Polycom, Inc. (Nasdaq: PLCM), the global leader in open standards-based unified communications and collaboration (UC&C), today honored top-performing partners from around the world at an awards ceremony during TEAM Polycom 2013, the company’s annual sales and partner conference, held in Vancouver, British Columbia, February 4-7, 2013. The Polycom Partner Awards recognize companies for leadership in each of the major partner categories and for excellence in the areas of services, innovation, integration, and industry focus. In total, Polycom honored 70 companies for their achievements in 2012. “We are thrilled to recognize and honor these top-performing partners who really went above and beyond to meet the needs of our joint customers,” said Ron Myers, Senior Vice President, Worldwide Channels, Polycom. “We serve a growing customer base, and an increasingly diverse one, as the power of video collaboration is fast becoming a business requirement for every organization, large and small. The Polycom Partner Award winners highlight how together we best meet the solution, service, and support needs of our customers. Our partners are absolutely critical to our success and these awards shine a spotlight so we can all learn from their achievements.” The Polycom Partner Awards recognize global partners whose achievements impact Polycom's business on a worldwide basis, theater awards for each of the company's five operating regions, and country awards to partners that primarily do business within a single country. In addition to awards recognizing leaders in each key category, Polycom also recognizes partners with the Excellence Awards:
- Excellence in Services recognizes partners who excelled in services, customer satisfaction and engagement with Polycom's services and sales teams.
- Excellence in Innovation honors partners who demonstrated a unique or innovative approach to implementing Polycom solutions.
- Excellence in Integration spotlights partners that successfully integrated Polycom solutions with a UC platform from a strategic alliance partner.
- Excellence in Industry recognizes partners that were successful in pursuing business within a major vertical industry, such as education, healthcare, or government.
Polycom’s Global Partner Award winners include:Distributor of the YearScanSourceSolution Advisor of the YearNanjing Southern Telecom Co., Ltd. Service Provider of the YearAT&T System Integrator of the YearDimension Data Excellence in Services AwardWhitlock Excellence in Innovation AwardSamsung SDS Excellence in Integration AwardSiemens Enterprise Communications Excellence in Industry AwardSolutionz Polycom’s Theater Partner Award winners include: Asia PacificDistributor of the YearTransition Systems Pte Ltd Solution Advisor of the YearNanjing Southern Telecom Co., Ltd. Service Provider of the YearAirtel Business System Integrator of the YearBeijing Transtrue Technology Inc. Excellence in Services AwardDigital China (China) Limited Excellence in Innovation AwardSamsung SDS Excellence in Integration AwardHewlett-Packard New Zealand Excellence in Industry AwardPresto Infosolutions Pvt. Ltd. Central/Latin AmericaDistributor of the YearNexsys Solution Advisor of the YearReto Industrial System Integrator of the YearIntergrupo Excellence in Services AwardDigitalnet Excellence in Integration AwardSiemens Enterprise Communications Excellence in Industry AwardPleimec Europe/Middle East/AfricaDistributor of the YearImago Solution Advisor of the YearIEC Group Service Provider of the YearBT System Integrator of the YearDimension Data Excellence in Services AwardCROC Excellence in Innovation AwardInternet Videocommunications Excellence in Integration AwardAtlantis Telecom Excellence in Industry AwardImageFlow North AmericaDistributor of the YearScanSource Solution Advisor of the YearSKC Service Provider of the Year8X8 System Integrator of the YearGeneral Dynamics Excellence in Services AwardWhitlock Excellence in Innovation AwardNetXUSA Excellence in Integration AwardExtrateam Excellence in Industry AwardSolutionz Polycom’s Country Partner Award winners include: Asia PacificPartner of the Year - ChinaJiangsu Qunli Modern Science Technology Develop Co., Ltd Partner of the Year - Hong Kong/TaiwanUltra Active Technology Limited Partner of the Year - JapanPrinceton Technology, Ltd. Partner of the Year - Australia & New ZealandElectroboard Solutions Pty Ltd Partner of the Year - India & South Asian Association for Regional CooperationAGC Networks Limited Partner of the Year - Southeast AsiaPT Westcon Group Partner of the Year - KoreaSoftbank Commerce Korea
Central/Latin AmericaPartner of the Year - BrazilDigitalnet BrasilPartner of the Year - MexicoLimbergy Partner of the Year - ChileTouchmedia Partner of the Year - EcuadorMetrotek Partner of the Year - ArgentinaEl Cubo Partner of the Year - PeruCoatel Partner of the Year – CaribbeanAVC Europe/Middle East/AfricaPartner of the Year - UK & IrelandAVM Impact Partner of the Year – FranceSFR Partner of the Year – GermanyIngram Micro Distribution GmbH Partner of the Year – SpainProfinsa Partner of the Year – ItalyAyno Partner of the Year – BeneluxGo Connect Partner of the Year – NordicsSEC Datacom Partner of the Year – RussiaOCS Distribution Partner of the Year – Middle East North AfricaDataBox Partner of the Year – Israel, South Africa, GreeceKathea Partner of the Year – Austria & SwitzerlandKilchenmann AG Partner of the Year – Eastern EuropeDamovo Polska North AmericaPartner of the Year - United StatesAVI-SPL Partner of the Year - CanadaTelus Partner of the Year - FederalProTel Partner DMR of the YearCDW About Polycom Polycom is the global leader in open standards-based unified communications and collaboration (UC&C) solutions for voice and video collaboration, trusted by more than 415,000 customers around the world. Polycom solutions are powered by the Polycom ® RealPresence ® Platform, comprehensive software infrastructure and rich APIs that interoperate with the broadest set of communication, business, mobile and cloud applications and devices to deliver secure face-to-face video collaboration in any environment. Polycom and its ecosystem of over 7,000 partners provide truly unified communications solutions that deliver the best user experience, highest multi-vendor interoperability, and lowest TCO. Visit www.polycom.com or connect with us on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn to learn how we’re pushing the greatness of human collaboration forward. © 2013 Polycom, Inc. All rights reserved. POLYCOM®, the Polycom logo, and the names and marks associated with Polycom’s products are trademarks and/or service marks of Polycom, Inc. and are registered and/or common law marks in the United States and various other countries. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners.