February 11, 2019
RingCentral Signs Cloud Communications Provider Contract with Columbia University to Support 44,000 Faculty and Students
RingCentral deployment replaces legacy on-premises systems to enable mobility and enhance collaboration
RingCentral, Inc. (NYSE: RNG), a leading provider of global enterprise cloud communications, collaboration, and contact center solutions, has signed an agreement with Columbia University, one of the world’s leading research institutions, for a cloud communications platform to support 44,000 faculty and students. Columbia University needed to replace its legacy on-premises communications systems to provide greater mobility and enhanced student to student and student to faculty collaboration. The University will deploy 14,000 seats of RingCentral Office ® to faculty, which includes voice, video, team messaging, online meetings, SMS, and fax, and will roll out team messaging to 30,000 students.
“The need to support an increasingly mobile faculty and student base while keeping pace with younger generational preferences for collaboration is fueling the demand for cloud communications solutions,” said Ryan Azus, EVP of global sales and services, RingCentral.
Key RingCentral benefits include:
- Mobility: RingCentral Mobile app enables users to have multiple modes of communication, including voice, video, team messaging, online meetings, SMS, and fax. This will enable them to choose the channel of their choice to communicate with colleagues, all from a single mobile application.
- Seamless collaboration: RingCentral’s team messaging capabilities provide users with a seamless way to collaborate on projects and connect in real time.
- Video meetings: With RingCentral Meetings™ , users can access a single solution that includes team messaging and online video meetings.
- Reliability: RingCentral’s highly reliable and redundant architecture enables users to anticipate and diagnose quality of service issues before they escalate to critical problems.
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RingCentral, Inc. (NYSE: RNG) is a leading provider of global enterprise cloud communications, collaboration, and contact center solutions. More flexible and cost-effective than legacy on-premises systems, RingCentral empowers modern mobile and distributed workforces to communicate, collaborate, and connect from any location, on any device, and via any mode. RingCentral provides unified voice, video meetings, team messaging, digital customer engagement, and integrated contact center solutions for enterprises globally. RingCentral’s open platform integrates with leading business apps and enables customers to easily customize business workflows. RingCentral is headquartered in Belmont, California, and has offices around the world.
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