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Deutsche Telekom Selects AudioCodes Multi-Service Business Router for Hosted Microsoft Lync Unified Communications

March 10, 2014 --

LOD, Israel, March 10, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AudioCodes (Nasdaq:AUDC) Press Release



Highlights:




  • AudioCodes Multi-Service Business Routers (MSBR) will be deployed by Deutsche Telekom at the premises of customers of its hosted Lync services


  • AudioCodes' MSBR key features:





  • Hosted services demarcation devices with integrated session border controller, media gateway and data router capabilities in a single platform


  • Fully certified for use with Microsoft Lync


  • Scalable range of platforms supporting businesses from 5 to over 1,000 seats


  • Designed for real-time cloud services delivery with advanced dual core architecture for consistent and high performance data and voice services


  • Comprehensive interoperability with SIP-based IP telephony and UC systems


  • Support a wide range of digital and analog telephony interfaces, including BRI, PRI and FXS




Details:


AudioCodes, a leading provider of converged voice solutions that enable enterprises and service providers to transition to all-IP voice networks, today announced that its Multi-Service Business Router (MSBR) products have been selected by Deutsche Telekom for deployment at customer locations of both its hosted Microsoft Lync Unified Communications (UC) services "Deutschland LAN Hosted Lync" and "EnhancedBusinessCommunications" (EBC). AudioCodes' MSBRs are fully qualified for use with Lync and offer session border controller, media gateway and data router capabilities integrated into a single hardware platform.




Deutsche Telekom will be offering AudioCodes Mediant 500, 800 and 1000 MSBR platforms to customers requiring seamless and reliable integration of its hosted Lync service with their existing telecoms equipment and PSTN connections. In addition to being Lync-qualified, AudioCodes' MSBR family supports a variety of integrated digital (BRI and PRI) and analog telephony interfaces, combined with comprehensive SIP interoperability, enabling customers to achieve a smooth migration to IP telephony and unified communications.



"Our hosted UC services deliver the benefits of Lync's advanced functionality to our customers without the need to invest in costly hardware and licenses," explained Dr. Felix Wunderer, VP Business Communication Products at Deutsche Telekom. "With a range of models to suit varying customer requirements in terms of scalability and telephony interfaces, AudioCodes MSBR platforms are an excellent solution for customers who are looking at a gradual migration towards hosted unified communications or who wish to retain their legacy telephony equipment."



"We are delighted that our MSBR platforms have been chosen by Deutsche Telekom for this important new service," commented Lior Aldema, COO and Head of Global Sales at AudioCodes. "As adoption of hosted communications services and Microsoft Lync grows among enterprises of all sizes, AudioCodes' platforms deliver the necessary flexibility, reliability and scalability to ensure that the migration to these new environments can take place as smoothly as possible."



About AudioCodes



AudioCodes Ltd. (Nasdaq:AUDC) 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 and data communications and its products are deployed globally in Broadband, Mobile, Enterprise networks and Cable. The Company provides a range of innovative, cost-effective products including Media Gateways, Multi-Service Business Routers, 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.



Statements concerning AudioCodes' business outlook or future economic performance; product introductions and plans and objectives related thereto; and statements concerning assumptions made or expectations as to any future events, conditions, performance or other matters, are "forward-looking statements'' as that term is defined under U.S. Federal securities laws. Forward-looking statements are subject to various risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those stated in such statements. These risks, uncertainties and factors include, but are not limited to: the effect of global economic conditions in general and conditions in AudioCodes' industry and target markets in particular; shifts in supply and demand; market acceptance of new products and the demand for existing products; the impact of competitive products and pricing on AudioCodes' and its customers' products and markets; timely product and technology development, upgrades and the ability to manage changes in market conditions as needed; possible disruptions from acquisitions; the ability of AudioCodes to successfully integrate the products and operations of acquired companies into AudioCodes' business; and other factors detailed in AudioCodes' filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. AudioCodes assumes no obligation to update the information in this release.



©2014 AudioCodes Ltd. All rights reserved. AudioCodes, AC, HD VoIP, HD VoIP Sounds Better, IPmedia, Mediant, MediaPack, OSN, SmartTAP, VMAS, VoIPerfect, VoIPerfectHD, Your Gateway To VoIP and 3GX are trademarks or registered trademarks of AudioCodes Limited. All other products or trademarks are property of their respective owners. Product specifications are subject to change without notice.


CONTACT: Company Contacts
Shirley Nakar,
Director, Investor Relations
AudioCodes
Tel: +972-3-976-4000
shirley@audiocodes.com

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Grayling
Tel: +1-646-284-9415
erik.knettel@grayling.com

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