Zoom launches Zoom Phone Appliances for hybrid working

Zoom has announced the launch of Zoom Phone Appliances, a new category of hardware for the hybrid workforce.

Zoom Phone Appliances combines Zoom technology with hardware from Poly and Yealink to provide video and audio capabilities and touch display, in an all-in-one desk phone system for HD video meetings, phone calls, and interactive whiteboarding.

Zoom Phone Appliances include:

- Zoom Phone Appliances are always on, and always ready for instant communication and collaboration. Quick start ad-hoc or scheduled meetings, make and receive phone calls, check voicemail, and virtually collaborate with content sharing and annotation
- Centralised management through Zoom Admin Portal: Simplified, scalable, centralised management with remote provisioning and updates
- No additional licensing required: Login to a Zoom Phone Appliance with your Zoom account and create an instant office experience
- Personalised for the user: Syncs with the user calendar, status, meeting settings, and phone for an integrated video-first unified communications experience
- Simplified onboarding with Zero-touch provisioning: Minimizes need for IT support with a simplified set-up and user experience
- Touch display with interactive whiteboarding: Collaborate with colleagues with interactive whiteboarding that can easily be exported and shared
- Zoom Certified: Zoom Phone Appliances are introducing a new certified hardware category, ensuring these devices are purpose-built for an optimal Zoom Phone and meetings experience. More devices will be added to this category over time.

The inaugural class of Zoom Phone Appliances features innovative solutions from two Zoom hardware partners — Poly and Yealink — with others to follow.

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