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2017 RingCentral Press Releases

Stay on top of breaking news and stories from RingCentral—including
new partnerships, customer successes, and event announcements.

June 21, 2017
RingCentral Ranked #1 Cloud Communications Solution Provider According to Synergy Research

RingCentral, Inc. (NYSE:RNG), the leading provider of enterprise cloud communications and collaboration solutions, today announced that Synergy Research Group, an independent market research firm has recognized RingCentral as the #1 worldwide market share leader in both revenue and subscriber seats for Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS), based on a report published on June 14, 2017.

June 13, 2017
Kenneth Goldman Joins RingCentral Board of Directors

RingCentral, Inc. (NYSE:RNG), a leading provider of cloud business communications and collaboration solutions, today announced the appointment of Kenneth Goldman to its board of directors.  Goldman most recently was chief financial officer at Yahoo! overseeing all global finance functions for the company. Goldman brings extensive financial leadership experience to RingCentral through numerous executive and board of director roles at enterprise technology companies.

June 7, 2017
RingCentral Announces Expansion of Connect Platform Partner Program Adding New Developer and Go-to-Market Resources

RingCentral, Inc. (NYSE:RNG), a leading provider of enterprise cloud communications and collaboration solutions, today announced the addition of a new tier plan and expanded benefits to the RingCentral Connect Platform™ Partner Program, for companies building apps on the RingCentral Connect Platform. The expanded structure is driven by the accelerated growth of the RingCentral Connect Platform now with 5,000 developers and receiving over 9 million API call requests a day* and a 200% increase of platform usage, year over year. The program expansion will empower organizations to leverage unified communications as a service (UCaaS) to customize business workflows for improved productivity.

May 22, 2017
RingCentral Unveils New Enterprise Cloud Webinar Solution to Host Virtual Events for up to 3,000 Attendees

RingCentral, Inc. (NYSE:RNG), a leading provider of enterprise cloud communications and collaboration solutions, today unveiled RingCentral Webinar™, a new addition to the RingCentral portfolio. Large-scale virtual meetings to audiences across global regions require a cloud platform that can scale and need sophisticated presenter controls for flexibility, while providing attendees with a seamless experience. RingCentral Webinar can host up to 3,000 attendees, 200 presenters, and makes it easy to deliver web-based events or training to any desktop, tablet or smartphone device.

May 18, 2017
RingCentral Rises to the Top in the 2017 IHS Markit North American UCaaS Scorecard

RingCentral, Inc. (NYSE:RNG), a leading provider of enterprise cloud communications and collaboration solutions, today announced its ranking as a leader in the IHS Markit 2017 North American Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) Scorecard.

May 8, 2017
RingCentral Appoints Derrell James as SVP of Professional Services As Demand Increases To Replace Legacy On-Premise Systems with Global Cloud Solutions

RingCentral, Inc. (NYSE:RNG), a leading provider of enterprise cloud communications and collaboration solutions, today announced the increasing demand and continued growth of its professional services organization. The demand is fueled by increasing requests from mid-market and enterprise customers who want to replace legacy on-premise systems with RingCentral’s cloud solutions. To meet this demand, RingCentral has also expanded its professional services capabilities, including the appointment of Derrell James as senior vice president of professional services. Derrell brings more than 30 years of services experience at major technology companies and has held many senior leadership positions at various companies including Perot Systems, EMC, ACS, and most recently Avaya. At Avaya, James served as SVP of global strategic services, where he was responsible for a nearly $2 billion line of business.

May 1, 2017
RingCentral Expands Global Footprint in Asia Pacific and Launches in Latin America to Support Enterprise Growth

RingCentral, Inc. (NYSE:RNG), a leading provider of enterprise cloud communications and collaboration solutions, today announced that the company is expanding the footprint of the RingCentral Global Connect Network in Asia Pacific and Latin America to support growing demand from enterprise customers. This will include the addition of new data centers in Japan and Brazil, and will enable RingCentral Global Office to be supported in Brazil, Peru, Argentina, and Japan. As part of today’s announcement, the company also reported more than 700 multinational enterprises are using RingCentral Global Office, representing a 75 percent increase over the last two quarters.

April 20, 2017
Carvana Moves Away from Legacy On-Premise Communication System to RingCentral’s Cloud Communications Solution

RingCentral, Inc. (NYSE:RNG), a leading provider of enterprise cloud communications and collaboration solutions, today announced that Carvana, a leading e-commerce platform for buying used cars, has transitioned its enterprise business communications needs to the cloud with RingCentral, citing mobility, open platform integrations, and scalability as key benefits.

April 11, 2017
RingCentral Announces PlanetOne Communications as Premier Master Agent Partner to Transition Enterprises to Cloud Communication Solutions

RingCentral, Inc. (NYSE:RNG), a leading provider of enterprise cloud communication and collaboration solutions, today announced a new premier master agent partnership with PlanetOne Communications, the IT and communications industry’s preferred connectivity partner. This new alliance extends RingCentral’s market reach to US-based agents and managed service providers looking to migrate large enterprises from legacy on-premise systems to cloud-based communications and collaboration solutions.

April 10, 2017
RingCentral Given 5-Star Rating in CRN’s 2017 Partner Program Guide

RingCentral, Inc. (NYSE:RNG), a leading provider of enterprise cloud communications and collaboration solutions, today announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has given RingCentral a 5-Star rating in its 2017 Partner Program Guide for the second consecutive year. This annual guide is the definitive listing of partner programs from technology vendors that provide products and services through the IT channel. The 5-Star Partner Program Guide rating recognizes an elite subset of companies that offer solution providers the best partnering elements in their channel programs.

April 10, 2017
RingCentral Launches Channel Harmony: One to Infinity Program

RingCentral, Inc. (NYSE:RNG), a leading provider of enterprise cloud communications and collaboration solutions, today announced the launch of its Channel Harmony: One to Infinity Program. Unique to RingCentral, the program awards partners 100 percent commissions on all deals, while providing them the benefit of working alongside a vertical- and segment-specific subject-matter expert. A first-of-its-kind, this program builds on the Channel Harmony initiative RingCentral introduced in early 2016.

March 23, 2017
RingCentral Announces New European Offering

RingCentral, Inc. (NYSE:RNG), a leading provider of enterprise cloud communications and collaboration solutions, today announced the ability for customers to purchase RingCentral Office across 13 European countries. RingCentral’s in-country European expansion signifies a strong commitment to providing local presence and the ability to purchase RingCentral solutions in euro currency in those new markets. The countries included in today’s announcement are: Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Norway, Spain, Sweden, and Switzerland.

March 23, 2017
RingCentral Unveils Next-Generation RingCentral Office®

RingCentral, Inc., (NYSE:RNG), a leading provider of enterprise cloud communications and collaboration solutions, today unveiled the next-generation of its flagship product RingCentral Office—an entirely reimagined user experience for collaborative-centric communications. The new offering is the industry’s first to deliver on the promise of unified communications in a single solution. The company will demonstrate the new version of RingCentral Office at Enterprise Connect 2017 in Orlando next week.

March 23, 2017
RingCentral Expands Real-Time Analytics to Empower Enterprise IT Teams and Business Department Leaders

RingCentral, Inc., (NYSE:RNG), a leading provider of enterprise cloud communications and collaboration solutions, today announced two new real-time analytics capabilities that provide deep levels of insight into the RingCentral Office® communications solution. 

March 2, 2017
RingCentral Awarded the 2017 Silver Stevie Award for Customer Service Department of the Year

RingCentral, Inc. (NYSE:RNG), a leading provider of enterprise cloud communications and collaboration solutions, today announced it was awarded the Silver Stevie® Award for Customer Service Department of the Year. RingCentral was selected from among more than 2,300 nominations that spanned across virtually every industry, company size, and geographic location.

February 27, 2017
Zane Long, Vice President of Channel Sales at RingCentral, Recognized as 2017 CRN® Channel Chief

RingCentral, Inc. (NYSE:RNG), a leading provider of enterprise cloud communications and collaboration solutions, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Zane Long, Vice President of Channel Sales, to its prestigious list of 2017 Channel Chiefs. The executives on this annual list represent top leaders in the IT channel who excel at driving growth and revenue in their organizations through channel partners.

February 17, 2017
RingCentral Provides Healthcare Organizations with Powerful, Secure Communication & Collaboration Capabilities for Greater Patient & Workforce Engagement

RingCentral, Inc. (NYSE:RNG), a leading provider of enterprise cloud communications and collaboration solutions, is extending its communications solutions offering to healthcare organizations by now offering RingCentral Glip as a HIPAA-compliant conduit. With robust capabilities, including team messaging, conferencing, file-sharing, and task management, RingCentral now enables healthcare professionals to securely communicate and collaborate in virtually any way they want with their patients and colleagues.

February 9, 2017
RingCentral Announces Carousel Industries as Strategic Partner to Expand Cloud Communications Solutions into Enterprises

RingCentral, Inc. (NYSE:RNG), a leading provider of enterprise cloud communications and collaboration solutions, today announced its new strategic partnership with Carousel Industries, a leader in communication and network technologies, professional and managed services, and cloud solutions. Through Carousel Industries, enterprise customers will now have access to RingCentral’s cloud communications and collaboration solutions to streamline business workflow and improve worker productivity.

February 8, 2017
Structural Group Empowers its 1,800 Employees Across 22 Locations with RingCentral’s Cloud Communications & Collaboration Platform

RingCentral, Inc. (NYSE:RNG), a leading provider of enterprise cloud communications and collaboration solutions, today announced that Structural Group, a recognized leader in the specialty construction industry, has selected RingCentral as its new cloud communications solution provider. With more than 1,800 employees across 22 locations in North America, Structural Group needed a new generation of flexible, mobile-first solutions to enhance customer engagement and productivity for its distributed and mobile workforce.

February 1, 2017
The Salvation Army National Headquarters To Replace Legacy On-Premise Systems with RingCentral’s Cloud Communications Solution to Enhance Workforce Engagement and Productivity

RingCentral, Inc. (NYSE:RNG), a leading provider of enterprise cloud communication and collaboration solutions, today announced that The Salvation Army USA, an organization that has been helping those in need in the United States for the past 130 years, has selected RingCentral Office® as its cloud communications solution. Leveraging RingCentral’s integration with Microsoft Office 365, The Salvation Army employees at the national headquarters office located in Washington D.C. will now have access to powerful communications capabilities within their main productivity suite, enhancing their ability to efficiently communicate and collaborate with co-workers.