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InterCall and Huddle.net Announce Global Partnership to Provide the World’s First Unified Collaboration, Communication and Social Networking Platform

February 11, 2009

CHICAGO and LONDON, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ — InterCall, the world’s largest
conferencing and collaboration services provider, and Huddle.net today
announced a global partnership that delivers the world’s first unified
collaboration, communication and social networking platform for the
enterprise. Through the partnership, InterCall customers can access Huddle’s
features — from secure online work spaces to project management tools — from
their conferences for more effective and boundary-less working practices.

“Through this partnership with Huddle, our customers around the world will
benefit from an experience that takes collaboration to the next level,” said

Scott Etzler, InterCall’s president. “Many of our customers are already
familiar with Huddle from LinkedIn and Facebook, so we’re excited to extend
that experience to conferencing so they can be even more productive.”

The new relationship means that InterCall conferencing customers can
schedule phone and web meetings in Huddle and share dial-in details, documents
and meeting minutes. In addition, they will benefit from Huddle’s full range
of project management and collaboration tools including discussions,
whiteboards, tasks and document versioning and audit trail.

“Huddle offered by InterCall is a true differentiator in a marketplace for
both companies and realises our vision of end-to-end collaboration and social
networking for business, in one place. Our partnership means that the users
across the globe can now take advantage of Huddle and work together better,
online or during live conferencing, regardless of their size or budget,” said

Alastair Mitchell, co-founder and CEO, Huddle.net

Huddle, which can be quickly rolled-out online to teams, features secure,
VPN-like access from any computer. By using its customizable workspaces,
customers can by-pass email, avoid FTP servers and eliminate USBs and CDs.
It also offers a unique RSS feature that keeps teams on track with up-dates
and deadlines. Huddle features tailored training programs and
award-winning-customer support.

Under the terms of the deal, InterCall will be reselling Huddle globally
and giving each of its customers a free Huddle account. Similarly, Huddle’s
enterprise customers will be able to take advantage of InterCall’s
conferencing services.

Notes to editor:

Organisations can sign up to free Huddle offered by InterCall at
https://intercall.huddle.net

About InterCall

InterCall, a subsidiary of West Corporation, is the world’s largest
conferencing and collaboration services provider. The company includes Genesys
Conferencing, a leading provider of unified collaboration and communications
services. Founded in 1991, InterCall helps people and companies be more
productive by providing advanced, yet easy-to-use audio, event, Web and video
conferencing solutions that save time and money. Based in the United States,
InterCall’s reach extends throughout North America, Europe, Latin America and
Asia Pacific, offering an unmatched global presence and strong local support.
For more information, please visit http://www.intercall.com or
http://www.genesys.com.

About Huddle.net

Huddle.net (http://www.huddle.net) combines unified collaboration and
communication with social networking. It offers a network of secure online
workspaces supported by a set of project management, collaboration,
communication and document sharing tools.

Established in November, 2006, Huddle is headquartered in London, UK. Its
customers include MasterCard, Shell, AstraZeneca and UNICEF and a number of UK
and US government departments.

In 2008, Huddle.net launched on the LinkedIn application platform as the
only non-US company, along the likes of Amazon and Google. The company was
also named in the Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Social Software.

Huddle’s API enables developers to integrate their applications and build
new services on top of the Huddle platform.

SOURCE InterCall


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