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Press Release -- December 3rd, 2014

GENBAND’s Kandy Platform Wins 2014 WebRTC Conference & Expo V Best All-Around Demo Award

Recognized for strong real time communications capabilities across several categories

San Francisco, CA, December 3, 2014 – GENBAND, a leading developer of real time communications software solutions, today announced that its newly launched Kandy Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) won the Best All-Around Demo Award at the recently held WebRTC Conference & Expo V in San Jose, CA. More than 15 companies presented their WebRTC solutions to a live audience filled with industry experts and Kandy won in the Best All-Around category for its advanced performance across several categories.

“It is great to see Kandy perform so well against such strong competition and it is extremely rewarding that judges and the audience acknowledged the true disruptive nature of Kandy,” said Paul Pluschkell, Executive Vice President of Strategy and Cloud Services for GENBAND and Kandy Founder. “There was a significant amount of interest in Kandy at the conference and that is a testament to the resources and energy that we are putting behind bringing innovative real time communications capabilities to market that will simplify the communications process, while at the same time making it much more powerful and productive.”

Kandy is a one-of-a-kind real time communications software development platform that integrates GENBAND’s proven communications technologies and allows anyone from developers to service providers to easily embed a full suite of voice, video, chat, screen sharing and collaboration capabilities into their existing business, web and mobile applications.

“On behalf of WebRTC Conference & Expo, I am very pleased to recognize the innovation demonstrated by the Kandy PaaS at the 2014 Demo Awards,” said Carl Ford, Event Co-Producer, WebRTC Conference & Expo V. “Companies like GENBAND are the driving force behind the growth of WebRTC. GENBAND and Kandy truly deserve this award and I look forward to more innovative solutions from them in the future.”

The WebRTC Conference & Expo V Demo winners will be featured in the WebRTC eNewsletter and website.

Key Takeaways:

  • Kandy wins the “Best All Around Demo” Award at the WebRTC Conference & Expo V.
  • Kandy was recognized for its strong real time communications capabilities across several categories.
  • Kandy provides APIs, SDKs and Quick Starts for an entire portfolio of real time communications capabilities that are integrated with traditional communications solutions. From call control to video conferencing and message transcription, the entire suite of services is available for developer access.
  • Developers are encouraged to visit, register and start using the development toolkit for free.

Additional Resources:

Watch this short video for an introduction to Kandy:

About Kandy

GENBAND’s Kandy communications Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) is a real time software development platform, built from GENBAND’s core communications, presence, security and real-time technologies. Kandy enables service providers, enterprises, software vendors, systems integrators, partners and developers to enrich their applications and services with real time contextual communications, providing a more engaging user experience. With Kandy, companies of all sizes and types can quickly integrate real time communications capabilities into their existing applications and business processes. For more information visit


GENBAND is a global leader in real time communications software solutions for service providers, enterprises, independent software vendors, systems integrators and developers in over 80 countries.  The company’s Network Modernization, Unified Communications, Mobility andEmbedded Communications solutions enable its customers to quickly capitalize on growing market segments and introduce differentiating products, applications and services. GENBAND’s market-leading solutions, which are deployable in the network, on premise or through the cloud, help its customers connect people to each other and address the growing demands of today’s consumers and businesses for real time communications wherever they happen to be. To learn more visit

GENBAND, the GENBAND logo and icon and Kandy are trademarks of GENBAND.

Company Contact:
Dennis Watson
+1 (972) 521 5921

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