April 11, 2012
Cisco announces a $150m Spark fund to fuel development on its Cisco Spark Platform, which provides a communication platform that combines messaging, call and meeting features. The service is similar to Slack with a focus on the Enterprise market. All 3 services are currently available in the US.
SimpleTexting, text marketing service, offers its full suite of text services via its SMS API. Developers can integrate SMS capabilities within third party apps to better engage customers. Whether developers want to send or receive texts, update contact lists, or take advantage of SimpleTexting's other features, the SMS API provides simple access to a robust service.