RingCentral Named 2009 Webware 100 Award Winner

Updated: January 05, 2011

SAN MATEO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--RingCentral, a cloud computing-based business phone services provider, today announced that it has received a 2009 Webware 100 award for Communication by Webware, a CNET site. The Web 2.0 user community cast more than 630,000 votes in an online voting poll which ultimately selected the winners. Finalists for the 2009 Webware 100 Awards were selected by the editors of Webware.

The 2009 Webware 100 Awards recognize the best Web 2.0 sites, services, and applications that are leading the next wave of innovation. Webware editors received and reviewed thousands of entries. A complete list of the winners can be found at www.webware.com/100.

RingCentral provides more services than legacy premise-based, expensive phone systems, at a fraction of the cost. Delivering the power of a sophisticated, multi-extension phone system without expensive hardware to buy or maintain, RingCentral offers a complete “PBX in the Cloud” business phone and Internet fax system with no contracts and zero setup costs. The service is instantly provisioned and activated within minutes. RingCentral’s hosted business phone service combines a toll-free or local number with auto-receptionist, advanced call management, multiple extensions, multiple voicemail boxes and Internet fax; enabling customers to automatically screen calls, use call forwarding, place calls, listen to voicemail and send and receive faxes.

“We thank the readership community and editors at CNET for naming RingCentral a winner; we are delighted to have won in the Communication category,” said Vlad Shmunis, CEO of RingCentral. "This award underscores our commitment to leveling the playing field for our small business customers by providing them all the power of an expensive business phone system - without the hassle and expense.”

“This annual listing has become an essential resource for people who want to learn more about Web 2.0 and the many ways it can help them stay connected,” said Rafe Needleman, editor at Webware and CNET. “The Web 2.0 community and our editors ultimately selected the very best sites, services and applications that have made a lasting impression.”

About RingCentral

RingCentral provides a cloud computing-based business phone service for small business. With top industry honors, including PC Magazine's Editor's Choice Award and Small Business Computing's Excellence in Technology, RingCentral offers full-access to core small business phone services and helps improve productivity for tens of thousands of customers worldwide. Headquartered in San Mateo, California, RingCentral is privately held with backing from Sequoia Capital, Khosla Ventures and DAG Ventures. For more information, please visit: www.ringcentral.com.


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