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|RingCentral Releases RingCentral Video to Address Work from Anywhere Demands; Completes Message Video Phone Solution
|Posted: Thu Apr 02, 2020 12:20:09 PM
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Belmont, Calif., -- RingCentral, Inc. (NYSE:RNG), a leading provider of global enterprise cloud communications, collaboration, and contact center solutions, today announced RingCentral Video™ (RCV), a reimagined video meetings experience. Leveraging RingCentral’s open platform, RingCentral Video will be another component offered as part of RingCentral Office®, completing RingCentral’s differentiated Message Video Phone™ (MVP) solution. RingCentral Video addresses the demand in work from anywhere by leveraging next-generation technologies to enable a fast, unified, open, and trusted video meetings experience.
“The world is experiencing the largest work from home demand ever. At RingCentral, we've always been focused on addressing the needs of modern, mobile, and distributed workforces by delivering trusted, reliable, global, and easy to buy, manage, and use solutions,” said Vlad Shmunis, RingCentral’s founder, chairman and CEO. “Today, we’re taking the next step in delivering a world-class seamlessly integrated MVP experience to further enhance employee productivity as they work from anywhere.”
RingCentral is redefining and raising the bar for online collaboration and meetings. RingCentral, now with RingCentral Video, is:
RingCentral worked closely with Google on RingCentral Video to ensure the highest quality browser-based video experience. Leveraging and extending Google Chrome’s WebRTC, RingCentral Video enables superior meetings experience using a browser while eliminating the need for additional downloads. Further, RingCentral Video went through rigorous beta testing with key customers and partners including the Detroit Pistons, Goosehead Insurance, Pro Football Hall of Fame, and World Vision, among others.
“RingCentral optimizing Google Chrome’s WebRTC to power RingCentral Video showcases the mutual value our companies have to bring hassle free communications to our customers,” said Gregg Fiddes, Head of Enterprise Ecosystems, Google. “We are excited to collaborate with RingCentral on their needs and see RingCentral choose Chrome as their inaugural launch platform for RingCentral Video, providing the greatest security and speed for their users.”
RingCentral Video will also power the new RingCentral Rooms™ product, which is currently in beta and is expected to be generally available later in Q2, 2020. RingCentral Rooms transforms any room into an easy-to-use video conference space for enhanced employee productivity. RingCentral Rooms’ easy installation, central management, and analytics dashboard also enable IT system administrators to modernize conference spaces quickly and efficiently.
RingCentral Video, seamlessly integrated into RingCentral Office, is generally available to new customers in North America for global use starting April 2, 2020. RingCentral Video is scheduled to be available to new RingCentral Office customers in EMEA later in Q2 and globally to new RingCentral Office customers in Q3. RingCentral Rooms, currently in beta, will be generally available to all customers in North America in Q2, 2020. Additional details about a full-scale release will be announced in the coming months.