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The UC Awards are back

Celebrating Innovation & Success

UC Awards is for Vendors and Service Providers in Unified Communications, Collaboration and CX Technology.


UC Awards video

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Most Innovative Product Winner - NextPlane

This award is open to vendors and service providers delivering highly innovative products and solutions. Successful applicants will be able to demonstrate the use of emerging technologies to improve experiences.

Finalists
Cisco
NICE
Tango Networks
NextPlane
Voicea

Best Unified Communications Platform Winner - RingCentral

This award is open to UC platform vendors. Successful applicants will be able to demonstrate a full UC offering incorporating voice, video, messaging and advanced features and integrations.

Finalists
Gamma
RingCentral
Fuze
Zoom Highly Commended

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Best Cloud Communications Provider Winner - 8x8

This award is for UCaaS and hosted telephony providers. The winning applicant will evidence market success, growth and innovation.

Finalists
8x8
Gamma
RingCentral

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Best Wholesale Cloud Communications Provider Winner - VanillaIP

This award celebrates the best wholesale UCaaS offering. The winner will be able to demonstrate channel growth and success.

Finalists
Gamma
Voxbone
VanillaIP
Pragma Distribution

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Best CPaaS Platform Winner - Twilio

This award is open to CPaaS platform providers and the winner will be able to evidence innovation, growth and success with their API centric platform strategy.

Finalists
ALE (Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise)
Ribbon Communications
VoxImplant
Twilio

Best Service Management Platform Winner - Nectar Services

This award is open to UC service management companies able to demonstrate an improved management experience when deploying and administering unified communications and/or contact centre solutions.

Finalists
NUSO
Virsae
Swoop Datacom
Nectar Services

Best Collaboration Platform Winner - Oblong Industries

This award is open to collaboration software vendors including video conferencing solutions, team collaboration software, huddle room technology and interactive whiteboards.

Finalists
Arkadin
BlueJeans
Oblong Industries
Pexip

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Best Contact Centre Platform Winner - Talkdesk

This award is open to on-premises and cloud based (CCaaS) contact centre software vendors. The winner will be able to demonstrate platform innovation and improvement to customer experience.

Finalists
8x8
AMC Technology
Five9
Talkdesk

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Best Analytics Platform Winner - Akixi

This award is open to call recording, call analytics and speech technology vendors that are able to evidence innovation and market success.

Finalists
Akixi
Donoma Software
RingCentral
Verint

Best Endpoint Product Winner - Crestron

This award is open to IP phone, conference phone and headset vendors that can evidence improvements to user experience.

Finalists
Poly
Teamline
Jabra
Crestron
Avaya

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Best Compliance Product Winner - Voxbone

This award is open to vendors that are helping drive compliance and reduce complexity. The winner will be able to demonstrate innovation and market success.

Finalists
Theta Lake
ASC Technologies AG
Voxbone
Verint

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Best Security Product Winner - AGAT Software

This award is open to vendors that are helping to keep our platforms, users and companies secure by developing innovative security centric solutions.

Finalists
AGAT Software
Swoop Datacom
Tollring
Ribbon Communications

Meet the Judges

Matt Townend Matthew Townend Director of Research & Consulting Cavell Group Matthew is a well-respected Analyst, focused on Cloud Communication markets, and was the former lead in many high-profile consultancy projects, for clients such as BT, Vodafone and Gamma.
Kevin Ryder Global Chief Marketing and Customer Officer IR Kevin has over 25 years of experience within the industry, previously working at Eicon Technology and Microsoft. Kevin was also responsible for the implementation of early VoIP systems.
Steve Harris CEO Nuvias Unified Communications Steve is the EVP of the Nuvias Unified Communications Practice, formerly SIPHON. Steve has over 20 years’ experience in the Telecommunications industry and is a co-founder of SIPHON Networks Ltd, focusing on the overall strategy and direction of the company.
Troy Jensen Specialist Lead, Market Development Shure Inc Troy primarily focuses on architectural acoustics, system design, and project & business management, and frequently guest lectures at leading universities.
Rory Tempest CEO & Co-Founder Sauriga A Customer Success Agency, helping businesses increase end-user technology adoption; bridging the gap between technology and the complexity of human systems.
Fazil Balkaya Founder & Principal Analyst Balkaya Consulting A global Cloud & Telecommunications consultant and industry analyst, leveraging an end-to-end experience from frequent collaboration and work with industry executives.
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