Dec. 20, 2012
, a wholly owned subsidiary of CoroWare, Inc. (COWI.OB), today announced availability of CoroWare Billing Integration Framework™ for Accumulus® and Vidyo™ which offers conference service providers a highly scalable and affordable cloud-based billing solution that integrates dynamic usage- and subscription-based billing from Accumulus Corporation and high definition videoconferencing systems from Vidyo.
Conference service providers that offer their customers a flexible range of service plans require a flexible usage based billing integration solution that can be rapidly integrated with existing or new conferencing systems, and rapidly deployed to meet demanding operational and development budgets.
CoroWare Billing Integration Framework for Accumulus and Vidyo combines Accumulus' subscription commerce platform with Vidyo's award-winning high definition videoconferencing platform. This scalable solution is an affordable and effective way for conference service providers to effectively monetize their videoconferencing services as they evolve to meet the demands of rapidly changing pricing plans, customer requirements, and reseller business models.
"The Accumulus Subscription Commerce Automation Platform facilitates automated subscription signups, activations, and payments with the industry's most flexible pricing, tiered usage or metered usage capabilities," said
, co-founder and CEO of Accumulus. "With our system, our customers understand what increases customer adoption, how to improve retention, and ultimately how to drive more recurring revenue while decreasing administrative complexity and cost."
Built upon Microsoft's SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) platform, CoroWare Billing Integration Framework for Accumulus and Vidyo processes videoconferencing call detail records - including the number of Vidyo rooms, users, guests, application downloads, and session minutes – and conveys the consolidated usage data to Accumulus subscription commerce platform. Service providers may then customize billing rules, reports and payment details, effectively lowering operational costs when compared to traditional billing systems.
CoroWare Billing Integration Framework for Accumulus and Vidyo helps service providers deploy flexible and customized subscription plans for customers, resellers, and virtual network operators (VNO). CoroWare's solution includes a combination of products, including Accumulus' subscription commerce platform and Microsoft SQL Server Integration Services; and custom integration services, including business process planning, technology planning, deployment, testing and knowledge transfer training.