The selection of RHUB as a CRN Emerging Tech Vendor demonstrates that RHUB is offering truly superior Web conferencing technology
Santa Clara, CA (Vocus) July 8, 2008
RHUB Communications, Inc. (RHUB) announced that it has been selected as a CRN Emerging Tech Vendor by the Everything Channel, for the Company’s TurboMeeting Web conferencing appliances. CRN's Emerging Tech list captures companies that are delivering high margins for solution providers with innovative and easy-to-use technology that undercuts industry giants.
RHUB’s TurboMeeting Web conferencing appliances provide state-of-the-art conferencing with enhanced security and performance. TurboMeeting is ideal for sharing confidential and proprietary data, and provides a full suite of practical Web conferencing meeting types and features. TurboMeeting also offers full “Universal Attendance” capability, where any attendee with a browser can join a meeting with no download required. TurboMeeting expands and improves conventional Web conferencing by combining multiple applications, including:
- Web Conferences - Web-based interactive meetings
- Remote Support - for PC and Mac users, with remote reboot capability
- Remote Access - access to computers at home or office from anywhere, anytime
- Web Seminars - no downloading facilitates a quick (in seconds), easy (URL only), reliable way for large groups of attendees to join meetings
“The selection of RHUB as a CRN Emerging Tech Vendor demonstrates that RHUB is offering truly superior Web conferencing technology,” said Larry Dorie, CEO of RHUB Communications. “Our customers are looking for better and more secure ways to communicate and collaborate, both internally and externally, and improve productivity. Web conferencing with RHUB’s TurboMeeting efficiently facilitates this, at lower cost than traditional solutions.”
According to the CRN Emerging Tech Survey, the top reasons solution providers add emerging technologies include: the technology is superior to other products in the market segment; the technology compliments a solution providers’ existing practice areas; emerging vendors provide better services opportunities; emerging vendors pay better attention to partners; emerging vendors offer higher margins, customers want alternative product choices; and emerging vendors have better joint marketing programs. In addition, 61 percent of solutions providers surveyed plan to increase the number of emerging technology vendors they partner with in the next 12 months. To see the details behind RHUB’s selection as a CRN Emerging Technology Vendor, visit the CRN website at http://www.crn.com/crn/2008emergingvendors/details.jhtml?c=131.
"New vendor partners can help spur profitable new ideas that Solution Providers can use to build revenue and customer loyalty, and the CRN Emerging Tech list is where Solution Providers go to find these vendors," said Robert C. Demarzo, senior vice president and editorial director, Everything Channel editorial.
Vendors who make the CRN Emerging Tech list must have an established solution provider program and formal guidelines for recruiting channel partners. They must demonstrate that its direct sales mix is trending down as evidenced by the company’s revenue history, a channel positive or channel neutral strategy for internal sales compensation, and not be a dominant market share player. Final selection to the Emerging Technology list was made at the discretion of the CRN editorial team after a review of the submitted information and conversations with current or targeted partners.
RHUB’s TurboMeeting Web conferencing appliances are available in capacities that serve SMBs to global enterprises, and come with a one-year warranty for hardware and software. For a full listing of TurboMeeting appliances and specifications, visit http://www.rhubcom.com.
About RHUB Communications
RHUB Communications is a premier provider of Web conferencing, remote support and remote access appliances that meet the needs of any organization. The Company’s end users total over 5,000 in a variety of market segments including services, manufacturing, and government. RHUB’s on-premise Web conferencing appliances focus on criteria of the highest importance to users: ease-of-use, affordability, security, control, and reliability. RHUB’s breakthrough View-Only technology enables users of any platform to join meetings by a browser, requiring no download. With a small footprint, and power draw of only 4.5 watts, RHUB’s on-premise Web conferencing appliances are the perfect choice for organizations seeking to improve their environmental credentials. RHUB is privately-owned and headquartered in Silicon Valley, California. For more information, visit http://www.rhubcom.com.
CRN provides solution providers and technology integrators with the crucial information and analysis they need to drive their company’s sales. As an advocate for and voice of the IT channel, solution providers turn to CRN first for immediate information. Celebrating its 25th year, CRN is the most trusted source for channel professionals. CRN can be found on the web at http://www.channelweb.com.
Everything Channel (http://www.everythingchannel.com, http://www.channelweb.com)
Everything Channel, formerly CMP Channel, is the global leader in technology sales and serves as the one stop shop for the sales channel that drives 75 percent of technology sales throughout the world. IT suppliers and Solution Providers turn to Everything Channel to manage and accelerate their business. Everything Channel provides the answer to strategy and branding, online marketing, research/market intelligence, lead generation, branded and custom events, education and workflow tools targeted to those who buy and sell through the Channel. Everything Channel is a subsidiary of United Business Media (http://www.unitedbusinessmedia.com), a global provider of news distribution and specialist information services with a market capitalization of more than $2.5 billion.
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