Polycom® VVX® 501

A performance business media phone that delivers best-in-class desktop productivity and unified communications for busy professionals

The Polycom®VVX®501 performance business media phone unifies superior voice capabilities and applications into a simple-to-use, yet high performance unified communications (UC) solution. It is the ideal, all-in-one knowledge worker productivity tool, built to integrate seamlessly into a wide range of UC environments.

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Simplicity and ease of use

The Polycom VVX 501 phone is built for today’s busy managers and knowledge workers who need a powerful, expandable office phone that keeps up with their multitasking and schedule-juggling. Building on the behavior common to mobile phones, the multi-touch, gesture-based user interface of the Polycom VVX 501 phone makes navigation intuitive and easy.

Maximize productivity

Designed for a broad range of environments from small and medium businesses to large enterprises, the Polycom VVX 501 performance business media phone improves productivity, by complimenting the workplace applications on the user’s computer. Users benefit from such capabilities as viewing their Outlook calendar on the phone and receiving meeting reminders while still having access to their corporate directory—all while waiting for their PCs to boot. Users can also extend their PC desktop to include the Polycom VVX 501 phone’s screen, helping to enable simplified interactions and dialing using their PC’s mouse and keyboard. Training and multipoint communication applications are complemented by the Polycom VVX 501 video playback capability for streaming content.

Best-in-class deployment and administration

The Polycom VVX 501 phone is easy to deploy and simple to manage. Its enterprise-grade, web- based, intuitive configuration method gives administrators the ability to easily set up and maintain a large number of phones throughout the entire enterprise. The built-in, broad interoperability capabilities allow IT departments to leverage previous IT infrastructure investments and achieve easy integration with third-party UC and productivity applications.

Highly customizable and expandable

The Polycom VVX 501 phone provides personalized information at a glance, through built-in Web applications and even a digital photo frame. Polycom’s “My Info Portal” serves up stocks, news, sports, weather, and other streamed content directly to the phone screen. The Polycom VVX 501 phone is ready for future expansion modules and accessories for applications such as video conferencing and even wireless networking.

Market-leading open standards interoperability

Designed for enhanced interoperability, leveraging and complementing the other existing IT investments of any enterprise, the Polycom VVX 501 phone delivers HD voice, a superior UC experience bundled with business applications. With the broadest call server interoperability in the industry, the Polycom VVX 501 business media phone is a flexible foundation for any organization’s unified communications strategy.

Benefits

  • Improves knowledge-worker productivity
  • Reduces training time through superior calling features in a sleek design and simple-to-use phone
  • Cuts telephony administration and maintenance costs
  • Leverages previous IT infrastructure investments
  • Easy to deploy, administer, upgrade, and maintain
  • Delivers easy integration with third- party UC and productivity applications