As a valued partner, Polycom give BroadConnect the oppourtunity to deliver exceptional quality, cloud-based video collaboration to its hosted PBX customers
Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) May 07, 2013
BroadConnect Telecom, North America’s premier supplier of hosted voice, video, managed data and security services has announced their intent to deliver unified communications video services to their hosted PBX consumers. This cloud-based service will leverage Polycom plug-and-play desktop voice and video solutions. Polycom is the world leader in UC&C.
BroadConnect Telecom also publicized plans to provide support for end-to-end, high definition video solutions for their hosted PBX consumers using services engineered around the high-performing Polycom® VVX Business Media Phone and the Polycom® VVX® Camera, which utilizes advanced plug-and-play technology to intelligently convert existing Polycom® VVX 500 and 600 Business Media Phones into budget friendly, high-quality video collaboration solutions. This voice and video environment is achieved by installing the 720p HD video camera into the onboard USB port at the top of each phone. Since there is no requirement to install software drivers, users can begin experiencing high-resolution video conferencing almost instantly. Deployment is easy and cost-efficient since the service is capable of operating over existing VoIP networks. Furthermore, in addition to the Polycom VVX® 500 and the Polycom VVX 600, BroadConnect also provides support for face-to-face video conferencing solutions using the Polycom® VVX® 1500 Business Media Phone. BroadConnect`s client base has found that with these video-enabled Polycom devices they gain access to intelligent, scalable, business-grade phones capable of greatly enhancing productivity and streamlining workflows as a result of a unified communications environment.
The Polycom VVX 500 and Polycom VVX 600 Business Media Phone series offers BroadConnect customers with a cost-effective and easy to use method of integrating face-to-face collaboration in their businesses. The top-grade, business class phones boast gesture-based, multi-touch capable, intelligent touchscreens and an intelligent user interface engineered to deliver the same familiar tap-and-swipe usability as most of the leading smartphones and devices. Some of the advantageous video features include: a privacy shutter, multiple video modes, adjustable tilt, picture in picture and customizable frame rates.
"BroadConnect consumers commend the user friendliness, high definition voice quality, crystal clear voice clarity and exceptional support of the Polycom IP phone lineup,” said Jason Stephen Ali, Social Media Director at BroadConnect Telecom. “In light of growing demands for intelligent face-to-face video collaboration, accessible from the cloud, BroadConnect’s support of Polycom VVX Business Media Phones strives to meet and exceed those demands by providing BroadConnect customers with access to affordable, high-quality desktop voice and video solutions capable of growing with their businesses.”
“From smaller and midlevel businesses to major fortune 500 enterprises, the ability to collaborate over HD video is quickly becoming standard business practice and BroadConnect is now positioned to provide plug-and-play, cloud-based unified communications services capable of helping our customers stay ahead of the games,” said Ravi Prasher, VP of Sales at BroadConnect Telecom. “Our newest service offering, made possible by Polycom VVX Business Media Phones and the Polycom VVX Camera, face-to-face collaboration is now easily attainable and will integrate seamlessly with business workflow. Consumers seeking a service provider capable of delivering value-added solutions capable of helping them to increase productivity with find just that with BroadConnect.”
BroadConnect Telecom also unveiled plans to provide support for the newly launched Polycom® VVX® 300 and Polycom VVX 400 Business Phones as part of their newest solution for Hosted Voice services. BroadConnect’s Hosted Voice solutions make it possible for businesses of all verticals to efficiently streamline communications, while keeping costs low, throughout each of their business locations by consolidating their voice and video services to a single solutions provider. This means the elimination of the costly expense and ongoing management of onsite PBXs. BroadConnect’s cloud-delivered voice services are cost-efficient, future-ready, feature-rich solutions capable of delivering mobility and collaborative business enhancing features not available with conventional phone systems. This includes: Mobile Hosted Voice, Visual Voicemail, Fine Me – Follow Me, Automated Attendants and more. Additionally, businesses already leveraging BroadConnect’s voice and broadband services will experience the benefits of added security for their voice traffic and heightened reliability since BroadConnect operates their own private network.
BroadConnect forecasts wide availability of the Polycom VVX 500 and 600 end-to-end camera in the second quarter of 2013.
About BroadConnect Telecom
At BroadConnect, we operate our own North America wide private voice and data network. This allows us to control the first and last mile of service, meaning crystal clear voice calls that are securely delivered and are always prioritized over data communications. Our goal is to exceed established performance standards while offering our customers innovative communication solutions coupled with the highest personal service. Please visit http://www.broadconnect.ca/ and http://www.broadconnectusa.com/ for more information.