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Vonage to acquire iCore; Verizon’s free VoIP to mobile

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Vonage to acquire iCore; Verizon's free VoIP to mobile
Vonage plans to acquire privately-held iCore Networks a Unified Communications-as-a-Service (UCaaS) for businesses, for $92 million. This is the fourth UcaaS provider acquisition for Vonage, following its purchase of Simple Signal, Telesphere, and Vocalocity.Vonage CEO Alan Masarek said in a statement that "iCore is an excellent strategic fit and a natural complement to Vonage's rapidly expanding UCaaS business. This acquisition will deepen our penetration at the higher end of the business market and further strengthen our industry leadership.”Masarek added, “Our strategy is to serve businesses of any size via a multi-channel distribution approach. With the addition of iCore, Vonage will have what we believe is the largest sales force in the UCaaS market, addressing mid-market and enterprise companies . . . [and] . . . that supports our extensive nationwide network of indirect channel partners.”To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

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