Cablevision Systems Corp. (NYSE: CVC) announced today the addition of two new offers to the Optimum Business Benefits program: Citrix Online's GoToMyPC ® and GoToMeeting ®. GoToMyPC provides small businesses with easy, dependable remote access to their Mac ® or PC machines from anywhere, while GoToMeeting delivers easy web conferencing and online meetings. Citrix Online joins Cablevision's existing alliance partners FedEx, ADP, CardWorks and US Business Technology.
The Optimum Business Benefits program provides enhanced value for Optimum Business customers, who subscribe to both Optimum Voice and Optimum Online, in the form of discounted pricing on products and services. The program is designed to provide unparalleled access to mission-critical business tools to help run small businesses more smoothly, easily and cost-effectively.
With our strong commitment to the SMB market, we welcome the opportunity to help small businesses access new products and thrive through Cablevision's Optimum Business Benefits program, said Kathy Chill, Vice President of Business Development, Citrix Online. Whether it's providing fast, reliable and secure computer access or an instant, seamless way to meet, our GoTo family of products is making it possible for businesses to connect and collaborate online from any location and achieve immediate ROI.
We are thrilled to provide our small business customers with more opportunities to save on mission-critical business services with the addition of GoToMyPC and GoToMeeting, said Stephanie Anderson, Vice President of Marketing for Commercial Services, Cablevision. Members of the Optimum Business Benefits program now have access to special offers on web conferencing, secure remote access to work files from anywhere, shipping and document services, credit card processing, office equipment leasing and payroll services. Depending on usage, the savings realized from our benefits program actually covers the customer's communications costs.
GoToMyPC provides a fast, easy and secure way to instantly connect over the Internet to a Mac ® or PC allowing people to access and work on their data, files, network and applications while at home or on the road. Individuals and businesses of all sizes can use GoToMyPC to increase productivity by enabling work to be carried out at any time from any location with Internet access. The need for flash drives, print-outs and late nights at the office is no longer necessary - with GoToMyPC, everything needed is now just a few taps away.
Optimum Business Benefits members have access to a special offer for a monthly plan or annual plan with significant savings after the free trial. For one computer, the monthly plan is $9.95, a savings of 50 percent off the standard price, and the annual plan is only $99 per year. The offer includes access for up to 20 personal computers with significant savings.
GoToMeeting is an easy-to-use and cost effective way to meet, present information, demonstrate products and collaborate online. Anyone with a Mac or PC and an Internet connection can host, attend, and participate within seconds. It is the easiest, most-secure solution for conducting and attending small-group online meetings with up to 15 attendees. The flat-fee subscription model enables small businesses to use online meetings more often, resulting in increased productivity, reduced travel costs and a quicker ROI.
Optimum Business Benefits members get unlimited meetings for one low subscription fee, with no overage charges. The monthly plan is $29.99 per month, a savings of 40 percent off the standard price, or save more and choose the annual plan for $348.00. The prices include unlimited meetings with up to 15 attendees, integrated conference calling including VoIP capability, industry-leading security and unlimited software and service upgrades.
To enroll, qualified Optimum Business customers can visit the Optimum Business Benefits website, www.OptimumBusinessBenefits.com, which includes a detailed landing page that explains the program, vendors and registration process. Members will be asked to input their Optimum ID and then will gain immediate access to the offers from the Optimum Business Benefits program.
Designed for small and medium or home-based sized business that require high-speed Internet and voice communications, Optimum Business provides bottom-line benefits like predictable flat rate pricing and highly reliable voice and data services. The Optimum Business offering includes Optimum Online and Optimum Voice for $29.95 per month each the first year when combined for new customers.
To learn more about Optimum Business, including features, benefits and more, please visit www.optimumbusiness.com.
Cablevision Systems Corporation is one of the nation's leading telecommunications, media and entertainment companies. In addition to delivering its Optimum-branded cable, Internet, and voice offerings throughout the New York area, the company owns and operates cable systems serving homes in four Western states. Cablevision's local media properties include News 12 Networks, MSG Varsity and Newsday Media Group. Cablevision's assets also include Rainbow Media Holdings LLC and its programming and entertainment businesses, AMC, IFC, Sundance Channel, WE tv and IFC Entertainment, as well as Clearview Cinemas. Additional information about Cablevision is available on the Web at www.cablevision.com.
About Citrix Online
Citrix Online provides secure, easy-to-use online solutions that enable people to work from anywhere with anyone. Whether using GoToAssist ® to support customers, GoToManage ® to monitor IT assets, GoToMeeting ® to hold online meetings, GoToMyPC ® to access and work on a remote Mac ® or PC, GoToWebinar ® to conduct larger web events or GoToTraining ® to train customers or employees, businesses and individuals are increasing productivity, decreasing travel costs and improving sales, training and service on a global basis. A division of Citrix Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: CTXS), the company is based in Santa Barbara, California. For more information, visit www.citrixonline.com.
Citrix ®, GoToAssist ®, GoToMeeting ®, GoToManage ®, GoToMyPC ®, GoToTraining ® and GoToWebinar ® are trademarks of Citrix Systems, Inc. and/or one or more of its subsidiaries, and may be registered in the Patent and Trademark Office and in other countries. All other trademarks and registered trademarks are property of their respective owners.
Charlstie Laytin Veith