SOURCE: RingCentral

June 21, 2011 08:00 ET

RingCentral Selected by Rogers Communications to Deliver Cloud-Based Phone System Solution for Its Small Business Customers in Canada

"Hosted IP Voice" Powered by RingCentral Can Be Purchased and Activated in Minutes

SAN MATEO, CA--(Marketwire - Jun 21, 2011) - RingCentral today announced that it was selected by Rogers Communications to provide a cloud business phone system solution for Rogers' small business customers in Canada. Rogers Hosted IP Voice, powered by RingCentral, provides customers the rich functionality of a business phone system without the high cost or complexity of a traditional on-premise hardware PBX. Additionally, it is designed to meet the new business needs of the mobile and distributed workforce, with features and functionality that legacy hardware PBXs cannot provide. RingCentral is an industry leader in cloud based business phone system platform and services.

"We understand that for small businesses, seamless connections with customers are crucial to maintaining a professional image," said John Boynton, Executive Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer, Rogers. "Our team is committed to helping Canadian small businesses work efficiently through offering our customers innovative solutions, including RingCentral's cloud-based PBX platform."

Rogers Hosted IP Voice, powered by RingCentral, provides a cloud-based business phone system that includes:

  • A complete hosted phone and fax system
  • Powerful features and functionality, including multiple extensions, multiple voice mail boxes, call management and call routing for real-time call control, internet fax and more
  • Instant activation that requires no technical skills to manage the phone system
  • Unlimited local, long distance calling and faxing -- anywhere within the US and Canada
  • Pre-configured IP phones -- delivered ready with plug-n-ring capability
  • Simple pricing model -- all-inclusive, simple and reasonably priced, with a flat monthly bill
  • Rich Smartphone applications for Apple, Android, and BlackBerry platforms.

"Domestic and international carriers are using our cloud platform to serve the needs of businesses. As Canada's leading carrier, we are excited to work with Rogers to offer our platform to their business customers," said Vlad Shmunis, CEO of RingCentral. "Businesses are not working the same way they were three years or even a year ago. Yet, they have been saddled with on-premise PBX hardware systems that are expensive, and do not meet the new business needs of a mobile and distributed workforce. Rogers Hosted IP Voice service brings a solution to address today's needs, at a price that any sized business can afford."

Hosted IP Voice powered by RingCentral plans are priced as low as CDN $29.99 per user per month. More information is available at www.rogers.com/hostedipvoice.

About RingCentral
RingCentral provides cloud computing based business phone systems. With top industry honors, including PC Magazine Editor's Choice Award, Small Business Computing Excellence in Technology Award, and the 2010 World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer Award, RingCentral delivers on-demand phone systems that are designed for the modern mobile and distributed business world, at a fraction of the cost of traditional on-premise hardware systems. Headquartered in San Mateo, California, RingCentral is privately held with backing from Sequoia Capital, Khosla Ventures, Cisco Systems, and DAG Ventures. For more information, please visit: www.ringcentral.com

About Rogers Communications
Rogers Communications is a diversified Canadian communications and media company. We are Canada's largest provider of wireless voice and data communications services and one of Canada's leading providers of cable television, high-speed Internet and telephony services. Through Rogers Media we are engaged in radio and television broadcasting, televised shopping, magazines and trade publications, and sports entertainment. We are publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: RCI.A) (TSX: RCI.B) and on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: RCI). For further information about the Rogers group of companies, please visit www.rogers.com

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