Polycom makes video conferencing buy

Global communications business Polycom has acquired ViVu, a privately held video collaboration software company.
Round-up of today's M&A deals


Global communications business Polycom has acquired ViVu, a privately held video collaboration software company.
Round-up of today’s M&A deals

Global communications business Polycom has acquired ViVu, a privately held video collaboration software company.

US-based ViVu provides video collaboration software that can be embedded into web applications to enable instant web-based HD video collaboration.

According to a statement ViVu gives Polycom a fast-track to embed HD video into web-based applications through an OEM model.

Sudhakar Ramakrishna, chief development officer at Polycom, comments: ‘ViVu is a compelling acquisition for Polycom as their technology provides a scalable architecture to quickly deploy rich video collaboration for a range of web-based applications for social, business, and industry-specific applications.’

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