RingCentral Announces Carousel Industries as Strategic Partner to Expand Cloud Communications Solutions into Enterprises

Belmont, CA — February 8, 2017 — RingCentral, Inc. (NYSE:RNG), a leading provider of enterprise cloud communications and collaboration solutions, today announced its new strategic partnership with Carousel Industries, a leader in communication and network technologies, professional and managed services, and cloud solutions. Through Carousel Industries’s vast partner network, enterprise customers will now have access to RingCentral’s cloud communications and collaboration solutions to streamline business workflow and improve worker productivity.

“Large enterprises need solutions that meet their specific needs and allow for expansion as their business, communications, and collaboration requirements change,” said Jim Marsh, chief revenue officer, Carousel Industries. “Our account teams help advise enterprise clients on how to move beyond the complexity of their existing legacy on-premise communications systems to the flexibility and simplicity afforded by the cloud. RingCentral is a natural fit, and we’re already seeing huge enterprise demand for their solution.”

With more than 6,000 enterprise customers, including 35 of the Fortune 100, Carousel Industries has been recognized by both VAR and CRN magazines as one of the top technology integrators, managed services, and cloud solution providers in the United States. The partnership with Carousel Industries broadens RingCentral’s sales presence by nearly 1,000 members.

“We’re thrilled to announce our partnership with Carousel Industries as we expand our channel partner program focus and presence in North America,” said Zane Long, vice president of channel sales at RingCentral. “Carousel Industries is a recognized consulting leader on cloud communications technologies for large enterprises. As a partner, we see the team at Carousel Industries expanding our ability to gain and support enterprise customers and large user deployments.”

RingCentral’s strong commitment to building a robust channel partners program, particularly with industry-leading master agents, is exemplified by the highly collaborative structure of the program. Committed to the success of current and future partners, RingCentral dedicates a subject matter expert to join the partner team and work with them to close the deal: full provisioning, full implementation, full customer service from RingCentral—full commission to RingCentral partners. Championing a strong relationship with the direct sales team, RingCentral’s partner program is centered around closing deals together.

For additional information, please visit ringcentral.com/partner/overview.html and carouselindustries.com.

About RingCentral
RingCentral, Inc. (NYSE: RNG) is a global provider of cloud unified communications and collaboration solutions. More flexible and cost-effective than legacy on-premise systems, RingCentral empowers today’s mobile and distributed workforce to be connected anywhere and on any device through voice, video, team messaging, collaboration, SMS, conferencing, online meetings, contact center, and fax. RingCentral provides an open platform that integrates with today’s leading business apps while giving customers the flexibility to customize their own workflows. RingCentral is a leader in the 2016 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Unified Communications as a Service Worldwide for the second consecutive year. RingCentral is headquartered in Belmont, Calif.

About Carousel Industries
Carousel Industries is a recognized leader in helping organizations evolve the way they communicate and orchestrate the flow of information throughout their networks. Carousel enables clients to connect and collaborate the way modern IT users demand and advance from their current network infrastructure to meet tomorrow’s standards. With deep expertise across a vast portfolio of communication, network, and security technologies, Carousel is able to design, implement, and support solutions tailored to meet the unique needs of each customer. By offering professional and managed services with flexible deployments in the cloud, Carousel ensures clients achieve agility and utilize technologies in the way most effective for their business.
Founded in 1992, Carousel serves more than 6,000 customers, including 35 of the Fortune 100. Carousel has been recognized by multiple publications and industry consortiums as a top technology integrator and managed services and cloud solutions provider—including the Inc. 500/5000, Healthcare Informatics 100, and CRN MSP Elite 150. Headquartered in Exeter, RI, Carousel has more than 1,400 employees based in 27 offices, with three Network Operating Centers nationwide.

PR Contacts:
Mariana Kosturos
RingCentral PR
650-562-6545
mariana.kosturos@ringcentral.com
Kirsten Paragona
Carousel Industries, Director of Marketing
978-778-4892
Kirsten.paragona@carouselindustries.com