LiteScape Technologies to Deliver Unified IP Communications Applications Through WebEx Connect

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    REDWOOD SHORES, Calif. and SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov. 16 /-FirstCall/ -- LiteScape Technologies (, a leader in unified communication applications, and WebEx (Nasdaq: WEBX), the leading provider of collaborative software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications, today announced the LiteScape OnCast solution will be available through WebEx Connect. LiteScape enhances the value of IP-based networks by facilitating collaboration with an IP Telephony broadcast solution that interacts with desktop directories and calendars to provide quick and simple access to network directories across multiple locations and clusters. Together with WebEx Connect users will experience unprecedented access and control over both their contacts and online collaborative sessions.

    LiteScape's unified communication applications permit organizations to efficiently deliver multi-modal messages for emergency, security and general announcements from a variety of devices and a collection of IP end points. OnCast will enable WebEx Connect users to search all network directories, and when used with Microsoft Outlook, send and accept invitations from IP phones to organize and join WebEx collaborative sessions.

    "Seamless, unified communications across multiple technologies is a critical success factor for business today," said Rod Hamlin, executive vice president of sales and marketing for LiteScape. "The combination of LiteScape applications and WebEx collaboration solutions will truly deliver improved productivity with IP integration. The ability to search and dial, search and broadcast, and search and collaborate will increase productivity and provide a tangible return for our customer base."

    LiteScape OnCast is one of the many applications users will be able to access through their personal WebEx Connect workspace and the WebEx Connect grid of partner applications. WebEx Connect is the first application platform specifically designed for on-demand collaboration and third party application integration. WebEx Connect allows users to integrate data from multiple applications and create a collaborative workspace custom designed for their particular workflow and business process. By leveraging open Web 2.0 protocols and collaborative WebEx MediaTone APIs, WebEx Connect makes it easy for developers to adapt on-demand, desktop and enterprise applications to the platform or create new composite, "mashup" applications.

    "By integrating WebEx and IP PBXs with partners like LiteScape, we provide a single, unified solution to improve the collaboration that drives today's business," said David Knight, vice president, WebEx Connect. "By harnessing the power of WebEx Connect and the IP-telephony revolution, our customers will be able to instantly connect and collaborate from within customized, business process specific workspaces."

    About LiteScape

    LiteScape Technologies enhances the value of IP-based networks enabling unified communications with security and personalization for collaboration and converged CRM solutions. By uniquely connecting all disparate vendors and platforms, LiteScape enables users to link any information source to any phone or mobile device. Founded in 2003, privately held and funded by top-tier investors, LiteScape has strong global relationships with Cisco and Avaya and many resellers including AT&T and Bell Canada. For additional information, please visit or email

    About WebEx

    WebEx Communications, Inc., is the global leader in software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications for collaborative business on the web. These software-as- a-service (SaaS) applications enhance high-touch business processes, such as sales and training, with efficient web-touch interactions. WebEx delivers its range of applications over the WebEx MediaTone Network a network specifically designed for delivery of on-demand applications for business-to-business collaboration. WebEx is based in Santa Clara, California and has regional headquarters in Europe, Asia and Australia. Please call toll free 877-509-3239 or visit for more information.

    WebEx and MediaTone are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of WebEx Communications, Inc.

    This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. These forward-looking statements may be identified by use of the terms anticipates, believes, continue, could, estimates, expects, intends, may, plans, potential, predicts, should or will, or the negative of those terms or similar expressions. These forward-looking statements are subject to significant risks and uncertainties. Actual results may differ materially from those described in such statements as a result of these risks and uncertainties. In particular, these forward looking statements include, but are not limited to, statements regarding the features and availability of an unreleased product and the availability of other products through WebEx Connect. Factors which could contribute to risks and uncertainties include the failure to deliver the LiteScape product or other products and services through WebEx Connect as described, on schedule, or at all. A fuller discussion of the risks and uncertainties that could affect WebEx Communications, Inc. are more fully set forth in WebEx Communications, Inc.'s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including WebEx's Form 10-Q filed with the SEC on November 8, 2006. WebEx Communications, Inc. assumes no obligation to update forward-looking information contained in this press release.
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