Cisco announced on May 7, 2015 that they acquired Tropo. Cicso looks to make Tropo’s unique communications platform as a service as a key component into Cisco’s cloud collaboration platform. Tropo’s technology will enable developers to build applications that integrate into the Service Provider’s existing communications infrastructure, providing the Service Provider with an advantage over OTT competitors and ways to generate new sources of revenue. The Tropo team will join the Collaboration Technology Group under the leadership of Rowan Trollope, SVP and general manager.

About Tropo
Tropo.com public cloud API: Enables developers to make and receive phone calls and text messages from any web or mobile application, using a simple web API and pay-as-you-go pricing. Tropo also offers voice recognition, text to speech, conferencing, and recording and transcription – all using the web technologies and languages that developers already know (JavaScript, PHP, Ruby, Python, Groovy, etc.).

About Cicso
Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) is the worldwide leader in IT that helps companies seize the opportunities of tomorrow by proving that amazing things can happen when you connect the previously unconnected.
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