Kandy Communications Platform as a Service Wins Prestigious World Communications Innovation Award

Dec 09, 2015, 09:29 ET from GENBAND

SAN FRANCISCO and LONDON, Dec. 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- GENBAND, a leading provider of real time communications solutions today announced that its industry-leading communications Platform as a Service (cPaaS) Kandy™ has won the "Innovation" category in the 2015 World Communications Awards.

"We're honored and delighted to have won this award," said Paul Pluschkell, Executive Vice President of Strategy and Cloud Services for GENBAND and Kandy Founder. "The digital economy is upending the way business is done, and innovation is the only way to succeed in this new world. Kandy is helping businesses remake, remap and remodel their digital outcomes for growth."

Kandy's game-changing real-time communications capabilities allow anyone from Communications Service Providers (CSPs) and global enterprises to individual developers to embed new functionality, rapidly create and deploy new services, and enhance workflows. Fifteen million users around the world already benefit from Kandy-enabled contextual communications in verticals including telecom, retail and healthcare.

"We were truly impressed by the breadth and depth of Kandy's capabilities, as well as the enormous potential it has to disrupt the market," said Rob Chambers, Managing Director, Total Telecom. "Real-time communications are a massive opportunity for providers of all stripes and we're eager to see Kandy evolve and continue to deliver innovation."

Leveraging Kandy frees customers and ecosystem partners such as SAP, Masergy and Tech Mahindra from lengthy R&D cycles, delivering massive economic benefits and extensive agility.

Launched in 1999, the World Communications Awards honor innovation, merit and outstanding performance in global telecoms. This year, more than 5,000 telecom professionals entered or voted in the categories. The Innovation award recognizes the organization that has developed a truly innovative technology that has been commercially deployed and has the potential for a far-reaching effect on the market as well as demonstrated market uptake.  

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. 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 www.genband.com.

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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.

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