CHICAGO, April 5, 2011 – Unisfair, an InterCall company and a leading global provider of virtual events and business environments, today announced that it has been chosen by AlwaysOn as one of the OnDemand Top 100 winners. Inclusion in the OnDemand 100 signifies leadership amongst its peers and game-changing approaches and technologies that are likely to disrupt existing markets and entrenched players. Unisfair was specially selected by the AlwaysOn editorial team and industry experts spanning the globe based on a set of five criteria: innovation, market potential, commercialization, stakeholder value and media buzz.
Unisfair and the OnDemand Top 100 companies were honored at AlwaysOn’s OnDemand event on March 28, 2011, at Hewlett-Packard’s Worldwide Headquarters in Palo Alto, CA.
This two-and-a-half-day executive event featured CEO presentations and high-level discussions on how the Internet is disrupting how companies—from small businesses to large enterprises—create, store, distribute, analyze and take advantage of their mission-critical data.
"As the digital information created by businesses continues to grow at astronomical rates, the need to store, manage, socialize and share this information is becoming extremely challenging,” said Tony Perkins, founder and editor of AlwaysOn. “By providing innovative technologies that help enterprises better compete in this new era of information complexity and move their data out into the cloud, the OnDemand 100 represent some of the highest-growth opportunities in the private company marketplace."
The OnDemand 100 winners were selected from among hundreds of technology companies nominated by investors, bankers, journalists and industry insiders. The AlwaysOn editorial team conducted a rigorous three-month selection process to finalize the 2011 list.
Unisfair enables companies to create branded and engaging virtual environments that help boost their pipeline with qualified leads. Since 2000, industry leaders across all geographies have leveraged Unisfair's platform to support their virtual engagement strategies, resulting in improvements in lead generation, customer engagement, training and recruiting. Recently acquired by InterCall, the company now offers complete end-to-end virtual business solutions – from simple webcasts to comprehensive, immersive virtual environments – on the industry-leading platform.
"We are honored to be a recognized as part of the OnDemand Top 100 for our technology that changes how companies communicate and collaborate around the globe," said Joerg Rathenberg, VP Marketing, Unisfair. "Joining forces with InterCall allows us to provide a complete suite of best in class services that allow customers to connect, engage and collaborate on the web, like never before."
A full list of all the OnDemand Top 100 winners can be found on the AlwaysOn website at: www.aonetwork.com/AOStory/Announcing-2011-OnDemand-100-Top-Private-Companies
InterCall, a subsidiary of West Corporation, is the largest conference and collaborations service provider in the world, and a leading provider of global cloud-based unified communications services. Founded in 1991, InterCall offers telephony, messaging, conferencing and collaboration tools for businesses of all sizes, from large global enterprises to small or regional companies. With a global footprint and broad service capabilities, InterCall’s flexible models for hosted, managed and on-premises communication services help companies get the most out of their business processes.
InterCall's strong U.S. presence, including four call centers and 26 sales offices, is bolstered by operations in Canada, Mexico, Latin America, the Caribbean, the United Kingdom, Ireland, France, Germany, Australia, New Zealand, China, India, Hong Kong, Singapore and Japan. For more information, please visit www.intercall.com.
Founded in 1986 and headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska, West serves Fortune 1000 companies and other clients in a variety of industries, including telecommunications, banking, retail, financial, technology and healthcare. West has sales and operations in the United States, Canada, Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and Latin America. For more information on West Corporation, please call 1-800-841-9000 or visit http://www.west.com
AlwaysOn is the leading business media brand networking the Global Silicon Valley. AlwaysOn helped ignite the social media revolution in early 2003 when it launched the AlwaysOn network. In 2004, it became the first media brand to socially network its online readers and event attendees. AlwaysOn’s preeminent executive event series includes the Summit at Stanford, OnMedia, OnHollywood, Venture Summit Mid-Atlantic, OnDemand, Venture Summit Silicon Valley, Venture Summit East, GoingGreen Silicon Valley, and GoingGreen East. The AlwaysOn network and live event series continue to lead the industry by empowering its readers, event participants, sponsors, and advertisers like no other media brand.
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