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2008 RingCentral Press Releases

Find out what RingCentral did in 2008 - partnerships, customer successes, and events.

December 8, 2008
RingCentral Appoints New Chief Financial Officer RingCentral, a cloud computing-based hosted business phone service, announced today that Craig Klosterman has joined the executive leadership team as Chief Financial Officer (CFO).

December 2, 2008
RingCentral Wins Case for Virtual Law Firm Virtual Law Partners LLP (VLP) is a distributed law firm that transcends the constraints of traditional “brick and mortar” law firms, offering exceptional legal service from seasoned attorneys at rates much lower than those of conventional law firms. VLP uses the cloud computing-based hosted business phone service from RingCentral in place of a traditional, premise-based expensive phone system in order to efficiently connect attorneys across the U.S. and abroad with clients and prospects across the globe.

November 11, 2008
Economic Downturn Gives Birth to New Businesses - poll results RingCentral, an award-winning, multi-extension hosted business phone service, conducted a comprehensive customer survey that revealed that while the economy may be cooling down, entrepreneurs are really heating up.

November 3, 2008
RingCentral Experiences Record Customer Growth in Past 4 Weeks as Small Businesses Adopt Cost Saving Strategies RingCentral, an award-winning, multi extension hosted business phone service, today revealed new survey results demonstrating that small businesses are rapidly cutting overhead costs to adjust to the new reality of a slowing economy.

October 21, 2008
RingCentral Receives 2008 INTERNET TELEPHONY Excellence Award RingCentral, an award-winning hosted, multi-extension business phone service announced that Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) and INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine has awarded the company the 2008 INTERNET TELEPHONY Excellence Award.

October 15, 2008
RingCentral Delivers High-Touch Low-Cost Business Phone Solution for Human Capital Management Firm Job Science is a market leader in human capital management solutions, with employees working virtually and from locations around the country. The company streamlines the recruiting process with stand-alone software solutions or that integrate with a third party CRM application. The company selected RingCentral for its hosted business phone system to reduce communication costs, shorten response time to their customers and maximize employee productivity.

September 16, 2008
RingCentral Helps Distributed Consulting Firm Easily Tackle Big Projects Emergent Success is a consulting firm with distributed employees that provides organizational facilitation for simple solutions to complex problems—from increasing nurse retention in hospitals to addressing drop out rates for high school students. The company's tagline "Working Better - Together" aptly describes its business philosophy. Efficient communications is essential to the success of the company's business model. Emergent Success relies on RingCentral's hosted, multi-extension business phone service to operate seamlessly and efficiently.

September 10, 2008
RingCentral to Present Conference Session at INTERNET TELEPHONY® Conference & EXPO West 2008

RingCentral, an award-winning hosted multi-extension business phone service announced that its Vice President of Business Development, Jay Blazensky, has been invited to present at TMC's INTERNET TELEPHONY® Conference & EXPO West 2008 on Thursday, September 18 at 1:00 p.m. at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

August 13, 2008
081308RingCentral Wins 2008 Technology Marketing Corporation Labs Innovation Award RingCentral, an award-winning hosted business phone service, announced today that Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) has named the company as a 2008 TMC Labs Innovation Award winner from Customer Interaction Solutions magazine.

August 12, 2008
RingCentral Delivers Winning Communications Verdict for Law Firm Hector R Lopez, APLC is a thriving law practice with a mobile and distributed team. Owner and managing partner Hector R. Lopez has won cases and the trust of clients by placing a high priority on access, customer service and communication. Lopez uses RingCentral's hosted business phone service, in place of a traditional premise-based office phone system, to connect with partners, employees, clients and prospects.

August 11, 2008
RingCentral Delivers Hosted Business Phone System to Concentric Customers RingCentral today announced that it has partnered with Concentric, a leader in providing enterprise-class hosted applications, including Web site hosting, business email, Microsoft Hosted Exchange, corporate domain management and perimeter email protection. Now, Concentric customers can take advantage of RingCentral's hosted business phone system and Internet fax to streamline and enhance their business communications.

July 29, 2008
RingCentral Goes Nationwide With Local Telephone Number Availability RingCentral, an award-winning hosted business phone service, announced today nationwide availability for local telephone number across the U.S. Local number availability is a key requirement for businesses looking to establish a regional presence and boost customer loyalty. RingCentral automatically ties a company's multiple nationwide local numbers into a single enterprise class hosted business service to efficiently link all its customers to its employees.

July 15, 2008
RingCentral Expands Executive Team with Vice President of Worldwide Marketing RingCentral, an award-winning hosted business phone system, announced today that David D. Sipes has joined the company as Vice President, Worldwide Marketing. Sipes will work closely with RingCentral’s executive team to enhance the company’s corporate marketing strategy and brand value.

June 30, 2008
Small Businesses Adapt to Economic Pressures by Finding Creative Strategies to Thrive RingCentral, an award-winning hosted business phone system, today revealed new survey results demonstrating that savvy small business owners facing rising energy costs and an economic downturn are implementing creative cost cutting measures.

June 11, 2008
RingCentral Helps Expand Business for Chicago Real Estate Brokerage Despite a struggling real estate market, business is booming for Urban Real Estate thanks to innovative technologies that boost business while keeping overhead costs low. To manage its company-wide phone communications, the company uses RingCentral’s Internet phone system™, in place of a traditional premise-based office phone system, to connect on-the-go brokers with customers, prospects and colleagues.

May 12, 2008
RingCentral Partners with Warrillow & Co. to Expand Small Business Market Share

RingCentral announced today that it has joined the Warrillow & Co. Subscriber Network, an advisory service for enterprise companies targeting the Small & Medium Business (SMB) market.

May 8, 2008
RingCentral Named Red Herring Top 100 Finalist RingCentral announced today that it has been selected as a finalist in the Red Herring North America Top 100 list for 2008. The Red Herring 100 recognizes the most innovative private technology companies based in North America. Past winners include Google, Yahoo!, and YouTube.

April 22, 2008
RingCentral Strengthens Management Team with Industry Leader As Vice President of Strategy RingCentral today announced the appointment of Praful Shah to its executive team. As vice president of strategy, Shah will lead strategic marketing and communications for the company.
“Praful is the right leader to strategically communicate our strengths and support our long-term growth strategy,” said Vlad Shmunis, chairman of the board and CEO of RingCentral. “His strong track record and industry knowledge will be an invaluable asset to our company, as we continue to extend our leadership position in the market.”

April 7, 2008
RingCentral Makes Wedding Bells Ring for Event Planning Company Matthew Strong, owner and founder of Sacramento-based Matthew Allen Weddings and Events, has built his business creating magical weddings for his clients. His five-person wedding entertainment company goes the extra mile to make the day special, incorporating everything from horseback entrances and helicopter exits to recorded toasts from virtual guests. To manage communications, Strong found the perfect marriage of innovative technology and high-touch customer service in RingCentral’s Internet phone service.

March 25, 2008
RingCentral Receives Unified Communications® Magazine’s 2007 Product of the Year Award

RingCentral announced today that Technology Marketing Corporation’s (TMC®) Unified Communications magazine (http://www.uc-mag.com/) has awarded RingCentral’s Internet phone service its 2007 Product of the Year Award. This award recognizes companies that brought groundbreaking advancements to unified communications technologies in the past year.

March 11, 2008
BT increases phone flexibility for small businesses Small businesses in the UK can now present a more professional image to customers and partners by intelligently managing their phone, mobile, and fax communications with the launch of BT RingCentral.

February 26, 2008
RingCentral Named A Finalist For The 2008 Webware 100 Awards RingCentral, Inc., whose virtual phone system allows small businesses to instantly unify and intelligently manage all their phone, mobile, and fax communications, today announced that the editors of Webware, a CNET site, selected RingCentral as a finalist in the “Webware 100” awards. Nominated in the Communications category, RingCentral was chosen as one of 300 finalists from more than 4,600 qualifying Web 2.0 services and applications.