Global Crossing Launches Telepresence Solution

Global Crossing has announced it is launching an immersive telepresence solution and cutting edge collaboration tools for high-quality virtual meetings with Teliris an innovative leader in telepresence meetings.

Global Crossing Telepresence with Teliris allows customers around the world to experience one of the most life-like virtual meeting environments available today. Telepresence is an expansion of Global Crossing’s fully managed high-quality video collaboration service.

“Our telepresence offer represents a milestone in our collaboration portfolio,” said Dave Carey, Global Crossing’s chief marketing officer. “Customers around the world continue to demand a wide range of collaboration tools to conduct meetings without boundaries. This new capability transforms the video conference into a true-to-life interactive experience, leading to better global communications.”

According to Gartner, a leading information technology research and advisory company, the global market for telepresence systems endpoints is projected to grow at a compounded annual rate of 25.7 percent between 2008 and 2013.

“We are thrilled to extend our market-leading immersive telepresence and collaboration experience to Global Crossing and its customers,” said Marc Trachtenberg, Teliris CEO and co-founder. “This partnership is the latest example of how Teliris is providing companies around the world with maximum flexibility through a broad continuum of affordable telepresence solutions that wrap around any business requirement.”