York Telecom Awarded Polycom Telepresence Certified Plus Status

EATONTOWN, NJ and PLEASANTON, CA--York Telecom has been awarded Polycom Telepresence Certified Plus Partner status from Polycom. York Telecom is delivering complete telepresence solutions along with managed telepresence services, and implementation and maintenance services for Polycom RealPresence Experience and Polycom Telepresence Experience immersive telepresence solutions, and flexible Polycom HDX room and personal telepresence solutions, which together represent the broadest portfolio of fully interoperable, standards-based telepresence solutions available.

"Telepresence gives customers an edge in today's global business environment through improved productivity, accelerated decision making, better collaboration among dispersed teams, customers and partners, and through its ability to lower carbon emissions and costs associated with travel," said Ron Gaboury, president and chief operating officer at York Telecom. "Through our comprehensive offering of Polycom standards-based solutions and services, York Telecom can help customers of all sizes reap the benefits of telepresence, whether they are new to visual communications, or looking for a pragmatic migration path from traditional video conferencing."

Polycom telepresence solutions enable people to collaborate more effectively across distances, working face to face with coworkers, customers and partners in different locations as effectively and productively as if they were in the same room. Polycom telepresence solutions deliver a superior visual communications experience through UltimateHD -- HD video, HD voice, and simultaneous HD content-sharing capabilities that deliver clear, natural, life-like interaction. Based on open standards, Polycom telepresence solutions work seamlessly with the full range of Polycom visual communications solutions from the desktop to immersive telepresence suite, allowing organizations to connect their entire knowledge network. The solutions also integrate with the unified communication networks that customers have today, and interoperate at the highest possible quality with standards-based video conferencing solutions from other manufactures, and the more than 1.5 million standards-based video conferencing systems in use today around the world.