Polycom leads the Chinese market in video conferencing systems with 51.4 percent share in 2011, according to CCW Research.
Yang Ke, consulting director of CCW Research said the increased market share of Polycom demonstrates its strength in delivering video collaboration solutions that meet the needs of China customers. Due to increased adoption of immersive telepresence, HD room and desktop systems, as well as mobile video endpoints, the value of the video collaboration market in China grew by 20.6 percent in 2011, as compared with previous year. The study conducted by CCW Research predicted that the overall market will continue a growth trend in 2012, driven by emerging video cloud services.
“In China and in global markets, Polycom is working to make video collaboration ubiquitous, with customers no longer being limited by location, network carrier, protocol, or device,” said Steven Li, Vice president and general manager, Polycom China.
Polycom said that it is making visual collaboration accessible through partnerships with mobile device manufacturers and PC-manufacturer . The company is also working with China Unicom to help it deliver Video-as-a-Service (VaaS) offerings. Powered by Polycom RealPresence Platform, China Unicom has one of the largest video clouds in the world, which enables the delivery of VaaS to more than 10,000 business and government organizations throughout China.