Polycom 3726-17680-001 IP Phone User Manual

IP 550
Cutting-edge SIP feature set meets Polycom HD Voice
Revolutionary Voice Quality
Polycom HD Voice technology enables
life-like richness, clarity, and interactivity
of voice communications
Advanced Features & Applications
• Four lines
• Backlit 320 x 160-pixel graphical
grayscale LCD
• Shared call/bridged line appearance
• Busy lamp field (BLF)
• Presence, buddy lists
• XHTML micro-browser for Web
Efficient Installation and Provisioning
• Integrated IEEE 802.3af Power over
Ethernet (PoE) support
• Remote, zero-touch provisioning with
support of a variety of servers
Broad Interoperability
Certified to support a comprehensive
set of features with a variety of leading
SIP-based IP PBX and Softswitch
and to interoperate with
Microsoft Live Communications Server
for telephony and presence
Revolutionary sound quality
and advanced features in a four-line SIP phone
Introducing the SoundPoint IP 550 desktop phone, a four-line SIP phone that delivers calls of unprecedented
richness and clarity and supports a comprehensive range of cutting-edge features.
Unparalleled Sound Quality
The SoundPoint IP 550 desktop phone features Polycom’s revolutionary HD Voice™ technology, which brings
life-like richness and clarity to every call.
Polycom HD Voice technology incorporates wideband audio for
over twice the voice clarity; Polycom’s patented Acoustic Clarity Technology for crystal-clear, noise- and
echo-free sound, plus best-in-class system design for high-fidelity, faithful voice reproduction.
Comprehensive, Cutting-Edge Feature Set
The SoundPoint IP 550 desktop phone delivers advanced features and capabilities, such as shared
call/ bridged line appearance, busy lamp field (BLF), presence, text messaging, and buddy lists. The
SoundPoint IP 550 phone also boasts an integrated XHTML micro-browser that allows users to take
advantage of productivity-enhancing Web-based applications. Add the support of four lines, a backlit, high-
resolution, easy-to-read graphical display and flexible customizations options, and it becomes clear why the
SoundPoint IP 550 is certain to meet the voice communication needs of the most demanding managers
and professionals.
Efficient Installation and Provisioning
The SoundPoint IP 550 desktop phone is engineered to make installation, configuration, and upgrades
as simple and efficient as possible. The phone’s built-in IEEE 802.3af PoE circuitry and a dual-port Ethernet
switch enable flexible deployment options and savings on cabling expenses. The SoundPoint IP 550 phone
supports remote, zero-touch provisioning and upgrades from a variety of servers, including FTP, TFTP, HTTP
. To ensure reliable, uninterrupted performance, the phone supports boot
and call server
Broad Interoperability
The SoundPoint IP 550 desktop phone has been tested and certified to deliver comprehensive interoperability
and extensive feature support with leading SIP-based call control platforms by BroadSoft, Sylantro,
Interactive Intelligence/Vonexus, Digium, and other Polycom Technology and Interoperability Partners
The phone also interoperates with Microsoft
Live Communications Server (LCS) 2005 for telephony and
presence. Therefore, whether the SoundPoint IP 550 phone is deployed in conjunction with an IP PBX
or a hosted VoIP service, you can rely on it to deliver on its promise of outstanding sound quality and
industry-leading SIP feature set.