Press Release: ProtonMedia and LiquidHub Form Technology and Services Partnership
Companies team to provide life sciences organizations 3-D virtual collaboration and communication solutions integrated with Microsoft SharePoint and OCS
LANSDALE, Pa.–ProtonMedia, the developer of the ProtoSphere virtual collaboration environment for the high-performance workplace, and LiquidHub, a global technology consulting and systems integration firm, have formed a technology and services partnership. Under the terms of the agreement, ProtonMediaâ€™s ProtoSphere technology will be the basis for 3-D virtual collaboration environments. LiquidHub will provide consultancy, integration, and deployment services to combine ProtoSphere with SharePoint and OCS at life sciences organizations around the world. The result will give life sciences companies an integrated, high-performance workplace that lets them collaborate and accelerate decision-making across their product lifecycles.
â€œWe see natural synergies between LiquidHub and ProtonMediaâ€
â€œSharePoint and OCS are high value technology platforms for life sciences,â€ says Rob Kelley, COO of LiquidHub. â€œHowever, companies can gain significant benefit from using virtual collaboration technologies to extend their investment in these platforms and address challenges surrounding communications and product lifecycle management. By combining our extensive experience in SharePoint and OCS systems integration with ProtonMediaâ€™s ProtoSphere technology, weâ€™re giving life sciences companiessolutions to overcome these challenges, while lowering costs.â€
ProtoSphere is the only 3-D virtual collaboration environment to integrate with SharePoint. And LiquidHub’s experience in designing, planning, and implementing Microsoft collaboration solutions for life sciences organizations ensures rapid time to value.
â€œWe see natural synergies between LiquidHub and ProtonMedia,â€ says Ron Burns, CEO of ProtonMedia. â€œBoth companies are Microsoft partners and have established bases in life sciences. By combining our virtual collaboration technology and LiquidHubâ€™s SharePoint and OCS systems integration expertise, weâ€™re enabling life sciences organizations to speed decision-making across their product lifecycle, cut costs, and create more effective workplaces.â€
ProtonMedia is the developer of ProtoSphere, the market-leading virtual collaboration environment for the high-performance workplace, and the #1 virtual environment for collaborative PLM in life sciences. ProtoSphereâ€™s virtual environment provides an arsenal of business-focused collaboration and communication tools that help companies accelerate decision-making and raise productivity, improving workplace performance overall. The company is a Gartner â€œCool Vendor in the High-Performance Workplaceâ€ for 2010. Its customers include some of the worldâ€™s most respected brands, including AstraZeneca, Johnson & Johnson, Merck Inc., BP, Chevron, Duke University, Deloitte, TIAA-CREF, Lockheed Martin, and Boeing. A trial version of ProtoSphere can be downloaded at http://protonmedia.com/trial-download/. For more information, visit www.ProtonMedia.com
LiquidHub is a systems integration and technology consulting firm delivering consulting, solutions and outsourcing. Supporting clients in healthcare, life sciences, financial services, insurance, and other key industries, LiquidHub fuels business transformation for our clients globally. For more information, visit www.liquidhub.com.
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