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Nexmo Named "Cool Vendor" by Leading Analyst Firm Gartner for Its Unique Cloud-Based API Communication Services

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/15/14 -- Nexmo, a leading cloud communication API company, today announced that it has been included in the list of "Cool Vendors" in the "Cool Vendors in Communications Service Provider Operational and Business Infrastructure, 2014" report by Gartner, Inc.

Nexmo's cloud-to-mobile solutions provide comprehensive cloud APIs enabling app developers and enterprises to reach customers and devices in any geography around the world via innovative mobile text-messaging and voice-messaging experiences. Nexmo's unique direct-to-carrier approach, adaptive routing and real-time analytics enable unmatched quality of delivery and end-user experience while controlling common latency, security and cost challenges.

"Nexmo is focused on enabling the communications industry to thrive in the new mobile and cloud reality, where no one telecommunications player controls everything," said Tony Jamous, CEO, Nexmo. "We are enabling app developers and enterprises to deliver a multitude of quality communication services to mobile devices, anywhere around the globe, while saving them precious months in their time-to-market process. Our inclusion in the Cool Vendor report by Gartner confirms our dedication to providing innovative and unmatched cloud-based communication services."

Nexmo's direct-to-carrier approach integrates directly with telecom carriers and excludes costly aggregators. This ensures control quality of services country-by-country and significantly reduces latency, and also offers fast and simple rollout to new international markets, with lower integration costs.

Companies and apps such as Airbnb, Alibaba, Line, Viber, and WeChat use Nexmo for their business critical, international communication needs. For customer success stories, please visit: https://www.nexmo.com/customers/.

About Nexmo
Since 2011, Nexmo (www.nexmo.com) has extended the cloud experience to handsets around the world, delivering both high quality messaging and voice capabilities to application developers and enterprises worldwide. High volume communication players such as Airbnb, Line, and Viber send millions of messages per month using Nexmo's Cloud API. Nexmo is headquartered in San Francisco, with regional headquarters in London and Hong Kong. The company has received investments from NHN Investment in South Korea, Intel Capital in Silicon Valley and US based Sorenson Capital among others.

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