Cable&Wireless Win SP Award

Polycom, the provider of telepresence, video and voice communication solutions, has named Cable&Wireless Worldwide its 2009 Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Service Provider of the Year at an awards ceremony held at the Sheraton Hotel in San Diego in the United States. The award recognises the breadth and scale of Cable&Wireless Worldwide’s telepresence activity in 2009, including a global telepresence rollout to 14 Regus sites.

Cable&Wireless Worldwide’s next-generation of high definition and telepresence products run on its global Multi-Service Platform and have been engineered to provide the highest quality of service, right across the globe. The audio and visual quality of the solution offers an experience akin to being in a face-to-face meeting, with applications including interactive whiteboards and handheld PDAs delivering a true alternative to business travel. By reducing the need to travel, mission critical business decisions can be addressed immediately, significantly increasing productivity whilst reducing a company’s carbon footprint.

Ian Holloway, Vice President Sales EMEA, Polycom, commented: “Cable&Wireless Worldwide continues to impress with its dynamic, flexible, creative way of delivering telepresence solutions, powered by Polycom, to its customers and is a most worthy recipient of our EMEA Service Provider of the Year award.”

Commenting on the award, Philip Grannum, Managing Director, Enterprise, Cable&Wireless Worldwide, said; “This award is testament to our continued focus on delivering solutions and advanced applications that truly meet our customers’ needs. We’re proud of the partnership we’ve formed with Polycom and are absolutely thrilled to have won this award which reflects their recognition and continued support of Cable&Wireless Worldwide.”