Not so many years ago, obtaining a phone system for your small business meant purchasing expensive and complex hardware, as well as having a technician to set it up and maintain it. The cost and inconvenience were enough to prevent many business owners from investing in a professional phone system. Now, however, cloud-based phone systems are giving small […]
We at RingCentral are thrilled that Ernst & Young has named our CEO, Vlad Shmunis, a finalist for the 2011 Entrepreneur Of The Year award in the Northern California region. This awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence in areas such as innovation, financial performance and commitment to their businesses and communities. A panel of […]
These days, “the cloud” and “cloud computing” are among the most widely used business buzzwords. There are still many who are a little unclear about what cloud computing actually is – but with a growing number of cloud-based applications becoming available to small businesses, a basic understanding of what the cloud offers is a must […]
With Mother’s Day coming up on Sunday, we’re delighted to share with you three stories of RingCentral customers who happen to be mothers as well as business owners. Balancing a growing business and a busy household is no easy task. However, these moms have risen to the challenge and achieved success by combining their skills […]
Mobile businesses have been in existence, in one form or another, for centuries. From the local ice cream vendor and neighborhood gardener to the “Avon Lady” and “Fuller Brush Man,” the concept of bringing business to customers is not new. These days, though, mobile businesses are getting ahead with the help of advanced technology. Social […]
Over the last several weeks, we have sponsored a fantastic series about non-traditional workspaces on the social-media news site Mashable. If you missed these articles, we encourage you to check them out. Each article offers a variety of interesting ideas, tips and insights about today’s mobile work environments. Here’s a rundown on what was featured in […]
We’re proud to announce that RingCentral Fax has been named the No. 1 online fax service by a leading technology review site covering software and web services - TopTenREVIEWS. Competing against 16 other online fax services, RingCentral stood above the rest to take the Gold Award, based on a variety of ratings that included ease of […]
In a recent customer survey, we asked the owners of small to medium-sized businesses across the United States how smartphones have changed the way they do business. The results of the survey revealed the prominent role these handheld devices are playing in the daily lives of an increasingly mobile workforce. Here are the complete results: The results […]
Cloud computing is a complicated term used to describe a variety of paradigms. Its historical timeline is still hotly debated. In the world of IT, the industry seems abuzz with the phrase “cloud computing”. In 2007, Dell tried to trademark the term (it was rejected by the USPTO) and Larry Ellison of Oracle said, “It’s what we’ve […]
Cell phones connected to Wifi will be the final destination for VoIP in the home.
This is the second part of our discussion of The Future of VoIP.