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Webster University Reaches 22,000 Students Worldwide With AT&T AVPN And Video Conferencing Solution

August 2, 2013 | Telepresence Options

Webster University

ST. LOUIS,�July 30, 2013�/PRNewswire/ --�Webster University, a leading higher-education institution based in�St. Louis, Mo., has entered into a global collaboration with�AT&T* that includes a global virtual private network, a custom video conferencing solution and network security services to enhance and streamline the delivery of global education to all of its students and campuses across the globe.

With campus locations on four continents, Webster is uniquely structured to serve the higher education market, similar to Fortune 1000 organizations with a global footprint.

"Over the past year, Webster has been re-evaluating its global IT supply chain, further demonstrating the University's commitment to creating value relationships on a global basis," said�Kenneth Freeman, vice president and chief information officer for Webster. "This new collaboration with AT&T will allow us to engage, educate and interact with students in a way that our previous network would not allow."

Once completed, the new video conferencing feature will provide a platform for the university to produce classes that can be attended simultaneously by Webster students worldwide.

In addition, Webster will benefit from AT&T's Network-Based Firewall and Web Security Services that are designed to reduce cyber-security threats.

With its home campus in�St. Louis,�Webster University�(www.webster.edu) is the only Tier 1, private, non-profit U.S.-based university providing a network of international residential campuses. Founded in 1915,�Webster University's�campus network today includes metropolitan, military and corporate locations around the world, as well as traditional residential campuses inAsia,�Europe,�Africa�and�North America. The university is committed to delivering high-quality learning experiences that transform students for global citizenship and individual excellence.

AT&T enables a world where learning is more mobile, engaging, efficient, and life enriching than ever before. Through communications and technology, AT&T aims to create a world of boundless possibilities, where students of all ages can take their education to new heights - any time, virtually anywhere, and on virtually any device. For more information, visitwww.att.com/edu.

*AT&T products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries and affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand and not by AT&T Inc.

About AT&T
AT&T Inc. (NYSE:�T) is a premier communications holding company and�one of the most honored companies in the world. Its subsidiaries and affiliates - AT&T operating companies - are the providers of AT&T services in�the United States�and internationally. With a powerful array of network resources that includes the nation's largest 4G network, AT&T is a leading provider of wireless, Wi-Fi, high speed Internet, voice and cloud-based services. A leader in mobile Internet, AT&T also offers the best wireless coverage worldwide of any U.S. carrier, offering the most wireless phones that work in the most countries.� It also offers advanced TV services under the AT&T U-verse�and AT&T ?DIRECTV brands. The company's suite of IP-based business communications services is one of the most advanced in the world.

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