Jive Communications Ranked for the First Time on Deloitte’s 2017 Technology Fast 500™

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Jive attributes their success to a unique industry perspective; a simple, reliable, and scalable service; and great employees.

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Being software guys, we’ve disrupted the space by having a software perspective rather than a telecom perspective, and that has contributed to our success.

Today Jive Communications announced its first ranking on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies in North America.

From 2013 to 2016, Jive experienced over 215% revenue growth, more than doubled their workforce, and has been recognized for their outstanding growth by sources such as Forbes, who included Jive on their 2017 “Next Billion Dollar Startups” list.

Jive CEO John Pope said, “Our goals all center around rapid growth, and we’ve definitely seen that. Being software guys, we’ve disrupted the space by having a software perspective rather than a telecom perspective, and that has contributed to our success. We want to give our customers the best experience that can be offered. That, combined with the fresh perspective that our employees bring, has allowed us to better connect with our customers and understand their needs.”

“The Deloitte 2017 North America Technology Fast 500 winners underscore the impact of technological innovation and world class customer service in driving growth, in a fiercely competitive environment,” said Sandra Shirai, leader of Deloitte’s U.S. Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT) practice. “These companies are on the cutting edge and are transforming the way we do business. We extend our sincere congratulations to all the winners for achieving remarkable growth while delivering new services and experiences for their customers.”

Heather Gates, national managing director of Deloitte and Touche LLP’s Emerging Growth Company (EGS) practice said, “Deloitte is dedicated to supporting the best and brightest companies of the future in the emerging growth company sector. We are proud to acknowledge the significant accomplishments of this year’s Fast 500 winners.”

About Deloitte’s 2017 Technology Fast 500™
Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500 provides a ranking of the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies — both public and private — in North America. Technology Fast 500 award winners are selected based on percentage fiscal year revenue growth from 2013 to 2016.

In order to be eligible for Technology Fast 500 recognition, companies must own proprietary intellectual property or technology that is sold to customers in products that contribute to a majority of the company’s operating revenues. Companies must have base-year operating revenues of at least $50,000 USD, and current-year operating revenues of at least $5 million USD. Additionally, companies must be in business for a minimum of four years and be headquartered within North America.

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About Jive Communications, Inc.
Jive provides cloud-based phone systems and Unified Communications services. Jive’s customers include high-growth businesses and public sector institutions needing a scalable platform that is more flexible and cost-effective than their existing legacy systems. Jive’s cloud architecture offers an integrated, seamless experience that provides richer context and creates more efficient connections between co-workers and clients. Jive’s cloud delivery model ensures that each organization always has the latest technology, features, and applications—making Jive the last phone system you’ll ever need.

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