Tag Archives: Polycom

Donald Williams Named Global Engineering EVP at Polycom

Donald Williams, formerly vice president and head of engineering at software company  Prysm, has been named executive VP of worldwide engineering at Polycom. Polycom said Monday Williams will lead the firm’s efforts to develop audio, video and content sharing platforms, as well as manage engineering team members in North America, China and …

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Tech Industry Vet Tarun Loomba Joins Polycom as Solutions Mgmt EVP

Tarun Loomba, formerly vice president and general manager of SanDisk‘s computing storage solutions business, has joined communications technology provider Polycom as executive vice president for solutions management. Polycom said Tuesday the more than 20-year technology industry veteran will oversee the company’s worldwide product and services management teams from its headquarters in San Jose, California. “His …

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GENBAND, Polycom Expand DoD Unified Comms Offerings

GENBAND and Polycom have expanded their unified communications offerings with Defense Department-approved voice and video communications platforms. GENBAND said Tuesday its Application Server was added to the DoD Information Network’s Approved Products List as an Enterprise Session Controller, which authorizes the platform to support enterprise-wide DoD deployments in the cloud. Polycom also added …

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Polycom Helps Spanish Defense Ministry Implement Unified Comms Platform

Spain’s defense ministry has adopted Polycom‘s unified communications platform to help maintain contact between the country’s defense headquarters and personnel across the world. The company said Nov. 3 its RealPresence Platform works to connect the Spanish defense headquarters with the armed forces, military headquarters and NATO. “Our communication needs are quite varied as …

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Genband, Polycom Receive DISA JITC Certification for Unified Comms Tech; Sean Berg Comments

Genband‘s Application Server and Polycom‘s VVX voice and video portfolio have both achieved a Joint Interoperability Test Command certification from the Defense Information Systems Agency to offer unified communications for U.S. military networks. The application server works to help agencies and departments create secure private clouds and deliver video and voice communications through Polycom-built media …

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Polycom's Sean Berg: Public Sector Agencies Seek Collaboration Tools for Unified Communications, Workflows

Sean Berg, vice president for Polycom's public sector business, has said a “workplace of the future” concept continues to evolve for public sector agencies as mobile device use grows and millennials enter the workforce. Berg told Public Sector View in an interview posted Thursday that one trend he observes is growth in usage …

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JITC Evaluates Integrated Polycom-Genband Comms Tech Offering; Sean Berg Comments

The Joint Interoperability Test Command has tested a unified communications system that comprises Polycom‘s suite of business media phones and a Genband application server. The companies now await a final certification from JITC to integrate their Local Session Controller technology into the Defense Department‘s communications network, Genband said Monday. “Public sector organizations are …

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NATO Begins Deployment of Polycom’s RealPresence Centro Collaboration Tool; Sean Berg Comments

NATO has approved and deployed Polycom‘s RealPresence Centro tool to support communications and collaboration through its restricted network. The company said Thursday the alliance is the first to deploy the technology, which will become commercially available late this month. “For the agency, this means saving time, resources, working securely from almost anywhere and an …

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Sean Berg: Polycom to Install Unified Comms Platform at NATO’s Future HQ

NATO has selected Polycom to help implement a unified communications and collaboration system at the alliance’s new headquarters currently under construction in Brussels. Polycom said Tuesday it will provide its RealPresence platform for NATO’s active network infrastructure in an effort to help its personnel to conduct video conferences as well as …

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Executive Profile: Craig Reichenbach, VCE Public Sector Senior Director

Craig Reichenbach serves as the public sector senior director at Virtual Computing Environment Company where his responsibilities include U.S. federal civilian agencies and the Defense Department. Reichenbach has more than two decades of technology management and business development experience in both the public and private sectors and in 1998 he earned Federal Computer Week's FED 100 …

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