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Software Description:

MessageBird is on a mission to modernize and simplify the overcomplicated space of customer communication. As the only leading cloud communications platform with its own telecommunications carrier infrastructure, MessageBird connects over 15,000 enterprises to their global customers via the fastest and most reliable SMS, Voice and Chat APIs in the world.

Today MessageBird is powered by a world-class team of over 20 nationalities from offices in Amsterdam, San Francisco, Singapore, Sydney, London, Hamburg, and Shanghai. In October 2017 MessageBird announced a $60M Series A funding led by Accel, marking the largest Series A raised by any European software company or Y Combinator graduate to date.

Software Description:

WSO2 API Cloud enables companies to quickly share their business capabilities as managed APIs with their partners and across the globe.

Exposed APIs can be access-controlled with the use of industry-standard mechanisms such as OAuth and provide convenient unified development experience to application developers. Deployment supports auto-scaling to deal with popular and/or high demanding APIs. Moreover, API publishing enables full control of the API lifecycle.

The customizable Developer Portal (API Store) can be leveraged to meet the organization's specific requirements. It also comprises a highly scalable API gateway for routing API traffic as well as statistics collection.

There is out-of-box API Monetization functionality for companies wishing to charge subscribers for API consumption. All business models are supported: free, commercial, and freemium APIs.

Highlights:

  • API Publisher to design APIs and manage their lifecycle: define REST resources and allowed HTTP verbs and parameters, prototype in JavaScript or connect to existing backend, create complex transformation sequences to tweak requests and responses
  • API Gateway for scalable secure access: have a frontend protecting your API against DoS attacks and incorrect invocations, enforce permissions and throttling limits, apply transformations, collect valuable statistics on API usage
  • Customizable and themable API Store: let developers find your APIs on the web, read documentation, invoke APIs in interactive console, create account & subscribe to APIs, get OAuth token, provide feedback, discuss APIs in forums, do social promotions

WSO2 API Cloud is a public hosted version of award-winning open-source WSO2 API Manager product.

Features:

  • SMS
  • Marketing Automation
  • Click-to-Dial
  • Dashboard
  • Call Tracking
  • Call Recording
  • Chat
  • Scheduling
  • Contact Management
  • Email Integration
  • Multi-User
  • Password & Access Management
  • External Integrations
  • Notifications
  • 2-Factor Authentication
  • API

Features:

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Summary:

  • Turn your web services into managed REST or SOAP APIs

  • Enforce security, throttling, rate limiting, and access policies at the edge

  • Give your subscribers your branded feature-rich Developer Portal

  • Get insight into your API usage and subscriber behavior through analytics

  • Based on award-winning open source WSO2 API Manager product

  • Hosted by WSO2 and ready to use right away

Pricing:

  • Starting from: $100.00/month
  • Credit card required: N/A
  • Free trial and monthly subscription after it. Flexible subscription levels ranging from $100 to $10,000 depending on the level of usage.

FAQs:

    What is this service generally used for?
  • Two factor authentication, customer support, customer service, notifications, alerts, marketing, promotions and customer feedback. The use cases are infinite.

  • Does this service offer an API?
  • Yes, MessageBird offers REST APIs for SMS, Voice, Chat, Programmable Conversations, Number Lookup, Reporting and Verify for 2FA One-Time Passwords.

  • Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • Yes, it does.

    MessageBird has an extensive library of Developer Tutorials for common use cases. These can be found on the MessageBird Developer Portal, along with the API Reference Documentation and Official SDKs (Software Development Kits).

    MessageBird also has a Developer Tutorial Youtube Playlist with visual Quickstart tutorials for sending your first message to developing your first application using one of the APIs.

  • Does this service integrate with any other apps?
  • MessageBird offers integrations with Zendesk, IFTTT, Zapier, Smooch, Tray.io, StdLib, Amio and Front.

  • Does this service offer multi-user capability (e.g. teams)?
  • Yes, it does.

  • Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • Enterprises and SMBs looking to reach their customers around the world.

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Other:

Who uses MessageBird
  • Startups
  • SMEs
  • Agencies
  • Enterprises
Languages:
German, French, Spanish, English, Dutch
Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.

Other:

Who uses API Cloud
  • Freelance
  • Startups
  • SMEs
  • Enterprises
Desktop Platforms:
  • Web App
  • Windows
  • Macintosh
Mobile Platforms:
  • iOS
  • Android
  • WinPhone
  • Blackberry
Languages:
English
Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.
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