SOURCE: Apigee


January 12, 2011 12:00 ET

Ribbit Selects Apigee for API Management, Protection of Open Telephony Platform

SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwire - January 12, 2011) - Apigee, the leading provider of API products and services, today announced that Ribbit, a BT company, is using Apigee Enterprise to achieve visibility, control and protection of its API platform. Ribbit provides an open telephony platform that allows developers, ISVs and enterprises to harness advanced voice functionality.

Ribbit's APIs and platform make it possible to integrate voice, messaging and rich communications into applications, mobile, online communities and websites. With vertical-specific solutions, highly scalable service, and a flexible, robust platform, Ribbit takes voice beyond traditional channels to support rapid innovation. 

"Our API platform gives BT's customers the ability to rapidly integrate voice functionality across their business to open new revenue, service and mobile channels," said Ted Griggs, CEO, Ribbit. "Apigee Enterprise provides the critical API infrastructure to keep our platform secure while giving us visibility and control over usage and performance."

Apigee's industrial-grade API infrastructure gives Ribbit protection against fraud and intentional or unintentional threats to keep the API platform safe and available. Additionally, Ribbit gets API visibility and control, benefiting from important business and performance analytics and API traffic management.

"Ribbit empowers everyone from independent developers to large enterprises to harness BT's advanced voice services through a flexible, usable and scalable API platform," said Chet Kapoor, CEO, Apigee. "They are both an innovator in telephony and a leader in the new mobile and application-driven web." 

Ribbit uses Apigee Enterprise as an on-premise solution. Apigee Enterprise can be implemented as an on-premise, hosted or virtual appliance. To learn more, visit

About Apigee
Apigee is the leading provider of API products and technology for enterprises and developers. Over 160 enterprises like Comcast, MTV Networks, GameSpy, TransUnion Interactive, Guardian Life and Constant Contact and thousands of developers use Apigee's technology. Enterprises use Apigee for visibility, control and scale of their API strategies. Developers use Apigee to learn, explore and develop API-based applications. Learn more at

About Ribbit
Ribbit is an open platform for communication innovation, bringing together the Internet, voice and data to form a new world of intelligent, integrated communication solutions. We see a future where rich voice and data travels seamlessly across devices, networks, carriers and protocols to create a better informed and more connected world. Ribbit was created to accelerate that future. 

Headquartered in Mountain View, California, Ribbit is a wholly owned subsidiary of BT. For more information about Ribbit, please visit

About BT
BT is one of the world's leading providers of communications solutions and services operating in more than 170 countries. Its principal activities include the provision of networked IT services globally; local, national and international telecommunications services to our customers for use at home, at work and on the move; broadband and internet products and services and converged fixed/mobile products and services. BT consists principally of four lines of business: BT Global Services, Openreach, BT Retail and BT Wholesale.

In the year ended 31 March 2010, BT Group's revenue was £20,911 million.

British Telecommunications plc (BT) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of BT Group plc and encompasses virtually all businesses and assets of the BT Group. BT Group plc is listed on stock exchanges in London and New York.

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