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Video Guidance's VG Connect Integrates with Microsoft Lync, Greatly Expanding Services in More Corporations and Vertical Markets

June 11, 2012 | William Zimmerman
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BLOOMINGTON, Minn., Jun 11, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Twin Cities-based Video Guidance, the leading strategic visual communications company in the Upper Midwest, has integrated its VG Connect(TM) service to support Microsoft Lync. VG Connect is Video Guidance's full-service, multi-point conferencing solution that bridges different videoconferencing systems, standards and devices together. By integrating with Microsoft Lync, Video Guidance's customers now have the ability to videoconference between their desktop PCs and almost any other device including high-end video conferencing room systems.

VG Connect's cloud-based services already allow for anyone to participate in videoconferencing -- no matter where, when or what standard-based device is used.

"Because Microsoft Lync is widely used in a great number of corporations and vertical markets, VG Connect can optimize its key manufacturers, including Cisco, Polycom and LifeSize, greatly extending our capabilities and expanding our platform," said Mike Werch, president and CEO of Video Guidance.

VG Connect's cloud-based service offers companies a bundle of HD video conferencing services that eliminates the burden of owning the technology. VG Connect's state-of-the-art bridging infrastructure can host multiple individual conferences with interactive participants from most locations worldwide in any combination of IP, ISDN and VOIP. Individuals can connect to a conference from the boardroom, office desktop, home office laptop, or from a mobile device or via audio over a telephone. More information about VG Connect is available at

Founded in 1999, Video Guidance ( is privately held and headquartered in Bloomington, Minn. The company is an independent partner of Cisco, Polycom and LifeSize, and maintains strategic alliances with Conference Plus, On Stream Media Corporation, VQ Communications and Accordent. For five consecutive years, Video Guidance has been named to the "Inc. 5,000" list of the nation's fastest growing private companies, and is one of the top privately held companies in Minnesota and one of the top 150 telecommunications companies in the nation. In addition, Video Guidance has been named by The Business Journal as one of the "50 Fastest Growing Privately Held Companies" in the Twin Cities.

SOURCE: Video Guidance

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