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Soundpath to Present Web Collaboration Trends at ILTA 2009

Soundpath & Shook, Hardy & Bacon to Highlight Use Cases for Law Firms to Optimize Web Conferencing Technologies to Enhance Productivity

Aug 21, 2009

ATLANTA, August 21, 2009 - Premiere Global Services, Inc. (NYSE: PGI), a global provider of on-demand, applied communication technologies, today launched the PGi component for Adobe® LiveCycle® Enterprise Suite (ES) that integrates directly into the Premiere Global Communications Operating System (PGiCOS), a powerful, on-demand multi-modal communications platform.
 
News Summary:

+ Soundpath, a Premiere Global Services Company, will explore the universe of Web conferencing vendors and present examples of successful legal industry deployments.
+ Dagny Evans, vice president of information technology & billing at Soundpath, and Andrew Collier from Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P will lead the ILTA session “Web Conferencing Solutions: The Next-Best Thing to Being There.”
+ Offered within ILTA’s Applications track, Evans and Collier’s session will take place Aug. 27 at 3:30 p.m.
+ A Platinum sponsor of this year’s ILTA conference, Soundpath will be exhibiting and hosting events throughout the conference:

+ Soundpath associates and sales engineers will showcase the company’s suite of legal conferencing and collaboration tools in a demonstration lab in Azalea 3 and will also be exhibiting in booth #624
+ at booth #624
+ Soundpath and Traveling Coaches will host a Networking Event immediately following the ILTA welcome reception on Aug. 23 beginning at 9 p.m. at Bobby McKey’s Dueling Piano Bar
+ Two Customer Appreciation Luncheons at Old Hickory Steakhouse in the Gaylord Resort are planned for Tuesday, Aug. 25 and Wednesday, Aug. 26 at 12:30 p.m.
 

Quotes:
“ILTA’s 2008 Technology Survey points to several dominant legal IT trends including user acceptance of technology changes and the high costs of software maintenance. Understanding the marketplace is important in order for Web conferencing deployments to deliver the budget and productivity returns that law firms require,” Dagny Evans, vice president of IT and billing, Soundpath, a Premiere Global Services Company.
 
“The attorneys at Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P utilize Web conferencing so they can maximize time working directly with clients and seamlessly collaborate with colleagues around the globe. When we launched our Web conferencing solution, we clearly defined which meetings and events were best suited for virtual meeting and selected a product that was intuitive and easy to use for our attorneys and staff,” Andrew Collier, Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P.

Links/URLs:
+ Specifics for Web Conferencing Solutions: The Next-Best Thing to Being There
+ Soundpath Simplicity Plus:http://www.soundpathlegal.com/simplicity.html
+ Adobe Free Trial link: https://www.adobe.com/cfusion/acrobatconnectpro/index.cfm?event=trial&account-template-id=964209283
+ del.icio.us page for more information: http://delicious.com/PremiereGlobalS
 
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.

About Soundpath, A Premiere Global Services Company
SoundpathSM Legal Conferencing was created by lawyers for lawyersSM, to offer the advantages of automated conferencing to the legal profession, with customized features to help you manage the pressing demands of your busy practice.

With Soundpath Legal Conferencing, you can communicate with colleagues, clients, anyone - instantly and easily - from anywhere, at any time, without ever having to make reservations or use outside operators.

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