Small and medium-sized businesses are embracing the concept of remote work – and the trend stands to benefit SMBs employees and bottom lines alike. RingCentral’s own data demonstrates just how pervasive remote working has become in the SMB community. A survey we conducted late last year found that 73 percent of small business owners expected […]
If you’ve made the decision to move your business’ IT to the cloud — congratulations! That’s a big decision. Now get ready for the actual deployment process, which requires preparation and research. As Director of Business IT services at RingCentral, I learned a great deal from our IT migration to the cloud. Below are my […]
Analyst firm Forrester predicts that the global cloud computing market will grow from $45.3 billion in 2012 to “more than $241 billion in 2020.” As cloud service providers ourselves, RingCentral is seeing continued growth in our customer base – as such, we’re not surprised by Forrester’s forecast. In fact, the market for cloud computing is […]
RingCentral’s business phone service is designed from the ground up to make enterprise communications easy, flexible and even enjoyable. So how can RingCentral phone service help your business become more mobile? Let us count the ways: 1) Apps for iOS, Android and BlackBerry OS Apps are a linchpin of the RingCentral mobile experience – and […]
Recently, I submitted an article to Upstart Business Journal about how cloud services enable smaller businesses to access enterprise-level features previously available only to larger corporations. As a result, SMBs can project a more professional image. Below is the article in its entirety. Many thanks to Upstart Business Journal for publishing. One of the largest […]
With the acceptance of cloud-based enterprise applications in mainstream businesses, the role of the IT manager for a small or medium enterprise has changed dramatically. Gone are the days of running around and building out data centers in all the closets, buying the latest servers and appliances, fighting for every budget dollar, and being hated […]
Mobile VoIP provider Vopium created a great infographic on the history of telephony and the revolution of VoIP. Be sure to check out the statistics on global mobile usage towards the bottom of the infographic. The net net: we’ve come a long way since Mr. Alexander Graham Bell!
Thanks to all the folks who attended our webinar, “Bringing the Cloud Down to Earth,” with USA Today columnist Rhonda Abrams. If you couldn’t attend or you’d like to see the presentation again, we’ve posted the webinar video above for your reference. Special thanks to Rhonda Abrams!
Entrepreneurship is at an all-time high and innovative small businesses are sprouting and flourishing. Personal service, attention to detail, and feeling good about supporting local and sustainable companies are some of the most popular reasons people choose the little guy over big, aggressive brands. Maybe you sell delectable gluten-free scones out of a food truck, […]
Today’s post features our own founder and CEO, Vlad Shmunis in a candid interview with Teens in Tech Labs founder Daniel Brusilovsky. Teens in Tech Labs provides tools and resources to young entrepreneurs world-wide to help them follow their passions and create disruptive, innovative products and businesses.