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RingCentral Wins 2008 Technology Marketing Corporation Labs Innovation Award


Hosted Business Phone Service Recognized for Outstanding Innovation in the Communications Industry for Third Year Running

Redwood City, Calif., August 13, 2008 - 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 Solutionsmagazine.

"RingCentral has clearly demonstrated to the staff of TMC Labs that its hosted business phone service is truly innovative. The company has made significant contributions to the advancement of communications solutions - giving small businesses access to a comprehensive, on-demand phone service that has capabilities of expensive systems used by large businesses, but delivered online at costs starting at $9.95 per month," said Rich Tehrani, founder and chairman of TMC, and publisher of Customer Interaction Solutions. "We're proud to reward this outstanding accomplishment with a TMC Labs Innovation Award this year."

The TMC Labs Innovation Awards honor products that demonstrate raw innovation, unique features, and significant contributions toward improving communications technology. The TMC Labs Innovation Awards are not granted only to the best-selling products, but instead to those representing a significant contribution to the industry.

"We're honored to be recognized by TMC Labs for our ongoing innovation," said Vlad Shmunis, CEO of RingCentral. "This award underscores our commitment to leveling the playing field for our small business customers by providing them all the power of an expensive business phone system - without the hassle and expense."

The TMC Labs 2008 Innovation Award highlights will be published in the September and October 2008 issues of  Customer Interaction Solutions magazine.

About RingCentral

RingCentral provides an award-winning hosted business phone service for small business. With top industry honors, including PC Magazine's Editor's Choice Award and Small Business Computing's Excellence in Technology, RingCentral offers full-access to core small business phone services and helps improve productivity for tens of thousands of customers worldwide. Headquartered in Redwood City, Calif., RingCentral is privately held with backing from Sequoia Capital, Khosla Ventures and DAG Ventures. For more information, please visit:

About Customer Interaction Solutions 

Since 1982, Customer Interaction Solutions (CIS) magazine has been the voice of the call/contact center, CRM and teleservices industries. CIS magazine has helped the industry germinate, grow, mature and prosper, and has served as the leading publication in helping these industries that have had such a positive impact on the world economy to continue to thrive. Through a combination of outstanding and cutting-edge original editorial, industry voices, in-depth lab reviews and the recognition of the innovative leaders in management and technology through our highly valued awards, Customer Interaction Solutions strives to continue to be the publication that holds the quality bar high for the industry. Please visit:

About TMC

Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) is an integrated global media company helping our clients build communities in print, in-person and online. TMC publishes  Customer Interaction Solutions INTERNET TELEPHONY Unified Communications, and IMS Magazine. TMC is also the first publisher to test new products in its own on-site laboratories, TMC Labs. TMCnet, TMC's Web site, is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries. TMCnet is read by nearly one million US visitors according to Quantcast and by two to three million unique visitors each month worldwide, according to Webtrends. In addition, TMC produces INTERNET TELPHONY Conference & EXPOCall Center 2.0 Conference and Communications Developer Conference. For more information about TMC, visit:

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