Premiere Global Services Upgrades PGi Netspoke Web Conferencing Solution
GlobalMeet® Integration and Improved Self-Service Capabilities Give Small and Medium Businesses Feature-Rich Web Conferencing
ATLANTA, GA, May 22, 2007 -
Premiere Global Services, Inc. (NYSE: PGI), a global provider of on-demand business communication solutions, today announced it has significantly upgraded its PGi Netspoke Web conferencing product by integrating the international calling capabilities of ReadyConference® GlobalMeet® and enabling customers with a unique, self-service conferencing management tool. With PGi Netspoke Professional, a full-featured Web conferencing product, Premiere Global’s small and medium sized business customers now have an expanded range of features and options that best meet their conferencing needs.
"Scaled for small and medium sized businesses and containing robust collaboration features, Premiere Global’s Netspoke remains one of the most cost-effective Web conferencing options in the marketplace,” commented Marc Beattie, Senior Analyst at Wainhouse Research.
PGi Netspoke Professional enables businesses to have productive meetings with up to 125 people at a fraction of the cost of face-to-face gatherings. For customers who utilize Web conferencing to meet with participants outside the US, PGi GlobalMeet provides cost-effective international toll free and local access via its VoIP technologies. PGi Netspoke features include scheduled or spur of the moment meetings; desktop, application and presentation sharing; text chat, Q&A, polling and virtual whiteboard; audio host controls; integrated audio and Web recording; video conferencing via Webcam; and live customer support and help desk access.
The improved customer access and management tools available on PGiConnect.com further expand PGi Netspoke’s capabilities with the ability to plan and launch Web conferences, manage multiple audio conference, control audio and polling features, initiate impromptu meetings, store content, view reports, request recordings and transcriptions online, replay past conferences, access billing and find support information, all from a single hub.
“All customers want robust and easy to use Web conferencing,” said Charles King, Director of Marketing, Conferencing Solutions, Premiere Global Services, Inc. “Premiere Global’s new Netspoke Professional gives medium to small sized enterprises access to solutions just like Fortune 500 companies, with expanded features to meet their growing needs and help customers manage their conferences.”
For more information, please see: http://www.PGiConnect.com.
About Premiere Global Services, Inc.
Premiere Global Services, Inc., formerly Ptek Holdings, Inc., is a leading global provider of innovative business communications and data services. Customers use our ASP platform to conduct traditional and VoIP-based collaboration sessions and to process and deliver large quantities of individualized, business critical information. Premiere Global offers outsourced document delivery, data capture, alerts/notifications and campaign management solutions that automate customers' business processes and improve efficiency levels enterprise-wide. We also offer a full suite of conferencing solutions, including automated, operator-assisted and Web collaboration services that enable customers to communicate real-time via our advanced, open standards global conferencing platform.
Premiere Global serves more than 46,000 corporate accounts in nearly every business sector, throughout 18 countries worldwide. Our corporate headquarters is located at 3399 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 700, Atlanta, GA 30326. Additional information can be found at www.pgi.com.
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