Lots of buzz this week about the launch of the Cloud Communications Alliance by a group of 8 Broadsoft based service providers. This is a short interview with Dean Parker of Callis Communications about the Cloud Communications Alliance and what it means for the industry as a whole.
Some quick facts:
This was a year long venture to get launches.
The 8 companies - Alteva, Broadcore, Callis Communications, Consolidated Technologies Inc., IPFone, SimpleSignal, Stage 2 Networks and Telesphere - represent about $100M in revenue and 110K business users.
The mission of the CCA is about innovation beyond just hosted PBX. API's and toolkits will allow users to hook, design or integrate the hosted PBX in the private cloud for more usability and productivity.