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WebEx Provides Free WebEx WebOffice Accounts to Help Businesses Impacted by I-580 Collapse


On-Demand Software Company Provides Web Collaboration and Meeting Applications to Help Stranded Commuters and Businesses

Last Sunday, a section of Interstate 580 leading to the Bay Bridge collapsed when a tanker truck carrying 8,600 gallons of gasoline crashed into the interchange below it. Reports estimate that complete repair of the site will take months, disrupting thousands of commuters every day.

WebEx (Nasdaq: WEBX), the leading provider of on-demand applications for collaborative business, is providing its WebEx WebOffice collaboration service to Bay Area residents free for 30 days, with special longer-term pricing for businesses significantly impacted by the highway collapse. WebEx WebOffice provides users with email, online meetings, document, calendar and database sharing, and the ability to assign and track tasks in a secure online workplace.

For more information or to sign up for the free service, visit

“This is a great honor for WebEx and the multiple WebEx teams that support Boeing,” said Subrah Iyar, CEO, WebEx. “From sales to customer service, to operations and engineering, our success with Boeing is a true team effort"

WebEx WebOffice is designed to help employees work effectively with co-workers online, regardless of physical location. For example, by using the WebEx WebOffice application, workers can conduct real-time presentations or sales demonstrations from anywhere, while avoiding the commute to the office or to remote meeting locations. WebEx WebOffice is a critical part of any business continuity plan.

WebEx WebOffice provides web-based business applications designed to make collaboration simple and cost-effective. Introduced in October 2005, WebEx WebOffice integrates both real-time and asynchronous collaboration capabilities into one unified solution to help small businesses increase productivity, coordination and communications with colleagues, customers and partners. By combining collaboration capabilities such as document sharing, calendaring and real-time web meetings into an easy-to-use suite, WebEx WebOffice allows small businesses to be more integrated, efficient and nimble, and ultimately more competitive. For more information about WebEx WebOffice, visit,

WebEx provides on-demand collaboration applications to individuals, small businesses and enterprise organizations. WebEx applications combine both synchronous and asynchronous collaboration capabilities and enable businesses to leverage the web as an efficient channel for interaction with customers, partners and co-workers. WebEx offers a complementary 14-day trial of its popular WebEx Meeting Center service. To learn more about web collaboration or to register for the free trial, go to

“As a Bay Area company, we want to participate in helping local companies keep their businesses running smoothly,” said Rick Faulk, chief marketing officer, WebEx. “Our WebEx WebOffice service is quick to deploy, easy-to-use and can have an immediate impact on the productivity of distributed teams.”


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