March 24, 2015
Silex Technology Joins Polycom Technology Partner Program
Silex Ethernet to Wi-Fi Bridge enables Polycom VVX® Phones to Join Existing Enterprise Secure Wireless Networks.
SANTA ANA, Calif., March 24, 2015 –Silex Technology America, Inc., a global leader in wired and wireless networking solutions, today announced it has signed an agreement to join the Polycom Technology Partner Program. Silex has integrated, tested and verified the Silex SX-BR-4600WAN Ethernet to Wireless Bridge to be compatible with Polycom VVX phones. The Silex adapter can connect any device with an Ethernet port to an existing enterprise secure wireless network. Used with a VVX phone, it allows flexibility to locate the VVX phone in places where running cables is difficult, inconvenient, or impossible.
Changes or upgrades to the Polycom VVX phone are not necessary. The Silex SX-BR-4600WAN upgrades the phone with Wi-Fi, and all the same phone features work as if they are directly connected to the wired network while offering a seamless and secure connection.
“Customers in the retail industry are looking for flexibility to install and move their phones without the need for wires, and through our involvement with Polycom, we are delivering solutions to address these customer needs,”said John Halloran, Products Manager, Silex Technology America.“It upgrades any Ethernet device including the VVX phones with seamless, secure Wi-Fi Connectivity.”
“The Polycom Partner Network empowers partners such as Silex to focus on accelerating the adoption of collaborative communications solutions that benefit our customers worldwide. The Silex solution adds flexibility and allows our phones to be integrated into new applications,” said Tim O’Neil, Director of Polycom Developer and Technology Partner Programs. “We are pleased to welcome Silex into the Polycom Technology Partner Program and look forward to working them to deliver this important solution to our customers.”
“As part of the agreement, Silex will leverage the Polycom platform, brand, and channels to bring this solution to market. Polycom Technology Partners can develop, test and validate interoperability between their solutions and the Polycom RealPresence® platform for voice, video and/or content collaboration. In addition to platform API’s provided to developers, the Polycom Technology Partner Program offers a number of marketing and sales tools for business development managers via an online portal. These tools help partners speed time-to-market for their innovative unified collaborative solutions as well as broaden the reach to customers worldwide.”
The Silex SX-BR-4600WAN is available today. For more information about the solution, visit www.silexamerica.com/polycom.
About the Polycom Technology Partner Program
Polycom is the global leader in standards-based unified communications (UC) solutions for telepresence, video, and voice powered by the Polycom® RealPresence® Platform. The Polycom Partner Network offers the most open ecosystem of best-in-class unified communications (UC) innovators. The Polycom Technology Partner Program accelerates the delivery of new solutions for customers in a variety of industries by enabling software applications providers, hardware device manufacturers, and conferencing solution providers to integrate their products with Polycom’s industry leading telepresence, video and voice communications solutions. The program formalizes the processes by which partners develop, test and validate interoperability with Polycom solutions. For more information, visit http://www.polycom.com/partners
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About Silex Technology
Silex Technology builds on more than 40 years of hardware and software connectivity know-how and IP, custom design development experience, and in-house manufacturing capabilities, bringing value to customers with a foundation of technical expertise. With relentless attention to quality, exclusive access to Qualcomm Atheros expertise, and strategic partnerships with leading semiconductor providers, Silex Technology is the global leader in reliable Wi-Fi connectivity for products ranging from a medical device to a document imaging product to a video or digital display. With Silex Technology, customers get a single vendor that provides hardware and software support from design through manufacturing for successful product after successful product. For more information, please visit www.silexamerica.com.