Moscow, Russia (PRWEB UK) 16 October 2012
Polycom, Inc. (Nasdaq: PLCM), the global leader in open standards-based unified communications (UC), announced today that Saint Petersburg State University, Russia (SPBGU) has implemented the Polycom RealPresence® Platform® (Polycom® RMX® 4000) and RealPresence® Room solutions(Polycom® HDX® Series) across the university to provide high-quality learning, im-prove communications among students and faculty.
To raise its profile in the international education community, administrators realised the university needed a better unified communication solution, and selected Polycom because of its comprehensive video collaboration solutions that extend from mobile devices to immersive telepresence theatres. Ilya Gorbunov, CIO of SPBGU, explains: “After evaluation, Polycom was technically among the best solutions available on the market today. We built the complete network based on the carrier-grade video infrastructure provided by the Polycom® RealPresence® Platform. The Polycom solutions bring HD video collaboration to any size rooms and any work environment, from large conference halls, to individual desktop solutions, to mobile devices. And from that we can easily add more systems as the usage increases.”
Students and staff members have access to Polycom RealPresence video solutions which allow them to collaborate on high technology with international universities. Because the RealPresence Platform is based on open standards, it is interoperable with the broadest range of business and communications applications and can therefore connect and seamlessly integrate with the multi-vendor video collaboration solutions used by many international institutions.
Polycom RealPresence video solutions are transforming education for St Petersburg University faculty and students:
Polycom is the global leader in open standards-based unified communications (UC) solutions for voice and video collaboration, trusted by more than 415,000 customers around the world. Polycom solutions are powered by the Polycom® RealPresence® Plat-form, 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 http://www.polycom.co.uk or connect with us on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn to learn how we’re pushing the greatness of human collaboration forward.
Sarah Brambley / Lisa Perry
Polycom EMEA Communications
sarah(dot)brambley(at)polycom(dot)com / lisa(dot)perry(at)polycom(dot)com
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