ATLANTA, June 8, 2011 - PGi (NYSE: PGI), a global leader in virtual meetings, today announced that it has entered into a strategic agreement with X4, a leading Master Agency in the communications industry. Under the new agreement, X4 will offer PGi’s entire conferencing and collaboration suite, including iMeet and GlobalMeet, to its more than 500 agents in North America.
“Collaboration tools drive strong revenues for our agent base,” said Steve Braverman, X4 Founder & CEO. “We are partnering with PGi because we are convinced their new virtual meeting solutions will deliver great value to our customers and differentiate our agents in the market. We are thrilled with PGi’s model of partner engagement, and we are excited to work with their experienced channel team.”
Braverman notes that the partnership with PGi offers award-winning conferencing solutions that live in the cloud and that enable smaller businesses to enjoy the robust collaboration tools used by the largest companies in the US.
"Virtual meetings are the lifeblood of modern business. For twenty years, PGi has been committed to delivering audio, video and web meetings that enable businesses to connect, collaborate and stay competitive," Ralph Hawkins, SVP PGi Partner Channel Sales. ”Our latest innovations, iMeet and GlobalMeet, were designed to meet the changing needs and preferences of today’s users who are looking for applications that are simple to use and available wherever and whenever they want.”
For more details about registering as an X4 agent to sell PGi’s suite of audio, web and video conferencing solutions, please go here to learn more: http://www.x4communications.com/agent/.
About Premiere Global Services, Inc. | PGi
PGi is a global leader in virtual meetings. For nearly 20 years, we have innovated technologies that help people meet and collaborate in more enjoyable and productive ways. Every month, we bring together over 15 million people in nearly 4 million virtual meetings. Headquartered in Atlanta, PGi has a presence in 24 countries worldwide. For more information, visit us at www.pgi.com.
X4 Solutions, one of the industry's largest Master Agencies, offers agents a full suite of products and services in voice and data, energy and back office software, backed by pre/post-sales support and agent service. For more information, visit http://www.x4communications.com/.
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