Press Release Archive
Premiere Global Services and Adobe Sign Reseller Agreement
Reseller Agreement Gives Customers One Provider, One Support Point For Unified Web Conferencing
Jun 21, 2006
ATLANTA, GA, June 21, 2006 - Premiere Global Services, Inc.(NYSE: PGI), a global outsource provider of business process solutions, today announced a new North American reseller agreement with Adobe Systems Incorporated that integrates Premiere Global’s industry leading audio conferencing services with the Web conferencing capabilities of Macromedia® Breeze from Adobe®. Now, customers choosing the combined offering to address their audio and Web conferencing needs will have a single provider and customer support point. Premiere Global Services is the first audio conferencing service provider to offer an integrated solution that includes Breeze, a rich Web communication system providing high-impact online meetings, training and presentations that can be accessed instantly, through any Web browser.
"Now, our customers can go to one provider for a truly integrated audio and Web conferencing solution," said Kevin M. Lynch, Vice President of Product Marketing, Knowledge Worker Business Unit, Adobe. "Premiere Global is a leading provider of conferencing and collaboration services, and a significant number of our customers who have chosen Premiere Global for integrated audio find the combination improves the impact and efficiency of their enterprise communications."
Under the terms of the reseller agreement, Premiere Global Services will resell Breeze as part of a unified Web communications solution that integrates Premiere Global’s industry-leading audio conferencing services and the rich visual Web conferencing components of Breeze. With technology enabled by Adobe’s Macromedia Flash® and a dynamic, user-friendly interface, Breeze draws broad recognition for its ease-of-use and runs on almost any computer without downloads or plug-ins. The solution integrates audio and Web conferencing services, allowing customers to access Premiere Global’s worldwide communication technology platform directly from their desktop to control the audio features such as one-click mute, volume control, and dial-out to participants. Customers can choose from hosted or on-premise pricing and configuration options.
Adobe’s Macromedia Breeze is immediately available from Premiere Global Services. Depending on their needs, customers can choose between Premiere Global Services’ ReadyConference® and ReadyConference® GlobalMeet®, Premiere Global’s international audio conferencing service.
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.
Forward-looking and cautionary statements
Statements made in this press release, other than those concerning historical information, should be considered forward-looking and subject to various risks and uncertainties. Such forward-looking statements are made pursuant to the "safe harbor" provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and are made based on management's current expectations or beliefs as well as assumptions made by, and information currently available to, management. A variety of factors could cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated in Premiere Global Services’ forward-looking statements, including, but not limited to, the following factors: competitive pressures, including pricing pressures; technological change; the development of alternatives to our services; market acceptance of our new services and enhancements; integration of acquired companies; service interruptions; increased financial leverage; our dependence on our subsidiaries for cash flow; continued weakness in our legacy broadcast fax business; foreign currency exchange rates; possible adverse results of pending or future litigation or infringement claims; federal or state legislative or regulatory changes; general domestic and international economic, business or political conditions; and other factors described from time to time in our press releases, reports and other filings with the SEC, including but not limited the “Risk Factors Affecting Future Performance” section of our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2004. All forward-looking statements attributable to us or a person acting on our behalf are expressly qualified in their entirety by this cautionary statement.