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Premiere Global Offers Brainshark's on Demand Presentation Solution to Enrich Marketing and Collaboration
Premiere Global Communications Operating System (PGismCOS) to Enable Customers to Create On–Demand, High Impact Presentations Using Audio, Video and the Web
Jun 5, 2008
ATLANTA, GA , JUNE 05, 2008 - Premiere Global Services, Inc. (NYSE: PGI),a global provider of on-demand, communication technologies-based business process improvement solutions, announced today an agreement with Brainshark, Inc., the leader in on-demand presentations, to integrate and resell Brainshark’s solutions as PGi Presentations On Demand Powered by BrainsharkTM. The PGiCOS will allow Premiere Global customers to enhance marketing and collaboration capabilities with on-demand presentations that combine slides, collateral material and other content with high-quality audio, video and Web interactivity. PGi Presentations On Demand enables customers to engage audiences with powerful interactive presentations and to improve results with built-in functionality that tracks and measures audience engagement.
“We are excited about our agreement with Premiere Global Services as it provides many synergies with their eMarketing and Conferencing & Collaboration customers,” said Joe Gustafson, CEO, Brainshark. “PGi Presentations On Demand enables customers to transform business materials and marketing messages into dynamic content that improves reach, impact and response. It allows organizations to engage with prospects, customers, employees and partners in more convenient, compelling and measurable ways.”
“PGi Presentations On Demand is a unique addition to the many applications we are delivering through the PGiCOS to help our customers improve productivity, sharpen corporate messaging and enhance selling efforts. Every business has processes requiring better collaboration or communication, and PGi Presentations On Demand is a powerful tool that any employee can leverage,” said Peter Stewart, Group Vice President, Product Innovation & Management, Premiere Global Services, Inc
About Brainshark, Inc.
Brainshark is the leader in on-demand presentations, transforming static business content into high impact communications with the people who most influence your business. Delivered via Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) Brainshark lets audiences access and engage with business content when and how they want. More than 600 companies – including a third of the Fortune 100 – rely on Brainshark software and services to help sales, marketing, training and HR experts cost-effectively deliver measurable results to their organizations. For more information, visit brainshark.com
About Premiere Global Services, Inc.
Premiere Global Services, Inc., formerly Ptek Holdings, Inc., is a leading global provider of innovative business communications and data services. Customers use our ASP platform to conduct traditional and VoIP-based collaboration sessions and to process and deliver large quantities of individualized, business critical information. Premiere Global offers outsourced document delivery, data capture, alerts/notifications and campaign management solutions that automate customers' business processes and improve efficiency levels enterprise-wide. We also offer a full suite of conferencing solutions, including automated, operator-assisted and Web collaboration services that enable customers to communicate real-time via our advanced, open standards global conferencing platform.
Premiere Global serves more than 46,000 corporate accounts in nearly every business sector, throughout 18 countries worldwide. Our corporate headquarters is located at 3399 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 700, Atlanta, GA 30326. Additional information can be found at www.pgi.com.
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