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BlueJeans and Arkadin Elevate Partnership to Make Video Meetings More Enjoyable and Productive with Integrated Voice

Arkadin's Premium Audio Ensures a Seamless Video Experience from any Device, Location or End-point

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM and MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/19/16 -- Arkadin, an NTT Communications company and one of the largest and fastest growing providers of Unified Communications and Collaboration solutions, and BlueJeans Network, the global leader in cloud-based video communications services, increased their on-going collaboration by integrating Arkadin's premium audio into BlueJeans' video conferencing offering.

BlueJeans provided by Arkadin® removes the most common obstacles to video conferencing, opening the technology to millions of businesses globally who consider it a vital workplace requirement. Simple, one-click access enables anyone to meet virtually from any device, any location and any endpoint, without the need for expensive hardware. Since collaborating two years ago, businesses worldwide have hosted thousands of meetings with the service, underscoring the need for easy, accessible face-to-face communication that is interoperable with any device and endpoint.

"Our partnership with BlueJeans is a key component of our strategy for equipping customers with the most advanced digital collaboration tools available in the market," says Thomas Valantin, Arkadin's Chief Commercial Officer.

"Customers have responded to the simplicity and interoperability of the service, driving strong momentum in EMEA and across the globe. The integration of our premium audio is the natural next step in our alliance, enabling us to give our customers a more engaging video experience with the highest quality video and crystal clear audio," says Valantin.

"Employees are demanding more from technology and video is a huge part of these demands, as live communication has the power to bring the human factor to collaboration between colleagues, customers and prospects," says James Campanini, BlueJeans Network's GM of International.

"We imagine a working day where every meeting, phone call or email becomes a live video conversation, and we believe our partnership with Arkadin will help to drive this revolution, making video communication even more accessible. After all, the better the tech, the more employers and employees will start to use it and realise its true benefits."

BlueJeans provided by Arkadin® can bring together up to 100 attendees in a meeting and enable them to easily chat, share content and view each other with perfect clarity. The robust platform also offers simple scheduling and other administrative features. It also has a service intelligence tool for IT administrators through the Command Center feature that provides real-time metrics for measuring utilisation and performance.

Arkadin's award-winning audio conferencing is seamlessly integrated into BlueJeans provided by Arkadin® for a complete all-in-one collaboration solution. As a member of the NTT Group, one of the world's largest telecommunications companies, customers are supported from the most sophisticated networking and telecommunications capabilities available anywhere. Arkadin's global service offering provides live local assistance to ensure successful meeting experiences.

For more information: https://www.arkadin.co.uk/solutions/video-conferencing/blue-jeans-provided-by-arkadin

About BlueJeans Network
BlueJeans Network delivers cloud-based video communications that connect people, build relationships and drive business growth. Video is an immersive, face-to-face experience that enables people to work more collaboratively and makes businesses more efficient. The BlueJeans Enterprise Video Cloud is trusted by businesses around the globe to enable video conversations, meetings and events. This gives peace of mind to IT leaders and unleashes the workforce to be their best, wherever they are in the world. BlueJeans Network is a private company headquartered in Mountain View, California. For more information go to: http://www.bluejeans.com or follow the company @BlueJeansNet

About Arkadin
Arkadin is one of the largest and fastest growing Unified Communications and Collaboration Service Providers in the world. Our collection of market-leading audio/web/video conferencing and Unified Communications solutions enables enjoyable collaboration experiences that are essential to success in a digitally connected global workplace. As an NTT Communications company, our services are delivered in the cloud and backed by a cutting-edge infrastructure for premium service quality. Over 50,000 customers spanning the largest global enterprises to small businesses are supported locally in 19 languages through our network of 56 operations centers in 33 countries. For more information: http://www.arkadin.com.

About NTT Communications Corporation
NTT Communications provides consultancy, architecture, security and cloud services to optimize the information and communications technology (ICT) environments of enterprises. These offerings are backed by the company's worldwide infrastructure, including leading global tier-1 IP network, Arcstar Universal One™ VPN network reaching 196 countries/regions, and over 150 secure data centers. NTT Communications' solutions leverage the global resources of NTT Group companies including Dimension Data, NTT DOCOMO and NTT DATA.
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