– Vodafone Germany and RingCentral jointly launch “Vodafone Business UC with RingCentral” in the German market
– The solution combines team messaging, video meetings and a cloud phone system on one platform
– A new platform helps companies embrace hybrid work, enabling an optimized user experience on any device, for anyone, anywhere
DUSSELDORF, Germany and BELMONT, California, July 29, 2022.—(BUSINESS WIRE)–Vodafone Germany and RingCentral Inc. (NYSE: RNG), a leading provider of global enterprise cloud communications, video conferencing, collaboration and contact center solutions, today introduced to the German market ‘Vodafone Business UC with RingCentral,’ a powerful communications platform that combines RingCentral’s flagship offering RingCentral Message Video Phone™ (MVP™) with Vodafone mobility and 5G capabilities. The solution gives companies greater choice, flexibility and simplicity in how their employees communicate and collaborate – in the office, at home or on the go.
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Martin Grabowski, Director of Marketing and Product Business at Vodafone Germany:
“Especially in today’s hybrid world, collaboration between employees in different locations is a real advantage. Together with RingCentral, we are now pleased to offer a unified communications solution that meets real needs in today’s business world. Vodafone Business UC with RingCentral will help businesses and employees work together efficiently and securely, no matter where they are or what devices they use.”
Marco Meier, Regional Vice President, Global Service Providers DACH, told RingCentral:
“At RingCentral, we focus on making business communications easy for everyone. By combining Vodafone’s strengths with RingCentral’s leading expertise in cloud-based unified communications, we enable people to work from anywhere, on any device, while improving productivity thanks to our open platform integrations with third-party business applications. Finally, our co-innovation and co-creation strategy with Vodafone Germany will improve workflows and enable the business to drive long-term sustainable value and differentiation.”
To support hybrid work, German companies need a secure, reliable and flexible cloud communications platform – one that allows their employees to work from anywhere with a single app for team messaging, video meetings and a cloud phone system. Vodafone Business UC with RingCentral meets these requirements and provides a flexible yet reliable solution to meet the challenges of everyday work. This allows employees to work productively no matter where they are.
This new unified communications solution from Vodafone Germany and RingCentral offers businesses the ability to migrate from their existing infrastructure to the cloud. This highly secure solution includes call recording, HD video meetings and many other new features to simplify communication and collaboration. In addition, end users will benefit from the many unique and differentiated features, including AI-based Advanced Meeting Insights, whiteboarding, live transcription and dynamic end-to-end encryption.
All functions can run standalone or integrate with various business applications, including Microsoft 365, leading customer relationship management (CRM), enterprise resource planning (ERP) and help desk services – ensuring everything works in sync.
For more details on Vodafone Business UC with RingCentral, visit https://www.vodafone.de/business/loesungen/ucc-ringcentral/.
About Vodafone Germany
Vodafone is one of the leading communications groups. Every second German is a Vodafone customer – whether surfing, phoning or watching TV; whether they’re connecting their office, farm or factory to Vodafone technology. Vodafone networks connect Germany: families and friends, as well as politics, business and society. They also help sustain vital sectors such as education and healthcare, especially during COVID-19.
The Düsseldorf-based company delivers Internet, mobile communications, fixed network and TV from a single source. As a partner in the digitization of the German economy, Vodafone counts start-ups, SMEs and DAX corporations among its customers. Vodafone is number 1 in German mobile communications: no other company in Germany connects more people and machines through its mobile network. No other German company offers more fixed gigabit connections than the Düsseldorf-based company. And no other company has more television customers in the country.
With more than 30 million mobile customers, almost 11 million broadband customers, more than 13 million TV customers and numerous digital solutions, Vodafone Germany and its 16,000 employees generate total annual revenues of around €13 billion.
As a gigabit company, Vodafone is driving infrastructure expansion in Germany: today Vodafone reaches more than 24 million households in its national cable fiber network, more than 23 million of them with gigabit speeds. In 2022, Vodafone will provide two-thirds of all Germans with gigabit connections. With its 4G network, Vodafone reaches more than 99% of all households in Germany. Vodafone’s machine network (Narrowband IoT) for industry and commerce covers almost 97% of Germany’s territory. As of mid-2019, Vodafone also operates the first 5G network in Germany, reaching over 45 million people. By 2023, Vodafone will roll out 5G to 60 million people.
Vodafone Germany is the largest national company in the Vodafone Group, one of the largest telecommunications groups in the world, accounting for around 30% of total revenues. Vodafone has more than 300 million mobile customers worldwide, more than 28 million fixed network customers, 22 million TV customers and connects more than 150 million devices to the Internet of Things.
Vodafone connects people and machines around the world. And it creates a better future for all. Because: Technology is paving the way for the digital future. To achieve this, Vodafone works to sustainably manage its business and protect the environment. The goals: To become climate neutral by 2025 and zero emissions by 2040. To achieve them, Vodafone uses 100% green energy, electrifies its fleet, relies on a green supply chain and ensures that its network technology is fully reused, resold or recycled. In addition, Vodafone helps other companies minimize their CO2 footprint with smart IoT technologies.
Diversity is firmly anchored in Vodafone’s corporate culture and is promoted through numerous measures. These include offers to balance family and career, and networks for women, fathers or LGBT people to diversity trainings for executives. Vodafone respects and values all people: regardless of ethnicity, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, beliefs, culture or religion.
For more information: www.vodafone-deutschland.de or www.vodafone.com.
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RingCentral, Inc. (NYSE: RNG) is a leading provider of business cloud communications and contact center solutions based on its powerful global Message Video Phone™ (MVP®) platform. More flexible and cost-effective than legacy on-premise PBX and video conferencing systems, RingCentral enables today’s mobile and distributed workforce to communicate, collaborate and connect through any mode, any device and any location. RingCentral offers three key products in its portfolio, including RingCentral MVP™, a unified communications platform as a service (UCaaS) including team messaging, video conferencing and a cloud telephony system; RingCentral Video®, the company’s team messaging video meeting solution that enables Smart Video Meetings™; and RingCentral cloud contact center solutions. RingCentral’s open platform integrates with leading third-party business applications and allows customers to easily customize business workflows. RingCentral is headquartered in Belmont, California, with offices around the world.
© 2022 RingCentral, Inc. All rights reserved. RingCentral, Message Video Phone, MVP, RingCentral MVP, RingCentral Video, Smart Video Meetings and the RingCentral logo are trademarks of RingCentral, Inc.
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