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ZTE Corporation : ZTE and Easymeeting.net Join Forces to Develop Easy-to-Use Video Conferencing Solutions
6�June 2013, Shenzhen, China- ZTE Corporation ("ZTE") (H share stock code: 0763.HK / A share stock code: 000063.SZ), a publicly-listed global provider of telecommunications equipment, network solutions and mobile devices, and Easymeeting.net, a globalvideoconferencing as a service provider, have entered into a strategic partnership. In the next 12-18 months they will developand release several major video conferencing R&D initiatives.
The video conferencing industry is experiencing a huge shift from complicated high-cost solutions towards highly-scalable cloud-based software coupled with affordable hardware. The partnership between ZTE and Easymeeting.net will expedite the transition by making video conferencing more affordable and simple to use.
ZTE's depth�ofknowledge and experience withenterprise communication technology is a perfect match for Easymeeting.net whose focus is on providing innovative and disruptive services to the mass market.
"The market is ready to experience the next generation of easy-to-use video conferencing services, which do not require a large upfront investment or technical support when setting up a video meeting," said Evan J. Andriopoulos, CEO of Easymeeting.net. "I strongly believe that the mass business to business market will choose to use video conferencing services over travelling to locations for meetings once the solutions become easy enough to use, scale and deploy."
A leader in easy-to-use video conferencing,Easymeeting.net is based in Troms�, Norway and has its North American Headquarters in Mystic, Connecticut.It has developed several game-changing services, all designed with the user in mind. With its partnership with Easymeeting.net, ZTE looks to establish a global footprint for its video conferencing systems.
"We are proud to be able to work with an innovative company like ZTE who shares our vision for video conferencing and video meetings. This partnership is a huge step forward for video conferencing as it will make it available to a larger market independently of device preferences - tablet, phone, PC/MAC ora video conferencing system," added Evan J. Andriopoulos.
"We see Easymeeting.net as one of the most important players in the next generation of video conferencing," said Mr. ForresterHuang, CEO of ZTE Nordics. We are very impressed with the emphasis Easymeeting.netputs on user experience and believetheir services offer great value for current and potential videoconferencing users."
ZTE is the fifth largest developer and manufacturer of telecommunications equipment and network solutions in the world. To date, the company has delivered more than 100,000 video conference endpoints worldwide including the US, UK and Italy. In the first half of 2012, ZTE's sales revenue in the enterprise market increased by 70 percent year-on-year.
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