LONDON & BELMONT, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Vodafone Enterprise and RingCentral, Inc. (NYSE: RNG), a number one supplier of worldwide enterprise cloud communications, collaboration and speak to middle options, at present introduced a strategic partnership that seeks to remodel enterprise communications and collaboration.
Collectively the businesses will create a brand new co-branded, cloud-based service that would be the lead Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) resolution for Vodafone Enterprise, and likewise provide Contact Heart as a Service (CCaaS) to Vodafone Enterprise clients.
Bringing collectively Vodafone Enterprise’ cell first method, world model, attain and scale with RingCentral’s deep UCaaS and CCaaS experience, the platform will ship versatile, straightforward to make use of and safe providers. The platform will probably be obtainable to clients of all sizes providing all companies advantages from next-generation communications and collaboration capabilities.
Vodafone Enterprise and RingCentral will collectively drive product roadmap, innovation, gross sales enablement and go-to-market. Each firms will contribute assets to this, making a joint growth functionality and likewise leveraging the RingCentral open API platform for customized integrations.
Vinod Kumar, CEO, Vodafone Enterprise, mentioned: “Our partnership with RingCentral will allow clients to quickly deploy and simply handle the communications providers which are proper for them, and marks one other step ahead in our drive to develop into a platform primarily based enterprise. Along with RingCentral we will rework methods of working, enhance enterprise processes, and assist firms develop into prepared for a way forward for elevated distant and versatile working.”
The partnership will provide Vodafone Enterprise’ world buyer base quick-to-deploy, scalable cloud-based communications providers primarily based on RingCentral’s main Message Video Telephone™ (MVP™) platform. As a part of the settlement, Vodafone Enterprise will provide RingCentral’s built-in UCaaS and CCaaS options together with RingCentral’s Interact Voice and Interact Digital merchandise. Vodafone Enterprise will present value-added providers in migration, adoption, and integration to make sure clients are realizing the total advantage of the platform.
“We’re excited to companion with the chief in mobility and 5G to allow a ‘work from anyplace’ world with a brand new era of cloud communications providers,” mentioned Anand Eswaran, RingCentral’s President and COO. “Mobility is important to enterprise success, and along with Vodafone Enterprise, we are going to deliver enterprise clients worldwide the capabilities they want, together with workforce messaging, video conferences, and enterprise-grade voice providers, to construct the digital communications of the long run.”
Vodafone Enterprise and RingCentral will initially introduce new providers to clients situated in the UK and for Vodafone Enterprise’ multinational clients in Europe in 2021. A number of further international locations will comply with, together with Spain, Germany and Italy, with the platform tailor-made to native supply in every.
Vodafone is a number one telecommunications firm in Europe and Africa. Our function is to “join for a greater future” and our experience and scale provides us a novel alternative to drive optimistic change for society. Our networks preserve household, buddies, companies and governments linked and – as COVID-19 has clearly demonstrated – we play a significant position in protecting economies working and the functioning of important sectors like schooling and healthcare.
Vodafone is the most important cell and glued community operator in Europe and a number one world IoT connectivity supplier. Our M-Pesa know-how platform in Africa allows over 45m individuals to learn from entry to cell funds and monetary providers. We function cell and glued networks in 21 international locations and companion with cell networks in 48 extra. As of 30 September 2020 we had over 300m cell clients, greater than 27m fastened broadband clients, over 22m TV clients and we linked greater than 112m IoT units.
We help variety and inclusion via our maternity and parental go away insurance policies, empowering girls via connectivity and bettering entry to schooling and digital expertise for ladies, women, and society at giant. We’re respectful of all people, regardless of race, ethnicity, incapacity, age, sexual orientation, gender identification, perception, tradition or faith.
Vodafone can be taking important steps to scale back our affect on our planet by lowering our greenhouse fuel emissions by 50% by 2025, buying 100% of our electrical energy from renewable sources by 2025, and reusing, reselling or recycling 100% of our redundant community tools.
RingCentral, Inc. (NYSE: RNG) is a number one supplier of cloud Message Video Telephone™ (MVP™), buyer engagement and speak to middle options for companies worldwide. Extra versatile and cost-effective than legacy on-premise PBX and video conferencing programs that it replaces, RingCentral empowers fashionable cell and distributed workforces to speak, collaborate, and join through any mode, any gadget, and any location. RingCentral’s open platform integrates with main third-party enterprise purposes and allows clients to simply customise enterprise workflows. RingCentral is headquartered in Belmont, California, and has workplaces world wide.
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