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Sangoma Recognized By Leading Analyst Firm For 7th Consecutive Year
Sangoma Technologies Corporation (“Sangoma”) (TSXV: STC), an industry leader in delivering cloud-native Communications-as-a-Service solutions for businesses of all sizes, today announced that they were named to the 2021 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Unified Communications as a Service, Worldwide. This is Sangoma’s seventh straight year being recognized. The Gartner Magic Quadrant assesses UCaaS providers worldwide to identify Leaders, Challengers, Visionaries, and Niche Players.
Sangoma was positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the 2021 “Gartner Magic Quadrant for Unified Communications as a Service, Worldwide”. Sangoma is one of only fourteen other companies to be evaluated and placed in 2021, and one of six companies to appear consecutively for the last seven years. We believe Sangoma’s value-based pricing, complete UCaaS suite, expansion of Sangoma’s reachable market, and their CPaaS and applications that augment partners’ vertical offerings and customer experiences led to our recognition.
“We are thrilled to be recognized in this year’s Gartner Magic Quadrant,” said Bill Wignall, CEO of Sangoma. “Sangoma has grown rapidly for many years in the industry and is now among the top tier of cloud communications companies, so it’s very gratifying to be recognized in this manner. Our clients appreciate the industry’s most complete set of cloud communications services, cloud-based and on-premise deployment options, and exceptional customer service, so we believe this award will be reassuring to our customers and prospects alike.”
Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Unified Communications as a Service, Worldwide, 18 October 2021, Rafael Benitez | Megan Fernandez | Daniel O’Connell | Christopher Trueman | Pankil Sheth
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In 2021 it was recognized by the name: Sangoma
In 2019: StarBlue(Star2Star)
In 2020, 2017, 2018, 2016: Star2Star
In 2014 and 2015: Star2Star Communications
In an increasingly complex world, businesses need to simplify the way they communicate, collaborate, and seamlessly integrate third-party applications into their operations and processes. Sangoma Technologies meets that need by being a trusted leader in delivering cloud-native, value-based Communications as a Service (CaaS) solutions for businesses of all sizes. Sangoma’s cloud-native solutions include a full suite of as-a-service offerings including: voice, video, persistent chat, meetings, packaged application integrations, trunking, fax, virtual desktops, contact center, access control and much more.
In addition, Sangoma offers a full line of communications products, including premise-based UC systems, a full line of desk phones and headsets, and a complete connectivity suite (gateways/SBCs/telephony cards). Sangoma is also the primary developer and sponsor of Asterisk and FreePBX, the world’s two most widely used open-source communication software projects.
Sangoma has been named to such prestigious lists as the Deloitte Enterprise Technology Fast 15, Omdia Top 10 UCaaS Service Provider, and Forbes Most Promising Companies. Recognition of its pioneering innovation in the enterprise cloud market extends to major industry analyst indicators such as being awarded the Frost and Sullivan Best Practices Unified Communications and Collaboration Competitive Strategy Leadership Award and the Gartner Magic Quadrant for UCaaS, Worldwide.
Sangoma Technologies Corporation is publicly traded on the TSXV (TSXV: STC). Additional information on Sangoma can be found at: www.sangoma.com.
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