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Podcast: Smart 2FA is a Big Opportunity for Service Providers

December 16, 2019
In this Cloud Communications Alliance podcast, Telestax Chief Commercial Officer Kevin Nethercott reveals how providers can deliver a better cost structure and better quality using Telestax CPaaS with 2FA. With Telestax Restcomm Smart 2FA, communications service providers can enable enhanced account security with two-factor authentication, right out of the box. “There’s only a limited number of vendors that can provide multi-factor authentication,” says Kevin...

Podcast: Telestax Delivers SMS to Carriers Around the World

December 10, 2019
Telestax, the premier supplier of CPaaS technology, partners with Cisco to deliver the SMS enablement capability to Cisco carrier partners via Cisco’s UC-One. New APIs for Cisco UC-One and an upgrade to the Telestax UC-One API console, offers improved ease of use. In this podcast, Veena Vadgama, VP of Marketing for Telestax, discusses how the company recently added SMS enablement to Cisco’s Webex Teams with Don Witt of The Channel Daily News, a TR publication. ...

Podcast: Telestax Introduces CPaaS Whitelabel Feature for Restcomm

September 16, 2019
At the recent Cloud Communications Alliance event in Washington D.C., held on September 11-12, Telecom Reseller talked with Telestax VP of Marketing, Veena Vadgama about the new Restcomm Whitelabel Feature. The Whitelabel Feature allows service providers to customize their Restcomm customer-facing portal and product documentation, saving weeks to months of time in deploying new CPaaS products and services. “We are here to make service providers successful,” says...

Telestax brings on new CFO as it completes major pivot in business model

June 14, 2019
As Telestax Inc. tries to reconfigure its business model and regain its footing after cutting some jobs, it's brought on a new chief financial officer. Patrick Bonnaure has been hired as CFO, according to a June 6 announcement. It brings the Austin startup a veteran software executive with extensive experience in both Silicon Valley and Austin. Telestax is a communications-platform-as-a-service company — it has built a program that telecommunications companies can...

Telestax Hires Paul Doscher as CEO to Accelerate Growth

November 27, 2018
In the race to get carriers ready for CPaaS 2.0, Telestax has named Paul Doscher as Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors effective October 29. We recently detailed how the company is aggressively courting communications service providers when we interviewed Kevin Nethercott, VP of Business Development. In an interview with new CEO, Paul Doscher, he told us, "We want to be the arms dealer allowing carriers to compete with CPaaS." “During this next...

Podcast: Telestax brings on seasoned software CEO veteran to accelerate Telestax sales to the next level

November 27, 2018
Based on Open source technology, Telestax is embedded in 80% of the level 1 carriers around the world. Telestax has a very complete and modular Communication Platform as a Service (CPaaS) product offering. Paul Doscher is the new CEO and looks forward to working with Telestax. As he explains to Don Witt of The Channel Daily News, a TR publication, Telestax is very well positioned to take advantage of the accelerated transition and expansion taking place in the...

Carriers Must be Ready for CPaaS 2.0

September 24, 2018
A massive shift took place in telecom with the advent of VoIP and SIP. Carriers who initially downplayed the reliability of both, eventually got on board after 2003 when Vonage started to take residential share and Skype started to become a more obvious threat. Eventually, SIP trunking became a way for communications service providers or CSPs to make money from IP communications. Another transformation is taking place in telecom - this time it's CPaaS companies such...

Can Carriers Make Money on CPaaS?

October 26, 2017
New options are emerging for network operators that want to compete against Twilio and others in what's being called the communications-platform-as-a-service (CPaaS) market. The ability to add messaging to existing wireline numbers and offer enterprise customers the full range of communications options is one way the companies that operate the underlying network infrastructure can begin to capture advanced services revenue that now flows to the over-the-top players. Or...

Telestax Turns Real Time Success Into Strong Funding

July 13, 2017
Real time communications are taking flight, from OTT applications to the contact center and beyond. The reason is simple: we live in a real time world. And in this real time world, developers are licking their chops at the tools available in their sandbox. One such company that provides these tools received an influx of funds in a recent investment round to help further the real time revolution. Telestax, a firm known for real time messaging, voice and video apps, secured...

The Strangest Datasets On Data.World | Telestax Raises $4.7M

July 11, 2017
THE BIG ONE Will: Telestax, an Austin-based company that makes real-time messaging, voice and video apps, has raised a $4.7M funding round that comes on the heels of the launch of the company’s latest communications tool. In late May, the company, which was founded in Palo Alto, Calif. in 2011, launched the RestcommOne Marketplace, which operates on on Telestax’s cornerstone platform. It lets Telestax’s existing service provider customers sell real-time apps that...

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