It's an SMB, SMB World: iMeet® Innovations Deliver on 2014 Small Business Demands Innovative software release delivers affordable, all-in-one collaboration apps with integrated multi-media content creation tools
ATLANTA, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PGi (NYSE: PGi), a leading global provider of collaboration software and services for over 20 years, today announced an iMeet release that transforms the way small businesses collaborate and create multi-media content.
"As a digital agency trusted by amazing brands, we want tech that empowers us to do more in less time–and look impressive doing it," said Christy Cole, Sitewire Account Director. "iMeet lets us host a live face-to-face client meeting, record a personalized video message and then host a webinar—even post the webinar replay to popular video websites—all in one cool, affordable tool. iMeet is transforming the way Sitewire collaborates with customers and creates content."
iMeet, the cloud-based web conferencing software, now enables live video streaming and content creation using expanded format options and recording functionality. Businesses can now use iMeet to:
- Create on-demand video content, such as vLogs, client testimonials, end-user training and product demonstrations using the new iMeet recording feature;
- Host webinars and customer training sessions for up to 125 attendees and post the recordings online for on-demand viewing;
- Use email and social integration to share recorded "meeting minutes," including webcam video streams, files, attendee chat and notes; and
- Allow meeting guests to share their screens, improving collaboration and productivity by reducing time spent emailing files.
"This new iMeet release flips the switch on business collaboration and content creation," said Boland T. Jones, PGi founder, chairman and CEO. "Today's SMBs want solutions that help them grow their businesses without increasing their budgets. That's why collaboration is such a huge focus right now. iMeet is that solution, empowering SMB users with the technologies they need to increase sales and now develop live and on-demand content—all at SMB-approved price points."
Users can access iMeet by downloading its award-winning apps for PC, Mac, iOS and Android devices—or through the web browser of their choice. All iMeet apps are free, and joining a meeting in iMeet is always free for guests. iMeet offers a range of competitive pricing packages that fit the budget of any-sized business.For more information or to get a free trial, please visit: http://www.pgi.com/iMeet.
About Premiere Global Services, Inc. │ PGi
PGi has been a leading global provider of collaboration software and services for over 20 years. PGi's cloud-based software applications let business users connect, collaborate and share ideas and information from their desktop, tablet or smartphone, enabling greater productivity in the office or on the go. PGi has a global presence in 25 countries, and its award-winning solutions provide a collaborative advantage to over 45,000 enterprise customers, including 75% of the Fortune 100™. In the last five years, PGi has hosted more than 1.1 billion people from 137 countries in over 250 million virtual meetings. For more information, visit PGi at www.pgi.com.
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