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TalkPoint and Glowpoint Partner to Deliver Live Webcast on Increasing Communication Efficiency and ROI with Cloud and Managed Services for Video


Leaders in the video broadcast industry will provide valuable tips for maximizing video events

NEW YORK and MURRAY HILL, N.J., Oct. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- TalkPoint, the industry leader in global communications technology, specializing in browser-based audio and video webcasting, and Glowpoint, Inc. (NYSE MKT: GLOW), a leading global provider of cloud and managed video services, today announced that they will partner to deliver an interactive webcast on how cloud and managed services for video will increase communication efficiency and return on investment for video endpoints, systems and immersive rooms.

The 30-minute event, hosted by Michael A. Katz, regional director and collaboration specialist from Glowpoint, will be held on Tuesday, October 30th at 1:00 p.m. ET. He will be joined by Tom Schroeder, Glowpoint's senior vice president of operations, as well as a broadcasting industry client, to discuss the true value of outsourced services and their experience with managed video services.

Event participants will learn:

  • Valuable service features that should be included for the best support of your video environment.
  • How managed services have evolved to continue to add value to organizations.
  • Challenges companies face to fully support video environments for executives with unique requirements.
  • How managed services increase communication efficiencies and ROI for video.
  • Cloud and managed video services that enable cost effective virtual meetings: one-to-one, one-to- many, many-to-many.

The event will be broadcast live from Glowpoint's office using TalkPoint webcasting technology. Viewers will be able to participate via videoconferencing rooms, desktops, laptops, iPads and iPhones.

The live webcast event can be viewed at

"We are excited about the opportunity to work with TalkPoint on this event," said Darren Podrabsky, VP of Marketing for Glowpoint.  "Cloud and managed video services, like webcasting, help businesses deliver consistent, reliable video experiences to their users, customers and partners, regardless of the device they are using or where they are located. This, in turn, drives higher video usage, which is what will ultimately drive ROI."

"Communication efficiency and increased ROI are just two of the benefits of webcasting, and we hope to show attendees how their organization can obtain these results, and many more, by utilizing online video," said Nick Balletta, CEO of TalkPoint. "By partnering with Glowpoint, we have a leading team in place to share the latest tips and tools with participants to ensure webcasting event success."

About TalkPoint

TalkPoint is the industry leader in global communications technology, specializing in browser-based audio and video webcasting. Since 1998, TalkPoint's easy-to-use, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) cloud platform has facilitated more than 20,000 live webcasting events per year for the top Fortune 500 and FTSE 100 companies. From investor relations and corporate communications to product launches and continuing education, TalkPoint offers scalable and flexible technology to meet today's business communication needs. For more information, visit

About Glowpoint

Glowpoint, Inc. (NYSE MKT: GLOW) provides cloud and managed video services that make video meetings simple, reliable, and the standard for bringing people together for business meetings. Through our OpenVideo® cloud, we make video meetings the replacement for in person and audio conferencing with our suite of cloud and managed services that permit any device to connect across any network, simply and reliably. Glowpoint supports hundreds of clients located in 68 countries and is the trusted partner for leading unified communications providers, telepresence manufacturers, global carriers and A/V integration firms. In addition, Glowpoint offers access to thousands of public videoconferencing facilities to extend businesses reach and provide the ability to meet face to face across the globe without boundaries. To learn more please visit

TalkPoint Media Contact:

Glowpoint Media Contact:

Lindsay Rolfson

Darren Podrabsky


Glowpoint, Inc.


(973) 855-3411, ext. 2028




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