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TMCNet:  Booker Selected for Inclusion on Upware™ from Comcast Business

[December 19, 2013]

Booker Selected for Inclusion on Upware™ from Comcast Business

NEW YORK --(Business Wire)--

Booker, a cloud-based software that helps businesses streamline their back-office operations and help grow their revenues, has been chosen by Comcast Business to be listed on its Upware™ marketplace. Upware from Comcast (News - Alert) Business exposes Booker's software to a nationwide footprint of businesses, who can immediately begin streamlining their appointment schedules, social media marketing, and customer relationship management-all from one unified platform.

"As businesses plan their growth, they prefer to use cloud-based solutions because it simplifies their IT systems, controls costs, and increases productivity," said Kevin O'Toole, SVP and GM of new business solutions, Comcast Business. "We chose to include Booker on the Upware marketplace because it simplifies and automates essential management functions that help business owners run and grow their businesses, so that they can focus on providing the best services to their customers."

"Comcast Business has an unmatched record for providing best-in-class offerings to small businesses nationwide," said Dan Chandre, vice president, strategic development of Booker. "Comcast Business shares our vision of empowering small business owners with affordable technology solutions that help them run and grow effectively."

Upware from Comcast Business, a Light Reading (News - Alert) 2013 Leading Lights award winner for "Most Innovative SMB Service," is designed to nable SMBs to easily purchase and manage cloud-based business applications from a single trusted provider all from one administrative console and with one consolidated bill.

Booker is available now on the Upware marketplace from Comcast Business at upware.comcast.com.

About Booker

Booker helps businesses run and grow successfully by streamlining their operations and helping to increase their revenues. Booker enables service businesses to sell their services online, via mobile device or in person, creating a seamless online booking experience for their customers. With Booker's platform, business owners can manager their social media presence and email marketing as well as automate their customer retention. Booker processes over one million appointments each month across 73 countries in 11 languages. Headquartered in New York City, Booker's customers include thousands of local service businesses as well as Fortune 500 companies. For more information, visit www.booker.com.

About Comcast Business

Comcast Business, a unit of Comcast Cable, provides advanced communication solutions to help organizations of all sizes meet their business objectives. Through a modern, advanced network that is backed by 24/7 technical support, Comcast delivers Business Internet, TV and Voice services for cost-effective, simplified communications management.

The Comcast Business Ethernet suite offers high-performance point-to-point and multi-point Ethernet services with the capacity to deliver cloud computing, software-as-a-service, business continuity/disaster recovery and other bandwidth-intensive applications. Comcast Ethernet services are significantly faster than standard T1 lines and other legacy technologies, providing scalable bandwidth from 1 Mbps up to 10 Gigabits-per-second (Gbps) in more than 20 major US markets.

For more information, call 866-429-3085 or visit http://business.comcast.com/enterprise.

Follow us on Twitter (News - Alert) @ComcastBusiness and on other social media networks at http://business.comcast.com/social.

About Comcast Cable

Comcast Cable is the nation's largest video, high-speed Internet and phone provider to residential customers under the XFINITY brand and also provides these services to businesses. Comcast has invested in technology to build an advanced network that delivers among the fastest broadband speeds, and brings customers personalized video, communications and home management offerings. Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK) is a global media and technology company. Visit www.comcastcorporation.com for more information.


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