Chicago, Illinois – (The Hosting News) – September 11, 2008 – Provider of conferencing and collaboration services, InterCall, has launched a new partnership to enhance its offering of streaming services to their customers.
Hosting an audio, web or video event, webcasting or streaming, provides companies with an easy, cost-effective way to reach anyone around the world with Internet access.
Through a strategic partnership with ON24, Inc., a global leader in webcasting and virtual events solutions, companies will now be able to stream their marketing events, training sessions or company announcements on a pay-per-use basis. The agreement also enables InterCall to become a one-stop shop for all types of streaming services, with on-site support and broadcast quality production services for live events. Streaming allows companies to reach a wider audience.
Scott Etzler, President of InterCall explained, ”The increase in webinar attendance is a clear example of the need for companies to incorporate streaming into their communications plan.”
Sharat Sharan, President and CEO of ON24 noted, ”Streaming allows tens of thousands to participate in a conference, in a way that can be more cost-effective. When it comes to large group communication, webcasting is the best solution to reach this audience size. Streaming extends the advantages of conferencing to anyone who has an Internet connection. Customers who need to reach a large and geographically-dispersed audience will benefit the most.”
PC and Macintosh users will both be able to take full advantage of streaming technology. InterCall Streaming is browser-based, so no downloads or plug-ins are required. It is fully compatible with Microsoft Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox, with audio/visual support through Windows Media Player, RealPlayer, and Adobe Flash.
All of InterCall’s services are backed by around-the-clock technical support.
InterCall, a subsidiary of West Corporation, is the largest service provider in the world specializing in conference communications. Founded in 1991, InterCall helps people and companies be more productive by providing advanced audio, event, Web and video conferencing solutions that are easy-to-use and save them time and money. Along with a team of over 600 Meeting Consultants, the company employs more than 1,500 operators, customer service representatives, call supervisors, accounting, marketing and IT professionals. InterCall’s U.S. presence is bolstered by a global reach that extends to Canada, Mexico, the United Kingdom, Ireland, France, Germany, Australia, New Zealand, India, Hong Kong, Singapore and Japan.
ON24, Inc. the global leader of webcasting and virtual events solutions for demand generation and corporate communications. ON24 provides the most reliable and trusted solutions that enable organizations to plan, produce and deliver cost-effective online events, including lead generation webinars, virtual shows, internal communications, continuing professional education and executive announcements. More than 600 global organizations in publishing, technology, life sciences, government, and financial services rely on ON24, including Business Objects, Cardinal Health, Cisco Systems, UBM Media, Credit Suisse, U.S. Department of Education, GE Healthcare, IBM, Motorola, National Science Foundation, and Samsung. ON24 is headquartered in San Francisco, with offices in Washington, D.C., New York, London and Beijing.
To learn more about on24, Inc., please visit: www.on24.com.
For more information, please visit: www.intercall.com.