2008 Winner Profile

Polycom

Project Description:
Polycom deployed a global IP network to handle company's voice, video and data traffic. The company implemented rules for determining traffic priority and quality of service, giving preference to video and voice-over data. The provider of teleconferencing and videoconferencing technology says its network management approach has helped to increase sales by improving the quality of its product demonstrations. Meanwhile, the network improvements have increased internal collaboration, improving productivity 8 percent over three years.
Project type:
Network, Collaboration, Video Conferencing
Business Functions:
Research & Development/Product Development, Sales
Business Goal:
Strategic /Competitive Advantage
CEO:
Robert Hagerty, CEO
Headquarters:
Pleasanton, Calif.
Industry:
Telecommunications
Revenue (2007):
$930 million
Website:
www.polycom.com
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