|[July 28, 2011]
Video Guidance Named Gold Solution Provider of Polycom
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. --(Business Wire)--
Bloomington, Minn.-based Video Guidance (www.videoguidance.com),
a leading strategic visual
communications company, has been named a Gold Solution Provider of
Polycom (News - Alert), a global leader in unified communications (UC), with
industry-leading telepresence, video, voice and infrastructure solutions
built on open standards. As a Gold Solution Provider, Video Guidance is
recognized for its sales acumen and technical expertise, and offers
customers best-in-class UC solutions.
Polycom's end-to-end unified communications will be showcased at Video
Guidance's Bloomington headquarters. Video Guidance's state-of-the-art
facility will enable customers to view Polycom solutions, from desktop
to room and immersive telepresence, including the Polycom® Video Content
Management (VCM) platform.
"Polycom Gold Solution Providers such as Video Guidance ensure that
customers are receiving the highest quality technical expertise and
sales support," said Ron Myers, Polycom's senor vice president of
Global Channels. "We deliver to our partners industry-leading UC
solutions to help customers improve collaboration, boost productivity
and operate high-performing workplaces."
As an independent provider of visual
communications, Video Guidance partners with the world's leading
audio/visual equipment manufacturers to implement customized strategic
communications. The customer-focused company differentiates itself by
providing "best of breed" technologies and unlimited applications to
help its customers to communicate more effectively and to exceed their
"We are extremely proud of our longstanding relationship with Polycom,
which goes back to the earliest days when Video Guidance was formed,"
said Michael Werch, president of Video Guidance. "With Polycom's recent
UC innovations announcements, we see more market opportunities for our
business and for giving our customers the right solutions."
Founded in 1999 and headquartered in Bloomington, Minn., Video Guidance,
is a market-leading, independent provider of strategic visual
communications, offering video conferencing, telepresence and audio
visual technologies and services. The company has enjoyed a 64 percent
increase in booked sales and 38 percent increase in revenue during the
second quarter of 2011 over the same period in 2010. The company has
also had a 43 percent increase in booked sales during the second quarter
of 2011 over the first quarter of 2011. Privately held Video Guidance is
an independent partner of Cisco, Polycom and LifeSize. Other strategic
alliances include Conference Plus, On Stream Media Corporation,
Radvision, VBrick (News - Alert), and Accordent.
For five consecutive years, Video Guidance has been named to the "Inc.
5,000" list of the nation's fastest growing private companies; and has
been named by The Business Journal as one of the "50 Fastest Growing
Privately Held Companies" in the Twin (News - Alert) Cities metro area (2007-2010). In
2007 and 2010, the company has been among the "Top 100" of the fastest
growing regional companies in Minnesota and Wisconsin.
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