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Avaya and RingCentral Announce Expansion of Unified Cloud Communications Offering – Avaya Cloud Office Across Europe to Keep Businesses…

Avaya and RingCentral Inc. announced the expansion of Avaya Cloud Office by RingCentral across Europe, with the solution now generally available in France, Ireland, and the Netherlands. In addition, the companies also announced that they have signed their first seven-figure deal with a large United Kingdom-based Government customer. This geographic expansion of Avaya Cloud Office follows the launch of the solution in Canada, the United Kingdom, and Australia in June and the United States in March. Since then, the solution…

Work From Home Is the Future. Should We Start Substituting Marketing Communications?

Now that Twitter, Facebook, and Apple say employees can work from home indefinitely, it’s supposedly the end of the office as we know it. That’s a big one-eighty for firms that invested huge sums of money building their campuses. But the tech giants can afford to be wildly wrong here. The rest of us need to be wary, not just because the wholesale embrace of WFH is happening during a crisis, but because it runs contrary to some fundamental truths. Work From Home (WFH) Increases Productivity, But There’s a Big Catch. You’ve…

Fuze Enhances Communications & Collaboration Experience with New Patent for Detecting User Presence

Fuze, the leading cloud-based communications provider for the modern global enterprise, announced that it has been awarded a new patent for a unified user presence detection system, enabling Fuze users to efficiently determine the availability of other users for more effective communications and collaboration. Marketing Technology News: Salesforce Announces Digital 360 -Transforming Customer Engagement for the All-Digital, Work from Anywhere World The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) issued Fuze U.S. Patent No.…

Karbo Communications Announces Advanced Social Media and SEO Offerings and Presence in Washington D.C.

Agency Expands Social Media and SEO Services with a Social Listening Program, Social Media Creative, Technical SEO, and More Karbo Communications, a top-ranked U.S. technology public relations (PR) and digital marketing agency, announced expanded social media offerings and a new presence in Washington D.C. Karbo Communications is rolling out a wide variety of social media services to meet an increase in client demand. In addition to standard and full-service social media management packages, the agency is expanding…

Equinix Enables Rakuten Mobile to Bring its Rakuten Communications Platform to International Markets

Global footprint and diverse ecosystem on Platform Equinix® open up avenues for global service rollout Equinix, Inc., the world's digital infrastructure company, announced that Rakuten Mobile Singapore Pte. Ltd., a subsidiary of Rakuten Mobile, Inc., has selected Platform Equinix as a foundation to deliver its Rakuten Communications Platform (RCP) to global operators and enterprise customers. The deployment will be completed in phases, with initial deployment in Singapore, the location of Rakuten Mobile's international…

Rakuten Mobile Adds Nuance Intelligent Engagement AI Services to Rakuten Communications Platform

Nuance Communications, Inc. and Rakuten Mobile, Inc. announced a strategic partnership to add Nuance Intelligent Engagement AI Services to the Rakuten Communications Platform (RCP). As a result, RCP becomes the first-ever mobile communications, cloud-native, and virtualized platform to have Nuance Conversational and Engagement AI services built-in. Through the Nuance-Rakuten Mobile partnership, RCP will now offer Rakuten Group companies the ability to leverage: Conversational AI Services: cloud-native software with…

Movius WhatsApp Integration Creates First True Compliant Mobile Unified Communications Solution

Movius, the leading global provider of mobile unified communication software, is now enabling enterprises to securely and compliantly communicate with clients on their preferred mobile messaging channel. The company announced the integration of WhatsApp support from within Movius MultiLine, their secure mobile communication service that can be deployed over any smartphone device on any global carrier. The integration will help unify and capture all business voice and messaging channels through a single integrated user…

Frost & Sullivan Names Vonage Asia-Pacific Communications Platform as a Service (CPaaS) Provider

For the second year in a row, Frost & Sullivan has named Vonage, a global leader in cloud communications helping businesses accelerate their digital transformation, as the Asia-Pacific Communications Platform as a Service (CPaaS) Provider of the Year. Vonage was recognized for the Vonage Communications Platform, which allows for the integration of fully programmable APIs into existing products, workflows, and systems and from which the Company’s unified communications and contact center solutions are built. The Vonage…

Cloud Communications Platform, Melrose Labs to Protect Businesses from Fraud with New Technology Partnership

Melrose Labs has partnered with Phronesis Technologies to reassure businesses that customers are who they say they are Following the launch of its voice and messaging services earlier this year, Melrose Labs’ new partnership will see the platform develop new identity verification services that will protect businesses and improve customer engagement. The new offerings will also enhance Melrose Labs’ existing Identity and Location, and One-Time Password (OTP) services. Marketing Technology News: Outbrain Launches Carousel,…

Mindbody Adopts RingCentral’s Modern Cloud Communications Solution to Keep Its Distributed Workforce Connected

RingCentral, Inc., a leading provider of global enterprise cloud communications, collaboration, and contact center solutions announced that Mindbody, the leading technology platform for the wellness industry, has adopted RingCentral’s unified cloud communications platform to keep its distributed, global workforce connected from anywhere on any device, across the United States, United Kingdom, and Australia. Founded in 2001 and headquartered in San Luis Obispo, CA with locations across the globe, Mindbody enables businesses…

8×8 Announces Strategic VAR Channel Partnership with Spectrotel to Help Organizations Transform the Digital Workplace with Cloud…

8x8 Announces Strategic VAR Channel Partnership with Spectrotel to Help Organizations Transform the Digital Workplace with Cloud Communications 8x8, Inc., a leading integrated cloud communications platform, announced that Spectrotel, Inc., a leading national next generation aggregator and managed services provider, has joined the 8x8 Open Channel Program as a strategic value added reseller (VAR) partner. Spectrotel is now offering the 8x8 Open Communications Platform™, which uniquely combines cloud voice, team chat, video…

Computer History Museum and RingCentral Partner to Modernize Communications Across Historical Bay Area Institution

RingCentral is the museum’s official enterprise cloud communications partner RingCentral, Inc., a leading provider of global enterprise cloud communications, collaboration, and contact center solutions, announced a new multi-year partnership with The Computer History Museum, based in Mountain View, California. RingCentral will be the museum’s enterprise cloud communications partner, bringing a modern and unified communications infrastructure—including messaging, video and phone—to the Bay Area-based institution. The…

Ribbon to Deliver Carrier-Grade Unified Communications as a Service to the IBM Cloud for Financial Services

Ribbon's Kandy Business Solutions will leverage the IBM Cloud for Financial Services to deliver secure, cloud-based Unified Communications as a Service capabilities Ribbon Communications Inc., a global provider of real time communications software and packet and optical transport solutions to service providers, enterprises, and critical infrastructure sectors, announced it has joined the IBM Cloud for Financial Services ecosystem and intends to onboard its Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) offering to the…

Telestax Launches the Industry’s First CPaaS Sales Certification Training for Communications Companies, Carriers, and Operators

Telestax, a leading global communications platform as a service (CPaaS) enablement and application provider became the first in the industry to deliver a CPaaS Sales Certification Training program specifically developed for communications providers. According to a recent report by Synergy Research Group, the CPaaS market is experiencing a 40 percent yearly growth rate, with IDC forecasting a market size of nearly $11 billion by 2022. As communications companies increasingly focus on bringing cloud-based APIs to their…

Infobip Launches Moments – Helping Brands Add a Human Touch to Customer Communications

Global cloud communications platform Infobip has launched Moments – a new omnichannel customer engagement hub – making it possible for brands to better understand and reach today’s connected consumer in the modern digital era. As companies’ digital transformation initiatives are accelerated by the ‘new normal’ stemming from the worldwide effect of the recent pandemic, Moments uses Infobip’s mobile-first telecommunications legacy to enable marketers to build lasting relationships over an extended range of the world’s most…

AVANT Communications’ Business Surges Globally with 8×8; Named an 8×8 Open Channel Program Platinum Partner

8x8, Inc., a leading integrated cloud communications platform, announced that AVANT Communications ("AVANT"), a platform for IT decision-making and the premier distributor for next generation technology, has been named as an 8x8 Open Channel Program Platinum Partner. This recognition highlights AVANT’s commitment and success in delivering the 8x8 Open Communications Platform™, which uniquely combines cloud voice, team chat, video meetings and contact center in a single solution, through its global network of Trusted…

Online Marketplace Carousell Chooses Vonage to Enhance Customer Communications and Safeguard its Platform Against Fraud throughout Asia,…

Vonage, a global leader in cloud communications helping businesses accelerate their digital transformation, has been selected by Singapore-based online marketplace Carousell to safeguard its platform against fraud and enhance the speed and efficiency of customer notifications. Carousell, a leading consumer-to-consumer and business-to-consumer marketplace for buying and selling of new and second-hand goods, is using Vonage’s Verify API to implement two-factor authentication (2FA) to validate accounts. Using just a phone…

Numonix and Ribbon Communications Team to Deliver Compliance Recording for Microsoft Teams

Numonix IXCloud and Ribbon Session Border Controllers Deliver Seamless Interaction Recording for Microsoft Teams Users Numonix, the developer of the most versatile interaction recording solution for Unified Communication platforms, and Ribbon Communications Inc., a global provider of real-time communications software and network solutions to service providers, enterprises, and critical infrastructure sectors, today announced their collaboration to deliver a seamless interaction recording experience for Microsoft Teams users…

Gartner Honors TCS With 2020 Communications Award For Its Business 4.0 Digital Campaign

Global IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, TCS has won the 2020 Gartner Communications Award. Gartner recognized and honored TC for its excellent campaign Digital Transformation with Business 4.0™. TCS won the award in the category “Excellence in Building a Corporate Brand”. At the time of this announcement, TCS CMO, Rajashree R, said, “We are delighted to receive this recognition from the expert jury. To showcase how our Business 4.0 thought leadership framework helps enterprises draw up their…

SoundExchange Appoints Entertainment Industry Leader Esther-Mireya Tejeda as Chief Marketing and Communications Officer

SoundExchange announced the appointment of Esther-Mireya Tejeda as chief marketing and communications officer, strengthening the company's executive team as it works to reshape and modernize the music industry. Tejeda will report to SoundExchange President and CEO Michael Huppe. Tejeda will oversee the company's brand strategy and marketing, global communications and public relations, industry relations, and public policy groups as well as a team of nearly two dozen marketing and communications professionals, multiple…