RingCentral, a leading provider of global enterprise cloud communications and collaboration solutions was awarded the 2018 API Award in the Communications APIs category by API World. Regarded as a source of definitive recognition for the API industry, the API Awards celebrate technical innovation, adoption, and reception in the API and microservices industry, as well as by the developer community.
This year, the API Awards received hundreds of nominations for various categories, including Enterprise APIs, Business Software APIs, and Data APIs. RingCentral was chosen based on three criteria: it attracted attention and awareness, it is generally well-regarded by the developer and engineering community, and it is a leader in its sector for innovation.
“We are very excited to receive this important industry accolade, which is a strong testament to the power of our open platform and strong traction with the developer community,” said David Lee, VP of Platform at RingCentral. “RingCentral’s extensive and open APIs enable web developers to easily embed communications into their enterprise workflow, extract communications data for custom analysis, and enhance solutions with AI-powered communication services. By enabling developers to build custom integrations into enterprise solutions for seamless communications and collaboration across their enterprise, RingCentral creates a truly unified experience for end users and their customers around the globe.”
With a community of more than 13,000 developers on its platform, RingCentral provides over 1,500 customer and partner integrations and receives over 20 million API calls per day. Specific RingCentral API capabilities include voice, SMS, MMS, team messaging, web meetings, and fax.
“Developers and engineers are becoming key influencers in their companies because the technologies they use continue to matter more to their business’s operations,” stated Geoff Domoracki, Founder of DevNetwork and Producer of API World & the 2018 API Awards. “RingCentral is a great example of a new era of technologies empowering developers to have a greater impact on products and IT.”