Ribbon’s Competitors, Revenue, Number of Employees, Funding, Acquisitions & News

Ribbon Communications is a provider of IP-based real-time communication security and software solutions for mobile and cable service providers. Read more

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President & CEO

Bruce McClelland

CEO Approval Rating

84/100

Founded:

1997

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8x8 has been one of Ribbon's top competitors. 8x8 is a Public company that was founded in 1987 in Campbell, California. 8x8 operates in the Telecommunication Services industry. Compared to Ribbon, 8x8 has 523 more employees.

AudioCodes is seen as one of Ribbon's biggest rivals. AudioCodes is a Public company that was founded in Airport city, Tel Aviv District in 1992. AudioCodes is in the Telecommunications Equipment industry. AudioCodes has 424 fewer employees vs. Ribbon.

Empirix is perceived as one of Ribbon's biggest rivals. Empirix was founded in Billerica, Massachusetts} in 1992. Empirix competes in the Telecommunication Services industry. Compared to Ribbon, Empirix generates $169.3M less revenue.

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Quarterly and Annual Revenue

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Annual Revenue

$251.3M

Ribbon's revenue is the ranked 30th among it's top 10 competitors. The top 10 competitors average 38.5B. Over the last four quarters, Ribbon's revenue has grown by 10.4%. Specifically, in Q3 2017's revenue was $74.6M; in Q2 2017, it was $55.7M; in Q1 2017, it was $53.4M; in Q4 2016, Ribbon's revenue was $67.6M.

Acquisitions

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ECI Telecom Ltd.

Nov 2019

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$486M
ECI Telecom is a provider of metro aggregation, optical networking and infrastructure maintenance solutions for residential and commercial sectors.
Anova Data Inc.

Feb 2019

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undisclosed
Anova Data is a cloud-based streaming analytics platform that offers network optimization and data monetization solutions.

These are all the companies that Ribbon has acquired. Ribbon has acquired 2 companies and its latest acquisition was ECI Telecom Ltd. in Nov 2019. ECI Telecom is a provider of metro aggregation, optical networking and infrastructure maintenance solutions for residential and commercial sectors.

Ribbon Funding History

$100M

Since Ribbon was founded in 1997, it has participated in 1 round of funding. In total Ribbon has raised $100.0M. Ribbon's funding round was on Dec 2017 for a total of $100.0M

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Dec 2017
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Total Funding: $100M

Since Ribbon was founded in 1997, it has participated in 1 round of funding. In total Ribbon has raised $100.0M. Ribbon's funding round was on Dec 2017 for a total of $100.0M

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Ribbon News

September 17, 2020Light Reading

5G is one of our catalysts

Bruce McClelland joined Ribbon weeks before the pandemic struck. His remit at the company? Do what he... See more »
September 13, 2020Converge! Network Digest

Ribbon to offer its UCaaS on IBM Cloud

September 10, 2020UC Today

Ribbon Communications and Numonix Collaborate on Teams

Numonix, the developer of versatile recording solutions for Unified Communications, recently joined f... See more »
September 10, 2020The Business Journals: Tampa Bay

Tampa tech startup partners with MA-based publicly traded company

This is the latest in a year when Phonism has seen 200 percent growth.... See more »
September 10, 2020ChannelVision Magazine

Phonism Selected by Ribbon for Cloud Management of Desk Phones and More

Phonism has been selected by Ribbon Communications to co-develop, jointly market, and sell IP device ... See more »
September 9, 2020Telecompaper

Ribbon intros hybrid slicing for 5G networks using Xilinx Virtex Ultrascale+ technology

(Telecompaper) Ribbon Communications created a 5G hybrid slicing platform for networks in collaborati... See more »
September 4, 2020Zacks

Ribbon's Optical Network to Revamp German Rail Connectivity

Ribbon Communications' (RBBN) subsidiary collaborates with a leading communications service provider,... See more »

Ribbon Blogs

June 22, 2020Ribbon Blog

The Beginning of a New Journey: Outlining Ribbon’s Strategic Initiatives

The Beginning of a New Journ... See more »
June 12, 2020Ribbon Blog

What’s Next After Connectivity?

What’s Next After Connectivi... See more »
May 27, 2020Ribbon Blog

What’s Worse than Zoombombing?

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May 27, 2020Ribbon Blog

Forget Videobombing – Worry About What You Can’t See

Forget Videobombing – Worry ... See more »
April 21, 2020Ribbon Blog

Offering a Little Assistance in a Critical Time of Need

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Ribbon Press Releases

August 3, 2020PRZOOM

GlobalData Ranks Ribbon the Leader in Network Slicing in 5G Transport Competitive Landscape Assessment

PRZOOM - Newswire (press release) - Mon, 03 Aug 2020 00:00:00 -0400, Westford, MA United States - Rib... See more »
June 18, 2020Newswire Today

Ribbon Enhances Analytics Portfolio with Advanced VoLTE and 5G-Ready Service Assurance Capabilities

NewswireToday (newswire) - Thu, 18 Jun 2020 00:00:00 -0400 Westford, MA United States - New release p... See more »
June 16, 2020PR Newswire Asia

Ribbon's Crystal Ferreira Recognized as one of CRN's 2020 Women of the Channel

Honorees selected for their contributions to channel advocacy, growth, thought leadership, and dedica... See more »
April 23, 2020PR Newswire

Ribbon Communications to Report First Quarter 2020 Financial Results on May 6, 2020

/PRNewswire/ -- Ribbon Communications Inc. (Nasdaq: RBBN), a global provider of real time communicati... See more »
March 17, 2020centralcharts

Ribbon's Latest JITC-Certified Solution Delivers the U.S. Department of Defense Enhanced Security, Interoperability and Scalability

Ribbon's Latest JITC-Certified Solution Delivers the U.S. Department of Defense Enhanced Security, In... See more »
March 17, 2020centralcharts

Ribbon Announces Inducement Grant Under Nasdaq Listing Rule 5635(c)(4)

Ribbon Announces Inducement Grant Under Nasdaq Listing Rule 5635(c)(4) PR Newswire WESTFORD, Mass., M... See more »
March 11, 2020centralcharts

Ribbon and ECI Telecom's Apollo 9904x Recognized in Lightwave 2020 Innovation Reviews for Third Consecutive Year

Ribbon and ECI Telecom's Apollo 9904x Recognized in Lightwave 2020 Innovation Reviews for Third Conse... See more »

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Ribbon Communications is a provider of IP-based real-time communication security and software solutions for mobile and cable service providers. Ribbon was founded in 1997. Ribbon's headquarters is located in Ottawa, Ontario, CA K2V 1C2. It has raised ...

CEO

Ribbon's President & CEO, Bruce McClelland, currently has an approval rating of 84%. Ribbon's primary competitors are 8x8, AudioCodes & Empirix.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Ribbon

  1. When was Ribbon founded?

    Ribbon was founded in 1997
  2. Who is Ribbon's CEO?

    Ribbon's CEO is Bruce McClelland
  3. How much revenue does Ribbon generate?

    Ribbon generates $251.3M in revenue
  4. How much funding does Ribbon have?

    Ribbon has historically raised $100M in funding
  1. Where is Ribbon's headquarters?

    Ribbon's headquarters is in Ottawa Ontario, CA
  2. How many employees does Ribbon have?

    Ribbon has 1,152 employees
  3. What sector does Ribbon operate in?

    Ribbon is in Application Software
  4. Who are Ribbon's competitors?

    Ribbon's top competitors are 8x8, AudioCodes, Empirix