And why shouldn’t they be? Microsoft and Polycom have worked together intensely to design products that work together to make the best in class UC products on the planet. Polycom is a global leader in the unified communications industry. Microsoft is the most-used computer software in the world. With these two giant technology powerhouses joining forces, the consumer wins big.
More on the honor bestowed upon Polycom by Microsoft: Polycom will be officially honored in July 2011 during the Vision keynote and at the WPC 2011 Award Winners Executive Luncheon. They are being honored for demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of consumer solutions based on Microsoft technology.
Polycom’s President and CEO, Andrew Miller, gushed, “Polycom is honored to receive this award as it demonstrates the momentum of our strong relationship with Microsoft as well as the deep collaboration between our two companies to deliver comprehensive and innovative UC solutions that drive compelling business value for customers.”
Microsoft Partner Awards was put in place so they can officially recognize their partners who have strived to develop extraordinary Microsoft-based solutions and products for the past 12 months. By awarding Polycom, Microsoft has solidified the strategic relationship that exists between them. Polycom and Microsoft have helped countless companies worldwide lower their communication costs. They have collaborated on over 100 worldwide events and have developed an amazing line of HD voice and video solutions that operate seamlessly with Microsoft Lync an incredible platform that delivers UC technology on a scale never before seen.
The future looks bright for Polycom and Microsoft. This collaborative relationship should bring some really amazing new products and capabilities for businesses everywhere. Polycom deserves this honor.