UST Global and Vidyo Partner to Develop Customized Video Conferencing Solutions for Global 1000 Companies

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, Mar 27, 2012 - VidyoConferencing Chosen by UST Global for Corporation-Wide Communications Use

Hackensack, NJ – March 27, 2012Vidyo, Inc., the first company to deliver personal telepresence, today announced a partnership with UST Global®, a leading provider of IT services and solutions for Fortune 500 and Global 1000 enterprises. UST Global plans to adopt Vidyo’s personal telepresence platform as a company-wide vehicle for day-to-day internal business communications, and also use the Vidyo platform with its rich APIs to create customized retail, financial and healthcare solutions, in conjunction with its software development business. UST Global has over 8,000 employees located in the US, India, UK, Malaysia, Philippines, and Singapore.

“We are pleased to welcome UST Global as an important new member of the Vidyo partner community and as a customer who will be using Vidyo’s solution to meet their own global communications requirements to drive productivity across multiple continents,” said Ashish Gupta, Vidyo’s CMO and Senior VP of Corporate Development. “It is a testament to the strength of Vidyo’s platform that UST Global, whose focus is on delivering innovative solutions to Global 1000 companies, has selected our platform to build Vidyo Enabled Business Processes (VEBP) for UST Global customers.”

“We are excited to be the first global systems integrator to join the new Vidyo Developer Program and we believe that Vidyo’s technology compliments our strategy to build collaboration directly into custom applications – especially mobile applications,” said Tony Velleca CIO, UST Global. “Vidyo’s APIs are ideal for systems integrators; no other video communications platform offers the kind of flexible architecture, level of interoperability, and technology that can affordably scale and grow with our business needs.”

Vidyo’s platform enables partners to expand their reach into new markets with applications that are made possible only by using Vidyo’s rich APIs. Unlike video codec vendors, Vidyo provides the architecture needed to deliver high-quality video conferencing, not just an SVC codec.  Building on this platform, Vidyo’s System Integrator partners such as UST Global can deliver innovative applications that enhance their customer’s business processes with HD quality video communications. Integration strategies can be customized to needs and budget with Vidyo API packages, engineering support services, and multiple levels of integration options.

About UST Global®

UST Global provides IT solutions that propel businesses forward, helping CIOs build the future for their organizations. Merging industry-specific expertise with transformative thinking, UST Global delivers market-defining solutions to Global 1000 companies with speed and agility. The company is distinguished by its community of collaborative innovation, relentless commitment beyond contract, measurable accountability to current and future business outcomes, and an entrepreneurial spirit that fuels transformation. As a trusted partner to clients worldwide, UST Global uses an optimal blend of locally based senior resources and highly accomplished and cost-effective offshore teams. Headquartered in Aliso Viejo, California, UST Global fosters client-specific cutting-edge innovation from its state-of-the-art centers in the United States, the United Kingdom, India, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Singapore. For more information visit: www.ust-global.com

The Vidyo Difference

The Vidyo communication and collaboration platform is software-based, highly flexible and can be easily customized for individual enterprise and vertical market video conferencing needs. The patented VidyoRouter™ architecture introduces Adaptive Video Layering™, which dynamically optimizes the video for each endpoint leveraging H.264 Scalable Video Coding (SVC)-based compression technology and Vidyo’s IP. Adaptive Video Layering eliminates the MCU and offers unprecedented error resiliency, low latency rate matching thus enabling natural, affordable, high-quality video to work over the Internet, LTE and 4G networks. The platform allows users to quickly leverage the latest hardware innovations and new consumer devices, making it uniquely attractive to partners. Vidyo has been active driving H.264 SVC and SIP videoconferencing interoperability in various standards bodies since 2005.

About Vidyo, Inc.

Vidyo, Inc. pioneered Personal Telepresence enabling natural, HD multi-point videoconferences on tablets and smart phones, PCs and Macs, room systems, gateways that interoperate with H.323 and SIP endpoints, telepresence solutions and affordable cloud-based broadcast solutions.  Learn more at www.vidyo.com, on the Blog or follow @vidyo on Twitter.

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