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Polycom  (Stock symbol: PLCM ) Acquired by Poly (2018 $ 2,000,000,000 )

6001 America Center Drive
San Jose, CA 95002
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Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Kevin J. Kennedy (Avaya) Kevin T. Parker (PeopleSoft Former CEO) Gary Daichendt (Nortel Networks Former COO);  Robert J. Frankenberg (Kinzan) William A. Owens (Nortel Networks Former CEO) John A. Kelley (US West) Scott Mercer (Steel Excel Chairman) Martha Helena Bejar (Flow Mobile CEO)
Former outside board: David G. DeWalt (McAfee President/CEO) John Seely Brown (Xerox Chief Scientist) Stan Meresman (Silicon Graphics CFO) Betsy S. Atkins (Baja CEO) Bandel L. Carano (Oak Investment Partners);  Durk Jager (Procter & Gamble) John Kelley (US West Division President) John Morgridge (Cisco Systems CEO);  Tom Stemberg (Staples Chairman) James Swartz (Accel)

Business description: Polycom, Inc. is the world’s technology leader of high-quality, easy-to-use video, voice, data and web conferencing and collaboration solutions. The Polycom Office is our continued commitment to make distance communications as natural and interactive as being there by providing best-in-class conferencing solutions that are interoperable, integrated and intuitive to the user. The Polycom Office is based on industry standards and supported by an open architecture that promotes interoperability in multi-vendor environments and complements leading network infrastructure platforms.
Customers include: Cisco SystemsHPSun Microsystems;  Cornell and Queen’s Universities ;  Georgetown University ;  Harborview Medical Center ;  LathropAndGage ;  NATO ;  PepsiCo UK;  Turner Broadcasting System
Partners include: AccessLan CommunicationsATandTAvayaBritish TelecomCisco SystemsFujitsuHP ImationJive Software Juniper Networks Microsoft Motorola Nortel NetworksShoreTel SiemensSingTel;  Digium ;  Edgewater;  JAPAN TELECOM;  Outsourcery ;  PicturTel;  SKC Communication Products

Capital raised: 23.3M
Ownership: Acquired by Poly (2018 $ 2,000,000,000 )
Stock Symbol: PLCM
Corporate investors: PicturTel

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Record updated: Mar 2018
Sector: Communications
Year Founded: 1990
Headcount: 3001-4000 as of Dec 2015
Capital Raised: 23.3M
Ownership: Acquired by Poly (2018 $ 2,000,000,000 )
Stock Symbol: PLCM