Citrix today announced a partnership with Shanghai Telecom to offer its flagship web conferencing and online meeting tool, GoToMeeting with HDFaces, to customers in China. Shanghai Telecom will package the award-winning GoToMeeting with their services to offer customers a new compelling, simple and powerful collaboration service.
Citrix GoToMeeting with HDFaces delivers seamlessly integrated high-definition group video and audio for a natural, real-time, face-to-face web collaboration experience. The service enables anyone with an Internet connection and either a Mac or PC to host, attend and participate in an online meeting. GoToMeeting is also available as a free app for iPad, iPhone and Android devices, enabling people to easily join online meetings from any location with their mobile devices.
“The addition of GoToMeeting to Shanghai Telecom’s market-leading communications solutions provides customers with a simple-to-use, real-time collaboration tool that offers a great customer experience and improves team productivity,” said Brett Caine, SVP and GM for the Online Services Division at Citrix. “At Citrix, we have long believed that work is no longer a place we go but a thing we do, and tools that enable teams – regardless of location – to meet and work collaboratively are essential for business success. By partnering with Shanghai Telecom, we will bring these capabilities to a large and growing workforce seeking simplicity, value and business success.”
China Telecom, the parent company of Shanghai Telecom, is China's major telecommunication operator and a Top 500 Global Corporation.“The collaboration market in China is set for huge growth in the next five years,” said Fujie, general manager, China Telecom Shanghai Ideal Information Industry (Group) Co., Ltd. “Our workforce is looking for new, powerful ways to meet and share information in China and overseas. The partnership with Citrix allows us to provide customers with a leading web conferencing solution that is a great complement to our existing communications portfolio.”