SharpStyle Labs, Inc. Joins WebEx Connect Developer Network to Build Collaborative Applications for WebEx Connect Platform

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NEW YORK and SAN FRANCISCO, April 16 // -- Web 2.0 Expo -- SharpStyle Labs, Inc. and WebEx (NASDAQ:WEBX), the leading provider of on-demand applications for collaborative business, today announced that SharpStyle Labs, Inc. has joined the WebEx Connect Developer Network to make available via WebEx Connect.

WebEx Connect, the first collaborative on-demand platform, will enable developers and customers to integrate multiple applications to create powerful collaborative business "mashup" solutions from best-of-breed web-based, on- premises and desktop applications. ReviewBasics, the latest addition to WebEx Connect, is a collaborative market research tool allowing interactivity between companies or creative professionals and their target markets, clients, and other audiences.

ReviewBasics is a powerful feedback gathering platform, allowing professionals across many industries to exchange ideas, gather thoughts, and review various types of creative, interactive, motion, and written content. The web-based markup interface enables companies and professionals to gather more comprehensive feedback than would be possible with more traditional market research tools, such as surveys and focus groups.

"Adding real-time collaboration functionality to ReviewBasics, through WebEx Connect, will allow our users to engage in both asynchronous and synchronous content review sessions, thus making the feedback cycle more engaging, interactive, and efficient," says Tim Shih, vice president of business development, SharpStyle Labs.

ReviewBasics is one of the many applications users will be able to access through the WebEx Connect Marketplace of applications. WebEx Connect will enable users to integrate data from multiple applications into collaborative workspaces, custom designed for their particular workflows and business processes. Unlike traditional transactional applications, WebEx Connect is designed to improve productivity by enhancing collaboration and interaction between individuals. By leveraging open Web 2.0 protocols and collaborative WebEx applications programming interfaces (APIs), WebEx Connect will make it easy to adapt on-demand, desktop, and enterprise applications to create composite, "mashup" applications.

"We're excited to offer real-time collaboration functionality to companies such as SharpStyle," said Shankar Iyer, vice president, WebEx Connect ecosystem. "By tapping into the WebEx Connect grid ReviewBasics doubles the benefits of its services to customers with minimal investment in research and development."

The WebEx Connect Developer Network provides the tools, training, resources and community that developers need to build and market applications for WebEx Connect. Developers can access WebEx Connect documentation, APIs, a "sandbox" development platform and join the partner program to access a beta WebEx Connect client. WebEx Connect partner marketing services can help developers generate go-to-market strategies and leads for the applications on the WebEx Connect Marketplace. To learn more about the WebEx Connect Developer Network program, go to,

About SharpStyle Labs, Inc.

Founded in 2005, SharpStyle is a leading provider of Rich Internet Applications and developer tools to facilitate their creation. With expertise in interface design, software usability, and code development the company helps customers reach new levels of productivity in areas of collaboration, communications, and teamwork. SharpStyle Labs uses that collective talent and experience to build the most creative and innovative tools on the market, such as the Web collaboration / feedback-gathering platform for market research.

About WebEx

With 2.2 million registered users, WebEx is the global leader in on-demand applications for collaborative business on the web. These applications enhance high-touch business processes, such as sales and training, with efficient web- touch interactions. As an on-demand provider, WebEx is able to facilitate both internal and external collaboration. WebEx delivers its range of applications over the WebEx MediaTone Network, a global network specifically designed for the secure delivery of on-demand applications. WebEx applications support multipoint videoconferencing, web conferencing and application remote control. WebEx is based in Santa Clara, California and has regional headquarters in Europe, Asia and Australia. Please call toll free 877-509-3239 or visit for more information.

WebEx and MediaTone are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of WebEx Communications, Inc.

Tim Shih, Sharpstyle Labs, Inc.
212-299-4079 or

Colin Smith, WebEx
408-566-5694 or

Source: WebEx Communications, Inc.

CONTACT: Colin Smith, WebEx, +1-408-566-5694,; or Tim Shih, Sharpstyle Labs, Inc., +1-212-299-4079,

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