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Gartner Names Acano a Cool Vendor in Unified Communications

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LONDON and NEW YORK, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Today Acano announced that it has been recognized by leading analyst firm Gartner, Inc. in its "Cool Vendors in Unified Communications, 2014" report. Acano unites previously incompatible audio, video and web technologies in coSpaces, virtual meeting rooms with enhanced teamwork capabilities.

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Each year, Gartner identifies vendors that advance key technology areas and publishes a series of research reports evaluating these innovative vendors. The Cool Vendors in UC report outlines, "This year's UC Cool Vendors research offers innovative and disruptive UC, collaboration, conferencing and monitoring solutions for IT leaders responsible for UC." Four vendors were selected for the UC category.

"Acano is thrilled to be named a Cool Vendor in Unified Communications by Gartner. We believe it confirms our 'everyone's invited' approach to collaboration," said OJ WInge, Acano CEO. "With Acano, everyone can join the conversation, whether they choose to join from a smartphone, Microsoft Lync, Cisco video system, browser, or a host of other devices. Our mission is to enable people to work together wherever their ideas and creativity thrive. We will continue to innovate to provide this freedom to communicate."

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Gartner subscribers can access "Gartner, Cool Vendors in Unified Communications, 2014, Jay Lassman, Jonah Kowall, Bern Elliot, Steve Blood, Sorell Slaymaker, April 9, 2014" at

Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in its research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner's research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

About Acano(TM)

We bring together previously incompatible audio, video and web technologies in coSpaces(TM) - virtual meeting rooms only radically better. With coSpaces, people work wherever their ideas and creativity thrive.

Media Contact: Jean Rosauer, Acano, 202-531-7966,

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