ATLANTA, July 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PGi (NYSE: PGi), a global leader in virtual meetings for over 20 years, today announced that iMeet, its award-winning software application providing businesses with an innovative new way to do web conferencing, can now be accessed via the SAP® Business ByDesign® solution. Through this offering, iMeet's unique web-based collaboration service will be available to even more fast-growing, mid-market businesses and subsidiaries of large enterprises working with SAP around the world.
With today's announcement, PGi will help SAP enhance the SAP Business ByDesign solution with an easy-to-use web conferencing experience that works on any device, so that people can meet at their desks or on-the-go. iMeet includes high-definition (HD) video, cloud file storage and best-in-class mobile collaboration applications, helping people meet face-to-face, even when they are not in the same place.
"SAP Business ByDesign allows customers to run their entire business on a single, cloud-based application, and iMeet's unique web conferencing experience is the perfect complement," said J. Scott Tapp, EVP Global Sales and Marketing, PGi. "By offering iMeet within SAP Business ByDesign, SAP is further delivering on its promise to provide customers with innovative applications that are easy-to-use, personal and accessible anywhere."
SAP Business ByDesign is a fully integrated business management solution dedicated to companies in the small and midsize enterprise (SME) market as well as to subsidiaries of large enterprises running SAP solutions in their headquarters. It delivers the best of SAP software, on-demand. This solution is designed as a best-fit offering for companies that want the benefits of highly scalable, flexible business management applications without the costs of supporting the corresponding IT infrastructure. SAP Business ByDesign unifies multiple business operations and enables companies to implement preconfigured business processes in order to solve immediate problems. Accessed via a single user interface, SAP Business ByDesign delivers pre-configured software for business processes and supports managing financials, customer relationships, human resources, projects, procurement and the supply chain.
With this announcement, iMeet is now available online in the SAP Store and through PGi sales representatives globally.
About Premiere Global Services, Inc. │ PGi
PGi has been a global leader in virtual meetings for over 20 years. PGi's cloud-based solutions deliver multi-point, real-time virtual collaboration using video, voice, mobile, web streaming and file sharing technologies. PGi solutions are available via desktops, tablets and mobile devices, helping businesses worldwide be more productive, mobile and environmentally responsible. PGi has a global presence in 25 countries and an established base of over 40,000 enterprise customers, including 75% of the Fortune 100TM. In the last five years, PGi has hosted nearly one billion people from 137 countries in over 200 million virtual meetings. For more information, visit PGi at www.pgi.com.
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