etherFAX Releases Infrastructure as a Service Software Development Kit
7Marlboro, NJ (June 7, 2011) – etherFAX, Inc. today announced the immediate availability of its web services SDK (Software Development Kit), ideal for application developers looking to extended fax services to their software applications without the hassle of dealing with telephony hardware and/or infrastructure. The etherFAX SDK allows organizations to take advantage of the etherFAX infrastructure as a service (IaaS) model to process all fax transmissions via the cloud-based hosted services.
“We recognize the need to allow our partners and customers’ applications, whether developed commercially or in-house, to utilize our cloud-based fax communications platform,” explained Robert Cichielo, etherFAX CTO. “Utilizing the web allows for a more reliable and secure transmission, eliminates the possibility of inherent problems with T.38, and no longer requires organizations to invest in any capital telephony infrastructure.” Cichielo further adds, “These web services are the very cornerstone of our own applications and services so third-party developers can rest assured they are building applications using the same foundation as etherFAX’s own products.”
etherFAX offers a unique IaaS software solution that extends existing fax server technology to the cloud. By eliminating the need for costly components of a fax server, fax board, and recurring telephony expenses, etherFAX leverages the Internet to manage all business-critical fax communications.
Through its IaaS model, etherFAX leverages a vast array of virtual ports, making them available to securely send and receive high volumes of fax transmissions. The added benefit of etherFAX’s model is that there are no locked in fees or contract periods, and customers simply pay for what they use.
“We have several customers and fax server developers testing and integrating etherFAX utilizing our API,” explained Paul Banco, etherFAX CEO. “Fax communications are very important to a range of industries and our SDK will allow enterprise organizations to cloud-enable their fax applications in a cost-effective manner.”