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MetTel to Offer iMeet® All-in-one Web, Video and Audio Conferencing
PGi Helps Leading U.S. Communications Solution Provider Consolidate Disparate Conferencing and Collaboration Offerings with Innovative iMeet Software Suite
Sep 14, 2015
ATLANTA, Sept. 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- PGi (NYSE: PGi), the world's largest dedicated provider of collaboration software and services, today announced that MetTel will sell the iMeet all-in-one web, video and audio conferencing solution. By expanding its product offerings, MetTel opens a new revenue stream, while empowering its U.S. customers with the streamlined, all-in-one collaboration solution they need to consolidate IT vendors, save costs and improve business processes.
iMeet gives users the power to meet via web, video or audio conferencing—however and wherever they want—from a single, easy-to-use desktop, web or mobile application, or any telephone device. iMeet was designed to have the industry's most elegant and appealing user interface, to be the most intuitive and enjoyable way to meet online.
"Our customers are increasingly searching for a trusted advisor to help them evolve beyond traditional, phone-based audio conferencing into the new era of cloud-based business collaboration. By expanding our relationship with PGi and accessing their growing iMeet portfolio, we will help our customers put in place solutions that streamline IT management and reduce costs across their organizations," said Andoni Economou, COO of MetTel.
"MetTel is committed to helping organizations take control of their communications technologies, infrastructure and costs. PGi is excited to connect MetTel's expertise with our growing iMeet portfolio, helping both companies equip customers with the purpose-built solutions they need to boost productivity, grow revenue and drive results through better collaboration," said Ralph Hawkins, SVP of PGi Partner Channel.
MetTel is a leading provider of customized, integrated and managed communications solutions for enterprise customers. By converging all communications over a proprietary network, MetTel enables enterprise companies to easily deploy and manage technology-driven voice, data, wireless and cloud solutions nationwide. Combining customized and managed communication solutions with a powerful platform of cloud-based software, the company's MetTel Portal enables customers to manage their inventory, usage, spend and repairs from one simple user-friendly interface. For more information, visit mettel.net or call 877.963.8663.
PGi's award-winning Partner Channel program is dedicated to the individual sales strategies and success of its partners worldwide. PGi Partner Channel is the global leader in communications and collaboration partnerships, with a global team of experienced channel managers, sales and marketing professionals. To learn more, visit PGi Partner Channel at pgi.com/solutions/partners.
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About Premiere Global Services, Inc. │ PGi
PGi is the world's largest dedicated provider of collaboration software and services. We created iMeet®, an expanding portfolio of purpose-built applications designed to meet the daily collaboration and communications needs of business professionals, with solutions for web, video and audio conferencing, smart calendar management, webcasting, project management and sales acceleration. PGi's award-winning UC&C solutions help nearly 50,000 businesses grow faster and operate more efficiently. To learn more, visit us at pgi.com.
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