SOURCE: Elluminate

July 10, 2007 09:00 ET

Elluminate Wins Platinum and Gold eLearning Guild Member's Choice Awards for Synchronous Learning Systems

Live eLearning and Web Collaboration Solution Recognized in Market Share and Satisfaction Categories

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL--(Marketwire - July 10, 2007) - Elluminate, Inc., a leading provider of live eLearning and web collaboration solutions, announced today that The eLearning Guild, a global community of practice for eLearning professionals, honored Elluminate with two Member's Choice Awards for Synchronous Learning Systems. Elluminate was recognized with a Platinum Award in the category of Satisfaction - Education and Government Synchronous Learning Systems. In addition, the product received a Gold Award in the Market Share - Education and Government Synchronous Learning Systems category.

The eLearning Guild announced the Member's Choice Awards in conjunction with the publication of "The eLearning Guild 360-Degree Report on Synchronous Learning: Benchmarks, Best Practices and Real-Time Analysis about Real-Time Learning." For the report, market share data was based on information from more than 4,000 survey respondents, while satisfaction data came from over 1,675 members. In addition, The Guild surveyed over 830 eLearning professionals from over 700 organizations about the state of the industry regarding synchronous learning systems.

"With more than 25,000 people around the world as members, we believe The eLearning Guild comprises the largest and most influential group of eLearning professionals in the world," said Steve Wexler, director of research and emerging technologies for The eLearning Guild. "The fact that Elluminate is the winner of both a Platinum Award for satisfaction and a Gold Award for market share in education and government organizations is a significant and substantiated achievement."

"Elluminate is honored to be recognized with two eLearning Guild Member's Choice Awards," said Maurice Heiblum, president of Elluminate USA, Inc. "While these awards serve as validation of Elluminate's strengths in the eLearning arena, it's particularly gratifying that the recognition comes from those who are eLearning professionals as well as members of such a highly regarded organization."

About The eLearning Guild

The eLearning Guild is a community of practice for eLearning professionals, providing learning opportunities, networking services, resources and publications for over 25,000 members. The Guild represents a diverse group of executives, directors, managers, designers and developers who focus on providing world-class learning services. The eLearning Guild is a subsidiary of Focuszone Media, Inc., based in Santa Rosa, California. For more information, visit

About Elluminate, Inc.

Elluminate, Inc. provides proven, best-in-class solutions for real-time online learning and collaboration that deliver exceptional outcomes, including enhanced learning experiences, increased retention and completion rates, and higher ROI. Elluminate Live! features high-quality voice over the Internet, robust interactive functionality, and unique No User Left Behind™ technology that supports multiple platforms and low-bandwidth connectivity. To date, Elluminate has served more than 200 million web-collaboration minutes to over 2 million teachers and students located in 184 different countries.

Headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, and Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Elluminate is the trusted choice of prominent academic institutions and corporations, including ADP, Apple Computer, Broward County Public Schools, California State University System, DeVry University, Duke University, Georgia State University, Johns Hopkins University, North Carolina Community College System, Novell, PA Department of Education, Queen's University, Red Hat, Sun Microsystems, and many more. The winner of several prestigious awards, the company is also one of Deloitte's 50 Fastest Growing Technology Companies, rated by Forrester Research as a "strong performer" in web conferencing, and positioned in the Visionaries Quadrant of the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Web Conferencing, 2007. For more information, visit

Elluminate Live! is a trademark of Elluminate, Inc., Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

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