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Avnet Adds Polycom's RealPresence Products

Phoenix-based Avnet Technology Solutions is now selling Polycom's RealPresence video and voice solutions in the U.S. and Canada, according to the distributor.

The addition strengthens Avnet's unified communications portfolio available to solution providers, according to Gavin Miller (left), V.P. of marketing, solutions and sales acceleration, for Avnet Technology Solutions, Americas.

"Avnet's partners can combine Polycom's open standards-based solutions with offerings from other industry-leading manufacturers in our portfolio, such as HP, IBM and Microsoft, to develop complete unified communications solutions," Miller said in a statement. "We will work closely with our partners to identify collaborative business-building opportunities that span multiple manufacturers' lines and address the communications infrastructure needs of specific high-growth vertical markets, helping partners to deliver solutions throughout their customers' enterprises."



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