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Polycom RealConnect is the only Microsoft certified video interoperability solution for Office 365 and Skype for Business. Polycom RealConnect ensures that users have a seamless video and content collaboration experience in Skype for Business calls regardless of the video device they use to join. And with direct Outlook integration users can easily schedule and join calls without ever breaking their natural workflow. RealConnect for Office 365 and Skype for Business. Extend the video and content sharing experience of Skype for Business into your existing video technologies. Polycom RealConnect — The ONLY certified video interoperability solution for Office 365 and Skype for Business. Polycom RealConnect is the first technology that solves the age-old dilemma of making different multiple videoconferencing technologies work together. RealConnect allows devices such as Polycom and Cisco video endpoints to join a Skype for Business meeting.

Polycom RealConnect is integrated into the Skype meeting workflow making it easy and intuitive to schedule a video interop call. Skype and non-Skype users join the same video call with one click and enjoy their natural video and content layouts. Available for both Skype for Business online as part of Office 365 and Skype for Business on-premises, Polycom RealConnect leverages the industry-leading Polycom unified conferencing technologies to bring together Skype for Business users and other video conferencing systems. Future-proof Microsoft UC deployment with RealConnect. Polycom RealConnect Hybrid allows customers currently on Skype for Business on-premises to enable video interoperability and migrate to Office 365/Skype for Business Online without any disruption.

Polycom RealConnect Flexible Deployment Options For Office 365 And Skype For Business

Simple and natural way for Office 365 users to meet and collaborate with existing video conferencing solutions. RealConnect for Office 365. Cloud-based video interoperability solution built for Office 365. End users will enjoy the simple meeting workflow and natural Skype online meeting experience. While IT admins will enjoy protecting their video investments and the simplicity of license management and provisioning from within their Office 365 portal. Schedule meeting in Outlook and simply invite users or devices into the meeting. Click to Join meetings from personal devices or room video systems (One Touch Dial option available). Skype for Business users see existing video systems in the same familiar Skype for Business call layout, in the participant roster, and can share content bi-directionally. Protect your video investments by connecting Cisco, Polycom or other video endpoints into a Skype for Business call.

Skype For Business On-Premises

Skype for Business enables customers with an on-premises or hybrid Skype deployment to seamlessly connect existing video conferencing endpoints into a Skype for Business call. Video interoperability solution to bring Skype for Business and non-Skype for Business video solutions together in the same meeting. End users will enjoy the simple meeting workflow and natural Skype meeting experience. While IT admins will enjoy protecting their video investments by connecting their existing solutions to Skype meetings. Schedule meeting in Outlook and simply invite users or devices into the meeting. Click to Join meetings from personal devices or room video systems (with One Touch Dial option). Skype for Business users see existing video systems in the same familiar Skype for Business call layout, in the participant roster, and can share content bi-directionally.
Polycom RealConnect

Benefits

As your workforce continues to expand across the globe, it’s important to ensure everyone remains engaged and productive. Connecting colleagues with RealPresence Clariti allows everyone to see each other and share ideas visually no matter what device or technology they are using. From on-premises, cloud and managed cloud service deployment to hardware or software delivery and perpetual or subscription models, RealPresence Clariti meets your organization’s unique requirements. RealPresence Clariti includes desktop, mobile and soft web clients that seamlessly connect to team environment solutions in huddle spaces, conference rooms, boardrooms and immersive telepresence.

Unmatched Skype for Business integration ensures everyone has a better video conferencing experience without worrying about the technology. Polycom's unsurpassed scalability brings every site around the world together in virtual meeting rooms, putting video conferencing at your fingertips. Scheduling a meeting fits into the natural workflow of using your regular calendar and joining is as simple as pushing a button in a room or one click from your personal device. During the meeting, anyone can share and interact with documents or use a virtual whiteboard for ad-hoc brainstorming sessions. Record or stream meetings to be accessed at any time and any location for better training and corporate communications.

Collaboration

Your workforce and your customers expect to be able to interact and collaborate wherever they are with the ease and convenience of a natural meeting experience. With the widest array of collaboration infrastructure options designed to meet your specific needs, Polycom enables you to create impactful collaboration with HD voice, video, content, and web collaboration with the broadest interoperability — while delivering a great user experience on any device. No matter where your people are, our personalized virtual meeting rooms make it easy to meet with peers, partners and customers instantly. Get business done faster — from anywhere.

Whether you want to improve communications, increase productivity, or enhance your corporate culture, Polycom collaboration infrastructure lets you unleash the power of human collaboration. Create impactful collaboration with exceptional HD video meetings, clear audio, and simple-to-use collaboration tools that meet the needs of every user, business, and budget. Empower your business with simple, powerful and flexible collaboration infrastructure software that fits your company’s size and budget.

Collaboration Cloud

Your workforce and your customers expect to be able to interact and collaborate wherever they are with the ease and convenience of a natural meeting experience. With the widest array of collaboration infrastructure options designed to meet your specific needs, Polycom enables you to create impactful collaboration with HD voice, video, content, and web collaboration with the broadest interoperability — while delivering a great user experience on any device. With virtual meeting rooms, no matter where your people are, our personalized virtual meeting rooms make it easy to meet with peers, partners and customers instantly.

Get business done faster — from anywhere. Polycom’s suite of enterprise video conferencing solutions eliminates the barriers of location, time, cost and culture that can hinder face to face collaboration. With the latest addition of Polycom RealPresence Collaboration Cloud Video Meeting Services, a Polycom powered VaaS solution delivered by qualified partners, organizations can now leverage the reliability and security of Polycom’s video collaboration platform.

Technical Overview

Polycom RealPresence Clariti includes entitlement to all the necessary software components for bridging, video call control, web collaboration and soft endpoints, device management, and firewall traversal. It is priced and licensed based on concurrent users and add-on options, such as hardware enablement, advanced analytics, video content management, and other valuable professional services to ensure success. Polycom implementation provides the flexibility to pick and choose what, where and how much to be deploy based on your needs.

RealPresence Clariti includes:
  • Soft endpoints including management for mobile and desktop clients.
  • Web Collaboration provides rich visual collaboration with the simplicity of browser access.
  • Video/Audio/Content Bridging — Industry leading software bridging for H.323/SIP, AVC, SVC, WebRTC calls up to 1080p.
  • H.323/SIP video call control engine for simplified dial plans, automated VMR creation, bridge virtualization and UC integrations.
  • Video firewall edge application providing SIP/H.323 dialing and registration for remote workers and B2B, B2C user scenarios.
  • Automated scheduling, provisioning and monitoring of the software and hardware based video clients and Polycom voice solutions.
  • Video Recording and Streaming — Create, share and stream videos from any workspace for better training and corporate communications with 90 day free trial.
  • Powerful analytics — monitor performance, capacity and utilization to improve user experiences, drive higher adoption and better decision making.
  • Tight integration with leading UC partners including Microsoft Skype for Business provide seamless workflows where users simply click to join a conference on a standards-based video endpoint or Skype for Business client.
  • Rich set of SDKs, developers forum and Polycom Sandbox can be used for custom integrations.

Video Conferencing

Auto frame and zoom — don’t waste any time adjusting the camera view. Polycom EagleEye Producer automatically frames and zooms in on the participants no matter where they are in the room. Make sure everyone is seen and heard clearly in the video conference. Video conferencing services — ensure success and maximize the return on your investment in Video Collaboration solutions with Polycom video conferencing services. Polycom experts can help address critical gaps you may have in related experience and expertise, resulting in enhanced end-user and customer satisfaction, higher productivity and increased user adoption rates.

We partner with you to design, deploy, support, optimize and manage a solution that delivers a superior experience in every workspace with an easy to use and consistent workflow. When you use Polycom or partner services, you can — strategize on how best to prepare your environment for new technology. Reduce risks and minimize impact to your production environment. Get the best, most appropriate product and solutions support available. Augment your internal resources with expert technical consultants and operations assistance.