PARIS--(Marketwire - Dec 4, 2012) - Arkadin, one of the world's largest collaboration service providers, today introduced the next generation of Arkadin®Anywhere™, a robust and intuitive application of its core web conferencing service. Newly designed with input from ergonomic specialists for exceptional simplicity and enjoyment, it is seamlessly integrated with ArkadinAnytime's premium audio for a complete collaboration experience.
One-click Sharing, Anytime, from Anywhere in Real-time:
The new configuration of the interface makes the most used functions immediately available at the touch of fingertips. With one click, users have a streamlined conference screen for instant application and document sharing. Key features:
- Quick share buttons for fast, intuitive sharing of screens, applications, whiteboards or documents
- Moderator console has an easy, yet comprehensive icon-driven conference control panel
- Instant invitations for inviting new participants anytime during conferences
- Public and private chat pop-ups when new messages are received
- Audio and Web recording for instant editing and sharing of content
- One-click audio access activates instant call-back for joining conferences
- Mobile integration for conferencing on-the-go with iPad and Android apps for tablets
Simple, Intuitive Interface Drives Swift Adoption
Demand for web conferencing is increasing significantly as companies seek greater efficiency and productivity for communicating across geographically dispersed teams. In their Analysis of the Global Web Conferencing Market, November 2012, Frost & Sullivan reports hosted web conferencing usage growth at 25-30%, with greater penetration forecast for SMBs as vendors introduce easy to use and cost efficient pricing models. Their analysis positions Arkadin as the fastest growing Conferencing Service Provider (CSP) worldwide.
"Our enhancements reflect the most desired characteristics for web conferencing as cited in leading end-user surveys that rate ease-of-use, performance and reliability as key factors for adoption," says Stephane Seigneurin, vice president of product management, Arkadin. "We're confident ArkadinAnywhere will have strong appeal, especially among SMBs who need a simple 'plug and play' solution for their standard conferencing applications. With one click, their employees can begin collaborating with minimal training, resulting in rapid adoption throughout their organizations."
ArkadinAnywhere is delivered as a service, on demand in 17 languages for instant access from web browsers without any downloads. Competitive pricing plans are offered for domestic or international conferencing. Arkadin's local customer and technical support is available via embedded chat console or from Arkadin's live customer service, 24/7.
Founded in 2001, Arkadin is one of the largest and fastest growing Collaboration Service Providers in the world. With a vision rooted in the belief that progress emerges from people's desire to share, Arkadin offers a complete range of remote audio, web, video conferencing and Unified Communications solutions. The services are delivered in the SaaS model for fast, scalable deployments and a high ROI. Its global network of 51 operating centres in 30 countries has dedicated local-language support teams to service its 26,000 customers.