Twilio Brings Voice and Messaging Communications to Amazon Web Services Developers

Twilio speeds development of cloud communications applications

Sep 19, 2013, 14:31 ET from Twilio

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Twilio, the Communications API Platform, today expanded its offerings on Amazon Web Services (AWS) to address the growing cloud communications market.  As part of this, Twilio has joined the AWS Marketplace and will offer $20 in "Jump Start" credits to developers interested in tapping into the combined power of Twilio and AWS.  Twilio credits can be leveraged to build solutions such as in-application dialing, conference calling, group texting, mobile app distribution, two-factor authentication and more. 


The Twilio platform is connected to carrier networks all over the globe and exposes those networks via a clean and powerful web API. AWS offers a complete set of infrastructure and application services that enable developers and enterprises to run virtually everything in the cloud. Harnessing the power of two of these platforms makes it easier for developers to communicate and create powerful applications with no upfront costs.

"Businesses of all types and sizes are moving their computing and communications infrastructure to the cloud. The combination of reliable, scalable infrastructure services along with Twilio's powerful communications infrastructure is further accelerating this trend," said Jeff Lawson, Twilio CEO. "The solution that Twilio is offering on AWS jumpstarts the ability of developers and enterprises to better serve their customers by providing flexible cloud-based communications. With all the innovation in both the AWS and Twilio communities, we can't wait to see what developers will build."

"We've been extremely impressed by the innovation in both the Twilio platform and in what developers are building with the platform," said Terry Wise, Director, Worldwide Partner Ecosystem, AWS. "The combined power both of Twilio and AWS provide an exciting opportunity for developers and enterprises to build a new generation of communications into their applications."

"We are a small team and choose tools that give us the most leverage. AWS and Twilio are both easy to get started with and scale with you as you grow," said Andrew Kortina, Founder, Venmo.

To take advantage of $20 in Twilio credits, learn more about AWS, and to get started building solutions such as in-application dialing, conference calling, group texting, mobile app distribution, two-factor authentication, visit:

About Twilio
Twilio (, the cloud communications company, is reinventing telecom by merging the worlds of cloud computing, web services and telecommunications. Twilio provides a telephony infrastructure web service in the cloud, allowing web developers to integrate phone calls, text messages and IP voice communications into their web, mobile and traditional phone applications. The company is privately held and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.