Cisco vs Poly

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Cisco
Based on 1289 reviews.
Poly
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Compared 45% of the time.
Compared 57% of the time.
Overview
Cisco Systems, Inc. is an American multinational technology company headquartered in San Jose, California, that designs, manufactures, and sells networking equipment. Cisco is the worldwide leader in networking for the Internet, and it supports, manages and operates business systems for various and major third parties. Cisco Systems was founded in December 1984 by Leonard Bosack, who was in charge of the Stanford University computer science (CS) department's computers, and Sandy Lerner, who managed the Graduate School of Business' computers.Polycom, Inc. is an American multinational corporation that develops video, voice and content collaboration and communication technology. In 2014, it was the largest pure-play collaboration company in its industry. Polycom was co-founded in 1990 by Brian L Hinman and Jeffrey Rodman, who were colleagues at PictureTel Corp. Polycom's first products to market were audio conferencing speakerphones. Soon after, the company added content sharing, video conferencing, and video network and bridging products.
Sample Customers
Webex: Seagate Technology, Kohn Pedersen Fox, World Vision International, Glen Raven, University of Notre Dame, CEV Multimedia, The Food Group, LUMEDX, California Baptist University, and Georgetown University Law Center.
Cisco TelePresence: Afni, AGCO, Bellevue, Came Group, Children's Hospital of Orange County (CHOC Children's), Del Papa Distributing, Instituto Zaldivar, ING Bank, Moffitt Cancer Center, Park Nicollet, Pentana Solutions Australia, San Jose State University, Sub-Zero Wolf, Transwestern and Metropolis Investment Holdings, Vital Images
Cisco Meeting Server: Starz
Cisco Unified Communications: Afni, Allied Irish Banks, Bellevue, Came Group, Children's Hospital Colorado, Erickson Living, IDEALondon, Instituto Zaldivar, John Lewis, Linz AG, London Hydro, Lone Star College System, Lone Star College System, Mondi Group, North West Redwater, Park Nicollet, Pentana Solutions Australia, Pilatus, Pirelli, Portugal Ministry, Presidio Inc., Republic Bank & Trust Company, Saipem, SickKids Foundation, Top Right Group, Vital Images
Cisco Jabber: Odeabank, Eagle Investment Systems, Pella Corporation, The Republican National Convention, avodaqAG
Polycom RealPresence Web Suite: ALAIN AFFLELOU, Children’s Mercy: Where Compassion and Technology Meet, Polycom, Red Cross Childrens Hospital, SRG Apparel PLC, Sundance Institute, Urban Shield
Polycom RealPresence Clariti: Baptist Health Corbin, North Carolina Central University
Polycom RealPresence Desktop: John Laing, China Daily, Lincoln Fire and Rescue, NATO Communications and Information Agency, NHS Home Dialysis, Silver Chain, South Carolina Department of Mental Health, nimed
Polycom ATX: Catlin Group Limited
Polycom OTX: Merck
Polycom RPX: University Medical Center Utrecht, South Carolina Department of Mental Health, Prologis, Silver Chain, Oak Lawn Marketing, China Daily, Beth Melsky and Envision, AOL, Gosnold on Cape Cod
Polycom UC Software: 7-Eleven, AOL, Arcor, Astellas, Banco PINE, Beacon Communities, Bene, Buhler Group, Camp Quality, CEANNE, CEMIG, Central Arizona College, Dumfries and Galloway, Essar, Goodman Group
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Top Industries
Comms Service Provider
34%
Computer Software Company
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Government
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Manufacturing Company
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Comms Service Provider
46%
Computer Software Company
21%
Government
11%
Manufacturing Company
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