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Glowpoint Offers Cloud Managed Video Conferencing Services for Travelers Affected by Volcanic Eruption in Europe

May 25, 2011 | William Zimmerman
Website offers easy access to multipoint bridging services and public telepresence & video conferencing rooms

MURRAY HILL, N.J., May 25, 2011 - Glowpoint Inc. (OTCBB: GLOW), a leading global provider of cloud managed video services, today announced that it is offering special rates on call bridging and Virtual Video Room (VVR) services to business travelers that may be impacted by the recent volcanic eruption in Iceland. The company also announced that it is re-launching a website that will make it easy for impacted business travelers to find and schedule public telepresence and video conferencing rooms.

"Business continuity is an important benefit of video conferencing," said Darren Podrabsky, Glowpoint's Vice President of Marketing. "Glowpoint was there for business travelers affected by the volcanic eruption in Iceland last year, and we will be there this time if business travelers get stranded and need to have critical meetings."

Glowpoint's cloud managed video bridging services enable customers to schedule and conduct mission critical meetings over video utilizing telepresence, conference room, and desktop solutions from all of the major solution providers connected in one call. The service is delivered via Glowpoint's video infrastructure in the cloud, so customers don't need local video infrastructure or scheduling support.

"We are pleased that our cloud managed approach to offering services for video allows us to provide impacted business travelers with an immediate solution," stated Anil Balani, Glowpoint's Senior Vice President of Products and Strategies. "Our services allow customers to quickly and easily collaborate via video regardless of where they are or what video systems they are using."

Impacted travelers who may need to have ad-hoc meetings will also be able to utilize Glowpoint's Virtual Video Room solution, which offers a virtual 'meet me' room where customers can connect via H.323, SIP, or ISDN based video solutions using toll free or URI dialing numbers.

Glowpoint's website ( will allow business travelers to search for and schedule public telepresence and video conferencing rooms available in major cities around the world. Impacted travelers will also be able to make business to business (B2B) calls via Glowpoint's exchange service.

For more information, or to book a call or find a room, please visit the Glowpoint website at

About Glowpoint

Glowpoint, Inc. (OTCBB: GLOW) provides cloud managed video services that make the delivery of consistently high-quality video conferencing and telepresence service as simple as the Internet, between any endpoint, network and business. Using the Open Video cloud architecture, Glowpoint enables organizations of all sizes to adopt business-class video easily, scale instantly and collaborate openly, yet securely across technology boundaries - to realize the full value of visual communications.

To learn more please visit

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