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SimpleSignal to Use Shango Platform and Multi-Tenanted App Automation Feature Set

November 01, 2012

Cloud-based unified communications (UC) and collaboration provider SimpleSignal has signed an agreement to use the Shango platform and its multi-tenanted application automation feature set to empower all of its sales channels with increased efficiencies to drive the growth of its cloud-based IP service offerings.

Dave Gilbert, CEO at SimpleSignal, said the company has partnered with Shango to drive revenue, efficiency and velocity of transactions tied to its strategic relationships, while delivering even deeper product offerings for customers.

SimpleSignal recognized a growing need to expand its distribution strategies. Additionally, to pursue its ambitious goals, the company felt the need to seek better management abilities for both supply chain and sales channels that would allow it to rapidly scale its product offerings.

Thanks to the new agreement, the company can now orchestrate SIP and Hosted UC services for both wholesale and enterprise customers across its numerous trading partners by using the common APIs of the cloud-based Shango fulfillment platform.

Leveraging the Shango platform and its inherent voice application ecosystem, SimpleSignal expects to automate the management of its services across its BroadSoft and Sansay switching platforms.

In addition, it expects to extend Shango APIs to e-bond with its customers and provide flow-through activation to its resellers and partners.

“We're eager to welcome SimpleSignal into the Shango ecosystem, which sees the growing importance of incorporating increasingly complex IP services from numerous third-party suppliers, and activation across a plurality of sales channels through one interface,” said David Walsh, CEO at Shango.

Walsh said that with the addition of each new IP service to the platform, the company is seeing validation that the cloud, coupled with the Shango platform, is creating a higher layer of abstraction within the fabric of IP communications.

Earlier in April, Mosaic NetworX selected and successfully implemented Shango's cloud-based provisioning and management solution for its growing customer base.

Edited by Braden Becker

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