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Build simple, powerful apps for businesses of all sizes.

Your application, built using high-level APIs, and hosted on your own server, controls the Aculab Cloud resources that handle your voice calls, SMS and fax communications, and provide multi-lingual text-to-speech and automatic speech recognition. There’s no need for you to have specialist telephony equipment, Aculab Cloud takes care of the telephony for you.

How do I start?

Sign up for your free developer account and you can:

  • Receive inbound calls free of charge
  • Make outbound SIP calls free of charge
And get access to all our documentation, including;

Once you have satisfied yourself it does what you need, you can upgrade to a Production account where you can buy inbound telephone numbers and make outbound telephone calls, with attractive pay as you go pricing.

Try it free

 

Want to know more?

  • Inbound calls

    You set up an Inbound Service on a telephone number or SIP address to run one of your applications when it receives an inbound call.

    Developer accounts include use of a range of dedicated test telephone numbers.

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  • Outbound Calls

    You set up an Outbound Service to point to one of your applications. You then tell Aculab Cloud when you want to make a call via a simple web service.

    Once you have upgraded to a Production account you can make outbound calls using Aculab Cloud's own telephony provider or use your own choice of provider.

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  • High-level APIs

    You can write telephony applications using either the REST API or UAS API in one of a number of high-level programming languages including C#, python, PHP, java.

    There are lots of code examples and application samples to help you get started.

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  • REST API

    You can build voice, fax and SMS message REST applications that run in your own web server using our REST API. This has several language wrappers that are easy to use and support many advanced features.

    Your Outbound and Inbound Services point to the URL of the First Page of your application.

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  • User Application Server (UAS) API

    You download an application server that will host your voice and fax applications and maintain connection to Aculab Cloud.

    Your Outbound and Inbound Services start instances of your applications in your UAS as required.

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The Aculab blog

Cloud news, views and industry insights from Aculab

  • Preparing to meet the EU GDPR rules with Aculab Cloud

    Firstly, lets establish what the GDPR is, and why it’s important to Aculab and its customers in the EU region, and also for our non-EU customers who use Aculab Cloud for their customers who reside in the EU.

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  • Improved Aculab Cloud documentation and a new console

    We’ve been busy in the background recently at Aculab with a major website refresh. Aculab has evolved over decades (40 years this year!) from a vendor supplying hardware to a much more software-centric product company. We still sell telecom gateways extensively, but nowadays the bulk of our enabling technology business is software, and in particular our communications platform-as-a-service (CPaaS) product, Aculab Cloud.

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    Languages, eh; who would have thought that in the 21st Century there would still be so much diversity?

    In Westeros, in the world of George R. R. Martin’s epic Game of Thrones, there are spoken only two major languages – the Old Tongue and the Common Tongue. But what about computer languages?

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  • Aculab Cloud and Protected Health Information

    You may have seen our press release recently announcing Aculab Cloud conformance with HIPAA and HITECH regulations. In that release, we stated that Aculab is able to enter into HIPAA Business Associate Agreements (BAA) with its Covered Entity customers providing healthcare platforms.

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  • Aculab Cloud for healthcare applications

    Aculab Cloud, our communications platform-as-a-service (CPaaS), has been received well by developer customers who serve the healthcare market. With its high-level APIs and pay for what you use approach, it provides a simple, cost-effective means to send and receive voice, fax and SMS messages.

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