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LightEdge Solutions Achieves Gold Level Status as a Polycom Choice Partner

LightEdge broadens its expertise in implementing unified communications solutions within today’s complex customer environments

DES MOINES, IA – July  9, 2012 – LightEdge Solutions, an industry leading cloud IT services provider, today announced it has been named by Polycom, Inc., the global leader in open, standards-based unified communications (UC), as a Gold Level Polycom Choice Partner. Now organizations seeking to implement world-class UC platforms can turn to LightEdge for customized solutions that address their immediate and future business needs.
The Gold Level designation indicates that LightEdge has made the investments in its technical expertise and go-to-market capabilities required to address the complex needs of today’s UC customers. Gold Level Polycom Choice Partners also must have met the program’s exacting standards, including achieving and maintaining specialization in multiple areas.
Customers can be confident that, in alliance with Polycom, LightEdge has the expertise to handle all their UC project needs, from concept to installation through ongoing support and management.  Polycom provides open, standards-based UC solutions for telepresence, video, and voice powered by the Polycom® RealPresence® Platform. Polycom® RealPresence® video solutions interoperate with the broadest range of business, mobile, and social applications and devices.
“LightEdge has used and continues to use Polycom to meet the increasingly complex voice and video needs of customers,” said Mike McHenry, vice president of engineering for LightEdge Solutions.  “As Voice-over-IP technology continues to be adopted in the business sector, we feel that our relationship with Polycom will keep LightEdge ahead of the curve, both in terms of the voice and video technology but also the technical training our teams will require to ensure our customers the best communication experience.”
“The Polycom Choice Partner Program gives customers the confidence that, by choosing LightEdge and Polycom, they’re selecting a world-class team to help them design and implement a world-class UC solution,” said Ron Myers, senior vice president, Global Channels at Polycom. “By collaborating with Polycom as a Gold Level Choice Partner, LightEdge can deliver UC solutions that power greater productivity and smarter conversations, transforming lives and businesses in the process.”
Winner of CRN Magazine’s 5-Star Partner Program Award, Polycom’s Choice Partner Program emphasizes skills development, specialization, and other value added activities that help partners support the needs of their customers and improve the customer experience.

About Polycom
Polycom is the global leader in open standards-based unified communications (UC) solutions for telepresence, video, and voice powered by the Polycom® RealPresence® Platform. The RealPresence Platform interoperates with the broadest range of business, mobile, and social applications and devices. More than 400,000 organizations trust Polycom solutions to collaborate and meet face-to-face from any location for more productive and effective engagement with colleagues, partners, customers, specialists, and prospects.  Polycom, together with its broad partner ecosystem, provides customers with the best total cost of ownership, interoperability, scalability, and security for video collaboration, whether on-premises, hosted, or cloud-delivered. Visit or connect with Polycom on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.
About LightEdge Solutions
LightEdge Solutions is a customer-centric cloud computing and consulting company devoted to solving the IT issues of businesses nationwide. By utilizing our economies of scale, connections with world-class vendors and our own internal passion for engineering, LightEdge allows its customers to “plug in” to enterprise-grade IT solutions that maximize uptime and performance, yet fit into their budget. For more information, visit



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