PortaOne, AudioCodes Technology Compatibility Turns Smartphones Into IP-PBX Extensions
Interoperability of PortaSwitch with MobilityPLUS Creates Exciting Opportunities for Service Providers and Their Customers
March 13, 2014 --
COQUITLAM, British Columbia and LOD, Israel, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --PortaOne, maker of the PortaSwitch VoIP billing/subscriber management platform, and AudioCodes(NasdaqGS: AUDC), a leading provider of solutions that enable enterprises and service providers to transition to all-IP voice networks, today announced successful completion of interoperability testing between PortaOne's PortaSwitch softswitch/billing platform and MobilityPLUS, AudioCodes' mobile VoIP solution. Together, PortaSwitch and MobilityPLUS offer service providers a complete telephony solution spanning the needs of business, residential and roaming customers.
MobilityPLUS, comprised of a smartphone app and corresponding server component, offers "Anywhere VoIP Access" to enterprise customers. The solution connects directly with an enterprise's PBX or IP-PBX, enabling mobile business employees to communicate with their colleagues by initiating VoIP calls from their smartphones over WiFi or 3G data networks.
AudioCodes' MobilityPLUS mobile client can be privately branded. Available for both Google Android and Apple iOS, the Unified Communications (UC) app offers a strong list of features including contacts view, rich presence and instant messaging, among others.
"The combination of MobilityPLUS and PortaSwitch allows VoIP service providers to deliver an easy, inexpensive UC alternative to enterprise customers," said Andriy Zhylenko, Chief Technical Officer for PortaOne. "The entire offering can be distributed, managed, configured and upgraded remotely by the MobilityPLUS Client Management System. We're excited to offer this powerfully simple and effective mobile VoIP solution in partnership with AudioCodes, one of the world's most respected VoIP networking companies."
PortaSwitch, PortaOne's flagship product, is a premier VoIP telecommunications services and subscriber management package consisting of a real-time billing system, class 4/5 SIP softswitch and media applications. The platform is capable of handling the complete call control, routing, proxying and converged VoIP billing functions of a diversified digital services company. When combined with MobilityPLUS, PortaOne offers an end-to-end, reliable and highly scalable service mix that can significantly grow the provider's business.
"PortaSwitch is renowned for its versatility and exceptional value. Together, PortaSwitch and MobilityPLUS are extremely well suited to the needs of growing service providers and their enterprise customers," said Zeev Lerner, VP Mobility, AudioCodes.
PortaOne telecoms interested in integrating the MobilityPLUS solution should contact Roman Khalenkov, PortaOne Sales and Marketing Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Based in Canada, PortaOne is a leading global provider of software for the telecommunications and utility industries. The company's products enable service providers and carriers to run a broad line of retail and wholesale services within a single software package. PortaOne's flagship products, PortaSwitch (www.PortaOne.com/PortaSwitch/) and MetroBilling (www.MetroBilling.com) are a fundamental part of the business infrastructure for over 380 service providers and telcos in 80+ countries worldwide. Over two-thirds of PortaOne staff are support engineers providing the best-in-industry 24/7 technical support services for clients involved in hosted IP PBX and SIP trunking services, calling cards, wholesale origination and termination, residential triple-play, MVNO/MVNE, callshops and more. To learn more, visit www.PortaOne.com.
AudioCodes Ltd. (NasdaqGS: 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.
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