Nextiva, an industry leading provider of cloud-based business VoIP services, announced today that it has been named a Platinum Level Choice Partner by Polycom, Inc. (Nasdaq: PLCM), the global leader in open standards-based unified communications and collaboration (UC&C). Nextiva joins a select group of partners that have been recognized for offering a high degree of expertise, experience and performance. Organizations seeking to implement world-class unified communications and collaboration (UC&C) platforms from Polycom can turn to Nextiva for customized solutions that address their immediate and future business needs.
The Polycom Choice Partner program was launched to recognize and reward companies within the unified communications industry who exhibit sales acumen and technical superiority. Platinum status within the program is granted to those providers who have consistently demonstrated success and have earned a high recognition of credibility and support in the market place. The Platinum Level designation also indicates that Nextiva has made investments in technical expertise and go-to-market capabilities that are required to address the complex needs of today's UC&C customers.
Customers can be confident that, in alliance with Polycom, Nextiva has the expertise to handle all their UC&C project needs, from concept to installation through ongoing support and management. They also are equipped to evaluate customer needs and specify the mix of Polycom solutions to meet project requirements and objectives. Polycom provides open, standards-based HD telepresence and video and voice solutions powered by the Polycom® RealPresence® Platform - the most interoperable and comprehensive software infrastructure for UC and video collaboration. Polycom® RealPresence® solutions interoperate with the broadest range of business, mobile, and social applications and devices.
"We applaud Nextiva's rapid expansion and commitment to best-in-class customer service," says Gary Testa, Polycom Vice President of Global Service Providers. "Nextiva has achieved Platinum status in less than a year, a testament to the company's commitment to delivering UC&C solutions that power greater productivity and increase engagement."
"We are honored to be recognized as a Polycom Platinum Partner and to achieve this status so quickly since the launch of our NextOS communications platform," says Nextiva Chief Information Officer, Joshua Lesavoy. "We wouldn't have been able to achieve this level of sales without Polycom as our partner, and we appreciate their support that enables us to provide the Amazing Service that our customers demand. We hope to maintain our Platinum status for many years to come!"
Headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, Nextiva (nextiva.com) is a privately held member of the Unitedweb family of companies. Nextiva is one of the country's leading providers of cloud-based, VoIP business communication services. Nextiva has won more than 30 Independent Technology & Telephony Awards, including the "Product of the Year Award" by Internet Telephony magazine for four years running. Nextiva delivers "Fortune 500" phone service at start-up prices and serves thousands of small-to-midsize companies across the United States.
Polycom is the global leader in open standards-based unified communications (UC) solutions for telepresence, video, and voice powered by the Polycom® RealPresence® Platform. The RealPresence Platform interoperates with the broadest range of business, mobile, and social applications and devices. More than 400,000 organizations trust Polycom solutions to collaborate and meet face-to-face from any location for more productive and effective engagement with colleagues, partners, customers, specialists, and prospects. Polycom, together with its broad partner ecosystem, provides customers with the best total cost of ownership, interoperability, scalability, and security for video collaboration, whether on-premises, hosted, or cloud-delivered. For more information, visit polycom.com. Â© 2012 Polycom, Inc. All rights reserved. POLYCOM®, the Polycom logo, and the names and marks associated with Polycom's products are trademarks and/or service marks of Polycom, Inc. and are registered and/or common law marks in the United States and various other countries. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners.