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2600Hz CEO Darren Schreiber Appointed to Cloud Communications Alliance Board of Directors

2600Hz, a leading provider of unified business communications and the world-renowned KAZOO platform, is excited to announce that CEO and Co-Founder Darren Schreiber has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Cloud Communications Alliance (CCA). As a member of the Board, Schreiber will work closely with the CCA team to further the organization's strategic initiatives and to support cloud communications providers worldwide. The CCA is a global not-for-profit organization committed to advancing the cloud…

imimobile Enables ŠKODA Auto to Use the Whatsapp Business API for Customer Interactions

Implementing WhatsApp will improve customer experience for a variety of automotive services Global cloud communications software and services provider IMImobile PLC, announced that ŠKODA AUTO India has integrated the WhatsApp Business API as part of their customer communication strategy. ŠKODA is now using WhatsApp to streamline the vehicle service booking process, provide breakdown support, share their COVID-19 initiatives, share product information, and more. The WhatsApp Business API enables businesses to connect with…

Soprano Acquires Silverstreet To Expand Enterprise Communications

Soprano Design, a global leader in the fast-growing communications platform as a service (CPaaS) market, has acquired Silverstreet, another leading CPaaS provider based in the APAC region, solidifying Soprano’s position as a top CPaaS solution provider globally and accelerating Soprano’s ambitious growth strategy. The acquisition further extends Soprano’s operational footprint in Asia and Europe and puts Soprano on a path to deliver more than 10 billion mobile transactions annually in 2021. With the addition of…

Loya Insurance Group Selects 8×8 Open Communications Platform

8x8, Inc., a leading integrated cloud communications platform provider, announced that the Loya Insurance Group, a leading auto insurance company, has deployed the 8x8 Open Communications Platform to transform all communications, collaboration, and customer engagement onto a single cloud platform for its more than 3,500 employees across over 700 offices in the US. Starting from a single store front in El Paso, Texas in 1974, the Loya Insurance Group has grown to be one of the largest Hispanic owned and operated companies…

Telestax Delivers SMS for Microsoft Teams Bringing the Ability to Send and Receive Texts From Within the Popular Collaboration Platform

Telestax, the leading provider of CPaaS enablement to communications companies announced the implementation of SMS within the Microsoft Teams business communication platform. This new capability is part of the Telestax Message Exchange application, a solution designed to enable the sending and receiving of SMS communications from within popular UCaaS or collaboration platforms. With Message Exchange, communications providers can set up Microsoft Teams users with a business phone number to send and receive SMS messages…

8×8 Named a Leader in 2020 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Unified Communications as a Service, Worldwide

8x8 Recognized as a Leader for the Ninth Year in a Row 8x8, Inc., a leading integrated cloud communications platform, announced it has been named a Leader in the 2020 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Unified Communications as a Service, Worldwide1. This is the ninth consecutive year 8x8 has been recognized as a Leader in this report. Marketing Technology News: SOPHOLA, Announces Partnership with DGtraffic “Global enterprises have become heavily reliant on their providers to deliver all the key communications and…

Telestax Announces Partnership with Proximus to Deliver Full CPaaS Capabilities to Belgian Market

Telestax, the leading provider of CPaaS enablement to global communications companies announced a strategic partnership with Proximus, the leader in Enterprise Solutions in Belgium. Leveraging the Telestax Restcomm platform, Proximus Enterprise introduces FlexIO, a solution designed to extend critical CPaaS services and high-demand turnkey applications to businesses serving the Belgian market. “Today’s companies need to become more digital to remain relevant. We bring to businesses the capability to communicate in the way…

Kaleyra Included in Gartner’s Market Guide for Communications Platform as a Service

Kaleyra, Inc., a rapidly growing cloud communications software provider delivering a secure system of application programming interfaces (APIs) and connectivity solutions in the API/Communications Platform as a Service (CPaaS) market, announced that Kaleyra has been listed as a Representative Vendor in Gartner’s all-encompassing Market Guide for Communications Platform as a Service by analysts Daniel O'Connell and Lisa Unden-Farboud. Marketing Technology News: CM Group Announces Acquisition of Selligent Marketing Cloud…

WhatsApp Enlists Egyptian CPaaS Global Player CEQUENS as WhatsApp Business Solution Provider

CEQUENS, an Egyptian company by origin and a leading Communications-Platform-as-a-Service (CPaaS) provider globally, announced a deal with WhatsApp to become a Solution Provider for WhatsApp Business. Small and medium-sized enterprises and large corporations worldwide can utilize the service to showcase products, offer services, and connect with customers. WhatsApp – a subsidiary of Facebook, Inc. – is exceptionally popular among consumers with 2 billion active users across 180 countries. WhatsApp Business is seen as a…

Bandwidth Completes Acquisition Of Leader Voxbone

Bandwidth, a leading enterprise cloud communications company, successfully completed the transaction to acquire Voxbone, an international enterprise cloud communications leader, for an enterprise value of €446 million EUR (approximately $519.4 million USD). The consideration to Voxbone shareholders consisted of cash in the amount of approximately €354.6 million EUR (approximately $413 million USD) with the remainder being paid in 663,394 shares of Bandwidth Class A common stock (approximately €91.3 million EUR or…

Inbenta Announces Partnership With IntelePeer

Inbenta Technologies, a global leader in Symbolic AI-based Customer Interactions applications (artificial intelligence (AI) and natural language processing (NLP) products) announced a new partnership with IntelePeer, a leading Communications Platform as a Service (CPaaS) provider. The combined partnership will empower users to build smarter and more powerful workflows so organizations can provide more innovative, agile, and scalable customer and employee support processes. Marketing Technology News: DoubleVerify Announces…

Zappix and Fonative Team Up to Deliver Secure Next-Gen Self-Service Technology to Contact Centers

Self-service automation and secure, compliant capabilities have become mission-critical for modern call centers Zappix, the leading Visual IVR and self-service customer service provider, and Fonative, the compliant communications company, have teamed up to provide more new services that contact centers need today. As contact centers face the challenges of COVID-19, as well as increasing security requirements from legislation and regulations, Zappix and Fonative capabilities have quickly become a top priority for modern…

UK’s Leading Legal Services Business Slater and Gordon Transforms Client Services With 8×8

Selects and Rolls Out 8x8’s Integrated Voice, Video, Team Chat and Contact Centre Solution in Just Eight Days to Support ‘Operate from Anywhere’ Strategy 8x8, Inc., a leading integrated cloud communications platform provider, announced that Slater and Gordon, the UK’s leading consumer legal services business, has deployed the 8x8 Open Communications PlatformTM to transform its legal services and create an agile workplace as part of its ‘work anywhere’ strategy. Slater and Gordon provides high quality, technology-driven…

Melrose Labs Looks to Disrupt CPaaS Messaging With Its SMPP SMS Gateway

Scotland-based Melrose Labs is launching a cloud-based mobile messaging platform on December 14, 2020, that will significantly lower barriers to entry in mobile messaging and encourage new entrants. SMPP SMS Gateway enables mobile messaging providers and enterprises to operate their own mobile messaging gateways and provide a host of new services to their customers, including services in the fast-growing application-to-person (A2P) SMS segment, which has been valued at $17bn globally and is expected to reach $26bn in…

Telestax Unveils Number Masking Turnkey Application

Telestax, the leading provider of CPaaS enablement to communications companies releases Number Masking, a turnkey application with Advanced Features. Extended session management, increased customizability, and added SMS support allows network operators, carriers, and communications companies to deliver secure phone number masking with better pricing and higher delivery rates than other providers. Phone number masking is used around the world to help users maintain privacy when interacting with businesses, such as call…

Kaleyra Announces Warrant Exchange Agreement

Kaleyra, Inc., a rapidly growing cloud communications software provider delivering a secure system of application programming interfaces (APIs) and connectivity solutions in the API/Communications Platform as a Service (CPaaS) market, announced that it has on September 30, 2020 signed a warrant exchange agreement with Riverview Group LLC. Marketing Technology News: Study: Brands Have Yet to Create the Post-COVID-19 Digital and Mobile Experiences Customers Value Most On October 2, 2020, pursuant to the agreement, the…

New Study Shows Contact Centers Using Over-the-Top CPaaS Solutions See Major Results

IntelePeer Customers saw 31% Increase in CX Ratings, 53% saw an Increase in New Revenue, and 28% saw a Decrease in Operational Spending IntelePeer, a leading Communications Platform as a Service (CPaaS) provider, announced the results of a custom research study conducted by Nemertes Research, focusing on critical business and technology challenges faced by companies using on-premises contact centers and how they plan to address these within the next two to five years. With the majority of larger enterprises still using…

Frost & Sullivan Names Vonage Asia-Pacific Communications Platform as a Service (CPaaS) Provider

For the second year in a row, Frost & Sullivan has named Vonage, a global leader in cloud communications helping businesses accelerate their digital transformation, as the Asia-Pacific Communications Platform as a Service (CPaaS) Provider of the Year. Vonage was recognized for the Vonage Communications Platform, which allows for the integration of fully programmable APIs into existing products, workflows, and systems and from which the Company’s unified communications and contact center solutions are built. The Vonage…

Kaleyra Launches Verified Calls Services for Google

Kaleyra, Inc., a rapidly growing cloud communications software provider delivering a secure system of application programming interfaces (APIs) and connectivity solutions in the API/Communications Platform as a Service (CPaaS) market, announced that it has been picked as a Google partner for Google’s introduction of Verified Calls. The Verified Calls feature for Android phones will enable customers to see why an enterprise is calling individuals along with providing the enterprise’s brand name. This is an important new…

Telestax Launches the Industry’s First CPaaS Sales Certification Training for Communications Companies, Carriers, and Operators

Telestax, a leading global communications platform as a service (CPaaS) enablement and application provider became the first in the industry to deliver a CPaaS Sales Certification Training program specifically developed for communications providers. According to a recent report by Synergy Research Group, the CPaaS market is experiencing a 40 percent yearly growth rate, with IDC forecasting a market size of nearly $11 billion by 2022. As communications companies increasingly focus on bringing cloud-based APIs to their…