RingCentral Announces Integration with New Google Hangouts Chat

RingCentral, a leading provider of global enterprise cloud communications and collaboration solutions announced its integration with Hangouts Chat, a secure collaboration tool within G Suite designed to bring teams together.

As one of the inaugural partners of the Hangouts Chat launch, this integration brings RingCentral’s enterprise-grade calling and video meetings capabilities to the Chat platform so users can effectively communicate and collaborate. RingCentral for Hangouts Chat is the latest integration leveraging the RingCentral Connect Platform™, which integrates with over 1,000 partner and customer applications, essential for providing an enhanced business workflow environment.

“RingCentral is a Recommended for G Suite partner, as well as a Chrome Technology partner,” said Marty Piombo, VP of Strategic Partnerships at RingCentral. “Our deep integrations across the Google Cloud ecosystem give our enterprise customers a frictionless communications and collaboration solution within the productivity applications they use every day. RingCentral for Hangouts Chat removes the hassle of toggling between different applications to start a video meeting or call, ultimately saving workers time and driving greater efficiency.”

With RingCentral for Hangouts Chat, users can quickly access RingCentral using the @ command. Available as an add-on bot, RingCentral for Hangouts Chat requires a Google account. To initiate a RingCentral call or meeting, a RingCentral Office® subscription is required.