SAN FRANCISCO - April 18, 2014 - Voxer a pioneer in push-to-talk (PTT) and multimedia messaging, today announced it has been included in the list of “Cool Vendors” in the “Cool Vendors in Unified Communications, 2014” report by Gartner, Inc. The April 2014 report outlines, “This year’s UC Cool Vendors research offers innovative and disruptive UC, collaboration, conferencing and monitoring solutions for IT leaders responsible for UC.”
Voxer Business enables companies with a mobile workforce to communicate through high quality live and recorded voice messages, as well as multimedia messages, using their mobile devices. Users can communicate peer to peer or through groups that are created on the go or pre-set by administrators. With the Voxer for Web client, desk workers can interact with mobile workers through the Web browser-based interface, with additional administrative benefits, such as running multiple chats on the same window. Voxer Business is also enterprise-ready with features like data retention and encryption and is supported across different mobile platforms, including Android, iOS and Windows Phone 8. With customers across various industries, including hospitality, transportation, event management and manufacturing, Voxer Business is ideal for any organization that has employees dispersed across locations, and on the move.
“We are happy to be included in the Cool Vendor report by Gartner. We believe this recognition is a reflection of our goal to solve the communication needs of organizations that are looking to improve collaboration for their mobile workers,” said Andy Kelly, general manager, Voxer. “Voxer Business has helped several companies enhance their employee communication, while saving on costs and even increasing profits. We are committed to building enterprise-class products that can facilitate instantaneous communication, helping organizations improve their overall efficiency.”
Voxer is a San Francisco-based company that was founded in 2007 with the vision to make worldwide communication easy and more efficient. The privately held company offers both a free Voxer application and Voxer Business service designed for small and mid-sized business and enterprise-wide deployments. Voxer’s proprietary technology allows companies to send live and simultaneously recorded voice, text, and photos from any iPhone, Android, Windows Phone 8 device or desktop browser. The free Voxer application is consistently in the top 20 for global social networking applications downloaded, and Voxer Business was chosen as the Best Overall Application and Best Social Business Application by the Silicon Valley Business App Awards in 2013. The company has raised $30 million in funding from Institutional Venture Partners, Intel Capital, SV Angel, CrunchFund and other investors. To learn more, please visit www.voxer.com.
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