TAMPA, FLA., – February 17, 2015 –  AVI-SPL, the world’s leading video communications and AV systems provider, today announced Polycom, Inc. (Nasdaq: PLCM) has named AVI-SPL Global Reseller Partner of the Year and North American Partner of the Year. The two Polycom Circle of Excellence Awards AVI-SPL received recognize the company for successfully incorporating value-added services, resulting in high-profile customers selecting Polycom’s solutions globally and within North America.

In 2014, AVI-SPL achieved 34 percent growth in services related to Polycom technologies and 16 percent overall growth in Polycom-related technology and attached service sales year over year. The growth levels achieved in 2014 includes Canada and EMEA, which are growing rapidly as part of AVI-SPL’s overall global presence.

“The needs of the modern workplace are constantly evolving, so it’s critical for Polycom to have partners like AVI-SPL who can meet our customers’ complete business needs with transformative solutions today and into the future,” said Mark Arman, Polycom vice president of worldwide channels. “We congratulate AVI-SPL and look forward to supporting their continued success.”

“We’re proud to be honored as Polycom’s partner of the year for North America and to earn the highest recognition as global reseller partner of the year,” said John Zettel, chief executive officer, AVI-SPL. “As solutions become increasingly complex, it’s essential to work closely with our manufacturer partners like Polycom to deliver a high level experience to our customers.”

“AVI-SPL has very strong go-to-market momentum not only in the United States but now in the Canada and EMEA,” said Joe Laezza, senior vice president of UCC and service solutions, AVI-SPL. “We’re looking forward to continued growth with Polycom as the changing dynamics of the market drive increased demand for video and UC solutions.”

Related Announcements

2013: AVI-SPL was named Polycom’s North American and U.S. Partner of the Year

2012: AVI-SPL was named Polycom’s U.S. Partner of the Year


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