CAMARILLO, California and BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, England, May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Providea Conferencing, LLC announced today the formation of Providea Conferencing Limited, UK; this marks the award winning (Cisco ATP Partner, Polycom Platinum Partner and LifeSize Direct Partner) Videoconferencing and Managed Services leader's first office outside of the United States.
Additionally, the Company confirmed that UK-based Clare Ryan, a videoconferencing and network industry sales veteran was named Manager of Sales and Operations for the new entity.
"Clare's extensive background in our industry at pioneering organizations such as PictureTel and VTEL as well as her experience with network carriers and conferencing service providers makes her an ideal person to lead our initial efforts into the EMEA Theater. We have established ourselves as a leader in our industry in North America for telepresence, videoconferencing solutions and managed and professional services; now our many global customers will be better served by Providea's local presence in Europe," said Todd Luttinger, President and CEO of Providea Conferencing, LLC.
"Not only will we be better able to serve our existing customers with their locations in the UK, but it also opens up a new world in terms of future business opportunities for Providea," said Clare Ryan, Manager of Sales and Operations of Providea Conferencing Limited.
Providea Conferencing Limited opened its UK Office in Buckinghamshire and it is staffed by sales and support professionals. Additionally, plans are currently underway to establish the Company's fourth VNOC/Co-Location facility, which will be the Company's first in Europe.
About Providea Conferencing, LLC: Headquartered in Camarillo, CA with offices nationwide and internationally in the United Kingdom, Providea Conferencing offers a full suite of Telepresence and high-definition video conferencing solutions, along with comprehensive system and network design consultation and world-class support. Founded in 1999, the Providea team boasts years of experience in videoconferencing, professional services, multi-media design/build, multi-point bridging, network configuration and the best practices for successful deployment and utilization of these technologies. Leading organizations within the financial, legal, technology, healthcare, entertainment, education and government sectors rely on Providea Conferencing.
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