Comments on Skype and Polycom
Polycom and Skype just [announced a new USB speakerphone](http://www.polycom.com/investor_relations/0,1434,pw-180-15432,FF.html). We often say that the hardware being used can have a tremendous effect on the call quality, and Polycom devices are optimized for high-quality calls.
Rich Tehrani offers some comments from a business perspective.
> Initially this announcement will be a huge legitimizer for Skype in the enterprise. More enterprise customers will consider Skype since Polycom has indirectly put a seal of approval on its software. Virtually all corporations have Polycom speakerphones (Polycom has over 90% of speakerphone market share) so they may now be more comfortable using Skype service.