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2011 RingCentral Press Releases

Find out what RingCentral did in 2011 - partnerships, customer successes, and events.

December 13, 2011
RingCentral Survey Reveals Small Business Owners Embracing a Remote Workforce and Cloud Technology to Get Through the Holidays For small businesses across the nation, it’s business as usual this holiday season, thanks in part to the “cloud.” RingCentral, the industry leader for cloud-based business phone systems, released today the results of a survey of small business owners examining the adoption of cloud technology and trends in working remotely. The two combined have created a constantly connected workforce that is rarely unplugged or unreachable; as the study shows, these habits have extended themselves into the holiday season as never before.

September 8, 2011
RingCentral Closes $10M Series D Funding Round to Drive Further RingCentral, the industry leader for cloud business phone systems platform and services, announced today that it has brought its overall funding to over $55M with a new $10M Series D round led by Scale Venture Partners. The company’s other investors include Sequoia Capital, Khosla Ventures, Cisco, DAG Ventures, and Silicon Valley Bank. The Series D funds will be used to support the company’s rapid growth and delivery of new products and services.

May 18, 2011
Tablet Use for Business Soars; Smartphone Addiction Continues Apace, Says RingCentral Fifty-one percent of SMB professionals would rather take their tablet with them when traveling than a laptop or PC, according to a new survey. RingCentral, the leader in cloud based business phone systems, today announced the results of their 2nd annual survey on smartphone and mobile device use for business. The survey showed nearly one in every three professionals surveyed (29 percent) owns a tablet. Tablet owners are heavy users of the device – 62% reported using the tablet multiple times a day for business. Primary use for business includes checking emails, visiting websites, and reviewing presentations.

April 21, 2011
RingCentral Reseller Channel Partners Achieve Rapid Success

RingCentral, the leader in cloud based business phone systems, announced today the rapid growth of its channel reseller program since its inception in September 2010. In six months, over 500 channel partners, including IT consultants, telecom sales agents, managed service providers (MSPs) and value-added reseller (VARs), have partnered with RingCentral to provide RingCentral’s proven cloud-based phone system solutions to SMBs looking for scalable business communication systems.