Polycom helps organizations unleash the power of human collaboration. A lot of companies and institutions worldwide defy distance with secure video, voice and content solutions from Polycom to increase productivity, speed time to market, provide better customer service, expand education and save lives. The Company and its global partner ecosystem provide flexible collaboration solutions for any environment that deliver the best user experience, the broadest multi-vendor interoperability, and unmatched investment protection.
Parent Company
Siris Capital Group
San Jose, US
Polycom was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in San Jose, US

Polycom Office Locations

Polycom has offices in San Jose, Toronto, North Sydney, Barton and in 20 other locations
San Jose, US (HQ)
6001 America Center Dr
Enskede-Årsta-Vantör, SE
45 Arenavägen
Madrid, ES
5 Calle del Pinar
Warszawa, PL
59 Złota
Drammen, NO
28 Stollen
Amsterdam, NL
10 Orlyplein
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Polycom Data and Metrics

Polycom Summary

Founding Date

Polycom is a subsidiary of Siris Capital Group

Polycom Financial Metrics

Polycom's revenue was reported to be $1.3 b in FY, 2015 which is a 6% decrease from the previous period.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015


1.4 b1.3 b1.3 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

575.6 m560.1 m528.5 m

Gross profit

792.8 m785 m738.8 m

Gross profit Margin, %


Sales and marketing expense

435 m388.8 m349.7 m

R&D expense

216 m196.5 m191.5 m

General and administrative expense

96.6 m99.9 m88.6 m

Operating expense total

810 m738.6 m651 m


(17.2 m)46.5 m87.8 m

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

(3.2 m)(5.9 m)(6.1 m)

Interest income

(5 m)(3.4 m)(1.9 m)

Income tax expense

(3.7 m)956 k15.9 m

Net Income

(18.1 m)42.1 m70 m
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015


392.6 m443.1 m435.1 m

Accounts Receivable

15.6 m187.9 m


103.3 m100.3 m89.4 m

Current Assets

901.4 m998.5 m949.5 m


115.2 m109.2 m101.9 m


559.5 m559.2 m558.8 m

Total Assets

1.7 b1.8 b1.8 b

Accounts Payable

84.6 m108.2 m73.5 m

Total Debt

248.4 m242.2 m234.5 m

Current Liabilities

386.6 m421.1 m378 m

Non-Current Liabilities

386.4 m

Total Liabilities

807.5 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

1.1 b1.2 b1.2 b

Retained Earnings

(132.3 m)(136.3 m)(113.4 m)

Total Equity

1 b1.1 b

Debt to Equity Ratio

0.2 x0.2 x

Debt to Assets Ratio

0.1 x0.1 x0.1 x

Financial Leverage

1.8 x1.7 x
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015

Net Income

(18.1 m)42.1 m70 m

Depreciation and Amortization

64.8 m57.4 m51.7 m

Accounts Receivable

6.5 m36.4 m


(10.7 m)(3.6 m)(1.7 m)

Accounts Payable

(5.2 m)19 m(31.5 m)

Cash From Operating Activities

168.4 m205.4 m119.5 m

Purchases of PP&E

(53 m)(50.1 m)(47.6 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(7.9 m)(111 m)(40.7 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

(245 m)(44 m)(85.2 m)

Interest Paid

2.8 m5 m5.5 m

Income Taxes Paid

9.5 m15.3 m7.4 m

Polycom Operating Metrics

FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015

Patents (US)


Patents (foreign)


Patents Pending (US)


Patents Pending (foreign)



400 k

    Polycom Revenue Breakdown

    Polycom Median Salaries

    Source: 113 public H-1B filings from Polycom

    Traffic Overview of Polycom

    Polycom Online and Social Media Presence

    Polycom News and Updates

    Siris Capital to buy Polycom for $2B in cash, Polycom cancels its $1.96B Mitel merger

     Here’s an interesting twist in one of the bigger enterprise acquisition stories of 2016. After Mitel earlier this year announced that it would acquire Polycom for $1.96 billion and consolidate the two companies’ enterprise communication businesses, today private equity firm Siris Capital has come i…

    Polycom says to be bought by PE firm; ends Mitel deal

    (Reuters) - Video conferencing equipment maker Polycom Inc said it agreed to be bought by private equity firm Siris Capital Group for about $1.7 billion, ending a deal with Canada's Mitel Networks Corp.

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