PGi Releases Game-changing iPad® and Desktop Apps with GlobalMeet® 3.0
With industry-leading features, a host-enabled iPad app and the ability to drag-and-drop files into a meeting from the desktop, GlobalMeet is the right choice for any sized business
ATLANTA, May 30, 2012 -
PGi (NYSE: PGI), a global leader in virtual meetings for 20 years, today announced the launch of GlobalMeet 3.0, further positioning PGi’s innovative audio and web conferencing solution as the right choice for businesses of all sizes.
GlobalMeet 3.0 release highlights include:
- An industry-leading iPad app that lets users host mobile meetings with all the controls of a web meeting from the desktop, including sharing files – available soon in the Apple® App Store℠;
- A new desktop application to start and schedule meetings with a single click, monitor meeting activity and even drag-and-drop files into a meeting directly from the desktop – an industry first;
- An integrated softphone that allows users to talk via their computer;
- Full-screen desktop viewing for crystal-clear file and screen sharing; and
- An enhanced cloud-based content library that lets users easily access and manage files, presentations and recordings directly from their meeting – even while on the go.
“PGi is excited to introduce the new GlobalMeet 3.0 features as part of our continuing commitment to provide businesses innovative online meeting products that work the way they do,” said Boland T. Jones, PGi founder, chairman and CEO. “PGi designed GlobalMeet to be the easiest to use audio and web conferencing solution on the market, with no software downloads for meeting guests and convenient desktop and mobile applications that let users collaborate instantly wherever they are, from any device. We believe the GlobalMeet upgrades and feature enhancements in this powerful new release make it simpler than ever for businesses to meet online.”
Steve Praske, president of ARG, one of the country’s leading telecom consultancies and an early GlobalMeet adopter, said “We love GlobalMeet because it’s easy to use, the screen sharing is crisp and it provides a more meaningful way for us to interact with our customers and employees. We are particularly excited about the robust new GlobalMeet desktop application and the iPad app and content library that will let our increasingly mobile workforce share – not just consume – content while meeting on the go. In our opinion, GlobalMeet offers unmatched value for audio and web conferencing.”
To discover how GlobalMeet delivers Simply Better Meetings and to try it free for 30 days, visit: www.globalmeet.com.
About Premiere Global Services, Inc. | PGi
PGi has been a global leader in virtual meetings for 20 years. Our cloud-based solutions deliver multi-point, real-time virtual collaboration using video, voice and file sharing technologies. PGi solutions are available via desktops, tablets or mobile devices, helping businesses worldwide be more productive, mobile and green. PGi has a global presence in 25 countries and an established base of more than 35,000 enterprise customers, including 75% of the Fortune 100™. In the last five years, we have hosted more than 725 million people from 137 countries in over 65 million meetings. For more information, visit us at http://www.pgi.com.
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