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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 businesses 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.

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