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2019 RingCentral Press Releases

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new partnerships, customer successes, and event announcements.

March 12, 2019
RingCentral Expands Open Platform Capabilities with RingCentral Embeddable and Extended API Library

RingCentral, Inc. (NYSE: RNG), a leading provider of global enterprise cloud communications, collaboration, and contact centre solutions, today announced the expansion of its Open Platform with RingCentral Embeddable, enabling developers to easily and quickly embed communications into their enterprise applications. RingCentral also announced extensions to its API library with new e-Discovery and message retention APIs. These new solutions will be showcased at the RingCentral booth #1806 at Enterprise Connect, March 18–21, in Orlando.

March 12, 2019
New RingCentral Persist Solution Maintains Services in the Event of Internet Outage at Customer Locations

RingCentral, Inc. (NYSE: RNG), a leading provider of global enterprise cloud communications, collaboration, and contact centre solutions, today announced, RingCentral Persist™, a new solution that enables enterprise customers to maintain communications services in case of an Internet failure at a customer’s location. RingCentral Persist will enable customers to continue communications services including emergency calling, extension-to-extension dialing, and inbound and outbound calling. RingCentral Persist is easy to deploy for IT and delivers a seamless experience for end users. RingCentral will showcase this new solution at booth #1806 at Enterprise Connect, March 18 - 21, in Orlando.

March 7, 2019
NHS Professionals Selects RingCentral’s Cloud Communications Solutions to Support Digital Transformation Initiatives

RingCentral UK Ltd., a leading provider of global enterprise cloud communications, collaboration, and contact centre solutions and a wholly owned subsidiary of RingCentral, Inc. (NYSE: RNG), today announced it has been selected by NHS Professionals (NHSP), the market leader in managed flexible worker services, to support NHSP’s digital transformation initiatives. With a growing mobile and distributed workforce, NHSP needed a cloud-based communications solution with capabilities including voice, video, online meetings, team messaging, and SMS to enable flexible and remote working for NHSP’s staff. In addition, NHSP is deploying RingCentral’s cloud contact centre solution to enhance customer engagement and agent productivity.

February 26, 2019
Survey Shows Disjointed Communications Technologies Fail Customers

RingCentral UK Ltd., a leading provider of global enterprise cloud communications and collaboration solutions and a wholly owned subsidiary of RingCentral, Inc. (NYSE: RNG), today released a new report entitled Overcoming the Digital Disconnect: How Disjointed Communications Technologies Are Letting Customers Down – and How to Solve it. Based on a global survey of 2,000 customer-facing employees by CITE Research, including 500 in the UK, the report reveals that disjointed communications technologies not only harm employee productivity and morale, but also negatively impact customer satisfaction and the bottom line.

Customers have increasingly high expectations of good customer experience and want to communicate with businesses through a variety of channels. But these expectations are not being met due to disjointed communications technologies.

January 14, 2019
RingCentral Announces Definitive Agreement to Acquire Connect First to Expand its Customer Engagement Portfolio

RingCentral, Inc., (NYSE:RNG), a leading provider of enterprise cloud communications and collaboration solutions, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Connect First, a cloud-based outbound/blended customer engagement platform for midsise and enterprise companies. Connect First’s platform is deployed by customers such as the ASPCA, Carnival Cruise Line, Party City, PBS, United Way, and Business Process Outsourcers (BPOs) for large service providers such as Charter Cable, Comcast, and SiriusXM.