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InterCall and Blue Jeans Network Connect to Redefine Business Collaboration



  InterCall and Blue Jeans Network Connect to Redefine Business Collaboration

   Blue Jeans Video with InterCall Reservationless-Plus Audio Conferencing
             Improves Meeting Options, Experience and Performance

Business Wire

CHICAGO -- November 13, 2013

InterCall^®, a subsidiary of West Corporation and the world's largest
conferencing and collaboration services provider, announced today the
integration of Blue Jeans Network video with InterCall Reservationless-Plus^®
audio conferencing, giving organizations the ability to easily enhance their
meetings through face-to-face communication.

InterCall Reservationless-Plus audio conferencing lets people host conference
calls anywhere in the world on any type of device. With more than 400,000
access ports, InterCall has one of the largest proprietary IP-based global
conferencing platforms in use today.

Combining Reservationless-Plus with the Blue Jeans service now enables up to
175 people using a mix of audio and video to participate in a single
conference. By merging audio and video, these two companies are creating a
global collaboration platform that makes meetings easier to schedule, join and
experience regardless of whether people connect from traditional phone lines,
mobile devices or by video.

“People are interested in using video to improve collaboration, and they want
a simpler way to connect,” said Rob Bellmar, Senior Vice President of
Conferencing and Collaboration for InterCall. “Integrating our
Reservationless-Plus and the Blue Jeans services gives hosts a simple way to
start meetings on-the-fly, while participants can easily click-to-join from
anywhere on any device, and experience the high quality audio and video
conferencing that they expect.”

Among the benefits of the new InterCall and Blue Jeans integration:

  * Simple scheduling with one tool for video and audio meetings
  * One common code, one meeting invitation and multiple ways to join
  * Additional in-meeting controls, such as a list of participants, active
    talkers and mute/un-mute capabilities
  * High-quality voice for both audio-only and video attendees

According to MIT Sloan Management Review, 75 percent of all businesses will
use collaboration technology tools in 2013 and nearly 90 percent will employ
them by 2015. Studies prove that face-to-face video helps people meaningfully
connect, reducing hostility, fostering empathy and improving communication.

Capturing more than 30 percent of the video conferencing market in just over
two years, Blue Jeans Network has disrupted legacy players with a unique cloud
model and the ability to connect users across conference rooms, desktops, and
mobile devices, bridging the gap between increasingly dispersed social and
business networks. Blue Jeans is extending the reach of video conferencing
beyond specialized rooms to everyone who can’t be in them.

“As video collaboration services transition from hardware to the cloud, Blue
Jeans Network can deliver easy, accessible live video conferencing, regardless
of location or device,” said Krish Ramakrishnan, CEO of Blue Jeans Network.
“Our company is fulfilling the appetite for face-to-face communication by
delivering an easy-to-use, scalable solution. The combination of Blue Jeans
Network’s rapid growth in the video conferencing market along with InterCall’s
global presence and strength in the audio conferencing industry is creating an
unstoppable force.”

About Blue Jeans Network

At Blue Jeans Network, our mission is to make video communications as easy and
pervasive as audio communications, enabling more effective collaboration at
work, at home, and on the road. Our cloud-based conferencing service makes
this possible by enabling customers to connect with each other seamlessly
anytime, anywhere, and from practically any device.

The Blue Jeans Network extends high quality video communications beyond the
traditional boundaries of specialized conference rooms and into the
mainstream, allowing individuals and employees throughout an enterprise to
interact more effectively with each other, and with their customers, partners,
suppliers, family, and friends. Blue Jeans Network is a private company
headquartered in Mountain View, California. For more information, please visit
http://bluejeans.com.

About InterCall

InterCall, a subsidiary of West Corporation, is the largest conferencing and
collaboration services provider in the world. Founded in 1991, InterCall
offers telephony, messaging, webcasting, virtual environment, and conferencing
and collaboration tools for businesses of all sizes, from large global
enterprises to small or regional companies. With a global footprint and broad
service capabilities, InterCall’s flexible models for hosted, managed and
on-premise communication services help companies get the most out of their
business processes.

InterCall's strong U.S. presence, including four call centers and 26 sales
offices, is bolstered by operations in Canada, Mexico, Latin America, the
Caribbean, the United Kingdom, Ireland, France, Germany, Australia, New
Zealand, China, India, Hong Kong, Singapore and Japan. For more information,
please visit InterCall.

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Contact:

InterCall
Philip Anast
Tech Image
philip.anast@techimage.com
312-673-6054
or
Blue Jeans Network
Morgan Mathis
Highwire PR
morgan@highwire.com
415-963-4174, x37
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