Announcing SIP from Twilio

Allows companies to save money, and more easily add new inbound call capabilities

Mar 18, 2013, 11:00 ET from Twilio

ORLANDO, Fla., March 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Twilio (, the cloud communications leader, announced today the general availability of SIP from Twilio. This new capability enables companies to quickly and easily modify their communications processes using the web programming language of their choice, to shorten development cycles that, in the past, required software updates and hardware changes, and reduce calling costs.


"Twilio's platform, including the new SIP capabilities, enables us to quickly implement advanced functionality in our contact center," said Joe McCorkle, director of IT & networking, RealPage. "What's more, we can customize and scale our application on an as-needed basis. A highly modern system being updated with simple API web development significantly increases our ROI and decreases our mean time to value, while at the same time making the most out of our existing technologies."

With SIP from Twilio, companies can extend the life of their existing SIP infrastructure, and bring new communications capabilities to their networks by connecting Twilio directly to legacy systems. SIP from Twilio also allows companies to transition their application logic in the cloud, without having to update or reconfigure hardware. In addition, companies are able to reduce communication costs by using IP instead of PSTN, when receiving calls from Twilio to their SIP hardware.

"SIP enables companies big and small to realize the flexibility of pairing their existing IP technology with the easy to use Twilio communications platform," said Twilio CEO and Co-founder Jeff Lawson. "We can't wait to see what they build."

With SIP from Twilio, companies of all shapes and sizes are now able to experience higher quality communications, while at the same time reducing communication costs, leveraging their legacy investments and speeding up development cycles.

Complete information on SIP from Twilio can be found at

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