Twilio, a cloud communications providerÂ today announced a relationship with Microsoft to make its voice and messaging APIs easily available to Windows Azure customers. As an introductory offers, the developers will receive a starting credit of 1,000 free text messages or inbound voice minutes with sign up.
Using Twilio’s APIs,Â developersÂ canÂ developÂ apps whichÂ require features such as interactive voice response, mobile app distribution via SMS, call automation or two-factor authentication, etc,. Many leading apps such as Microsoft Skype’s GroupMe, eBay, etc, rely on Twilio’s APIs. You can find moreÂ information on Twilio’s free offer for Windows Azure developers can be found at ahoy.twilio.com/azure.