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Providea Conferencing Announces Partnership With Regus to Deliver Professional and Managed Services Throughout North America

July 25, 2011 | William Zimmerman
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CAMARILLO, Calif., June 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Providea Conferencing, LLC, a leading provider of telepresence and HD video conferencing solutions and Regus, the world's largest provider of workplace solutions, announced today that they signed a multi-year agreement to bring a series of business class video services to Regus' customer base.

Providea will enhance Regus' videoconferencing offering by providing ClearVideo Conferencing Services, Managed Video Services, 24/7 Help Desk Support and connection to Providea's Universal Connectivity platform. These services, in combination with Regus' migration to IP and upgrade to HD video conferencing systems, will allow Regus to offer unparalleled videoconferencing services to their clients at over 500 locations in the Americas.

"A key component to our solution is our Universal Connectivity platform that will allow customers to have QOS connectivity into the Regus portfolio of HD video rooms, and an unprecedented experience for video room rentals," said John Price, Executive Vice President, Professional and Managed Services of Providea. Universal Connectivity eliminates hardware and network dependencies by providing a network agnostic, cloud based interconnect for private enterprise networks, the public internet, other exchange networks, and ISDN/PSTN.  

"Tens of thousands of customers across the United States already use Regus videoconferencing suites to reduce their travel expenses and increase their productivity by spending less time on the road. This partnership with Providea will not only expand our video service capabilities across the Americas, it will help us to provide a flawless execution for every customer experience, and an even more cost effective solution for business," stated Andre Sharpe, Global Director of Product & Business Development, Regus.

"This announcement highlights Regus' commitment to being the premier leader in the public video room arena. By combining our award winning Professional Services with Regus' global facilities, video communications will be that much more accessible and provide an ease of use for end users," said Todd Luttinger, President & CEO of Providea.

About Providea:

Headquartered in Camarillo, CA with offices nationwide and internationally in the United Kingdom, Providea Conferencing offers a full suite of Telepresence and HD video conferencing solutions, along with comprehensive system and network design consultation and world-class support. Founded in 1999, the Providea team boasts years of experience in videoconferencing, professional services, multi-media design/build, multi-point bridging, network configuration and the best practices for successful deployment and utilization of these technologies. Leading organizations within the financial, legal, technology, healthcare, entertainment, education and government sectors rely on Providea Conferencing.

Providea Conferencing, LLC, the Providea logo and other Providea marks are trademarks or registered trademarks of Providea Conferencing, LLC. For more information on Providea visit

About Regus

Regus is the world's largest provider of workplace solutions, with products and services ranging from fully equipped offices to professional meeting rooms, business lounges and the world's largest network of video communication studios. Regus enables people to work their way, whether it's from home, on the road or from an office. Customers such as Google, GlaxoSmithKline, and Nokia join hundreds of thousands of growing small and medium businesses that benefit from outsourcing their office and workplace needs to Regus, allowing them to focus on their core activities.

More than 800,000 customers a day benefit from Regus facilities spread across a global footprint of 1,100 locations in 500 cities and 88 countries, which allow individuals and companies to work wherever, however and whenever they want to. Regus was founded in Brussels, Belgium in 1989, is headquartered in Luxembourg and listed on the London Stock Exchange. For more information please visit:

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