Polycom Provides New UC Software for VVX Business Media Phones

New features in version 5.6.0 available for Open SIP & Skype for Business customers meeting latest Microsoft third party requirement

Polycom Provides New UC Software for VVX Business Media Phones

Polycom has released a new update for its range of Polycom VVX Business Media Phones. Polycom UCS 5.6.0 is the telecommunications industry’s broadest and most feature-rich software for IP-enabled devices running Open SIP (Session Initiation Protocol) or Skype for Business environments.

The software enables Polycom’s partners and customers to manage their communications easily and efficiently via their Polycom desktop phones. The latest release UCS 5.6.0 launched now includes several BroadSoft integration features such as:

  • BroadSoft Server-based Call Waiting
  • Server-based Last Call Return
  • Remote Party Disconnect Alert Tone

all enabling the end users to further enhance their communications experience with optional features and benefits.

For Skype for Business installations, UCS 5.6.0 provides:

  • Enhancements to Device LockSupport for the Siren7 codec
  • Multiple Emergency Dial Plans
  • Dial Plan Normalisation
  • Single Sign-On with third party solutions

These enhancements further improve the Skype for Business experience on VVX Business Media phones while meeting the latest requirements from Microsoft for its 3rd Party Interoperability Program (3PIP).

This release also features several VVX D60 features such as:

  • MAC address-based base station pairing
  • Active call handoff between VVX and D60,
  • Manual Base Station pairing
  • Maximum headset per base station limitations

For more details on UCS 5.6.0 capabilities, please visit the Polycom voice page.

About Polycom, Inc.
Polycom helps organisations 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.


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