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Kandy Wins Prestigious “Best Cloud Provider (Vendor)” in Telecom Review’s Seventh Annual Industry Excellence Awards

Friday, December 16, 2016

Pleasanton, CA, and Dubai, UAE, December 16, 2016Kandy, GENBAND’s award-winning communications Platform as a Service (cPaaS), today announced that it has received the “Best Cloud Provider (Vendor)” award from Telecom Review. The award was presented at the annual Telecom Review Summit event, a high-level ICT executive gathering held in Dubai every year.   

“We are highly committed to the ICT industry and these awards are a way for us to help celebrate our industry’s leaders,” said Toni Eid, CEO of Trace Media International. “This year’s winners represent the absolute best in our industry and we are very proud to honor them with this distinguished award.”

An independent panel of 15 industry veterans evaluated 167 submissions to select the winners of the 2016 Telecom Review Excellence Awards.

“We’re thrilled that Kandy has been recognized for its ability to make communications more human: contextual, embedded, and real-time,” said Paul Pluschkell, Kandy co-founder and CEO. “Just slightly more than two years old, Kandy has evolved to be more than just a cPaaS – it’s an enabler for operators and enterprises seeking to build new revenue streams quickly and simply, with minimal risk. We’re looking forward to continued innovation and industry leadership in 2017.”

Communications Service Providers and global enterprises around the world are leveraging Kandy to deliver proven, high-performance embedded communications including managed OTT mobility solutions for consumers and Business Solutions for enterprise from a private, hybrid or public cloud. 

Commenting on the gathering of Industry Leaders, Jeff Seal, Managing Partner of Telecom Review North America added, “Once again Telecom Review has brought together the leaders of the ICT/telecom industry. We were pleased to have GENBAND / Kandy join us in Dubai, a key region for the growth of today and tomorrow’s new technology solutions.”

About Telecom REVIEW

Telecom Review is a leading publisher of English, Arabic and French magazines that cover a broad spectrum of issues that interest the modern and educated reader. Building on the expertise and skills of its management team, reporters, contributors and media professionals, Telecom Review strives to provide its readers with quality reporting through research, analysis and insightful articles rich in content and style.

About Kandy

GENBAND’s Kandy communications Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) is a real-time software development platform built from GENBAND’s core communications, presence, security and real-time technologies. Kandy enables service providers, enterprises, software vendors, systems integrators, partners and developers to enrich their applications and services with real-time contextual communications, providing a more engaging user experience. With Kandy, companies of all sizes and types can quickly embed real-time communications capabilities into their existing applications and business processes. For more information visit kandy.io.

About GENBAND

GENBAND, a 2015 CNBC Disruptor 50, is a global leader in real-time communications software solutions for service providers, enterprises, independent software vendors, systems integrators and developers in over 80 countries. Kandy, its award-winning, disruptive real-time communications software development platform, is built from the company’s global telecommunications network and security technologies. The platform enables these companies to easily embed a full suite of voice, video, chat, screen-sharing and collaboration capabilities into their existing business, web and mobile applications.  The company’s Network Modernization, Unified Communications, Mobility and Embedded Communications solutions enable its customers to quickly capitalize on growing market segments and introduce differentiating products, applications and services. GENBAND’s market-leading solutions, which are deployable in the network, on premise or through the cloud, help its customers connect people to each other and address the growing demands of today’s consumers and businesses for real-time communications wherever they happen to be. To learn more visit genband.com.

GENBAND, the GENBAND logo and icon are trademarks of GENBAND.

Company Contacts:

U.S. Press: 
Dennis Watson
GENBAND
+1 (972) 521-5921
 
International Press: 
Catherine Berthier
GENBAND
+1 (646) 741-1974

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