April 25, 2016
RingCentral Integrates Communications and Messaging Platform Into More Than 500 Workplace Apps Through New Partnership
New Integration With Zapier Expands Cloud Communications, Collaboration Across Vast Landscape of SaaS Apps That are Integral Tools for Today’s Workplace
BELMONT, Calif.—April 25, 2016 — RingCentral, Inc. (NYSE:RNG), a leading provider of cloud business communication and collaboration solutions, today announced a groundbreaking integration with Zapier, a Web app automation service, that embeds RingCentral Office® into more than 500 workplace SaaS applications. Available immediately, this integration makes voice and messaging capabilities an integral part of the everyday business workflow in workplaces around the world.
Through this integration, any business currently using Zapier to automate custom workflows can improve customer service and streamline internal communications. Because the integration occurs on the existing Zapier platform, companies don’t need to deploy any development resources to enable RingCentral’s capabilities.
“Communication and collaboration are no longer siloed functions for the modern workforce,” said Wade Foster, CEO of Zapier. “The launch of the Zapier and RingCentral integration brings powerful cloud communications and collaboration tools directly into a vast number of SaaS apps already being used throughout the workplace.”
RingCentral’s integration with Zapier makes infusing business communications into every aspect of work even easier and more cost-effective. Customers are now able to set automated responses for missed calls via SMS, Gmail, or team messaging; archive voice recordings or email attachments in Box® or Google Drive™ folders; and kick off a Salesforce or Intercom ticket in response to phone calls from specific numbers.
Some of the more notable apps into which RingCentral can be integrated easily and quickly include: Google Drive™, Google Sheets™, Evernote®, Twitter®, Salesforce®, Dropbox®, WordPress®, Google Calendar™, Gmail™, MailChimp®, Trello®, HubSpot®, Asana™, GitHub®, LinkedIn®, Eventbrite®, Buffer™, PayPal®, and Zendesk®.
“Today’s workplaces need the ability to easily embed their communications functions into all their other business software apps to maximize efficiency in both internal and external communications,” said David Lee, Vice President of Platform Products at RingCentral. “This integration with Zapier is the easiest solution available for embedding communications into many business applications.”
Businesses can create their own custom automations and workflows, including the following:
· Archive a new call recording into a Box or Google Drive folder
· Send an email response via Gmail upon receipt of a new voicemail message
· Send an SMS to a support queue after a missed call from a customer
· Create a new Google Sheets row after ending a phone call
· Post a message in Glip® after receiving a missed call
· Create support tickets for emails with specific patterns
· Send an automated Gmail email or Slack® message after receiving a new SMS
· Respond to a text message by sending an automated response via RingCentral SMS.
The RingCentral Connect Platform™ offers developers a set of tools and services to build, deploy, and manage custom integrations using RingCentral open APIs. To learn more, visit https://developers.ringcentral.com/.
Salesforce® is a trademark of Salesforce.com, Inc.
LinkedIn® is a trademark of LinkedIn Corporation.
Google Drive™, Google Sheets™, Google Calendar™, Gmail™ are trademarks of Google.
Evernote® is a trademark of Evernote Corporation.
Twitter is a trademark of Twitter, Inc.
Dropbox® is a trademark of Dropbox, Inc.
WordPress® is a trademark of Wordpress Foundation.
MailChimp® is a trademark of The Rocket Science Group LLC.
Trello® is a trademark of Trello, Inc.
HubSpot® is a trademark of HubSpot, Inc.
Asana™ is a trademark of Asana.
GitHub® is a trademark of GitHub, Inc.
Eventbrite® is a trademark of Eventbrite, Inc.
Buffer™ is a trademark of Buffer.
PayPal® is a trademark of PayPal, Inc.
Zendesk® is a trademark of Zendesk, Inc.
Box® is a trademark of Box, Inc.
Slack® is a trademark of Slack Technologies, Inc.
RingCentral, Inc. (NYSE:RNG) is a leading provider of cloud-based business communications and collaboration solutions. RingCentral’s cloud solution is easier to manage, and more flexible and cost-efficient than legacy on-premises communications systems. It meets the needs of modern distributed and mobile workforces spanning SMB to Enterprises globally. RingCentral, Business Communications Made Simple. RingCentral is headquartered in Belmont, Calif. RingCentral, the RingCentral logo, RingCentral Office, Connect Platform, and Glip are trademarks of RingCentral, Inc.
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