Elluminate, Inc. Positioned in Visionaries Quadrant in Industry Report on Web Conferencing

Report Evaluates Company for its Completeness of Vision and Ability to


Sep 04, 2008, 01:00 ET from Elluminate, Inc.

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Sept. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Elluminate, Inc., a
 leading provider of live eLearning and web collaboration solutions, today
 announced that it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the Visionaries
 Quadrant of the "Magic Quadrant for Web Conferencing" for 2008.(1) The
 study assessed selected web conferencing vendors according to their ability
 to execute and completeness of vision. Among the criteria used for
 evaluation were innovation, market understanding, overall viability,
 product strategy, and customer experience.
     According to Gartner, "Real-time collaboration support is becoming a
 primary requirement, after e-mail, for efficient enterprise communications.
 Web conferencing not only allows people to collaborate virtually and share
 information, it also provides facilities to record and capture formal or ad
 hoc collaborative interactions for later tracking and reuse. As
 organizations develop their collaboration strategies from a technical and
 people perspective, web-conferencing penetration rates will increase
 because of the cost savings and productivity improvements web conferencing
     "We're honored to be recognized in the Visionaries Quadrant in the
 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Web Conferencing," said Maurice Heiblum,
 president of Elluminate, Inc. "We believe representation in this
 influential industry report is validation of Elluminate's strengths in the
 eLearning, online collaboration, and web conferencing market. We are
 continuing the enhance Elluminate Live!(R) in ways that enable
 enterprise-wide adoption as well as allow entry-level users to experience
 the benefits of real-time web collaboration. In addition, we have expanded
 our product suite to include make it simple for anyone to deliver engaging
 online sessions and distribute post-session content."
     About the Gartner Magic Quadrant
     The Magic Quadrant is copyrighted 2008 by Gartner, Inc. and is reused
 with permission. The Magic Quadrant is a graphical representation of a
 marketplace at and for a specific time period. It depicts Gartner's
 analysis of how certain vendors measure against criteria for that
 marketplace, as defined by Gartner. Gartner does not endorse any vendor,
 product or service depicted in the Magic Quadrant, and does not advise
 technology users to select only those vendors placed in the "Leaders"
 quadrant. The Magic Quadrant is intended solely as a research tool, and is
 not meant to be a specific guide to action. Gartner disclaims all
 warranties, express or implied, with respect to this research, including
 any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.
     About Elluminate, Inc.
     Elluminate, Inc. provides proven, best-in-class solutions for real-time
 online learning and collaboration that deliver exceptional outcomes,
 including enhanced learning experiences, increased retention and completion
 rates, and higher ROI. The Elluminate Learning Suite(TM) includes
 Elluminate Plan!(TM) for building online session plans, Elluminate Live!(R)
 for real-time session interaction, and Elluminate Publish!(TM) for
 post-session content distribution. Elluminate has served more than 300
 million web-collaboration minutes to over 3 million teachers and students
 located in 185 different countries.
     Headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, and Fort Lauderdale,
 Florida, Elluminate is the trusted choice of prominent academic
 institutions and corporations, including ADP, Apple Computer, California
 State University, Duke University, Florida Virtual School, Georgetown
 University, Georgia State University, K12, Inc., London Knowledge Lab, Los
 Angeles Unified School District, Miami-Dade County Public Schools, Novell,
 Queen's University, Royal Veterinary College, Red Hat, Sun Microsystems,
 University of Illinois, and many more. The winner of several prestigious
 awards, the company is also one of Deloitte's 50 Fastest Growing Technology
 Companies and is positioned in the Visionaries Quadrant of the Gartner
 Magic Quadrant for Web Conferencing, 2008. For more information, visit
     (1) Gartner "Magic Quadrant for Web Conferencing" by David Mario Smith
 and Jeffrey Mann, July 29, 2008.
     Elluminate Live! and No User Left Behind are trademarks or registered
 trademarks of Elluminate, Inc., Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

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