Star2Star’s growth is driven by our industry leading uptime and reliability, both of which are underpinned by our advanced Blended Architecture. - Kristian Kielhofner, Star2Star CTO
Sarasota, Florida (PRWEB) August 21, 2014
Star2Star Communications, makers of the World’s Most Scalable Cloud Communications Solution, announced that the latest Infonetics Business Cloud VoIP and UC Services report recognizes Star2Star as a leader in North America Business VoIP and UC. The report noted Star2Star’s growing success in the midmarket.
“While sales of premises-based PBX systems have been stagnant to declining over the past few years, the market for cloud services continues to expand with businesses worldwide seeking out hosted alternatives,” notes Diane Myers, principal analyst for VoIP, UC, and IMS at Infonetics Research.
Some highlights from the Infonetics report include:
- A growing number of providers are winning business in the midmarket, including Star2Star, Telesphere, and 8x8
- The leading providers in N. America represent a wide mix of companies – 8x8, RingCentral, West, Verizon, Vonage, Comcast, Thinking Phone Networks, Broadview Networks, Mitel and Star2Star
- Hosted PBX and unified communications (UC) services are a growth market that has moved well beyond early stages, with revenue on track to grow 13% this year and positive activity in every major geographic region
- Infonetics expects continued strong worldwide growth for the cloud PBX and UC market over the next 5 years, projecting it will reach $12 billion in 2018 with 62.6 million seats in service
For the past five years, Star2Star has experienced high double-digit growth, despite a growing number of competitors entering the market. “Star2Star’s growth is driven by our industry leading uptime and reliability, both of which are underpinned by our advanced Blended Architecture,” said CTO Kristian Kielhofner.
Star2Star’s Blended Architecture includes the StarBox Cloud Connection Manager, a super-reliable, solid-state, on premise connection manager that connects over the Internet to our highly reliable and redundant data centers. Star2Star manages and monitors the quality of every customer’s phone system, around the clock. This continuous monitoring allows Star2Star to guarantee 99.999% reliability while providing dramatic savings over traditional systems. The system also offers mobility, video, and collaboration capabilities.
Founded in 2006 in Sarasota, Florida, Star2Star Communications delivers the World’s Most Complete and Scalable Cloud Communications Solution. Star2Star unifies customers’ voice, video, fax, instant messaging and presence management into a single, easy-to-use system. Star2Star’s award-winning, patent-pending Constellation™ Network overcomes the reliability and quality limitations of other communications technologies.
In the past three years, Star2Star was named to the Forbes Most Promising Companies list, the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 twice, and the Inc. 500|5000 three times. Star2Star also recently received Inc. Magazine’s Hire Power Award honoring the top private business job creators in the country.
Star2Star Communications solutions are sold through a diversified network of partners that include distributors, master agents, managed service providers and certified installing dealers. Available across North America, Star2Star systems are used by hundreds of thousands of business users, including large national chains with multi-location communications footprints.
Star2Star is a registered trademark, and StarCenter and SMART are trademarks of Star2Star Communications, LLC.