back to article Microsoft muscles in on the comms API space to compete with Twilio and AWS Chime

Microsoft has pitched up in the fairly competitive comms API space with Azure Communication Services (ACS), a new service now in preview, which lets developers include voice, video, chat, and SMS messaging in their web, mobile, and desktop applications. The service unveiled at the Windows goliath's Ignite virtual event – which …

  1. gobaskof

    The world doesn't need another incompatible way to do chat. We need a convergence so that every device doesn't need 45 chat apps, and 10 video conferencing apps.

    1. fidodogbreath Silver badge

      Wouldn't matter; providers won't use open standards because they want to lock you in to their platform.

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