SOURCE: Arkadin

Arkadin

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July 12, 2016 09:30 ET

Arkadin and Pexip Announce Strategic Partnership to Deliver More Efficient and Productive Virtual Meetings

Fills Gap in Market for Greater Connectivity Between Collaboration Technologies

ATLANTA, GA and OSLO, NORWAY--(Marketwired - Jul 12, 2016) - Arkadin, an NTT Communications company and one of the world's largest and fastest growing providers of cloud-hosted Unified Communications and Collaboration (UC&C) solutions, and Pexip, a leading innovator in scalable, distributed collaboration software, today announced a strategic partnership that will enable Arkadin's customers to enjoy more engaging and successful meeting experiences.

Pexip's award-winning Infinity meeting platform seamlessly ties together enterprise communication tools such as Microsoft® Skype for Business, audio and web conferencing and legacy video conferencing solutions, providing customers with simpler deployments and unmatched simplicity, flexibility and scalability. As a result of the strategic partnership, Arkadin's customers will achieve greater workplace efficiencies that will lead to cost savings and a higher return on their UC&C investments.

"We are extremely pleased to announce this strategic partnership with Arkadin, considered by most to be the worldwide leader in cloud-hosted UC&C solutions," said Åsmund O. Fodstad, Pexip CEO. "Our Infinity platform is developed with the enterprise in mind -- large organizations that demand predictability, large scale, and interoperability between their existing collaboration platforms and the new wave of UC solutions. Arkadin is the perfect partner to provide this to the world's leading enterprises."

"Seamless interoperability between collaboration technologies is what customers want," says Thomas Valantin, Arkadin's Chief Commercial Officer. "The combination of Pexip's innovative platform with Arkadin's sophisticated global UC&C architecture and global support capabilities, raises the bar giving customers the highest quality meeting experience available anywhere today."

About Pexip 

Since 2012, Pexip has worked towards enabling enterprises and organizations to provide every one of their users with video based communications and visual collaboration tools. The company's award-winning virtualized meeting platform enables seamless joining of video, audio, and web conferencing across incompatible technologies such as traditional videoconferencing and Microsoft's Skype for Business. Whether running in a public, private or hybrid cloud, Pexip Infinity provides unmatched capacity and capabilities. The company's core product is used by several Fortune 500 organizations across a variety of industries. In addition, it powers a large number of the world's Videoconferencing as a Service (VCaaS) providers. The company experienced more than 300% growth in 2015, and now simplifies communications in thousands of organizations.

Pexip employs more than 80 people on five continents, and has main offices in Oslo, Norway (HQ), London, and New York. Learn more at www.pexip.com

Arkadin
Arkadin is one of the largest and fastest growing Unified Communications and Collaboration Service Providers in the world. Our collection of market-leading audio/web/video conferencing and Unified Communications solutions enables enjoyable collaboration experiences that are essential to success in a digitally connected global workplace. As an NTT Communications company, our services are delivered in the cloud and backed by a cutting-edge infrastructure for premium service quality. Over 50,000 customers spanning the largest global enterprises to small businesses are supported locally in 19 languages through our network of 56 operations centers in 33 countries. For more information: http://www.arkadin.com.

About NTT Communications Corporation
NTT Communications provides consultancy, architecture, security and cloud services to optimize the information and communications technology (ICT) environments of enterprises. These offerings are backed by the company's worldwide infrastructure, including leading global tier-1 IP network, Arcstar Universal One™ VPN network reaching 196 countries/regions, and 130 secure data centers. NTT Communications' solutions leverage the global resources of NTT Group companies including Dimension Data, NTT DOCOMO and NTT DATA.
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