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April 08, 2014 07:00 ET

Echo360 and Dell Work Together Globally After Securing More Than $1.3M in Client Contracts

425 New Classrooms Were Introduced to Echo360 Active Learning Across 15 Institutions including Yale University and City University of London

DULLES, VA--(Marketwired - Apr 8, 2014) - Echo360, the global leader in active and distance learning solutions, today announced expansion of its work with Dell to sell the EchoSystem Active Learning software solution and SafeCapture HD appliances around the world. In 2013, the collaboration yielded over $1.3M in revenue bookings, connected over 425 classrooms to Echo360 Active Learning and introduced thousands of new students to the solution. The success of the partnership has resulted in a 'rest of world' expansion where Dell will now bring Echo360 products into territories including the United Kingdom, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, the Middle East and Asia.

"Echo360 is on a mission to reach every student on every campus," said Fred Singer, CEO of Echo360. "Our collaboration with Dell allows gives us unparalleled access to academic decision makers and eases our path to connecting campuses with Echo360's Active Learning technology. We're thrilled with the progress we've made and are looking forward to global expansion in 2014."

Throughout the initial partnership trail, Dell offered a turnkey solution and combined the Echo360 Active Learning and lecture capture solution with a scalable technology backend that delivered a robust and stable experience to students. Dell's market leading commitment to higher education stretches across various disciplines, segments and solutions. From Education Data Management and Lecture Capture to Assistive Technology and Virtual Labs, Dell services students, administrators, researchers and faculty to help their clients successfully navigate modern learning environments.

"Dell's work with Echo360 helps us serve the evolving academic landscape with the latest technology to enable learning," said Jon Phillips, managing director, worldwide education, Dell. "With the Echo360 Active Learning available to Dell customers, we're furthering our commitment to empowering students through technology worldwide."

For more information on the Echo360 product suite or partnership details, visit the Echo360 website at: www.Echo360.com/Dell.

About Echo360:
Over 2M students in 8,000 classrooms at 600 institutions across 30 countries rely on Echo360 active learning technology to enhance their educational experience before, during and after class. Developed for educators by educators, Echo360 increases in-class participation with digital polling, provides a rich out-of-class experience by recording and publishing course instruction and delivers deep usage analytics to help instructors respond to student needs. Students revisit lectures, collaborate with peers and participate in class on smartphones, tablets and laptops, wherever, whenever they choose. Echo360 was recognized with the Product Line Strategy of the Year Award from Frost & Sullivan, is CSIA-certified for outstanding customer service and was named a Visionary Vendor in Educational Technology by IT research firm Basex. Echo360 is backed by Revolution Growth led by Steve Case, Ted Leonsis and Donn Davis.

About Dell:
Dell Inc. listens to customers and delivers innovative technology and services that give them the power to do more. Dell is committed to helping students develop the knowledge and skills they need to learn and succeed in an increasingly digital world and a globally competitive workforce. As a top provider of technology and services to schools, Dell listens to and works with students, educators, administrators, parents and community members around the world to deliver innovative technology and services that give them the power to do more in and out of the classroom. Learn more about Dell in Education at www.dell.com. Follow us on Twitter @DellEDU.

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