Polycom Announces Partner Awards At TEAM Polycom 2013

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.

Award winners are part of the Polycom Partner Network, a global ecosystem of alliance and channel partners. The nearly 7,000 Polycom Partner Network members embrace and extend Polycom's open standards-based video collaboration solutions to deliver comprehensive UC&C solutions for the enterprise as well as applications to support a growing number of use cases across vertical industries such as healthcare, education, government, manufacturing, financial services, media and entertainment. As part of the Polycom Partner Network, technology providers, ISVs, solution advisors, integrators, service providers, and other companies can work with Polycom and each other to deliver tailored solutions for the multi-faceted needs of today’s organizations.

Partners were nominated and reviewed by a panel of Polycom’s worldwide and theater executives.

Polycom’s Global Partner Award winners include:Distributor of the YearScanSource

Solution 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 Brasil

Partner 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.

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