ATLANTA, GA, April 18, 2007 - Premiere Global Services, Inc. (NYSE: PGI), a global provider of on-demand communication technologies-based business process improvement solutions, today launched PGiConnect.com, a self-service Web portal to conveniently access and utilize the Premiere Global Communications Operating System (PGiCOS). PGiCOS includes Premiere Global’s end-to-end suite of solutions and deep domain expertise that empower enterprises worldwide with the tools they need to increase their sales and efficiencies, improve profitability and cash flows and enhance customer loyalty.
"With the Premiere Global Communications Operating System and PGiConnect.com, we are fundamentally changing how enterprises improve their communication-centric business processes," said Boland T. Jones, Founder, Chairman and CEO of Premiere Global Services, Inc. "With PGiConnect.com, companies of all sizes will be empowered with new and better ways to communicate with, service and market to all their critical constituents. The site also includes a knowledge center comprised of hundreds of articles, case studies and an on-line community where companies can share their success stories and best practices."
"Premiere Global’s new portal lists solution by industry and application type, providing a more intuitive one-stop shop," said Timothy Horan, Managing Director Equity Research, CIBC World Markets. "We believe PGiConnect.com could not only open new sales channels, but also drive operational efficiencies."
PGiCOS includes hundreds of industry-specific business applications that enable companies to replace the old way of doing business with newer, more automated, user-friendly and cost-effective methods. These applications, marketed within the Company’s six core solution sets of Conferencing, Desktop Fax, Document Delivery, Accounts Receivable Management, Notifications & Reminders, and eMarketing, are all now accessible through PGiConnect.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.
Forward-looking and cautionary statements
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