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2017 RingCentral Press Releases

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October 16, 2017
RingCentral Announces Agenda Highlights for ConnectCentral 2017 User Conference

RingCentral, Inc. (NYSE:RNG), a leading provider of global enterprise cloud communications and collaboration solutions, today announced agenda highlights for its upcoming annual conference, ConnectCentral 2017. The conference will bring together technology and business leaders to explore the future of the digital workplace and how to empower an increasingly mobile and global workforce to communicate and collaborate anytime, anywhere, and on any device.

September 27, 2017
RingCentral Glip Wins Gold Stevie Award in Messaging Category at the 2017 International Business Awards

RingCentral, Inc. (NYSE:RNG), a leading provider of global enterprise cloud communications and collaboration solutions, has won a Gold Stevie Award in Messaging as part of the 14th    Annual International Business Awards. The International Business Awards honor accomplishments by companies serving all aspects of work life.

September 11, 2017
RingCentral Named a Leader in the 2017 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Unified Communications as a Service, Worldwide Report

RingCentral, Inc. (NYSE:RNG), a leading provider of global enterprise cloud communications and collaboration solutions, today announced that Gartner has once again recognized RingCentral as a Leader in the Magic Quadrant for Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS), Worldwide report published on September 6, 2017.* In this year’s Magic Quadrant, RingCentral continues to be positioned furthest to the right on completeness of vision.

September 6, 2017
RingCentral Named 2017 Company of the Year by Frost & Sullivan in Hosted IP Telephony and UCaaS North America

RingCentral, Inc. (NYSE:RNG), a leading provider of global enterprise cloud communications and collaboration solutions, announced today that Frost & Sullivan has named RingCentral 2017 Company of the Year in the Hosted IP Telephony and UCaaS North America report. RingCentral is recognized for the second consecutive year for its complete communications and collaboration capabilities and keen insight into the customer experience. In addition, with a score of 9.9 out of 10, the company was ranked the highest among competitors in Frost & Sullivan’s Decision Support Scorecard, which evaluates companies based on customer impact, visionary innovation, and performance.

August 22, 2017
Explore the Power of Connection at ConnectCentral 2017

RingCentral, Inc. (NYSE:RNG), a leading provider of global enterprise cloud communications and collaboration solutions, will be hosting its second annual user conference, ConnectCentral® 2017, taking place October 23-25 at the Westin St. Francis in San Francisco. As the industry’s premier cloud communications event, ConnectCentral will feature keynotes and sessions by thought leaders and experts who will share insights on advances in the communications and collaboration industry. Attendees will learn how they can empower their customers, partners, and employees to communicate and collaborate more effectively. Key event sponsors include Box, Google, Okta, ProsperWorks, Polycom® and Plantronics.

August 7, 2017
Extra Space Storage Replaces Various Legacy Solutions with RingCentral Cloud Communications and Collaboration Solutions for 1,500 Locations Nationally

RingCentral, Inc. (NYSE:RNG), a leading provider of global enterprise cloud communications and collaboration solutions, today announced that Extra Space Storage, the second largest operator of self-storage properties in the US, has selected RingCentral cloud communications and collaboration solutions, replacing various legacy solutions. With 1,500 national locations and more than 3,000 employees, Extra Space Storage had a critical need for a communications solution that enables greater mobility, scalability and manageability. With RingCentral, they can now drive enhanced productivity for their workforce and deeper overall customer engagement.

August 1, 2017
Tuff Shed Selects RingCentral Cloud Communications Solutions to Replace Legacy Systems Serving 130 Locations

RingCentral, Inc. (NYSE:RNG), a leading provider of global enterprise cloud communications and collaboration solutions, today announced that Tuff Shed, America’s premier supplier of storage buildings and garages, has selected RingCentral for its communications and collaboration needs across the entire organization. Tuff Shed deployed the RingCentral Office® and RingCentral Contact Center™ solutions. Recognizing the value of moving its business communications to the cloud, Tuff Shed cites enhanced employee mobility, ease of manageability, and scalability as key benefits of the RingCentral solution.

July 27, 2017
Primary Care Provider ChenMed Deploys RingCentral

RingCentral, Inc. (NYSE:RNG), a leading provider of global enterprise cloud communications and collaboration solutions, today announced that ChenMed, a physician-led, full-risk primary care market leader transforming healthcare for seniors, has deployed RingCentral Office® and RingCentral Contact Center™ cloud communications solutions. Based on the successful roll-out of 1,900 RingCentral Office seats, and the significant upgrade from ChenMed’s previous provider, ChenMed decided to also add over 300 RingCentral Contact Center seats.

July 13, 2017
TELUS and RingCentral Expand Portfolio of Cloud Communications Solutions to Keep Canadian Businesses Connected

TELUS (TSX: T, NYSE: TU), Canada’s fastest-growing national telecommunications company, and RingCentral, Inc. (NYSE:RNG), a leading provider of global enterprise cloud communications and collaboration solutions, today announced the expansion of TELUS’ cloud communications portfolio for Canadian businesses with the introduction of TELUS Business Connect Mobile. The new cloud-based mobile offering makes the features of an enterprise-grade PBX phone system available on smartphones and tablets – eliminating the need for a landline or expensive on-premise equipment.

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.