Polycom provides new UC software update for its VVX Business Media Phones

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Polycom has released a new update for its range of Polycom VVX Business Media Phones. Polycom UCS 5.6.0 is the telecommunications industry’s broadest and most feature-rich software for IP-enabled devices running Open SIP (Session Initiation Protocol) or Skype for Business environments.

The software enables Polycom’s partners and customers to manage their communications easily and efficiently via their Polycom desktop phones. The latest release UCS 5.6.0 launched now includes several BroadSoft integration features such as BroadSoft Server Based Call Waiting, Server Based Last Call Return, and Remote Party Disconnect Alert Tone, all enabling the end users to further enhance their communications experience with optional features and benefits.

For Skype for Business installations, UCS 5.6.0 provides enhancements to Device Lock, as well as support for the Siren7 codec, Multiple Emergency Dial Plans, Dial Plan Normalization, and Single Sign-On with third party solutions.

These enhancements further improve the Skype for Business experience on VVX Business Media phones while meeting the latest requirements from Microsoft for its 3rd Party Interoperability Program (3PIP).

This release also features several VVX D60 features such as MAC address-based base station pairing, active call handoff between VVX and D60, Manual Base Station pairing and maximum headset per base station limitations.