Microsoft Joins Polycom’s Open Visual Communications Consortium

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http://www.thevarguy.com – Polycom (NASDAQ: PLCM) scored a major vote of confidence this week when tech giant Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) joined the Open Visual Communications Consortium (OVCC), a group of companies spearheaded by Polycom tasked with developing industry standards-based platforms for high-quality video collaboration. Microsoft, which joins as a board member, adds to a growing list of companies in the OVCC that includes heavy hitters AT&T (NYSE: T) and Verizon (NASDAQ: VZ). The most recent members are Tata Communications, ACT Conferencing and Kathea—bringing the total membership to 23 companies. Memb (IT news)