RHUBâ€™s Award-Winning Web Conferencing Solutions Provide Synchronous Collaboration for Central Desktop and SemiNeedle
San Jose, CA – December 22, 2008 – RHUB Communications, Inc. (RHUB), a premier provider of Web conferencing solutions, is pleased to announce the signing of a partnership with the Social Technology provider InfoNeedle, Inc., the parent of SemiNeedle (www.semineedle.com), a conference portal for collaborative workshops for the electronics and semiconductor industry. This partnership builds upon the success of RHUB’s partnership with Central Desktop (www.centraldesktop.com), utilizing RHUB’s TurboMeeting Web conferencing appliances, and is establishing RHUB as the ideal interactive solution for real-time, synchronous collaboration.
Central Desktop is emerging as a premier site for Social Technology for Business, based in large part on their integration with RHUB Web conferencing solutions. As Central Desktop expands its offerings to support larger teams, RHUB’s TurboMeeting is ideally suited, with its cost-effective, scalable Web conferencing solutions.
“RHUB’s TurboMeeting integration with Central Desktop provides us with outstanding Social Technology capabilities,” said Isaac Garcia, CEO of Central Desktop. “Our opportunities are rapidly expanding, and we are looking forward to supporting increasingly larger teams with TurboMeeting.”
With the SemiNeedle partnership, RHUB’s Web conferencing solutions now serve the industry-specific collaboration needs of the electronics and semiconductor supply chain. SemiNeedle represents a new breed of Social Technology for Business by combining asynchronous and synchronous collaborative capabilities with industry specific features and domain expertise.
“Synchronous collaboration is a key component to supply chain coordination,” said Robert Petrossian, President of InfoNeedle. “Coupled with collaborative workspaces, it saves time and the expense of business travel, and fosters collaboration and sharing with customers and suppliers alike.”
“We are very excited to have SemiNeedle join our partnership program,” said Larry Dorie, CEO of RHUB. “SemiNeedle’s market focus makes them an ideal partner for RHUB. “Real-time business collaboration is one of today’s most rapidly growing applications, and Social Technology for Business is an ideal framework to deploy RHUB’s TurboMeeting for collaborative Web conferencing.”
RHUB offers a complete line of Web conferencing solutions, specializing in on-premise Web conferencing appliances. On-premise appliances give users complete ownership and control of the hardware and software, and offer significant advantages over hosted solutions, including:
• Lower Total Cost of Ownership
• Enhanced access security
• No IT support required
• Integration features to enhance usability within customer environments
• Customization opportunities
RHUB’s on-premise Web conferencing appliances are available in capacities that serve SMBs to global enterprises, and come with a one-year warranty for hardware and software. For a full listing of TurboMeeting appliances and specifications, visit www.rhubcom.com .
About RHUB Communications
RHUB is a premier provider of on-premise Web conferencing, remote desktop support and remote access appliances, based on the Company’s TurboMeeting software, that meet the needs of any organization. The Company’s end users total over 8,000 in a variety of market segments including services, manufacturing, and government. RHUB’s on-premise Web conferencing appliances focus on criteria of the highest importance to users: ease-of-use, affordability, security, control, and reliability. RHUB’s breakthrough View-Only technology enables users of any platform to join meetings by a browser, requiring no download. With a small footprint, and power draw of only 4.5 watts, RHUB’s on-premise Web conferencing appliances are the perfect choice for organizations seeking to improve their environmental credentials. RHUB is privately-owned and headquartered in
InfoNeedle, Inc. is a leading provider of industry-focused social technology solutions, with the vision to elevate the effectiveness of R&D-intense industries through better harnessing of the collective insight of their respective communities. SemiNeedle, www.semineedle.com , is the realization of this vision for the electronics and semiconductor industry. SemiNeedle provides a conference environment for professionals and their companies to collaborate within public or private workspaces on industry, product or project-specific topics. InfoNeedle is headquartered in
About Central Desktop
Central Desktop delivers a pure web-based social technology platform for next-generation business teams to interact, share and manage their daily work activities from anywhere at anytime. Built collaboratively over the last three years with direct feedback from its users, the Central Desktop platform provides enterprise-grade functionality without enterprise solution resource requirements. Used by over 200,000 people worldwide, Central Desktop’s customers represent progressive organizations with geographically dispersed teams that are committed to using innovative Web 2.0 tools for business success. For more information, visit www.centraldesktop.com .
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