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GetIT selects WebEx to power web communications, content development and delivery services for Singapore businesses

  • 18 May, 2004 10:05

<p>MELBOURNE, 18th May, 2004 - GetIT Multimedia, an e-learning and training solutions company based in Singapore, has integrated the web communications services of WebEx Communications, into its suite of online training, content development and delivery services. GetIT will offer WebEx’s entire range of web communications services to Singapore businesses.</p>
<p>"WebEx extends GetIT's suite of web-based training services and content development to include virtual classroom capabilities," said Laina Raveendran Greene, managing director, GetIT Multimedia. "GetIT specialises in providing businesses with solutions and services that make e-learning content development easy, and by working with WebEx, we can now provide a comprehensive offering for content deliver and communications."</p>
<p>"There are enormous learning and productive gains from being able to move seamlessly between self-paced to live learning sessions," said Jeff Schmidt, vice president of Asia Pacific at WebEx. "This alliance reaffirms our commitment to integrate our web communications capabilities into the applications and services business people use everyday."</p>
<p>GetIT's customised content development services include instructional design and storyboarding, as well as the development of interactive, custom eLearning courseware and workflow based simulative courseware. GetIT creates effective, channelled content using its extensive business knowledge and experience and provides customers with the tools and services they require to deliver time critical information seamlessly.</p>
<p>WebEx manages a global network over which it delivers a range of web communications services including services for web conferencing, web-based support, remote training and online events. WebEx provides its services to corporations, technology companies and telecommunication providers worldwide. All of WebEx’s services are built on the MediaTone communications platform and delivered through the WebEx MediaTone Network, a global network specifically designed for secure web communications.</p>
<p>About WebEx Communications Inc.<br/>
WebEx Communications, Inc. is the world’s leading provider of Web communications services. WebEx services are used across the enterprise in sales, support, training, marketing, engineering and product design. WebEx meetings simulate the spontaneity and interactivity of face-to-face meetings by allowing users to share presentations, applications, documents and desktop, with full-motion video and integrated telephony. WebEx provides carrier-class services using its MediaTone communications platform deployed over the WebEx MediaTone Network, a high-speed global network specifically designed for real-time Web communications. With its unique information-switching technology, multimedia capabilities and standards-based APIs, MediaTone is the dial tone for Web communications. WebEx Communications is based in San Jose, California and has regional headquarters in Europe, Asia and Australia. Please visit http://www.webex.com for more information.</p>
<p>About GetIT<br/>
GetIT (Global Empowerment Through Infocommunications Technology) is a Singapore based e-learning company that has its own full-service IP video and multimedia production centre. The company offers a wide range of services, including consultancy, pre-production, production and delivery modes of e-learning content. The company has been involved in e-learning since 1997, serving clients around the world, including the International Telecommunications Union, Cisco Systems, Telemedia Italia, Nokia, IDC, Commercial Internet Exchange and Pacific Economic Cooperation Council. The company is affiliated to GetIT, Inc, which is based in America's Silicon Valley. For more information, please visit, http://www.getitmm.com</p>
<p>For media information contact:<br/>
Samantha Lenton<br/>
Recognition PR<br/>
Ph (03) 9600 4666<br/>
sam_lenton@recognition.com.au</p>
<p>This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. These forward-looking statements may be identified by use of the terms anticipates, believes, continue, could, estimates, expects, intends, may, plans, potential, predicts, should or will, or the negative of those terms or similar expressions. These forward-looking statements are subject to significant risks and uncertainties. Actual results may differ materially from those described in such statements as a result of these risks and uncertainties. In particular, these forward looking statements include, but are not limited to, statements that there are learning and productive gains from being able to move seamlessly between self-paced to live learning sessions. Factors which could contribute to risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, the failure of customers to effectively utilise the service in their business or to reduce their other expenses. A fuller discussion of the risks and uncertainties that could affect WebEx Communications, Inc. are more fully set forth in WebEx Communications, Inc.’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including WebEx’s Form 10-K filed with the SEC on March 12, 2004. WebEx Communications, Inc. assumes no obligation to update forward-looking information contained in this press release.</p>
<p>MediaTone is a trademark of WebEx Communications, Inc<br/></p>

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