By now you have heard of SaaS (Software as a Service). The latest buzz is PaaS (Platform as a Service). SalesForce.com was the first well known initiator of this concept with their Force.com platform. Developers can build applications that are pre-deployed and hosted on a common platform. These applications can work tegether with other applications hosted on the same service and they are typically deployed in a cloud.
This year, Tropo partnered with Disruptive Technologies to add native Tropo support to the communications layer of the OpenVBX project enabling the cloud PBX to run on both the Twilio and Tropo platforms!