Twilio Brings Communications to the IBM Cloud Platform

Twilio Brings Communications to the IBM Cloud Platform 
With a Few Clicks, Developers and Businesses Can Add Communications
to Their IBM BlueMix Applications 
SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 02/24/14 --  Twilio today
announced a partnership with IBM that brings the power of Twilio's
software and cloud-based communications platform to the IBM Cloud
Platform, Codename: BlueMix. Starting today, IBM clients can rapidly
deploy Twilio solutions when building applications in IBM BlueMix.
From in-application dialing, conference calling, group texting,
mobile app distribution, two-factor authentication and more, IBM
BlueMix customers can now leverage the Twilio platform to easily
integrate the communications solution that meets their specific
business needs.  
Twilio fundamentally changes the way businesses build communication
by bringing it into the realm of software and the cloud. Twilio
virtualizes all the telecommunications infrastructure and makes that
infrastructure accessible anywhere in the world via a single, global
API. IBM BlueMix provides an open cloud development platform for
developers to build new mobile and cloud apps for the enterprise.
Harnessing the power of these two platforms enables developers and
businesses to quickly innovate, prototype and connect with their
customers at the right time and via the right communications channel. 
"We've been extremely impressed by the innovation in both the Twilio
platform and in what developers are building with the platform," said
Steve Robinson, General Manager of IBM Cloud Platform Services. "The
combined power of Twilio and IBM BlueMix provide an opportunity for
developers and enterprises to build a new generation of
communications into their applications." 
"Businesses of all types and sizes are moving their computing and
communications infrastructure to the cloud. The combination of
cloud-based infrastructure services along with Twilio's powerful
communications infrastructure is further accelerating this trend,"
said Jeff Lawson, Twilio Co-Founder and CEO. "The solution that
Twilio is offering with IBM speeds the ability of developers and
enterprises to better connect with their customers by providing
flexible cloud-based communications. With the innovation possible for
developers and busin
esses today, we can't wait to see what our
customers will build." 
Jeff Lawson, Twilio Co-Founder and CEO presented the ease of
integrating Twilio communications solutions with IBM BlueMix during
his main stage presentation at the IBM Pulse conference on Monday,
February 24, 2014. 
To learn more about leveraging Twilio with IBM BlueMix and to get
started, visit http://www.ibm.com/cloud-computing/us/en/paas.html. 
To learn how Twilio's software and cloud-based communications
platform is helping businesses of all sizes better engage with their
customers, visit https://www.twilio.com/customers.  
About Twilio
 Twilio, the software and cloud-based communications
platform company, enables developers and businesses to rapidly build
and deploy communication solutions that meet their specific needs.
Whether integrating voice, messaging and/or VoIP capabilities into a
web or mobile app or building a complete systems like a call center,
Twilio removes the traditional obstacles to creating effective
communications experiences. Twilio gives businesses the ability to
innovate, prototype, create, and connect with their customers at the
right time and in the way. The company is privately held and based in
San Francisco, California. 
Morgan Mathis 
morgan@highwirepr.com 
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