Polycom set to bring govt offices closer

The video conferencing solution provider has been approved by the DGS&D for collaboration with various government and PSU offices

GN Bureau | October 29, 2015


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India going digital friendly is advantage for many companies and Polycom is one of them. The video conferencing solution provider is celebrating 25th year in business and mark this event the company recently launched a slew of collaboration solutions to adapt to the workplace of the future.

A report by market research firm Frost & Sullivan indicates that Polycom was the leader in the video conferencing systems and infrastructure segment in India with 44 percent market share in 2014.

Polycom has announced that the directorate general supplies and disposals (DGS&D) has approved its video collaboration solution for purchase by the government and public sector enterprises under the rate contract agreement. The company’s collaborative technology and market presence are strongly placed to support initiatives such as Digital India.

The company’s rate contract agreement will be serviced and supported by its national distributor Inspira, enabling Polycom to offer video collaboration solutions. The products of the company can help government organisations implement and integrate video networks within their existing infrastructure. The agreement will also help Polycom expand its customer base across various government departments and ministries including defence, railway, public sector units, and citizen services.

The company is also optimistic that its new improved collaboration and visual communication technology can help in the government’s skills development programme and strengthen its school and higher education programmes through virtual class rooms.

This kind of technology comes hand to extend education facilities to rural areas, initiate remote healthcare services via telemedicine, and implement e-governance and smart city programmes.

“We are delighted to partner with DGS&D, in providing our breakthrough collaboration solutions to government agencies. We are taking a quantum leap in hastening the digital revolution of India and firmly believe that our innovations uniquely place people at the heart of collaboration enabling them to work better, smarter and more efficiently,” said Minhaj Zia, managing director, Polycom India and SAARC in a press release.

“Polycom India remains focused on being the leading collaboration partner for our customers – whether in government or in the private sector offering seamless user experience, and open and interoperable technologies through an ecosystem of expert partners,” he added.

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