New partnership will complement video conferencing solutions by providing new IP networks.

Middle East, 19 October 2008: FVC, a leading Value Added Distributor
(VAD) in the Middle East & North Africa (MENA) region, has signed a
distribution agreement with MASERGY, a global network service provider
created to deliver the strongest network experience for expanding
mid-size to large enterprises. FVC will offer the company’s IP network
solutions for video conferencing through its network of channel
partners across the Middle East and North Africa region.

"This is an important partnership that enhances the video conferencing
solutions we offer from Polycom," said Bruce Withington, Executive
Director at FVC. "With video conferencing solutions showing an upswing
in the region, local IP networks need to be enhanced to ensure that it
can handle the level of traffic it generates. The partnership with
MASERGY will do just that."

MASERGY delivers a superior video-grade IP alternative to ISDN
transport. Its inCONTROL Video is specifically engineered to deliver
guaranteed superior-quality video conferencing at all times, under all
network conditions. FVC will be demonstrating the technology at its
booth at Gitex where Polycom’s Telepresence solution will run on a
MASERGY network, enabling live calls to Europe.

"We are pleased to partner with FVC as we expand our high-quality video
services in the Middle East," said John Dumbleton, senior vice
president at MASERGY. "Demand for telepresence and high-definition
video is growing, and we are excited to be part of a team that can help
businesses take full advantage of these communication technologies."

Pending TRA approval, the service will be available in the UAE first
and expanded to the rest of the Middle East region shortly thereafter.

About FVC

Founded in 2000, FVC is one of the leading Value Added Distributors
(VAD) across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) with dedicated
offices in United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Egypt and
Morocco, working through its growing network of more than 100 channel
partners in over 17 countries across the region.

With new technologies and solutions driving the pace of change of
businesses in the region, FVC has built a successful business by
drawing on the best of global solutions. Uniquely in the region, its
combination of full support for its channel partners and market-leading
solutions from emerging technologies provides both FVC’s partners and
their customers with the full confidence to invest in integrated
next-generation IT and networking solutions from rich media
communications to security to bandwidth management that will benefit
their businesses.

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MASERGY redefines global enterprise videoconferencing by delivering
exceptional video transport, unsurpassed service guarantees and a
superior customer experience. We focus on providing flawless
performance for high definition video and telepresence communications
to every location on your video network. We also can increase your
return on investment and expand your communications capabilities
through our global video extranet, allowing you to connect your private
network to the private networks of your partners, vendors and customers
for highly secure video communications.MASERGY received the 2008
Nemertes Research Pilot House Awards for Best Overall MPLS Service and
Best Overall Customer Experience for Emerging Providers. More
information is available online at or by calling
+1 866-MASERGY

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