GENBAND wins Silver Stevie® for Most Innovative Tech Company of the Year with Kandy cPaaS in 2017 International Business Awards℠

Plano, TX August 14, 2017GENBAND, a leading provider of real-time communications solutions announced today that it has won a Silver Stevie® award in recognition of its innovative cloud-based Kandy communications Platform as a Service (cPaaS). The International Business Awards are the world’s premier business awards program. All individuals and organizations worldwide – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small - are eligible to submit nominations. The 2017 IBAs received entries from more than 60 nations and territories.

“Innovation is in our DNA and with digital disruption upending every industry, we built Kandy to enable companies of all types and sizes to enhance and improve their business outcomes,” said David Walsh, GENBAND Chairman and CEO.” We would like to thank the judges and congratulate the team, which has worked tirelessly to make our vision of embedded real-time communications everywhere come to life.”  

Stevie Award winners were determined by the average scores of more than 200 executives worldwide who participated on 12 juries. Judges’ comments on GENBAND’s Kandy entry included “Amazing how GENBAND is delivering great value through innovative solutions,” “GENBAND products are very impressive. Very useful for every enterprise,” and “In a crowded space, Kandy is a disruptive PaaS providing innovation for context-based communications.”

“The IBA judges from across the world were highly impressed with the nominations they reviewed this year. With the level of achievement documented in the nominations from 60 nations, the Stevie Awards are proud to honor organizations that demonstrate a high level of achievement in a variety of industries” said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards. “We look forward to sharing many of these stories with people around the world over the coming months, through the Stevie Awards blog and social media channels, with the hope to inspire others to high achievement.”

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 empowers its global base of more than 700 customers in more than 80 countries to succeed via its technology leadership and intellectual property in network evolution and cloud based real-time communications software solutions and services. With networks increasingly moving to virtualized environments, service providers, enterprises, independent software vendors, systems integrators and developers globally are leveraging our innovative solutions for rapid communications service and application creation. GENBAND’s market-leading portfolio, including its award-winning Kandy communications Platform as a Service, enables this  transformation and delivers a comprehensive set of advanced embedded communications capabilities including voice, video, messaging, chat, presence and more, facilitating business, consumer and IoT solutions deployments with enhanced end-user collaboration experiences. GENBAND’s Marketing Advantage Program provides comprehensive support to fuel our partners’ success with our solutions. To learn more visit genband.com.

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About the Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in seven programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 10,000 nominations each year from organizations in more than 60 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at www.StevieAwards.com.

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