Gartner Inc (NYSE:IT) and International Datacasting Corporation (TSE:IDC) are influential analyst firms within the technology industry with independent operations. Apparently and in different cases, they have both identified Polycom Inc (NASDAQ:PLCM) as a Leader in the video conferencing market. To IDC, it is the leader in Videoconferencing Equipment 2016 Vendor Assessment for the third year in a row while to Gartner it tops the charts for the second consecutive year. IDC says that Polycom has the necessary strength to serve the enterprise channel network space.
The company seems to have a good name within the video collaboration market having been recognized several other times. IDC is also of the opinion that the company emphasizes on the successful integration of Microsoft Skype for Business/Lync without gateways, a move that results in lower costs and enhanced user experience.
Polycom’s take on its recognition of being a marker leader
Any form of success is worth celebration, but it takes hard work and teamwork. Acknowledging the company’s recognition, the Chief Marketing Officer, Jim Kruger mentions the validation of vision, strategy, and solutions which are essential in the video collaboration market. Having mentioned teamwork, the company works with its global partner ecosystem to provide flexible collaboration solutions
More than 400,000 corporations and institutions have sort the intervention of Polycom in increasing their productivity while using secure video, voice, and content solutions. The company is well known for its delivery of best user experiences in terms of speed, customer service and the expansion of education and saving lives. Its biggest aim is all about unleashing the power of human collaboration.
Learn more about Gartner and IDC
They both work independently. As IDC makes use of a rigorous scoring methodology which is more or less of qualitative and quantitative criteria, Gartner uses research publications which consist of opinions of its research organizations.
Nonetheless, IDC has a clearer framework in terms of capabilities and strategies which factor in current and future market success. The framework exposes technology buyers to a 360-degree evaluation of the strengths and limitations of the current and potential vendors.