ATLANTA, Nov. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PGi (NYSE: PGI), the world's largest pure-play provider of collaboration software and services, today announced the launch of iMeetLive, the new cloud-based webcasting platform that provides simple, affordable and scalable "Do It Yourself" webcasts for up to 10,000 attendees.
"Webcasts are powerful tools for building company culture, generating leads and driving business growth. With iMeetLive, PGi delivers enterprise-grade webcasting technology in a true do-it-yourself wrapper," said David Guthrie, PGi chief technology officer. "iMeetLive lets business users host powerful streaming events that are simple, effective and affordable. iMeetLive is an exciting addition to PGi's expanding suite of enterprise collaboration products that are purpose-built to deliver a collaborative advantage to business of all sizes, anywhere in the world. "
iMeetLive makes it easy for first-time users and experienced webcasters to design, create and host their own professional-quality webcasts for audiences of 50-10,000 people:
- The first truly DIY webcasting platform: Easy-to-use features let you quickly create your virtual event, including branded emails and reminders, so you're up and running in minutes.
- Host your webcast in the cloud: iMeetLive requires no downloads, making it effortless for guests to join from their computer or mobile device with a single click.
- Works with your technology: iMeetLive works with your existing video conferencing units, webcams and phones for a high-quality experience, with no additional hardware investment required.
- #EngageYourAudience: iMeetLive's robust set of interactive features includes social media integration, polling, Q&A, live video and surveys.
- Measure your success: Detailed event reporting and analytics give you better insights to measure event performance and effectiveness.
- On-demand recording and replay: Versatile recording and editing features let you create and post on-demand videos that extend the life of your event.
- Flawless events with PGi Event Services: PGi's team of experts is always there if you need us. Utilize our professional and experienced event managers for extra help when a webcast demands the white glove treatment.
For more information on iMeetLive and to host your first webcast event, visit pgi.com/imeetlive.
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About Premiere Global Services, Inc. │ PGi
PGi is the world's largest pure-play provider of collaboration software and services. PGi's unified collaboration platform empowers business users and teams to connect, share ideas and manage projects with the simplicity and everywhere-access of the latest cloud technologies. PGi has a global presence in 25 countries, and its award-winning solutions provide a collaborative advantage to nearly 50,000 enterprise customers, including 75% of the Fortune 100™. In the last five years, PGi has helped over a billion people worldwide connect, collaborate and get work done—in teams, large groups and one-on-one. For more information, visit PGi at pgi.com.
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