gUnify to Distribute Its Connector for Google Gmail & Salesforce Applications via BroadSoft Marketplace
October 07, 2013
By Calvin Azuri, TMCnet Contributor
gUnify recently announced that it will distribute its connector for Google Gmail and for Salesforce.com (News - Alert) applications via the BroadSoft Marketplace. These applications will now be available for use by service providers through BroadSoft’s community of more than 5,000 developers.
In a statement, Crisantos Hajibrahim, CEO and founder of gUnify said, "We couldn't be more ecstatic to be a part of the BroadSoft (News - Alert) Marketplace. To be associated with a trusted brand like BroadSoft signifies our technology is truly useful. Our goal is to help bridge that gap for VoIP providers like BroadSoft and their customers, enabling service providers to take full advantage of the growing market acceptance of the Google (News - Alert) Apps ecosystem."
The gUnify Connector for Google Gmail has been designed as a cloud-based integrated unified communications solution which can be used by Google Apps customers over the BroadWorks platform. Installed as a gadget within Gmail, the application enables users to initiate calls on-screen with their Google contacts and phone numbers appearing in Gmail messages. Furthermore, gUnify’s Connector for Gmail solution also features the gUnify Click-to-Dial browser extension; using the extension users can easily click-to-dial any number which appears on the Google Chrome browser. The call is then connected via their BroadSoft service provider.
Dave Gilbert, CEO of SimpleSignal (News - Alert) said, "It's exciting to participate in the evolution of gUnify. We already had connectivity with the Microsoft Lync service, and were anxiously awaiting a Google Apps solution that integrates with BroadSoft. Now we have the flexibility to offer our end-users connectivity to both of these fast-growing applications."
Also featuring the Click-To-Dial browser extension, gUnify’s Connector for Salesforce.com users the ability to create automatic logs of all incoming and outgoing call data; capture user's call notes; and record of this information on Salesforce.com. The application can be enabled through the Google Chrome browser extension.
Edited by Blaise McNamee