Cloud telephony company Communications has secured $16 million in series B funding from Sequoia Capital and Mayfield. The funding will be used to invest in R&D and to expand internationally.knowlarity.jpg

Knowlarity claims over 6500 paying customers worldwide, ranging from startups to large blue-chip companies.

Knowlarity earlier raised ~$6mn in Series A round in 2012 and recently acquired Unicom Techlabs.

Knowlarity’s flagship products, SuperReceptionist and SmartIVR, can process over a million calls an hour. Headquartered in Singapore, the compay have offices in Gurgaon, Mumbai and Bangalore.

What’s interesting is that in international markets, Knowlarity will compete with RingCentral which is also a Sequoia portfolio company.