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

BELMONT, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–lt;a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/RingCentral?src=hash” target=”_blank”gt;#RingCentrallt;/agt;–RingCentral,
(NYSE: RNG), a leading provider of global enterprise cloud
communications, collaboration, and contact center solutions, has signed
an agreement with Columbia
, 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
® 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
    , 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.

For information on other RingCentral customers, please click here.

About RingCentral

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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Mariana Kosturos

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