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Q1 2021 Quarterly Newsletter
From March 30, 2021

It’s hard to believe that we’re almost at the end of the first quarter of 2021 — time flies! Spring has sprung, and we hope you’re having a great start to the new year. As always, 2600Hz has been hard at work which means we have lots of exciting updates for you.

Key Highlights From Q1

We began the year in January with an exciting announcement that our very own CEO and Co-Founder Darren Schreiber joined the Cloud Communication Alliance’s Board of Directors. We’re thrilled that Darren was elected to the Board and look forward to all of his contributions to the CCA. In other big news around 2600Hz, we welcomed a new Product Marketing Associate to expand our marketing team. He has jumped right in and is already making his mark— you can hear him on the Free UC w/ 2600Hz podcast as our new co-host! He shared his expertise in episode 25 about creating a profitable pricing strategy and episode 26 about why we’re running out of phone numbers. 

In February we relaunched our Call Center page — if you haven’t seen it, we encourage you to check it out! We enhanced the page with more screenshots of our Call Center’s UI so you can see just how user friendly it is. Speaking of 2600hz.com, we’re in the process of expanding the site and, over the next few months, we’ll be adding a handful of new pages and resources. Be sure to keep an eye out! We have also added a few exciting sections to our Community Forums, including a Tips and Tricks forum that contains all the nuggets of KAZOO wisdom to put you one step closer to being a super user, and a brand new and a brand new Product Board — a one-stop shop for all feature requests where you can submit your ideas/feature requests, vote on existing requests, and see which ones we’re currently working on. And, in case you’re looking for tips on submitting or formatting a post in the Forums, we added those for you here.

Just as in years past, 2021 is shaping up to be an extremely busy year. We’re closing out the quarter strong with a productive March. First, we released security enhancements to ensure our customers and their end users are even safer when provisioning phones. We also completed a multi-month project that involved upgrading our data centers so that our network is faster and more stable than ever. In addition, we were a Gold Sponsor of Cavell’s Cloud Comms Summit Europe, a multi-day event that convened Service Providers and vendors from across Europe and the US. Our COO and Co-Founder Patrick Sullivan discussed how Service Providers can stay ahead in a competitive market and joined other industry leaders for a panel discussion about innovation in the 2020s. We’re always excited to be part of Cavell Group’s events, meet and mingle with industry colleagues (even if virtually), and learn from Cavell’s group of experts.


Marketing Updates

It wouldn’t be a 2600Hz newsletter without some media and press updates. Here are a few highlights from Q1:

A Few Friendly Reminders 

Product Focus Groups — As mentioned earlier, we’ll be hosting Product Focus Groups throughout 2021. We would love for you to join us! Sign up for our Product Feedback List so you don’t miss the invite for our next focus group. We’ll also be posting about it in the Community, so you can keep your eye on that as well. Speaking of the Community...

2600Hz Community — Join in on timely discussions with your peers, get support for all things KAZOO, and find the latest 2600Hz resources. You don’t have to be a 2600Hz customer to be a member, but our customers do get access to additional resources and documentation. We’re constantly adding to the Community, and recently launched a Support page that features downloadable resources (including white label docs!) and a series of videos explaining how to get started with KAZOO. To visit the community, click here.

Free UC w/ 2600Hz Podcast — We revamped our podcast in the new year and you’ll definitely want to check out our newest episodes! Find out how we’re switching things up this year by listening to this short and sweet episode, and check out our newest episodes here! Don’t forget to bookmark our podcast page since we’ll be adding to it, or better yet, subscribe to it wherever you listen to your favorite podcasts so you don’t miss an episode! If there are any specific topics you would like us to cover or guests you would like us to talk to, let us know at marketing@2600hz.com!

That’s our update for now! We will have a lot more exciting news and updates for you soon, so keep an eye on your inbox and don’t forget to follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn!


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