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Box.net Integrates Real-Time Online Meeting and Collaboration from Fuze Meeting

Fuze Box (PR Newswire) - 20 August 2009

Box.net Integrates Real-Time Online Meeting and Collaboration from Fuze Meeting

Popular web-based content sharing service Box.net and Fuze Meeting bring real-time collaboration capabilities to Box's nearly three million individual and business users

FuzeBox logoSAN FRANCISCO/PRNewswire/ -- Fuze Box, the leading global provider of online meeting and mobile collaboration applications, and Box.net, an online collaboration provider, today announced that Box.net will offer Fuze Meeting conferencing capabilities to its users directly from within the Box.net service. The Fuze Meeting integration brings synchronous collaboration, screen sharing, real-time document and video presentation and collaboration to the nearly three million individuals, small businesses and Fortune 1000 companies who are using the Box.net cloud-based content management and collaboration solution. With one click, Box.net users can now instantly and synchronously present, review and collaborate on any content in their Box.net account with their teammates, clients and partners. The two companies are also exploring additional ways to further integrate their respective services.

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"We are excited to announce that Fuze Meeting will launch as our first real-time conferencing solution because their entirely web-based platform supports our core value proposition: that it should be easy for people to access, work with and share all their content, wherever they are, on any device. Fuze Meeting's cloud-based architecture gives users the ability to launch a meeting directly from a document, supporting Box's vision of sharing content instantaneously," said Karen Appleton, VP of Business Development at Box.net. "The combination of Box.net and Fuze Meeting provides Box users with an on-demand, cost-effective way to collaborate on projects in the office, on the road or wherever they may be.

Once the Fuze Meeting service is enabled on an account, Box.net users can simply choose to share a file in a Fuze Meeting session with a single click. The Box.net and Fuze Meeting integration allows users to launch real-time collaboration sessions with no software to download or install. The intuitive Fuze Meeting interface allows users to easily "fetch" additional participants by clicking on names in their Fuze Meeting address book.

"Fuze Box has been using Box.net internally for some time to allow us to share and collaborate on all documents in our company," said Patrick Moran, vice president of marketing at Fuze Box. "Having used the two technologies in tandem at Fuze Box, we saw a tremendous potential for Box.net customers to take advantage of the real-time collaboration capabilities of Fuze Meeting within the Box.net system. Together, Fuze Meeting and Box.net provide a simple, low-cost way to share and collaborate on documents."

About Box.net, Inc.:

Founded in 2005, Box.net (www.box.net) now serves more than 50,000 companies from small businesses to Fortune 500 that look to Box.net for online collaboration tools that simplify online content management, accelerate team productivity and connect employees with a familiar interface that anyone can use. Box.net is a privately held company headquartered in Palo Alto, CA, and is backed by venture capital firm Draper Fisher Jurvetson and U.S. Venture Partners.

About Fuze Box:

Fuze Box is a leading global provider of applications that allow people to communicate, collaborate and conference from any device, anywhere in the world. Fuze Meeting is a mobile and web-based collaboration service that features integrated audio conferencing as well as high-definition, synchronized video and image sharing. Founded in 1998 as CallWave, Fuze Box has more than ten years' experience integrating telephony and the web to transform how professionals and individuals communicate. Fuze Box is a privately held company, owns and operates Liberty Telecom, a CLEC and wholly owned subsidiary in Nevada, and maintains its corporate headquarters in San Francisco, California. For more information, please visit www.fuzebox.com.

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