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World's Leading Companies Using Glowpoint's Cloud Managed Video Services
September 19, 2011 | Hogan Keyser
Over 60% of Fortune's 'World's Most Admired Companies' for 2011 have benefited from Glowpoint's OpenVideo cloud
MURRAY HILL, N.J., Sept. 19, 2011 -- /PRNewswire/ -- Glowpoint, Inc., a leading global provider of cloud managed video services, today announced that the company signed over 30 new cloud managed video service customers in the first half of 2011.
In the first half of the year, 32 of the 50 companies on Fortune's 2011 'World's Most Admired Companies' list benefited from managed video services delivered via Glowpoint's OpenVideo™ cloud. Glowpoint provides cloud managed video services for many of the leading global Fortune 500 companies utilizing telepresence and video conferencing today, across a variety of industry verticals, including:
The 3 largest management consulting firms in the world
5 of the 6 largest global Network and Communications and Equipment companies
3 of the 5 largest global Health Insurance and Managed Care companies
3 of the 6 largest global Household and Consumer Products companies
6 of the 10 largest accounting firms in the United States
"Our customers are leveraging our expertise and outsourcing management of their video deployments, using our hosted video infrastructure and services," said Stephen Vobbe, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Glowpoint. "Customers turn to Glowpoint because our cloud managed video services help them increase the usage and availability of telepresence and video conferencing across the enterprise, allowing them to realize the full value of their video investment."
"A number of recent key wins have come as Glowpoint remains focused on the current demand for services inside the enterprise today," said Anil Balani, Senior Vice President of Product Development for Glowpoint. "These services are rapidly evolving as mobile devices expand the user requirements and expectations in these large global organizations. Glowpoint's applications and services are uniquely positioned in this evolution. In the coming quarters we will be launching new Open Video Mobile™ certifications, applications and services providing an enhanced user experience to the millions of employees inside Glowpoint's current enterprise customer base."
New Glowpoint customers also purchased video call bridging and business-to-business (B2B) exchange services. Both of these services address the issues of interoperability between systems from different video manufacturers and complex security protocols and allow customers to extend usage of video collaboration to their partners and customers. As featured in the September 13th, 2011 Wainhouse Research Bulletin News & Views on Real-Time Unified Communications, Glowpoint operates the world's largest multi-vendor B2B video exchange, including 450 global companies. "Glowpoint is well positioned to capitalize in the coming quarters and years as the demands and requirements for global enterprise video continues to evolve and expand," added Balani.
Companies interested in more information about cloud managed video services from Glowpoint can visit the company website at http://www.glowpoint.com/contact/index.asp
Glowpoint, Inc. provides cloud managed video services that make the delivery of consistently high-quality video conferencing and telepresence service as simple as using the internet, between any technology, network and business. Using our 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 www.glowpoint.com.
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