With the Polycom (News - Alert) CX Series of IP phones optimized for Microsoft Lync now available over the GSA Schedule, U.S. government agencies can now hope to connect and collaborate more efficiently and securely.
The Lync platform with Polycom furnishes federal government agencies on the GSA Schedule with a unified video and voice environment and they can be obtained on the S-35F-0511T GSA vehicle through EC America, Inc.
Greg Myers, vice president of Microsoft (News - Alert) Federal Sales, remarked in a statement, “Microsoft Office 365 and Microsoft Lync are being adopted quickly by customers seeking cost savings and greater productivity. Polycom CX phones availability on the GSA (News - Alert) Schedule makes it easier for our customers to order and benefit from a full unified communications solution. Polycom delivers innovative voice and video end points and infrastructure that deliver to customers a great Lync experience and value.”
Built to be an extension of Lync, Polycom’s CX series takes the simplicity, ease of use and familiar Lync interface to environments throughout the enterprise. Its Lync-optimized solutions simplify deployment and also lower users’ total cost of ownership by eliminating training costs, streamlining communications and encouraging collaboration.
The Polycom CX Series of IP phones comprise voice and video devices designed exclusively to improve one’s Microsoft Lync experience and are stated to be one-of-a-kind devices, featuring the only 360-degree panorama video display, the only Lync conference phone and the only group video system optimized for Lync.
Tony D'Angelo, vice president of federal operations at Polycom, asserted, “The federal government is under increasing pressure to improve communication and collaboration, both within and between agencies, to streamline operations, reduce costs, and better serve citizens. The Microsoft Lync environment is ideal for rapidly connecting employees and contractors across government agencies, and Polycom offers the broadest portfolio of Lync-optimized solutions, spanning desktop, common areas and conference rooms, and builds on its legacy of high-quality audio and conferencing by delivering the only conference phone designed for Lync.”
Edited by Rachel Ramsey