ACT Introduces Polycom End Points to Enhance Comprehensive Managed Video Conferencing Solutions


LAKEWOOD, Colo., June 13, 2013 — ACT Conferencing, a global leader in integrated conferencing solutions, today announced it is bundling Polycom video conferencing hardware into its managed services portfolio, giving it the ability to offer a complete end-to-end conferencing experience, customizable to each user’s specific business needs. The addition of Polycom end points marks the first hardware offering from ACT and enables customers and partners to streamline the deployment of advanced communication tools.

As the demand for high-quality, intuitive video conferencing solutions and services continues to rise, ACT is a leader in connecting businesses with integrated, economical communication and collaboration tools that offer extreme simplicity and reliability. With the addition of a Polycom end point offering, ACT customers and partners have access to a complete video conferencing portfolio, from equipment selection to installation to services management. ACT now serves as a complete solution and services provider because there is no need to purchase equipment and services from different vendors. ACT worked with Avnet Technology Solutions, a global IT solutions distributor, to provide the Polycom solution as part of its portfolio.

“ACT Conferencing can provide significant benefits to our partners as it incorporates the Polycom end-point solution into its portfolio,” said Scott Look, vice president and general manager, Connected and Secured Solutions, Avnet Technology Solutions. “As the sole distributor for ACT for Polycom products, we are looking forward to helping ACT extend its presence in the global video conferencing market.”

“ACT keeps businesses on the leading edge of conferencing services, providing customized, intelligent, easy-to-use technology so that customers and partners can remain focused on their business goals,” said Gary Iles, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for ACT Conferencing. “This new addition enables us to provide, design, install and manage end-to-end conferencing solutions that enable businesses to achieve more efficient and effective communications.”

For more information about ACT’s video conferencing solutions and services, visit ACT in Booth # 2189 at InfoComm 2013 in Orlando, Fla., June 8-14, 2013.

About ACT Conferencing
For more than 20 years, ACT Conferencing has been a global provider of enterprise level audio, web and video collaboration services. The company is focused on delivering customization and specialization for channel partners, providing consultation and service delivery to help customers increase revenues, improve productivity, reach new markets, and outperform their competition. ACT’s integrated platforms provide managed, international and local-language services. ACT is headquartered in Lakewood, Colorado, with operations in Australia, Canada, Germany, Hong Kong, Malaysia, and the UK.

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