Polycom Simplifies Deployment fo Installed-Room Systems Joining AMX Inconcert Alliance at Platinum Level
PLEASANTON, Calif., â€“ March 2, 2005 â€“ PolycomÂ®, Inc. (NASDAQ: PLCM), the worldâ€™s leader in video and voice conferencing, conference bridges, and integrated web collaboration solutions, has become a Platinum level Inconcert Partner with AMXÂ® Corporation (NASDAQ: AMXC), a worldwide leader in control system technology. The program ensures simpler and faster integration of Polycom installed voice and video solutions with AMX controllers for custom-room environments.
AMXâ€™s Inconcert Partner Program is dedicated to simplifying the process of integrating leading manufacturersâ€™ equipment with AMX control technology. The two companies have developed AMX control modules for operation of the Polycom VortexÂ® product line as well as the VSXTM 8000 video conferencing system and other Polycom products used in installed A/V applications. The availability of the AMX control modules simplifies the integration of the products and can increase end-user satisfaction.
â€œThis alliance represents a new level of support for system designers and integrators,â€ said Craig Lynar, vice president of corporate solutions marketing at Polycom. â€œOur certified channel partners will now have simplified integration of Polycomâ€™s installed A/V products with AMX control systems.â€ Lynar noted that a special AMX application has already been written for the combined use of the Vortex and VSX 8000 products. This application is now available to certified Polycom channel partners.
â€œWeâ€™re pleased to be partnering with Polycom in the development of control modules for installed conferencing applications,â€ said Rashid Skaf, AMX executive vice president. “Polycomâ€™s conferencing solutions represent the highest in quality and standards so it is our goal to ensure seamless interoperability between our control systems and their products. Through our Inconcert partnership, AMX and Polycom will work together to deliver innovation, convenience and productivity to every customerâ€™s business environment.â€
Polycom, Inc. delivers the ultimate communications experience to people and organizations worldwide through market-leading unified collaborative communications (UCC) solutions that maximize their efficiency and productivity. Polycom offers the greatest breadth of standards-based video, voice, web and data conferencing and collaboration solutions that are easy to deploy and manage, as well as intuitive to use. Supported by an open architecture, these high quality solutions integrate seamlessly with leading telephony and presence-based networks. With its market driving technologies, best-in-class products, partnerships, and world-class service, Polycom is the smart choice for organizations seeking proven solutions and a competitive advantage in real-time communications and collaboration. For additional information call 1-800-POLYCOM (765-9266) or +1-408-526-9000, or visit the Polycom website at http://www.polycom.com/.
About AMX Corporation
Founded in 1982, AMX Corporation (Nasdaq: AMXC) is a worldwide leader in advanced control and automation technology for commercial and residential markets. AMX products enable users to centrally manage and control a variety of audio/video, environmental and communications technologies. Customers also leverage the company’s advanced hardware and software platforms to store and distribute digital content, as well as to manage a selection of resources and services. By centralizing the management and control of these devices, AMX customers experience simplicity, efficiency and productivity in any environment. AMX delivers these benefits by working with leading manufacturers, dealers and distributors to integrate its products into vertical market installations around the world. It’s your world. Take control.â„¢ For more information about AMX, visit http://www.amx.com/.
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