Google Adds Twilio For The First Voice And Messaging APIs Available Through The Google Cloud Platform And App Engine

TechCrunch

Twilio today is taking one more step in its bid to become the most ubiquitous voice and messaging API available to developers: it is announcing a partnership with Google’s Cloud Platform. This makes it the first time that a voice and messaging API-based solution has been integrated with the Google App Engine, giving developers on the platform — some 250,000 active, with 1 million registered apps at Google’s last count — the ability to integrate voice and messaging services into their web and mobile apps by way of a few lines of code.

The added functionality will sweeten the deal for developers, which Google hopes will attract them to its platform instead of opting for platform-as-a-service competitors like Amazon Web Services, Parse or Microsoft’s Azure platform. For its part, Twilio was already integrated with all three of those, as well as Sendgrid to offer similar services, according to Lynda Smith…

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