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10 July, 2006


Promptus Communications and Genesys Conferencing form strategic alliance to develop the multimedia conferencing market in Australia and Asia Pacific

Promptus Communications, an Australia-based company providing conferencing, high-speed access and security solutions to the Asia Pacific market, today announced that it has entered into a strategic alliance with Genesys Conferencing, a global multimedia conferencing leader, to deliver audio and Web conferencing services to its corporate and enterprise customer base.

The service, Promptus Meeting Centre, has been specifically tailored by Genesys and Promptus to provide a fully automated, interactive and integrated audio and Web meeting facility for business users, accessed via a secure Promptus account card or Web-based interface. This secure, easy-to-use voice and Web conference solution is particularly suitable for organizations with a distributed structure or geographically dispersed customers or regular business travellers. Callers can join a meeting quickly and easily, using any phone for the audio conference and a standard Internet connection for the Web conference. The service can be employed for a wide range of meetings, including e-training and continuing education, project reviews, management updates, client presentations and reviews, product updates and sales team meetings.

“Promptus Meeting Centre is a generation ahead of other services in the market,” said Michael Smith, CEO of Promptus Communications. “The simplicity and functionality of the integrated audio and Web solution developed by Genesys, together with a simple  and cost-effective pricing model that includes Web conferencing, is a very powerful offering compared to traditional phone conferencing services. We are delighted to be partnering with Genesys Conferencing as we go forward in Asia Pacific.”

“As a partner, Promptus brings a wealth of experience in the conferencing market in Asia Pacific to the Genesys camp,” said Olivier Fourcade, Managing Director of the Asia Pacific region for Genesys Conferencing. “We are pleased to be working with the Promptus team to further penetrate existing and new markets.”

About Promptus Communications

Promptus Communications is an international value added distribution, services and support company specializing in high speed access, security and conferencing solutions for a broad range of technologies including ISDN, IP, Frame relay, ATM, ADSL, ADSL2+, VoIP and VoDSL. Promptus’ sphere of operations includes Australia, Hong Kong, North America and Europe. Research, development and manufacturing of Promptus branded products is undertaken in the US. Since formation, the consistently high quality of Promptus products, people and support has propelled the company to a leadership position in these technology areas. In conjunction with past and current partners, over 40,000 systems have been delivered to 10,000 customers worldwide. Promptus core strengths include the technical depth and experience to provide a consultative approach to understanding and delivering customer needs.

About Genesys Conferencing
Genesys Conferencing is a leading provider of integrated Web, voice and video conferencing services to over 18,000 clients worldwide, including 200 of the Global 500. The company’s services are designed to meet the full range of communication needs within the global enterprise, from small, collaborative team meetings to large, high-profile online events. The company’s flagship product, Genesys Meeting Center, provides a single-platform multimedia conferencing solution that is easy to use and available on demand. With offices in 24 countries across North America, Europe and Asia Pacific, the company offers an unmatched global presence and strong local support. Genesys Conferencing is listed on the Nouveau Marché in Paris (Euronext: 3955) and NASDAQ (GNSY). Additional information is available at www.genesys.com.




Contacts at Genesys: Contacts at Promptus:
Olivier Fourcade
EVP, Regional Manager Asia Pacific
Ph: +65 6235 5035
Mike Smith
President & CEO
Ph :+61 2 9956 3860
Sean Kwek
Regional Marketing Manager, Asia Pacific
Ph: +65 6233 9532
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