November 13, 2018
RingCentral Announces New Voice Analytics AI Partnerships with Gong.io, ThetaLake, and Velvetech
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — November 13, 2018 — RingCentral, Inc., (NYSE:RNG), a leading provider of global enterprise cloud communications and collaboration solutions, today announced at its annual user conference ConnectCentral®, that it is adding artificial intelligence (AI) enabled voice analytics to its industry-leading open platform. With more than 15,000 developers and 1,500 existing integrations, RingCentral is now partnering with Gong.io, ThetaLake and Velvetech to deliver real-time and post-call voice analytics services to global customers.
Gong.io, ThetaLake and Velvetech are part of the RingCentral Connect Platform™ Partner Program (CP3). CP3 provides independent software vendors (ISVs) with the technology and go-to-market resources necessary to maximise customer success. With RingCentral APIs, these premier partners have created a broad array of integrated solutions to improve sales performance, remain compliant, and improve customer experiences by implementing machine learning to identify actionable attributes within calls, messages and other forms of communications.
“The democratisation of AI is quickly becoming a reality,” said David Lee, vice president, product management, RingCentral. “By partnering with a growing ecosystem of AI companies and enabling them to leverage RingCentral open APIs to integrate with RingCentral cloud communications solutions, we are offering our customers access to broader AI services. This allows them to capture timely customer data and drive greater customer engagement and value.”
Real-time AI voice analytics services
- Velvetech, a leading software development platform provider, is leveraging RingCentral’s open APIs to build a custom, real-time transcription solution with machine learning capabilities from XSELL. Together XSELL and Velvetech enable businesses to extract real-time insights that coach sales agents and drive improved sales performance.
“With the integrated power of RingCentral, Velvetech and XSELL solutions, we have substantially improved our sales productivity,” said Doug Altschul, vice president, customer experience at Insureon, a leading online provider of small business insurance. “The solution applies machine learning to real-time transcriptions, based on the performance of top sales agents, and makes recommendations to other sales agents to communicate with customers, resulting in positive business outcomes. We could not have done this without RingCentral and its open platform. This has given us a huge competitive advantage and helped us grow our business.”
Post-call AI voice analytics services
- Gong.io, a conversation intelligence platform for sales teams, leverages RingCentral open APIs to develop a solution that incorporates machine learning for sales teams to drive best practices and effectiveness at scale.
- ThetaLake, a leader in compliance for audio and video communications worked closely with RingCentral to enable businesses in highly regulated industries such as financial services and insurance to archive audio recordings. This allows companies to comply with long-term regulatory requirements.
In addition to the AI premier partners, RingCentral is announcing enhancements to its partner integrations with Box and Google. These enhancements include:
- Box: RingCentral Archiver with Box allows users to archive key RingCentral communications data such as SMS, fax, voicemails and call recordings automatically to their Box account. Once in Box, RingCentral data can be enhanced with artificial intelligence using Box Skills
- Google: With the native Google Calendar Add-on, users can now choose RingCentral for both audio and video calling making it easier for customers to schedule a meeting or conference call without having to toggle between applications
The RingCentral Connect Platform™ Partner Program (CP3) empowers ISVs to leverage collaboration in their frequently used business workflows. With this program, ISVs receive a variety of go-to-market support through three different tiers, which include Authorised, Premier, and Elite. All partners receive developer support resources and their apps are showcased in the RingCentral App Gallery. To read more about other RingCentral AI partners click here.
RingCentral, Inc. (NYSE: RNG) is a leading provider of global enterprise cloud communications and collaboration solutions. More flexible and cost-effective than legacy on-premises systems, RingCentral empowers modern mobile and distributed workforces to communicate, collaborate, and connect from any location, on any device and via any mode. RingCentral provides unified voice, video, team messaging and collaboration, conferencing, online meetings, digital customer engagement and integrated contact centre solutions for enterprises globally. RingCentral’s open platform integrates with leading business apps and enables customers to easily customise business workflows. RingCentral is headquartered in Belmont, California, and has offices around the world.
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