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Lod, Israel and Phoenix, Arizona, BroadSoft Connections 2011 – October 13, 2011 – AudioCodes (NASDAQ: AUDC), a leading provider of Voice over IP (VoIP) technologies, today announced it has entered into an agreement that allows BroadSoft, Inc. (NASDAQ: BSFT), the leading global provider of software that enables mobile, fixed-line and cable service providers to deliver real-time communications over their IP networks, to resell AudioCodes VoIP Mobile Access Solutions (VMAS).
As part of the agreement, AudioCodes and BroadSoft® will collaborate to customize and integrate VMAS to BroadSoft’s BroadWorks®and BroadCloud platforms, creating a Unified Communications (UC) client that delivers instant messaging, presence, audio and video that can be accessed by personal computers, smartphones and tablets. The VMAS for BroadWorks solution, which will be offered to BroadSoft’s service provider customers, also incorporates AudioCodes Client Management System (CMS) for centralized and secured distribution, authentication and policy enforcement of VMAS clients.
“AudioCodes is pleased to be selected by its long-time partner BroadSoft to deliver Unified Communication Mobile VoIP applications,” said Sharone Ben-Levi, vice president of marketing for North America, AudioCodes. “Enterprise mobility is an important pillar of on-premise and hosted UC solutions, which increases efficiency while reducing costs. Using the seamless integration of VMAS with BroadSoft’s BroadWorks server, hosted service providers can now offer additional value to their business customers including enhanced UC and VoIP experiences over PCs, smartphones and tablets.”
“BroadSoft is committed to providing our service provider customers with mobile VoIP solutions that enable them to offer new value added services and increase revenues,” said David Bukovsky, vice president products, BroadSoft. “With AudioCodes VMAS for BroadWorks solution, we believe our customers will be able to meet the growing demand for new applications and services for their mobile devices.”
This agreement expands the close collaboration between AudioCodes and BroadSoft. As a BroadSoft Premium Access Solution Partner, AudioCodes has developed advanced product offerings for the BroadSoft hosted VoIP solutions, including a broad range of media gateways, enterprise session border controllers and, multi-service business gateways – that can simplify deployments and management of BroadSoft’s hosted VoIP service solutions.
AudioCodes will demonstrate the VMAS BroadSoft solution at BroadSoft Connections 2011: Crush It! at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort in Phoenix, Arizona, October 16-19. For more information, visit:www.broadsoftconnections.com.
AudioCodes VMAS is a mobile VoIP solution comprised of a Client Management System (CMS) for convenient distribution and back-office management, and a variety of mobile VoIP clients for smartphones and notebooks that are working over Wi-Fi or Cellular Data connectivity. VMAS supports devices running on all major mobile operating systems, including Android, Apple iOS, Windows Phone, Blackberry and Symbian. In addition to VoIP, the VMAS for BroadWorks solution includes instant messaging, presence, short message service (SMS) server, integration with BroadWorks corporate directory, call control features and an intuitive graphic user interface.
AudioCodes Ltd. designs, develops and sells advanced Voice over IP (VoIP) and converged VoIP and Data networking products and applications to Service Providers and Enterprises. AudioCodes is a VoIP technology market leader focused on converged VoIP & data communications and its products are deployed globally in Broadband, Mobile, Cable, and Enterprise networks. The company provides a range of innovative, cost-effective products including Media Gateways, Multi-Service Business Gateways, Session Border Controllers (SBC), Residential Gateways, IP Phones, Media Servers and Value Added Applications. AudioCodes’ underlying technology, VoIPerfectHD™, relies on AudioCodes’ leadership in DSP, voice coding and voice processing technologies. AudioCodes High Definition (HD) VoIP technologies and products provide enhanced intelligibility and a better end user communication experience in Voice communications. For more information on AudioCodes, visit http://www.audiocodes.com