eTouch SamePage has an extremely simple and intuitive user interface, comprehensive enterprise controls and is backed by impressive customer service.
Freemont/Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) January 15, 2008
eTouch Systems, maker of SamePage, the world's easiest to use enterprise wiki, and on-demand collaboration applications and services leader WebEx, now part of Cisco (Nasdaq: CSCO), today announced that eTouch will offer SamePage for the WebEx Connect mashup platform and application ecosystem.
This new WebEx Connect application will offer knowledge workers globally the ability to easily generate content, collaborate and share ideas, thereby fully exploiting the potential of Web 2.0 in the enterprise. It will enable enterprises to combine the application mashup capabilities of WebEx Connect with the collaborative content editing capabilities of the SamePage enterprise Wiki, creating a powerful new way for businesses to share information with employees, customers and business associates.
"We are extremely honored to be the first wiki provider for WebEx Connect," said Anirudha Gadre, CEO of eTouch Systems. "Through this marketing and technology relationship we're now bringing the benefits of the SamePage wiki to more than 2 million potential new customers--as well as enhancing WebEx Connect's position in the rapidly-growing enterprise Wiki solutions market. Our research shows that the majority of enterprises have plans to use wiki and blogs, using a robust Enterprise-class solution -- so there is tremendous room for growth in this market."
"We're excited about the potential of this relationship and look forward to working with eTouch to develop collaboration solutions for the enterprise," said Shankar Iyer, vice president, strategic initiatives, Cisco WebEx. "eTouch SamePage has an extremely simple and intuitive user interface, comprehensive enterprise controls and is backed by impressive customer service."
SamePage is an Enterprise-class wiki that is intuitive to use while still meeting IT department requirements for security and robustness. It integrates seamlessly with databases and authentication systems, has powerful administration features and fast, personal service and support from eTouch's professional services team. SamePage has been deployed within large enterprises to capture, disseminate and locate information towards harnessing the collective knowledge, insights, and creativity of the entire organization.
SamePage is one of the many applications users can access through the WebEx Connect application ecosystem WebEx Connect will enable users to integrate data from multiple applications into collaborative workspaces custom designed for their particular workflows and business processes. Unlike traditional transactional applications, WebEx Connect is designed to improve productivity by enhancing collaboration and interaction between individuals within the context of a business process. By leveraging open Web 2.0 protocols and collaborative WebEx applications programming interfaces (APIs), WebEx Connect will make it easy to adapt on-demand, desktop, and enterprise applications to create composite, "mashup" applications.
WebEx Connect partner marketing services can help partners create and execute go-to-market strategies, promotions and even generate leads. To learn more about the WebEx Connect ecosystem, go to, http://community.webex.com/connect
About eTouch Systems
eTouch Systems is a leading provider of enterprise-class wiki solutions and consulting services that help everyone in an organization of any size "get on the same page" to share their collective knowledge, insights and creativity. SamePage has been deployed at many SMBs and large enterprises including Alcatel-Lucent, NASA, Becton, Dickinson and Company, Citrix, Hestia, Teradyne, Siemens, Teleroute, NY State Unified Court System and strategic partners like WebEx. These organizations use the SamePage wiki to improve collaboration, save money and streamline decision making. eTouch is privately-held, with corporate offices in Fremont, CA, Mumbai and Pune, India. Learn more about eTouch at http://www.etouch.net.
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With 2.5 million registered users, WebEx, now part of Cisco, is the global leader in on-demand applications and services for collaborative business on the web. WebEx offers a full suite of web collaboration applications for specific business processes including marketing, sales, training, and support. Companies of every size gain strategic advantage by using WebEx to replace high-cost/high-touch interactions with efficient web-touch interactions. WebEx applications work across firewalls and across platforms, making them ideal for both internal and external collaboration. WebEx provides its services over the WebEx MediaTone Network, a secure global network specifically designed for on-demand applications. WebEx is based in Santa Clara, California and has regional headquarters in Europe, Asia and Australia. Please call toll free 877-509-3239 or visit http://www.webex.com for more information
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