January 19, 2016 | By

Jive Communications Receives Polycom Circle of Excellence Award

 Polycom Recognizes Jive for Business Success in the Education Industry.

OREM, UT – January 19, 2016

Jive Communications, Inc., a provider of enterprise-grade Unified Communications, today announced that Polycom, Inc. (Nasdaq PLCM) had named Jive a recipient of the Polycom Circle of Excellence Award. Polycom recognized Jive as a leader in Hosted Voice, Video, and Unified Communications in the Education Industry Vertical at TEAM Polycom 2016, the company’s annual partner conference, held this year in Nashville, Tennessee, January 11–14, 2016.

“We’re thrilled with our partnership with Polycom, and their decision to honor us with this award,” said John Pope, CEO for Jive Communications. “Our expansion across the U.S. and into global markets is made possible in large part to our partnerships with top hardware providers like Polycom.”

Jive is part of the Polycom Partner Network, a gathering of nearly 7,000 technology providers, ISVs, solution advisors, integrators, service providers, and other companies. Members combine their expertise and resources with Polycom to deliver tailored, comprehensive voice, video, and content collaboration solutions for the multifaceted needs of today’s organizations. These include applications to support a growing number of use cases across vertical industries like healthcare, education, government, manufacturing, financial services, media and entertainment, and across business functions like human resources, facilities, engineering, and sales.

“The needs of the modern workplace are constantly evolving, so it’s critical for Polycom to have partners like Jive who can meet our customers’ complete business needs with transformative solutions today and into the future,” said Chris Jones, Polycom Americas, Sales and Worldwide Partner Organization. “We congratulate Jive and look forward to supporting their continued success.”

About Jive Communications

Jive Communications provides enterprise-grade Hosted VoIP and Unified Communications to businesses and institutions. Jive’s hosted services run on Jive Cloud, a cloud-based platform built on open industry standards. Jive is the recipient of many industry awards, including the Frost & Sullivan Entrepreneurial Company of the Year Award. The Jive Cloud architecture has been purpose-built to deliver the most reliable, powerful, and economical hosted communication services available to the enterprise market. Learn more at

About Polycom

Polycom helps organizations unleash the power of human collaboration. More than 400,000 companies and institutions worldwide defy distance with secure video, voice and content solutions from Polycom to increase productivity, speed time to market, provide better customer service, expand education and save lives. Polycom and its global partner ecosystem provide flexible collaboration solutions for any environment that deliver the best user experience, the broadest multi-vendor interoperability and unmatched investment protection. Visit or connect with us on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn to learn more.

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