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RHUB Communications and Siracom Sign European Distribution Agreement

Siracom to open up the UK and European markets for RHUB’s TurboMeeting appliances, bringing state-of-the art on-premise web-conferencing to SMEs and large corporations

San Jose, CA – Feb 9, 2009 – RHUB Communications, Inc. (RHUB), the developers of the first web conferencing appliance to deliver a “Guaranteed Attendance” with “No Download” solution, is pleased to announce the signing of a distribution agreement with Siracom Ltd. Under the terms of the agreement, Siracom has the non-exclusive right to sell RHUB’s award-winning web conferencing + remote access solution to customers located throughout its national and international footprint.

Siracom is a value-added distributor of wireless and wired communications and video conferencing solutions to the UK and Continental European markets. And now, as a certified RHUB reseller, Siracom will offer RHUB’s on-premise TurboMeeting Web Conferencing appliance, configured with the Company’s proprietary TurboMeeting software and other key web conferencing applications.

With TurboMeeting, users can go far beyond their conventional web conferencing experience as TurboMeeting is the first solution to combine conferencing technologies with remote access solutions – all in one appliance. In addition to supporting both fully interactive and “view only” attendees in the same Web conference, TurboMeeting also give users the ability to remotely control and support other computers as well as the ability to remotely access their personal PCs. As the first web conference appliance with four real-time collaboration technologies in one box, TurboMeeting fully delivers:

  • Web conferencing: Web-based interactive meetings
  • Remote support: remotely support PC and Mac users
  • Remote Access: remote access to computers at home or office from anywhere, anytime
  • Web Seminars: non-download results in quick (in seconds), easy (URL only) and the most reliable way

    for large groups of attendees to join meetings

In addition, TurboMeeting is both PC and Mac-compatible, and, has a “no download”, patent pending technology that guarantees that everyone with a browser from any platform (Windows, Mac, Unix, Linux, iPhone, etc.) can join a meeting within 5 seconds. No Java, No Flash, No Nothing is required to access a meeting.

Larry Dorie, chief executive of RHUB, said: “We are very excited to have Siracom join our channel team as it’s a key step in developing the UK and European market for our solutions. Europe is a huge and largely untapped market for web conferencing products and services, and we offer solutions that make it easy for VARs to add value to the sale.”

Rob Leggett, Sales director for Siracom, said: “RHUB’s TurboMeeting appliances make it very easy for organisations to make web conferencing available to many employees without having to worry about recurring costs. TurboMeeting adds a new dimension to phone calls and telephone conferences, allowing people to “meet on line” sharing their desktops and applications. It gives a competitive edge, enabling sales people and business managers to spread their message faster and more accurately, to a wider audience, at less cost. We expect high demand in the coming year.”

About Siracom
Siracom is a value-added distributor (VAD) of advanced, open network technologies, including wireless and wired networking and IP telephony. Siracom offers advanced solutions, including Voice over WLAN / mobile VoIP, unified communications and fixed mobile convergence (FMC), through its network of specialist resellers. Siracom supports its partners with full pre-sales, installation, helpdesk and maintenance services. The company is based in Basingstoke and is wholly owned by its management team, all of which have more than 20 years of networking experience. For more information, visit www.siracom.co.uk.

About RHUB Communications
RHUB is a premier provider of on-premise Web conferencing, remote desktop support and remote access appliances, based on the Company’s TurboMeeting software, that meet the needs of any organization. The Company’s end users total over 8,000 in a variety of market segments including services, manufacturing, and government. RHUB’s on-premise Web conferencing appliances focus on criteria of the highest importance to users: ease-of-use, affordability, security, control, and reliability. RHUB’s breakthrough View-Only technology enables users of any platform to join meetings by a browser, requiring no download. With a small footprint, and power draw of only 4.5 watts, RHUB’s on-premise Web conferencing appliances are the perfect choice for organizations seeking to improve their environmental credentials. RHUB is privately-owned and headquartered in Silicon Valley, California. For more information, visit www.rhubcom.com.

Kimberley Brown
RHUB Communications