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The New Business Case for Video Conferencing: 7 Real-World Benefits Beyond Cost-Savings

Organizations today are using video conferencing and collaboration in many ways that were not imaginable just a few years ago. These implementations and use cases are delivering hard and soft benefits far beyond the cost savings associated with business travel and general purpose meetings.

This white paper provides insight into the value of video conferencing in today's business environment, and real-world examples of how organizations--large and small--are leveraging visual collaboration to find new clients, serve existing clients better, and improve their bottom line.

Sponsor: Polycom


 

2014 Survey Report: Remote Collaboration Challenges and Strategies to Overcome

In late 2013, Polycom invited customers and partners around the world to participate in a survey that focused on collaboration challenges. More than 5,000 business professionals from all job levels, functions and vertical sectors responded, candidly sharing insights about their obstacles and the strategies they deploy to overcome them.

The survey reveals that 85% of the respondents believe video conferencing helps them achieve their business goals. See how they successfully use video in their profession and how you can leverage technology to defy distance and improve remote collaboration within your organization as well.

Sponsor: Polycom


 

The Total Economic Impact of Polycom Voice Solutions for Microsoft Lync

Download this study to learn how one organization with 24,000 Polycom voice devices and Lync Enterprise Voice achieved a 98% risk-adjusted ROI and a payback period of 21 months. Polycom voice solutions for Microsoft Lync helped an Organization achieve the following cost savings and business benefits over three years:

- $452K Employee relocation cost savings
- $12M Improved productivity and collaboration
- $15M Total cost savings and benefits
- $582K Managed services cost savings
- $2M Phone purchase and installation savings

*Commissioned Total Economic Impact™ (TEI) study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of Polycom and Microsoft.

Sponsor: Polycom


 

2014 Gartner MarketScope for Group Video Systems

In this MarketScope report, Gartner evaluated seven group video conferencing vendors on business model, customer experience, market responsiveness and track record, marketing execution, product strategy, and overall viability. They conclude that the introduction of personal and mobile endpoints is dramatically reshaping the landscape for group video collaboration, and that IT leaders should align their video portfolios for maximum utilization and strategic fit with their related investments in collaboration and unified communications.

Sponsor: Polycom