Welcome!

Containers Expo Blog Authors: Elizabeth White, Pat Romanski, Liz McMillan, Stefan Bernbo, Flint Brenton

News Feed Item

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 Year
ScanSource

Solution Advisor of the Year
Nanjing Southern Telecom Co., Ltd.

Service Provider of the Year
AT&T

System Integrator of the Year
Dimension Data

Excellence in Services Award
Whitlock

Excellence in Innovation Award
Samsung SDS

Excellence in Integration Award
Siemens Enterprise Communications

Excellence in Industry Award
Solutionz

Polycom’s Theater Partner Award winners include:

Asia Pacific
Distributor of the Year
Transition Systems Pte Ltd

Solution Advisor of the Year
Nanjing Southern Telecom Co., Ltd.

Service Provider of the Year
Airtel Business

System Integrator of the Year
Beijing Transtrue Technology Inc.

Excellence in Services Award
Digital China (China) Limited

Excellence in Innovation Award
Samsung SDS

Excellence in Integration Award
Hewlett-Packard New Zealand

Excellence in Industry Award
Presto Infosolutions Pvt. Ltd.

Central/Latin America
Distributor of the Year
Nexsys

Solution Advisor of the Year
Reto Industrial

System Integrator of the Year
Intergrupo

Excellence in Services Award
Digitalnet

Excellence in Integration Award
Siemens Enterprise Communications

Excellence in Industry Award
Pleimec

Europe/Middle East/Africa
Distributor of the Year
Imago

Solution Advisor of the Year
IEC Group

Service Provider of the Year
BT

System Integrator of the Year
Dimension Data

Excellence in Services Award
CROC

Excellence in Innovation Award
Internet Videocommunications

Excellence in Integration Award
Atlantis Telecom

Excellence in Industry Award
ImageFlow

North America
Distributor of the Year
ScanSource

Solution Advisor of the Year
SKC

Service Provider of the Year
8X8

System Integrator of the Year
General Dynamics

Excellence in Services Award
Whitlock

Excellence in Innovation Award
NetXUSA

Excellence in Integration Award
Extrateam

Excellence in Industry Award
Solutionz

Polycom’s Country Partner Award winners include:

Asia Pacific
Partner of the Year - China
Jiangsu Qunli Modern Science Technology Develop Co., Ltd

Partner of the Year - Hong Kong/Taiwan
Ultra Active Technology Limited

Partner of the Year - Japan
Princeton Technology, Ltd.

Partner of the Year - Australia & New Zealand
Electroboard Solutions Pty Ltd

Partner of the Year - India & South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation
AGC Networks Limited

Partner of the Year - Southeast Asia
PT Westcon Group

Partner of the Year - Korea
Softbank Commerce Korea

Central/Latin America
Partner of the Year - Brazil
Digitalnet Brasil

Partner of the Year - Mexico
Limbergy

Partner of the Year - Chile
Touchmedia

Partner of the Year - Ecuador
Metrotek

Partner of the Year - Argentina
El Cubo

Partner of the Year - Peru
Coatel

Partner of the Year – Caribbean
AVC

Europe/Middle East/Africa
Partner of the Year - UK & Ireland
AVM Impact

Partner of the Year – France
SFR

Partner of the Year – Germany
Ingram Micro Distribution GmbH

Partner of the Year – Spain
Profinsa

Partner of the Year – Italy
Ayno

Partner of the Year – Benelux
Go Connect

Partner of the Year – Nordics
SEC Datacom

Partner of the Year – Russia
OCS Distribution

Partner of the Year – Middle East North Africa
DataBox

Partner of the Year – Israel, South Africa, Greece
Kathea

Partner of the Year – Austria & Switzerland
Kilchenmann AG

Partner of the Year – Eastern Europe
Damovo Polska

North America
Partner of the Year - United States
AVI-SPL

Partner of the Year - Canada
Telus

Partner of the Year - Federal
ProTel

Partner DMR of the Year
CDW

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.

© 2013 Polycom, Inc. All rights reserved. POLYCOM®, the Polycom logo, and the names and marks associated with Polycom’s products are trademarks and/or service marks of Polycom, Inc. and are registered and/or common law marks in the United States and various other countries. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners.

More Stories By Business Wire

Copyright © 2009 Business Wire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of Business Wire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of Business Wire. Business Wire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

@ThingsExpo Stories
Internet of @ThingsExpo has announced today that Chris Matthieu has been named tech chair of Internet of @ThingsExpo 2016 Silicon Valley. The 6thInternet of @ThingsExpo will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
The Internet of Things will challenge the status quo of how IT and development organizations operate. Or will it? Certainly the fog layer of IoT requires special insights about data ontology, security and transactional integrity. But the developmental challenges are the same: People, Process and Platform and how we integrate our thinking to solve complicated problems. In his session at 19th Cloud Expo, Craig Sproule, CEO of Metavine, will demonstrate how to move beyond today's coding paradigm ...
The cloud market growth today is largely in public clouds. While there is a lot of spend in IT departments in virtualization, these aren’t yet translating into a true “cloud” experience within the enterprise. What is stopping the growth of the “private cloud” market? In his general session at 18th Cloud Expo, Nara Rajagopalan, CEO of Accelerite, explored the challenges in deploying, managing, and getting adoption for a private cloud within an enterprise. What are the key differences between wh...
SYS-CON Events has announced today that Roger Strukhoff has been named conference chair of Cloud Expo and @ThingsExpo 2016 Silicon Valley. The 19th Cloud Expo and 6th @ThingsExpo will take place on November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. "The Internet of Things brings trillions of dollars of opportunity to developers and enterprise IT, no matter how you measure it," stated Roger Strukhoff. "More importantly, it leverages the power of devices and the Interne...
"We work in the area of Big Data analytics and Big Data analytics is a very crowded space - you have Hadoop, ETL, warehousing, visualization and there's a lot of effort trying to get these tools to talk to each other," explained Mukund Deshpande, head of the Analytics practice at Accelerite, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 18th Cloud Expo, held June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
The idea of comparing data in motion (at the sensor level) to data at rest (in a Big Data server warehouse) with predictive analytics in the cloud is very appealing to the industrial IoT sector. The problem Big Data vendors have, however, is access to that data in motion at the sensor location. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Scott Allen, CMO of FreeWave, discussed how as IoT is increasingly adopted by industrial markets, there is going to be an increased demand for sensor data from the outermos...
UAS, drones or unmanned aircraft, no matter what you call them — this was their week. Our news stream was flooded with updates on the newly announced rules and regulations for commercial UAS from the FAA. So, naturally we have dedicated this week’s top news round up to highlight some of our favorite UAS stories.
Basho Technologies has announced the latest release of Basho Riak TS, version 1.3. Riak TS is an enterprise-grade NoSQL database optimized for Internet of Things (IoT). The open source version enables developers to download the software for free and use it in production as well as make contributions to the code and develop applications around Riak TS. Enhancements to Riak TS make it quick, easy and cost-effective to spin up an instance to test new ideas and build IoT applications. In addition to...
CenturyLink has announced that application server solutions from GENBAND are now available as part of CenturyLink’s Networx contracts. The General Services Administration (GSA)’s Networx program includes the largest telecommunications contract vehicles ever awarded by the federal government. CenturyLink recently secured an extension through spring 2020 of its offerings available to federal government agencies via GSA’s Networx Universal and Enterprise contracts. GENBAND’s EXPERiUS™ Application...
In addition to all the benefits, IoT is also bringing new kind of customer experience challenges - cars that unlock themselves, thermostats turning houses into saunas and baby video monitors broadcasting over the internet. This list can only increase because while IoT services should be intuitive and simple to use, the delivery ecosystem is a myriad of potential problems as IoT explodes complexity. So finding a performance issue is like finding the proverbial needle in the haystack.
When people aren’t talking about VMs and containers, they’re talking about serverless architecture. Serverless is about no maintenance. It means you are not worried about low-level infrastructural and operational details. An event-driven serverless platform is a great use case for IoT. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Animesh Singh, an STSM and Lead for IBM Cloud Platform and Infrastructure, will detail how to build a distributed serverless, polyglot, microservices framework using open source tec...
Apixio Inc. has raised $19.3 million in Series D venture capital funding led by SSM Partners with participation from First Analysis, Bain Capital Ventures and Apixio’s largest angel investor. Apixio will dedicate the proceeds toward advancing and scaling products powered by its cognitive computing platform, further enabling insights for optimal patient care. The Series D funding comes as Apixio experiences strong momentum and increasing demand for its HCC Profiler solution, which mines unstruc...
The IoT is changing the way enterprises conduct business. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Eric Hoffman, Vice President at EastBanc Technologies, discussed how businesses can gain an edge over competitors by empowering consumers to take control through IoT. He cited examples such as a Washington, D.C.-based sports club that leveraged IoT and the cloud to develop a comprehensive booking system. He also highlighted how IoT can revitalize and restore outdated business models, making them profitable ...
Presidio has received the 2015 EMC Partner Services Quality Award from EMC Corporation for achieving outstanding service excellence and customer satisfaction as measured by the EMC Partner Services Quality (PSQ) program. Presidio was also honored as the 2015 EMC Americas Marketing Excellence Partner of the Year and 2015 Mid-Market East Partner of the Year. The EMC PSQ program is a project-specific survey program designed for partners with Service Partner designations to solicit customer feedbac...
IoT offers a value of almost $4 trillion to the manufacturing industry through platforms that can improve margins, optimize operations & drive high performance work teams. By using IoT technologies as a foundation, manufacturing customers are integrating worker safety with manufacturing systems, driving deep collaboration and utilizing analytics to exponentially increased per-unit margins. However, as Benoit Lheureux, the VP for Research at Gartner points out, “IoT project implementers often ...
"delaPlex is a software development company. We do team-based outsourcing development," explained Mark Rivers, COO and Co-founder of delaPlex Software, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 18th Cloud Expo, held June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
In his general session at 18th Cloud Expo, Lee Atchison, Principal Cloud Architect and Advocate at New Relic, discussed cloud as a ‘better data center’ and how it adds new capacity (faster) and improves application availability (redundancy). The cloud is a ‘Dynamic Tool for Dynamic Apps’ and resource allocation is an integral part of your application architecture, so use only the resources you need and allocate /de-allocate resources on the fly.
Connected devices and the industrial internet are growing exponentially every year with Cisco expecting 50 billion devices to be in operation by 2020. In this period of growth, location-based insights are becoming invaluable to many businesses as they adopt new connected technologies. Knowing when and where these devices connect from is critical for a number of scenarios in supply chain management, disaster management, emergency response, M2M, location marketing and more. In his session at @Th...
Machine Learning helps make complex systems more efficient. By applying advanced Machine Learning techniques such as Cognitive Fingerprinting, wind project operators can utilize these tools to learn from collected data, detect regular patterns, and optimize their own operations. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Stuart Gillen, Director of Business Development at SparkCognition, discussed how research has demonstrated the value of Machine Learning in delivering next generation analytics to imp...
In his keynote at 18th Cloud Expo, Andrew Keys, Co-Founder of ConsenSys Enterprise, provided an overview of the evolution of the Internet and the Database and the future of their combination – the Blockchain. Andrew Keys is Co-Founder of ConsenSys Enterprise. He comes to ConsenSys Enterprise with capital markets, technology and entrepreneurial experience. Previously, he worked for UBS investment bank in equities analysis. Later, he was responsible for the creation and distribution of life sett...