BeVocal's Foundation Platform Receives Frost & Sullivan's Product of the Year Award
SUNNYVALE, CA -- BeVocal announced it has won the Frost & Sullivan Market Engineering Product of the Year award for its open, VoiceXML platform serving the carrier market. BeVocal's Foundation Platform is an in-network voice platform that enables carriers to create and deliver enhanced voice services such as voice dialing, voice-activated voicemail and voice portals that generate revenue, reduce costs and attract new customers. "BeVocal has created a platform that gives carriers an all-in-one solution for deploying a wide variety of voice-activated services," said Elka Popova, research analyst at Frost & Sullivan. "This award recognizes the BeVocal Foundation Platform as an innovative solution that enables carriers to easily bundle and customize enhanced voice services - creating high usage and increasing customer loyalty." Frost & Sullivan also recognized BeVocal's success in deploying voice-activated services with U.S. carriers, as well as its growing worldwide VoiceXML development environment, the BeVocal Café. The BeVocal Café provides U.S. and international developers with free Web-based tools and resources to create, test and demonstrate voice applications. Carriers are able to tap into BeVocal's developer community to source a broad range of voice applications that provide a compelling user experience for callers. "Frost & Sullivan's selection of BeVocal to receive this Product of the Year award recognizes the market value of the BeVocal Foundation Platform and the breadth of applications it supports," said David Hood, CEO of BeVocal. "BeVocal's platform enables telecom companies to easily add highly personalized and distinctively branded voice applications, creating differentiated services that increase revenues and cut costs. In addition, the platform is easy to deploy, manage and maintain, enabling carriers to get to market faster with a lower total cost of ownership." The Frost & Sullivan Market Engineering Product of the Year award is presented each year to a company that demonstrates excellence in developing new products with more innovative capabilities than competing vendors and products. This award also recognizes the company's successful product development strategies and the degree the product has met customers' needs and requirements. According to Frost & Sullivan, such innovation is expected to significantly contribute to the industry in terms of market acceptance. Information for this story was gathered from BeVocal.