Brainshark will Empower IBM LotusLive Users with On-Demand Multimedia Presentations

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LOTUSPHERE, Orlando, Fla. - January 19, 2009 - Brainshark, Inc., a leader in on-demand presentations, today announced that it will be previewing the integration of Brainshark Presentations™ with IBM LotusLive this week at Lotusphere. The integration will enable LotusLive users to communicate with colleagues, customers, partners and suppliers using easily created multimedia presentations with closed-loop tracking within the LotusLive interface.

LotusLive is a suite of collaboration services that allows businesses to work together by sharing contacts, files and project activities, and interacting with chat and Web meetings. It enables companies to easily collaborate beyond their organizational boundaries without the need for any in-house technical expertise. Brainshark provides a powerful communications tool used by more than 1,000 companies of all sizes today and is one of a select group of organizations that has been invited to be an early partner in offering integration with LotusLive.

"We're thrilled to be working with the IBM team to provide new options for communication within IBM LotusLive," said Joe Gustafson, CEO, Brainshark. "The flexibility of LotusLive makes it easy to integrate our SaaS application with its suite of collaboration services."

Brainshark will be previewing the integration at Lotusphere in booth #317.

About Brainshark

Brainshark’s data-driven sales readiness platform provides the tools to prepare client-facing teams with the knowledge and skills they need to perform at the highest level. With best-of-breed solutions for training and coaching, as well as cutting-edge insights into sales performance, customers can ensure their sales reps are always ready to make the most of any selling situation. With Brainshark, companies can: enable sales teams with on-demand training that accelerates onboarding and keeps reps up-to-speed; validate readiness with sales coaching and practice that ensure reps master key messages; empower teams with dynamic content that can be created quickly, updated easily and accessed anywhere; and use powerful scorecards to visualize sales performance trends and make real connections from improved readiness to increased revenue. Thousands of customers – including more than half of the Fortune 100 – rely on Brainshark to close performance gaps and get better results from their sales enablement initiatives. Learn more at www.brainshark.com.