HILLSIDE, N.J., Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Glowpoint, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: GLOW), a provider of cloud-based managed services for telepresence, video conferencing and collaboration, today announced the opening of a new operations and R&D showcase facility, which will serve as the company's new corporate headquarters and executive briefing center. The state-of-the-art facility will include multiple, fully equipped telepresence suites and briefing demonstration rooms accessible for global briefings with partners and clients.
The corporate headquarter facility is located in the high-tech corridor of Murray Hill, NJ with 22,000 square feet of dedicated office space. It will feature demonstration and briefing center capabilities equipped with the latest telepresence and video technologies so companies can experience the technology first-hand, along with Glowpoint's cloud-based managed services that clients rely on for maximizing the reach and performance of their video environment.
The new facility will also serve as Glowpoint's global operations and R&D center, which will host a new global video operations center and fully equipped lab that replicates the latest technologies so they can be fully supported in the field and through Glowpoint's cloud-based infrastructure.
"We are very excited to be upgrading our corporate headquarters as we embark on the next phase of our growth," said Glowpoint's CEO, Joe Laezza. "Our partners, clients and companies new to video will now be able to access the entire experience first-hand to see how video / telepresence can make an impact on their business communications. Our goal is to go beyond telepresence itself and show how the entire unified communications experience can work to their benefit no matter the technology platform or network being used."
The company will be moving into the new facility by the end of the year and plans to introduce its new Open Video™ platform at an onsite event in early 2011. Open Video is designed to offer telepresence, video and unified communications users a seamless way to meet and communicate across a broad range of systems, on differing carrier networks, without compromising security policies.
Glowpoint, Inc. (OTCBB: GLOW) enables video users to effortlessly and securely call one another regardless of their video technology or network. With unlimited, "open" access to Glowpoint's cloud-based, hosted-video infrastructure and services, video calling within – and between – companies is dramatically simplified. From full-featured telepresence and video conferencing suites to desktop video, Glowpoint supports customers around the world with 24/7 managed services that allow business professionals to enjoy "in-the-same-room" intimacy and cost savings. To see a video-in-the-cloud demonstration, and to learn more about how cost-effective and easy telepresence and video conferencing can be for your business, please visit http://www.glowpoint.com.
SOURCE Glowpoint, Inc.