Was 2009 a Tipping Point for Unified Communications and Video Conferencing?

  • By

    Jessica Davis

    | Posted 2009-12-23

Polycom stands alone.
While speculation abounded as to whether Polycom was for sale (and Polycom didn’t help matters by issuing the standard "we don’t comment on such matters"response), no suitor has emerged for the video conferencing and telephone conference equipment company. Polycom has said it plans to work on developing rich partnerships and capitalizing on its current status as the only stand-alone big video conferencing player left in the market.

Jessica Davis covers the channel for eWeek and Channel Insider. Her technology journalism career began well before anyone heard of the World Wide Web and has included stints at Infoworld, Electronic News/EDN, and the Philadelphia Business Journal. Her work has also appeared on CNN and Forbes.com. She has covered hardware, software and networking, as well as the business side of technology. She has won several journalism awards, including a national ASBPE award for best staff-written column, and was named Marketing Computers hardest working tech journalist on their inaugural list of top tech journalists. Jessica can be reached at jessica.davis@ziffdavisenterprise.com

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