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April 18, 2012

NextUC Video & Web Conferencing Reaches Record Growth in March

By Amanda Ciccatelli
TMCnet Web Editor

Conferencing provider NextUC today unveiled with record numbers across the board for the month og March. The performance was led by significant increases of customer usage in video conferencing, web conferencing and audio conferencing. The change in experience from the traditional telecom company’s approach is being well received by NextUC’s customers.

NextUC is a cloud-based Microsoft (News - Alert) Lync communication product providing enterprise-class voice, messaging, conferencing, presence, chat, collaboration and mobility capabilities. NextUC also streamlines business communication into a unified interface for faster communication.

Its services include unlimited online meetings including Lync audio and video conferencing. Every user has access to online meetings from iPads, iPhones, Android (News - Alert) Phones, Windows or Macs and the conferencing service is included at no additional cost on top of the base service. With NextUC there are no contracts required, customers can leave when they need to, and customers have a 60 day evaluation period.

Customers can come to the website, onboard themselves and be up and running in minutes with everything a company needs for its communication needs. NextUC services include telephones, voicemail, chat, video conferencing, audio conferencing, mobile and more.

“It is extremely encouraging to see collaboration leading the way for our customers,” said Bob Barnes, VP of Product Marketing and Sales, in a statement. “NextUC believes that business communication is moving away from being PBX (News - Alert) driven to being driven by the users no matter where they are.”

NextUC recently saw 230 percent increase in use of video conferencing and 67 percent increase in web conferencing overall when compared to the month prior.

Clients can replace their phone and conferencing providers and just use Lync for all of their communication needs. NextUC works on all operating systems including Windows, iOS, Android, Windows Phone (News - Alert) and Blackberry.

Edited by Rich Steeves

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