMX Conferencing platform Real-time media platform for multi-party conferencing

  15. Seamless Communication Across Media From an IM session… …to a voice session… …to a video session All using presence-enabled clients, directories, and same unified communications infrastructure

  16. Polycom Voice and Video Solutions for Office Communications Server 2007 Polycom CX Phones Optimized for Office Communications Server 2007 HDX family of video systems RPX/TPX for telepresence experience CX group video device with 360-degree panoramic view of the conference room RMX real-time media conference platform

  17. Benefits

  18. Business Managers Increase Business Agility & Efficiency Improves communication efficiency and effectiveness Brings together geographically dispersed teams Delivers fast ROI by reduces high costs of supporting disparate unified communications networks Accelerates decision-making Reduces travel costs and shrinks carbon footprint of corporation

  19. Integrate Communication Processes & Reduce IT Complexity Simple, scalable, and secure Easy to deploy and manage Secure voice and video communication across corporate boundaries Fewer resources needed to manage communications infrastructure Leverages existing investment in infrastructure IT Department

  20. Streamline Communication & Foster Collaboration Lifelike unified communication experience Presence aware endpoints deliver consistent user experience from desktop to voice/video endpoints Collaborate more effectively with visual communications End Users

  21. Polycom-Microsoft Unified Communications "Polycom's delivery of voice and video solutions for Office Communications Server 2007 expands the reach of voice and visual communications to the broader organization. Information workers can connect and collaborate beyond the conference room walls.“ Eric Swift, Senior Director, Unified Communications Group, Microsoft Corp

  22. Polycom-MicrosoftUnified Communications in Action New York IM San Francisco HDX8000 Ellen notifies Kim about the change in HR interview schedule Kim collaborates with John to interview a candidate immediately John finds & alerts his team to meet with the candidate Paris CX700 John’s team completes the interview process and sends feedback to Ellen Beijing HDX 4000

  23. Evidence

  24. Success Story: Gibson Guitar Customer: Gibson Guitar, Nashville, Tennessee Reputation for entrepreneurship and innovation Business Situation 3500 employees across US, Europe & Asia Creative professionals working from anywhere at any time Ease of contact and awareness of availability critical to speedy decisions Microsoft Partners Polycom, Nortel, AudioCodes Solution Office Communications Server 2007 and Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 with real-time presence and greater communications flexibility Results Implementation costs reduced by 25% Calling costs reduced by 75% Easy to use CX700 phones with presence, click-to-call contact list Streamlined administration Speedier decisions “The Polycom CX700 IP Phone is very user-friendly, very intuitive…”

  25. Success Story: Podravka Customer: Podravka, Koprivnica, Croatia Producer of branded foods and pharmaceuticals Business Situation 7,000 people across multiple locations Reduce telephony costs and increase collaborative productivity Microsoft Partners Polycom and Dialogic Solution Deployed Office Communications Server 2007 with Polycom CX phones, integrating with its Ericsson PBX using a Dialogic Media Gateway Results Phone costs reduced by 50% Superb user experience through improved sound quality with Polycom CX phones Reduced business travel 20% Increased communication speeds by 20%

  26. Measurable Value in the Enterprise Simple:Natural interfaces accelerate user adoption and increase visual communication Scalable:Powerful management capabilities enable central control of devices, applications, and unified communication tools Secure: Advanced security provides integrated, system-wide authentication of users and content Extending High Definition: Reliable high-quality visual and voice communication spanning Desktop, conference rooms, and remote sites

  27. For More Information Visit http://www.polycom.com/microsoft

  28. Thank You! Polycom Solutions For Microsoft Unified Communications


  30. Polycom Phones for Office Communications Server 2007 The Polycom CX line of Office Communications Server 2007 enabled products CX100 Speakerphone CX200 Desktop Phone CX700 IP Phone A total end to end VoIP solution sale: Microsoft servers and applications Polycom endpoints Polycom Quality Brand integrity Superior high definition voice technology Polycom Worldwide Sales Channel Large enterprise account presence Industry leading distributor partners VoIP sales expertise Superior service, training and support CX700 CX200 CX100

  31. CX700: Polycom IP Phone for Microsoft Standalone IP telephone Connects to Office Communications Server 2007 Microsoft® Windows CE device Office Communicator 2007 embedded High definition voice Full duplex speakerphone with Handset and headset modes Advanced user interface 5.7” color touch screen Presence status LED Contact directory integration – click to call

  32. Polycom USB Phones for Microsoft CX100 Speakerphone, CX200 Desktop Phone Integrated with Office Communicator 2007 Buttons and indicators extend client interface to familiar phone device USB 2.0 Peripheral devices True plug-and-play; no additional software or drivers to install Powered via USB port High definition voice Full duplex speakerphones Rich voice experience

  33. Polycom CX5000 for Microsoft Five cameras for 360-degree panoramic view USB Plug-and-Play Functionality Includes two expansion microphones and wired remote dial pad Connects to PSTN for audio-only phone calls User-friendly color touch screen display Six microphones with speaker detection technology

  34. Polycom Solutions for Office Communications server 2007 PC/USB Connected HDX 4000 CX100, 200 & 700 Desktop/ Tabletop HDX CX5000 Conference Room RPX TPX Immersive Telepresence

  35. Polycom Solutions Video Endpoints Partner Integrations Media Servers & Conference Platforms Management &Scheduling Video Recording, Streaming & Content Management Security & NAT/FW Traversal 35

  36. Polycom Solutions for Office Communications Server 2007 RealPresence™ Experience (RPX™ HD 200 and 400 Series) Polycom Telepresence Experience™ (TPX™ HD 306M) Ultimate HD Conference Room (HDX 8000™ and HDX 9000™) Executive Office (HDX 4000™) Telepresence 36

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