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December 26, 2007

Looking Back at Changes to the Fax Industry in 2007

Unlike other VoIP services, RingCentral DigitalLine does not require small businesses to rely solely on VoIP. As part of every basic service plan, DigitalLine enables customers to receive calls over the Internet at no additional cost

December 20, 2007

RingCentral Survey Finds Fax is Very Important to Small Businesses

Online fax service provider RingCentral announced this week the results of a U.S. customer survey looking at spending trends for communications services and related technology. The company also asked small business owners and entrepreneurs to rate the RingCentral Online suite of communications services

December 20, 2007

5 Unexpected Technology Predictions For SMBs in 2008

IT spending in 2008 will be modest, good (for SMBs, anyway), or grim. The outlook is just as murky for small businesses. A new RingCentral Customer Survey says small businesses will increase technology spending in 2008 with a focus on PCs and communications services

December 18, 2007

Despite Concerns Over the Economy Small Businesses Expect to Increase Technology Spending in 2008

For vendors focused on the small business space, the good news, according to a customer survey conducted by hosted VoIP provider RingCentral between November 27 and December 13, is that small businesses are prepared to increase their technology investment in the coming year, particularly with regard to PCs and communications services

December 18, 2007

Small Businesses Expect to Increase Technology Spending in 2008

Small businesses will increase technology spending in 2008 with a focus on PCs and communications services according to the results of a customer survey conducted by RingCentral

December 17, 2007

The Top 25 VoIP Innovations of 2007

Behind all of the headlines about patent suits and service-provider collapses, the VoIP business remained full of innovation in 2007. Almost every aspect of the industry, from hardware to software to services, saw a variety of large and small breakthroughs from new and established players

December 07, 2007

TalkSwitch's Jan Scheeren: Veteran of Small Business Telephony. Plus: Update on Ring Central

Both TalkSwitch and Ring Central sell different solutions to the same issue - better telephone communications... Ring Central recently received $12 million in funding and has 40,000 customers as of November 2007, about 10,000 more than TalkSwith. This compares to 20,000 customers RingCentral had one year ago

December 06, 2007

VoIP in Unusual Places

VoIP was originally conceived of as an inexpensive way for individuals to call one another, but IP-based voice applications are increasingly turning up in business settings as well

December 05, 2007

Merchants Ring Up the Sales This Holiday Season With RingCentral Virtual Fax and Phone Service

Online merchants looking for a way to maximize their profits this holiday season will want to check out a special offer from virtual phone system provider RingCentral. Through the end of 2007, the company is offering double sign-on bonus minutes for new customers

November 28, 2007

InfoWorld: RingCentral online telephone service makes small businesses sound like enterprises

The first contact – and impression – of your organization is often by phone. To make clients and prospects feel welcome, enterprises typically use expensive Private Branch Exchange (PBX) systems that route calls efficiently and offer fancy features such as automated directory assistance. With RingCentral, an affordable virtual phone system, professionals and small businesses can sound like a Fortune 500 organization

November 18, 2007

Podcast: Interview with GiveAGiftBasket.com CEO Tracy Dixon

Tracy talks with AuctionBytes about the importance of creating a professional presence to satisfy the corporate clients that use her services, and how telecommunications is a big part of that strategy

November 18, 2007

How To Use Your Telephone to Boost Sales this Holiday Season

Your telephone is a powerful tool EVERY day in your business. But for some businesses, especially retailers, the telephone gets an extra work out during the holiday season

October 17, 2007

Hosted VoIP service unifies communications for SMBs

“Called DigitalLine, the new VoIP service integrates into RingCentral's hosted phone and fax service, letting SMBs make and receive VoIP calls over broadband. It offers IP PBX functionality in a hosted environment.

October 17, 2007

RingCentral Adds VoIP to Virtual PBX

“RingCentral, Inc. recently launched its DigitalLine VoIP service as an enhancement to its virtual phone system for small businesses. DigitalLine is integrated directly into the full RingCentral system, allowing the company's customers to place and receive calls via landline, mobile and VoIP as needed—and to control those calls using RingCentral's suite of services.

October 10, 2007

RingCentral Adds Outbound VoIP Capability to Virtual Phone System

“DigitalLine is seamlessly integrated into RingCentral’s hosted phone and fax service, allowing customers to place and receive calls using a broadband Internet connection. The service offers small businesses a complete hosted PBX solution that mixes traditional landline, mobile and VoIP communications to place and receive calls.

October 10, 2007

Small Business Be Large (or at least appear large...)

“RingCentral targets small businesses looking to have the features of a PBX or key system without having to buy, install and maintain such a system themselves. The new DigitalLine VOIP capability extends the virtual service to allow incoming calls to be answered using VOIP on a user’s computer and existing broadband link.

October 10, 2007

Goodbye GrandCentral. Hello RingCentral

“With DigitalLine, RingCentral delivers a complete hosted PBX solution for small businesses. RingCentral gives customers the ability to use a mix of traditional land line, mobile and VoIP communications to place and receive calls. With RingCentral, small businesses and mobile professionals can interact with customers more professionally, using all the features of a big company phone system at a fraction of the cost and all under a single phone bill.

October 10, 2007

RingCentral manages your calls, saves money with VoIP

“While GrandCentral may have been stealing headlines lately, there’s another suffix-sharing phone call management service called RingCentral that can make small businesses look and function like larger ones with some pretty neat telephonic tomfoolery. The service has been around since early 2004, and today is introducing a slew of VoIP plans called DigitalLine that give users the option to use VoIP instead of, or on top of their existing landlines.

October 10, 2007

RingCentral Gives Small Businesses a Taste of VoIP

“Small businesses that are investigating whether switching to a voice over IP (VoIP) phone system makes sense for them may want to check out the latest offering from RingCentral, the provider of virtual hosted phone solutions. With the new DigitalLine offering launched yesterday, the Silicon Valley company is allowing its customers to try inbound VoIP for free, and to start placing outbound calls over VoIP for $5 per month, all without buying any new hardware or upgrading their Internet connection.

October 9, 2007

RingCentral Adds VOIP Calling to Hosted PBX Service

“RingCentral targets small businesses looking to have the features of a PBX or key system without having to buy, install and maintain such a system themselves. The new DigitalLine VOIP capability extends the virtual service to allow incoming calls to be answered using VOIP on a user's computer and existing broadband link.

October 9, 2007

RingCentral Adds Outbound VoIP Capability to Virtual Phone System

“With DigitalLine, RingCentral delivers a complete hosted PBX solution for small businesses. RingCentral gives customers the ability to use a mix of traditional land line, mobile and VoIP communications to place and receive calls. With RingCentral, small businesses and mobile professionals can interact with customers more professionally, using all the features of a big company phone system at a fraction of the cost and all under a single phone bill.

October 9, 2007

RingCentral Makes Internet VoIP Less Risky

RingCentral DigitalLine “…lets small companies move into VoIP one step at a time. They can start by getting the features and functions that make them look like large companies — details like an auto attendant, call screening, dial by name and music on hold. If and when they feel comfortable, they can add cost-saving Internet telephony as well. In short, companies don't have to leap into the unknown world of Internet voice all at once.

October 9, 2007

RingCentral Adds VoIP to Virtual PBX

“DigitalLine is fully integrated with the RingCentral service, enabling users to view missed calls, check voicemail, or send faxes over IP—managing those VoIP calls alongside mobile and landline calls. And, says Jay Blazensky, RingCentral's vice president of business development, one key strength of DigitalLine is that it allows a small company to try out VoIP using the included softphone application before they commit to implementing it fully for their entire business.

October 9, 2007

I test out RingCentral’s new DigitalLine VoIP service

“Once you take RingCentral and its new DigitalLine feature out for a spin, you’ll be impressed about how easy they are to run.”
Russell Shaw, ZDNet

October 9, 2007

RingCentral VoIP

“If you are a small business the new RingCentral Digital Line software coupled with existing RingCentral service will make your company look much bigger than you ever thought possible. It is a good service and can work with SIP-based IP phones as well.

October 9, 2007

RingCentral Adds Outbound VoIP Capability to Virtual Phone System

“My team and I are very impressed with RingCentral and the new DigitalLine option. Because our employees often work remotely, we rely on RingCentral to keep us connected and give our company a unified presence,” said Tom Sagi of First Data Independent Sales, a provider of electronic payment systems. “We have saved thousands of dollars by not using a traditional PBX, and now with DigitalLine, we’re saving even more money — without the need to completely switch our business over to VoIP.

September 26, 2007

RingCentral Makes Very Small Businesses Look Very Big

RingCentral Inc. … has just received $12 million in venture funding from Sequoia Capital and Khosla Ventures. RingCentral offers all kinds of Web-based capabilities and functions that only VoIP switching makes possible. RingCentral also has lots of features to make your company look like a big business with a name-brand IP PBX

September 20, 2007

RingCentral Fax on a Wireless Laptop Computer Frees Users to Work, Play More

The concept of “mobility” gets a lot of press these days. Often, the term is used to refer to cell phones and other handheld devices that come with applications for checking e-mail, sending text messages, conducting instant message (IM) sessions and surfing the Web. With so much focus on handheld devices, sometimes people forget that laptop computers equipped with wireless capabilities also offer the freedoms and benefits of mobility

May 31, 2007

HouseValues Taps RingCentral For Click-To-Call

RingCentral said the partnership will grant HouseValues' customers with an on-demand telecommunications service, including a Web feature that enables site visitors to chat with a live company representative at the click of a button

May 30, 2007

VoIP Service Provider RingCentral Delivers Click-to-Call Technology to Real Estate Agents

The company today announced a deal with VoIP provider RingCentral (News - Alert) to provide HouseValues’ customers with an on-demand telecommunications service, including RingCentral’s RingMe “click-to-call” button

May 11, 2007

RingCentral's Online Communications Suite Wins Communications Solutions 2006 Product of the Year Award

RingCentral Online was designed specifically for small businesses and mobile professionals. The suite of services includes RingCentral’s suite of services includes customized voicemail greetings with auto-attendants, toll free numbers, and Internet-based fax