SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwired - November 15, 2016) - Zoom Video Communications, Inc., provider of video and web conferencing services, today announced that analyst firm Gartner has named Zoom a new Leader in the 2016 Magic Quadrant for Web Conferencing. This is the second time Zoom has appeared in the Gartner Magic Quadrant; it was positioned as a Visionary in last year's report.
The criteria used by Gartner to evaluate companies selected for the Magic Quadrant evaluation included completeness of vision and ability to execute. This report evaluated fourteen vendors across a range of criteria and positioned Zoom as a Leader in relation to other market services.
"We are honored to receive this recognition from Gartner and to be placed in the Leaders quadrant," said Eric S. Yuan, Founder and CEO of Zoom. "Over 380,000 business customers and millions of happy users know that Zoom is an industry leader. With our enterprise-grade video collaboration suite that solves their need to connect disperse teams on-the-go and in their conference rooms, Zoom is the scalable, secure, and easy answer for organizations around the world. We put our customers first, and we believe it shows in our rapid growth, best-in-class product suite, industry-leading net promoter score of 69, and now in reports from top analysts."
With 215% growth in usage last year, Zoom is on track to host 15 billion annual meeting minutes with major growth in enterprise cloud collaboration. Zoom's innovative and cost-effective solutions meet the needs of today's workforce with web and video conferencing on desktop, mobile, and in conference rooms. Zoom attributes its leadership and growth to its ability to innovate quickly, while providing a reliable service that is simple to use. The company goes beyond serving the needs of end-users, while also serving the need of IT with a flexible, scalable platform that is easy to deploy and manage.
To download the 2016 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Web Conferencing report, please visit here.
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*Source: Gartner, Inc. Magic Quadrant for Web Conferencing, Adam Preset, Mike Fasciani, Whit Andrews, November 10, 2016.
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Zoom unifies cloud video conferencing, simple online meetings, group messaging, and a software-defined video conference room solution into one easy-to-use platform. Our solution offers the best video, audio, and screen-sharing experience across Windows, Mac, Linux, Chrome OS, iOS, Android, BlackBerry, Zoom Rooms, and H.323/SIP room systems such as Polycom and Cisco Tandberg. Zoom is a privately held company headquartered in San Jose, California.