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NextPlane Awarded “Most Innovative Product” at 2019 UC Awards

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NextPlane, the leader in providing universal federation and interoperability services, announced the 2019 UC Awards have recognized its ConverseCloud solution as the “Most Innovative Product.” The awards recognize vendors and service providers who are driving improved unified communications, collaboration, and customer experience technology.

NextPlane’s ConverseCloud service is a secure federation and interoperability hub for enterprises seeking communications between legacy UC solutions and new Team Collaboration platforms. The solution allows IT leaders to connect different platforms within the enterprise, federate disparate platforms externally with customers, partners, and suppliers, and allows continuity during planned migration between platforms.

“We’re honored to be recognized by industry experts for our work,” said Farzin Shahidi, NextPlane CEO. “As new Team Collaboration platforms proliferate and become the standard in enterprise communication, IT faces new challenges in ensuring intracompany and intercompany collaboration across these disparate platforms. Our ConverseCloud technology addresses this influx and fragmentation of collaboration platforms, breaking down barriers to open, seamless communication.”

The Most Innovative Product award comes on the heels of NextPlane’s announcement that ConverseCloud includes expanded federation capabilities for Microsoft Teams. To learn more, visit:

About NextPlane

NextPlane, the leading provider of federation and interoperability services for collaboration platforms, helps enterprises seamlessly connect any internal or external team across UC and Team Collaboration platforms. NextPlane’s ConverseCloud service delivers interoperability and federation for over 20 different UC and Team Collaboration platforms, delivering seamless usability of chat, presence, file sharing, rich text, emojis, and other core collaboration functions. The service supports federation between major collaboration platforms, from legacy Unified Communications solutions like Skype for Business and Cisco Jabber to Team Collaboration platforms like Microsoft Teams, Slack, Cisco WebEx Teams, and others.

NextPlane seamlessly connects 750,000 enterprise users every day from thousands of Global 5000 companies, enabling real-time communication regardless of different internal or external collaboration platforms. The enterprise-class service connects over 500 million messages every day across large enterprises. NextPlane CEO Farzin Shahidi founded the company with the vision to forge truly productive communication in a modern business world by breaking down barriers to comprehensive collaboration. The company is based in Sunnyvale, California.