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Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise and RingCentral Enter into Strategic Partnership


Paris, France & Belmont, CA, USA, April, 2021 -- Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise, a provider of communications, networking and cloud solutions and RingCentral, Inc. (NYSE: RNG), a provider of global enterprise cloud communications, collaboration, video meetings, and contact center solutions, are joining forces to launch Rainbow Office, powered by RingCentral, a Unified Communication as a Service (UCaaS) solution, in Ireland.

Stemming from a strategic partnership between RingCentral and Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise, announced in August 2020, Rainbow Office, powered by RingCentral, will combine the UCaaS technology from RingCentral, with networking, communication, and cloud solutions and services from Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise’s portfolio.

Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise’s mission is to deliver customized technology experiences to enterprises with a verticalized business approach. Rainbow Office, powered by RingCentral, will enrich the company’s cloud portfolio enabling customers to accelerate their digital transformation with Unified UCaaS.

"We are delighted to partner with RingCentral to address the needs of business customers in Ireland," says Heather Zhang, Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise Country Business Leader for UK, and Ireland. This public UCaaS solution, which includes traffic, represents a fantastic opportunity for companies who want to accelerate their transformation to the cloud. These businesses can benefit from a secure business communication platform, which is both easy to implement and to use. The Rainbow Office carrier-grade communication suite, provides an all-in-one solution with multiple security layers, offering protection for applications and devices from potential attacks."

"We are delighted to launch Rainbow Office, powered by RingCentral, to Ireland," said Steve Rafferty, country manager, UK & Ireland, RingCentral. "By bringing together RingCentral's leading cloud communications portfolio and Alcatel-Lucent's ability to deliver customized technology experiences to enterprises, we are confident that customers can accelerate to their digital transformation. Additionally, customers will now have access to a powerful UCaaS solution that will meet their growing communications needs and enable them to work from anywhere."

"Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise is already the number one player in Western Europe in terms of PBX, IPPBX licenses sold1. We see this UCaaS solution as a tremendous growth opportunity for integrators and channel partners alike," Eamon Connaughton, head of sales for Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise in Ireland. "This is very relevant, both for companies who are beginning their journey to the cloud as well as for those who are looking for a cloud communication solution including traffic. Over the past few months, we have been very pleased with the interest and engagement of partners in Ireland who recognize the significant business benefits of offering this solution to their end customers."

Rainbow Office is available in Ireland as well as in Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and in The Netherlands from March 31st, 2021.


Posted by Veronica Silva Cusi, news correspondent
Source: https://www.businesswire.com

Date Posted: Monday, April 5, 2021

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