RingCentral Hits Major Milestone with 100 U.S. Patents
BELMONT, Calif. — November 14, 2016 - RingCentral, Inc. (NYSE:RNG), a leading provider of enterprise cloud communication and collaboration solutions, today announced it has been issued its 100th U.S. patent.
This achievement marks a significant milestone in RingCentral’s history and reflects its continued commitment to technological innovation and development. These patents strengthen the company’s cloud communications portfolio in the areas of unified communications and collaboration, cloud PBX, fixed-mobile convergence, video and audio conferencing, call and message handling, account management and provisioning, contact center, presence, disaster recovery and fail-over, interactive voice response (IVR) systems, and security.
As enterprises increasingly search for ways to better connect and engage their workforces, RingCentral continues to invest in innovations that differentiate its solutions in the marketplace and deliver a truly unified communications experience to businesses around the world.
“We are proud to achieve our 100th U.S. patent milestone for RingCentral, reinforcing our strong commitment to technology development and intellectual property protection,” said Vlad Shmunis, chairman, founder and CEO of RingCentral. “These patents continue to give us a competitive advantage as we aim to empower enterprises with the leading cloud communications and collaboration solution for their mobile and distributed workforces. Our investment in research and development is unprecedented in the industry, and we look forward to bringing to market more cutting-edge technologies that ultimately help our enterprise customers drive workplace productivity and overall business success.”
RingCentral has a robust employee patent Innovation Incentives program with the participation of its engineers across the globe who are directly involved in the research and development of patented technology. The distribution of these patents across RingCentral’s various engineering, product development, platform, and mobile groups validates the relentless effort and focus on innovation that has always been a core part of RingCentral’s corporate culture. RingCentral has received recognition of its ability to execute and completeness of vision as a leader in Gartner’s 2016 Magic Quadrant for Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS), Worldwide.*
RingCentral, Inc. (NYSE: RNG) is a global provider of cloud unified communications and collaboration solutions. More flexible and cost-effective than legacy on-premise systems, RingCentral empowers today’s mobile and distributed workforces to be connected anywhere and on any device through voice, video, team messaging, collaboration, SMS, conferencing, online meetings, contact center, and fax. RingCentral provides an open platform that integrates with today’s leading business apps while giving customers the flexibility to customize their own workflows. RingCentral is a leader in the 2016 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Unified Communications as a Service Worldwide for the second consecutive year. RingCentral is headquartered in Belmont, Calif.
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*Source: Gartner, Inc., Magic Quadrant for Unified Communications as a Service, Worldwide, Daniel O’Connell, Bern Elliot, August 23, 2016.
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