Redwood City, California – (The Hosting News) – August 21, 2008 – Web host, Internet and telecommunications services company, XO Communications’ Concentric, has partnered with RingCentral, to provide enterprise-class hosted applications.
Solutions will include Web site hosting, business email, Microsoft Hosted Exchange, corporate domain management and perimeter email protection. Concentric customers will have access to RingCentral’s hosted business phone system and Internet fax to streamline and enhance their business communications.
Barbara Branaman, Executive Vice President of product and marketing for Concentric explained, ”’Small to medium businesses need streamlined communications solutions that are affordable and do not require the purchase of complex technology. The RingCentral hosted business phone system compliments a small business’s voice services by providing a centralized phone and Internet fax solution for mobile and distributed employees. With RingCentral, we now offer a comprehensive suite of affordable small business services including everything a small business needs to create a big business presence on the web and on the phone.”
RingCentral’s hosted services help people connect to businesses and mobile professionals worldwide. Delivering the power of a sophisticated phone system without expensive hardware to buy or maintain, RingCentral takes the high cost and hassle out of communications proving you don’t need a ”big company” budget to look like a big company. RingCentral combines a toll-free or local number with advanced call management, PBX, voicemail and Internet fax, enabling customers to set up multiple extensions with voicemail, automatically screen, forward and place calls, allow their customers to click-to-call directly from the website, view call logs for sales leads, send and receive faxes, and receive message alerts.
Vlad Shmunis, President and CEO of RingCentral noted, ”Growing businesses rely on Concentric web hosting and messaging services to reach their customers effectively and project an established, professional image. The RingCentral hosted business phone system is a perfect fit with these services enabling businesses to extend their professional image and brand through the most critical communication channel, their phone. We are thrilled to partner with Concentric, a recognized leader in business IT infrastructure.”
The new service is available August 11, 2008. For a limited time, existing Concentric customers will receive the first 30 days free when signing up for the RingCentral service through a link in the Concentric Customer Gateway.
Ron Heradian, Chief Systems Architect for long-time Concentric customer, Global System Services Corporation offered, ”We were really pleased to find RingCentral through Concentric. RingCentral streamlines our messaging platform for global communications. By utilizing this service, we have consolidated our phone services, resulting in better service for our customers at a lower total cost. Now, we have a solid business communications capability that enhances our highly mobile business model.”
RingCentral provides an award-winning hosted business phone system 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 Redwood City, California, RingCentral is privately held with backing from Sequoia Capital, Khosla Ventures and DAG Ventures.
Concentric, founded in 1997, is a business unit of XO Communications Services, Inc. Concentric provides enterprise-class hosted applications including web site hosting, business email, corporate domain management and perimeter email protection. Leveraging its patented Clustered Hosting Architecture, Concentric delivers superior performance, reliability, and security. Concentric accounts are backed by a three month Satisfaction Guarantee and 24×7 U.S.-based telephone technical support.
XO Communications, a subsidiary of XO Holdings, Inc., is a provider of national and local telecommunications services to businesses, large enterprises and communications service providers. XO offers a portfolio of services, including local and long distance voice, dedicated Internet access, private networking, data transport, and web hosting services, as well as bundled voice and Internet solutions. XO provides these services over an advanced, nationwide facilities-based IP network and serves 75 metropolitan markets across the United States.
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