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Voxeo Acquires ClackPoint : Industry News

Voxeo, an well-known hosted IVR development tool provider, VoIP solution provider has acquired ClackPoint, the leading multimedia online collaboration platform.

Voxeo acquires Clackpoint

Voxeo Acquires ClackPoint

Clackpoint is an interesting platform where many people can participate in a conference from variety of communication media, like IM ( Instant messaging, like GTalk, Yahoo Messanger, MSN etc.), website, traditional phone call. It has many options where participants can edit notepad in groups, chat in texts etc.

This platform is still in beta and under testing phase, but its features look very interesting as a unified communication system as it provides affordable conference facilities with all available communication media to everyone, right from friend circle to corporates.

Here is the press release from Voxeo :

Orlando, FL – January 20, 2010 — Today Voxeo Corporation, the leader in Unlocked Communications, announced it has acquired ClackPoint, the leading real-time multi-media collaboration platform. Over 100,000 people each month use ClackPoint’s online voice, video and text virtual conference rooms to connect and collaborate with colleagues, friends, and social networks. Attendees can access ClackPoint’s virtual conference rooms using any telephone, SIP VoIP device and service, Skype phone and IM clients, and ClackPoint’s own Flash-based phone and IM web client. Additionally, ClackPoint’s easy API enables developers and enterprises to add these capabilities to new and existing applications. ClackPoint also provides pre-built “widgets” that work with existing applications and platforms including Google Wave.

Ted Schadler, Vice President and Principal Analyst, Forrester Research, Inc., wrote in a recent report, “Web conferencing began life as a better way to conduct sales meetings and training sessions. But its future is much more interesting: to be a natural extension to the real-time collaboration scenarios that today start and stop with voice and instant messaging.”[1]

For complete press release, click here.

About Voxeo :
Voxeo unlocks communications. We loathe the locks that make voice, SMS, instant messaging, Twitter, web chat, and mobile web unified communication and self-service applications difficult to create, manage, analyze, optimize and afford. Every day we work to unlock the neglected value of these communications solutions with open standards, disruptive innovation and a passion for problem solving–fueled by a company-wide obsession with customer success. We do so for more than 100,000 developers, 45,000 companies and half of the Fortune 100 from our headquarters in Orlando, Beijing, Cologne, and London. Visit us or join our conversations on the web at www.voxeo.com, blogs.voxeo.com, or twitter.com/voxeo.

Voxeo Media Contact
Megan Maxwell
Voxeo Corporation
Phone: +1 (407) 455-5848

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