There is a typical model for growing technology companies once they pass their IPO milestones—a move towards quickly broadening the product base to derive additional revenue in order to keep the Wall Street analysts happy. Given there has been a dearth of tech IPOs lately—and that one of the ones that did get away, Twilio, is widely regarded as a tech success story—it is interesting to watch what the company rolls out in the short term.

We didn’t have to wait long. Twilio today announced a new enterprise plan that not only ticks the analyst boxes for potential increased revenue, but also ticks enterprise boxes for security and administration control.

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Ben Kepes

Ben Kepes is a technology evangelist, an investor, a commentator and a business adviser. Ben covers the convergence of technology, mobile, ubiquity and agility, all enabled by the Cloud. His areas of interest extend to enterprise software, software integration, financial/accounting software, platforms and infrastructure as well as articulating technology simply for everyday users.