CJ OliveNetworks has launched the open beta services of its API total platform dubbed PLEX. Photo courtesy of CJ OliveNetworks

Open beta version of PLEX comes to town

CJ OliveNetworks announced on Oct. 25 that it would tap into the communications platform as a service (CPaaS) market by launching the open beta services of its API total platform dubbed PLEX.

CPaaS refers to a cloud-based platform, which enables developers to add real-time communications features to their applications without having to build backend infrastructure and interfaces.

The concept has gained popularity over the past few years thanks to its price-effectiveness and convenience.

CJ OliveNetworks noted that the PLEX platform was composed of two menus of service and marketplace.

The former is the total communications API product, which is made by CJ OliveNetworks’ know-how and experiences in the info-tech-based marketing service segment.

The latter is about a partnership, which helps users take advantage of various services at affordable prices.

Included in the services are Naver Cloud’s AI service, AI chatting bot, and offering of reprocessed public data business.

The Seoul-based company plans to provide a 10-percent discount to new users, who adopt the PLEX platform by the end of this year.

“The PLEX gathers APIs of all the communications services and other major businesses to offer optimal solutions to end users, which try to promote communications between companies and customers,” a CJ OliveNetworks official said.

“We will attempt to advance the platform so that it will be able to play a pivotal role in the data ecosystem.”

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