Plantronics' $2 billion deal to acquire communications technology giant Polycom is once again turning the Unified Communications industry on its head. Soon, these two UC enterprises will combine their companies to strengthen their reputation as a choice partner of communications and collaboration solutions.
Important details of the merger include:
- Acquiring Polycom provides Plantronics with a global influence and fits with their long-term goal of creating new communications experiences
- Plantronics will become one of the largest providers of global communications and collaboration solutions post-merger
- With the addition of Polycom's portfolio, they plan to leverage solutions geared towards the intelligent enterprise and reducing complexity
- The $2 billion cash and stock transaction is expected to close by the end of Q3 in 2018
Plantronics, Polycom & Star2Star
As a global UC leader and provider of Full Spectrum Communications, the world’s most complete cloud communications solution, Star2Star is looking forward to seeing the advancements that are brought to the industry with this new development. We will continue to offer Polycom solutions to our customer base and take advantage of the innovation sure to follow this merger.
Star2Star has been an innovator in Unified Communications since day one with our unique Hybrid Architecture. Over the past 12 years, we have seen many industry developments, mergers, and acquisitions, and been an influential force offering the most reliable cloud communications system in the market. Since our merger with Blueface in January, we have also grown our global reach and continue to expand our portfolio of solutions to offer the industry’s only end-to-end solution, Full Spectrum Communications. We stand out in the marketplace as a steadfast provider of unique, ultra-reliable, flexible, and scalable communications offerings.
As this merger develops, Star2Star will keep Partners and Customers updated about any changes to our portfolio.