BOSTON and SALT LAKE CITY, March 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Dimdim Inc., provider of next-gen collaboration solutions that fit companies' existing business processes, today announced at Novell's BrainShare User Conference that it is working with Novell to power the new Novell Conferencing solution. Novell Conferencing enables users to conduct virtual meetings, demos and webinars all using a standard Web browser. This announcement enhances the Novell collaboration solutions portfolio and offers integrations with other products, such as Novell GroupWise, for seamless collaboration.
Following an extensive review of conferencing providers and their technology, Novell selected Dimdim because of its sophisticated next-gen technology that places the user experience first. Unlike other conferencing solutions, Dimdim is able to provide a rich, multimedia experience in standard browsers without requiring users to download and install additional end-user software. Dimdim supports a wide range of platforms including Windows, Mac and Linux desktops and provides open APIs for easy integration with other Novell products and third-party applications. Dimdim's multi-tenant cloud-based SaaS platform ensures scalability to meet any enterprise need.
"Web conferencing is an important component of our collaboration portfolio," said Wendy Steinle, director of Solutions and Product Marketing for End-User Computing at Novell. "Enterprises today are looking for Web meeting solutions that can meet the demands of today's around-the-clock and around-the-globe business environment. Dimdim's technology provides our customers with the simple, cost-effective and full-featured Web conferencing solution they need to get their business done."
"Dimdim enabled Novell to quickly develop and rollout their next generation conferencing solution by providing a Web conferencing platform that is highly open, scalable and customizable," said DD Ganguly, CEO of Dimdim. "The selection of Dimdim for the Novell Conferencing product validates our continued commitment to providing our partners and customers with a simple, intuitive and comprehensive approach to Web conferencing and collaboration that meets the needs of enterprises, educational institutions, government agencies and small businesses."
Recently, Dimdim enhanced its service with the release of Dimdim 5.5. The new Dimdim 5.5 enables users to share their desktops with a single click using myScreen™, provides personal meeting room URLs, customized user profile pages, and the fastest Web conferencing experience available. Dimdim 5.5 was the highest rated Web conferencing product in a recent review by PC Magazine, receiving 4 out of 5 stars.
For more information on Novell Conferencing, visit www.novell.com/conferencing.
Dimdim, the easy, open and affordable web conference lets anyone host or attend live online meetings, demos and webinars using just a web browser -- no additional software required. The optional Dimdim myScreen™ plug-in lets anyone share their screen in seconds even without launching a browser or scheduling a meeting. While face-to-face meetings used to be the only way to collaborate, Dimdim is now The Best Way to Work to save money, time and travel. Used by more than 5 million people and businesses worldwide, Dimdim provides multiple free and commercial on-premise and cloud-based solutions capable of supporting thousands of participants per meeting and is backed by the original investors in Skype, Hotmail, and MySQL and is found in Lowell, Mass., offices around the world and at www.dimdim.com.
SOURCE Dimdim Inc.