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2016-03-15

Synacor and VNC Announce Global OEM Agreement to extend Zimbra Email and Collaboration Platform

Synacor
Press release

Synacor and VNC Announce Global OEM Agreement to extend Zimbra Email and
Collaboration Platform

-- Synacor accelerates delivery of new features by integrating VNCtalk into
its core, open-source based Zimbra email and collaboration platform
-- VNCtalk adds chat, audio and video conferencing technology into the Zimbra
user experiences
-- Zimbra / VNC demo at World Hosting Days Booth Z30 or download free 30-day
trial

RUST, Germany, 2016-03-15 05:02 CET (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today at the World
Hosting Days Conference (WHD), Synacor, Inc. (Nasdaq:SYNC) announced it has
signed an original equipment manufacturing (OEM) agreement with VNC to
incorporate VNCtalk, VNC’s chat and conferencing solution, into the Zimbra
Email and Collaboration platform, the world’s leading open-source based
collaboration software. VNCtalk provides Zimbra users with a simple, open and
affordable way to conduct online meetings, eLearning events, desktop sharing
and webinars from their web browsers, desktops and mobile devices. Synacor is
rapidly enhancing and extending the Zimbra platform—accelerating the delivery
of new and innovative features for Zimbra users through deeper partnerships
with its global network of Zimbra integrators and developers.

A photo accompanying this announcement is available at
http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/2d1ab035-9d7c-4fe1-9e...
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Leveraging Community Innovation
“Zimbra’s worldwide partner and open source communities have been a rich source
of innovation,” said Brent Rhymes, EVP of Channel Sales and Marketing for
Synacor. “The VNC partnership leverages Zimbra’s extensibility and open source
heritage to expand our product line by integrating innovative features from
partners like VNC. We expect this to be the first of many strategic OEM
partnerships, as we look to formally incorporate innovation from our partner
and open source communities into the Zimbra product suite.”

Open, Affordable & Proven
“VNCtalk has provided Zimbra customers in Europe with an open, proven and
affordable solution for chat, audio and video conferencing,” said Bernd Rodler,
VNC Chairman of the Board. “Our partnership with Synacor provides customers
worldwide with access to our collaboration technology under the Zimbra brand,
sold by Zimbra’s partner network of value added resellers (VARs) and cloud
service providers.”

Applauded by Zimbra Partners & Customers
“Our customers have been clamoring for a Zimbra-integrated chat, audio and
video solution,” said John Webster, VP Business Development at XMission, a
Zimbra Gold Partner. “We are excited that Synacor has started to incorporate
community-developed innovation into the Zimbra product suite. We look forward
to incorporating these new capabilities into our host-collaboration services
soon.”

-- Visit Zimbra Talk product page
-- Download free 30-day trial
-- Read “Introducing Zimbra Talk” blog post

Forward-Looking Statements:
This release includes certain forward-looking statements within the meaning of
the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements are
based on the current expectations or beliefs of management of Synacor, and are
subject to uncertainty and changes in circumstances. Actual results may vary
materially from those expressed or implied by the statements herein due to
changes in economic, business, competitive, technological and/or regulatory
factors, and other factors affecting the operation of the respective businesses
of Synacor. More detailed information about these factors may be found under
the captions “Risk Factors” and “Management’s Discussion and Analysis of
Financial Condition and Results of Operations,” in Synacor’s most recent Form
10-Q, filed with the SEC on November 17, 2015, which is available on the
company’s website at investor.synacor.com and on the SEC’s website at
www.sec.gov. Synacor is under no obligation to, and expressly disclaims any
such obligation to, update or alter their respective forward-looking
statements, whether as a result of new information, future events, or
otherwise.

Meredith Roth
mroth@synacor.com
+1 716-362-3880

pr@vnc.biz
VNC - Virtual Network Consult AG
Phone: +41 (41) 727 52 00

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