Team Communication Platform Slack and Productivity Tools Alfred and LaunchBar Integrate One Touch Video Conferencing
November 06, 2014, Santa Clara, CA – Citrix today announced new web services and app integration with GoToMeeting Free, a communications platform that provides users with quick and simple video sync-ups. With GoToMeeting Free, companies can offer free video conferencing features, giving their customers the ability to instantly communicate with colleagues and friends anywhere in the world.
This new functionality in GoToMeeting Free gives web developers an easy yet powerful way to add video conferencing capabilities with close to zero effort and no cost. Developers simply embed the meeting button into their website or app to give users access, and with one touch, they can launch a video conference.
Slack, Alfred and LaunchBar are the first companies to integrate with GoToMeeting Free. For example, teams working together in Slack can quickly address issues by moving from a text conversation to a video conference without having to download software or sign up for a new service. With the ability to share screens, chat and search for documents, teams can stay productive during meetings.
“Our integration with GoToMeeting Free is exactly what we built Slack to do: be the bottom layer of the business technology stack,” says Stewart Butterfield, CEO, Slack. “We share the same mission as Citrix to make our work lives simpler and more productive, and the seamless experience we’ve built here offers just that.”
GoToMeeting Free, which launched in March 2014, offers free, unlimited-use video conferencing for up to three people. It is an entirely browser-based platform that allows users to seamlessly join an audio/video call without needing to log in or download additional software.
“GoToMeeting Free has grown 20 percent month-over-month since launch, and we know our customers are hungry for rich communication tools,” said Phil Chambers, product line director, Citrix. “Our integration game-changers like Slack allow us to give even more customers a seamless collaboration experience – whether they’re working on a project deadline or catching up with colleagues.”
To learn more about integration with GoToMeeting Free, visit free.gotomeeting.com.
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