RingCentral Acquires Kindite Engineering Team To Incorporate Advanced Security Capabilities Into Its Platform
Integration of leading-edge technology will enable RingCentral to deliver end-to-end encryption across its global communications platform, benefiting customers worldwide.
New Data-Protection Combination To Deliver Top-Grade Security Capabilities
Continuing to enhance its commitment to deliver the highest level of security capabilities for its global communications platform, RingCentral will soon integrate new and innovative tech solutions, giving customers improved security features such as end-to-end encryption.
RingCentral Inc. (NYSE: RNG) is a leading provider of cloud communications, video meetings, collaboration, and contact center solutions for businesses worldwide. Since its inception, the company has been committed to delivering the highest security level to its customers. And to further their motive, the company has acquired the Kindite technology and engineering team, a pioneer of emerging cryptographic technology for complete data protection.
As modern and distributed workforces use RingCentral’s myriad of business cloud communications and contact center solutions to communicate, collaborate, and connect seamlessly, this new technology will accelerate its ability to deliver end-to-end encryption for all its customers. The company plans to develop its world-class security capabilities with Kindite as its foundation.
Heather Hinton, RingCentral CISO, comments, “Security and reliability are paramount in enabling employees to work from anywhere. With this team’s leading-edge security technology, we will accelerate our ability to deliver end-to-end encryption and continue to enhance our commitment to deliver the highest level of security capabilities for our global communications platform, benefiting customers everywhere.”
End-to-end Encryption, Next Generation Of Security Technologies, And More
The Kindite engineering group has developed a data-protection application with a proprietary range of cryptographic key encryption technology that improves security, privacy, and compliance. This new technology will ensure customer’s data remains protected from prying eyes by offering end-to-end cloud encryption benefits.
CEO and Co-Founder of Kindite, Maor Cohen, underlines, “We established Kindite to bring the very latest technological capabilities to address security and privacy in the cloud. It’s fantastic we can bring these security capabilities to customers around the world while enhancing the RingCentral platform with the next generation of security technologies.”
Though the terms of the acquisition haven’t been made public since the deal closed in the first quarter of 2021, no significant financial impact is being forecast for the period. With this new technology in place, RingCentral customers will enjoy premium protection while exerting the highest control levels over their data.