AudioCodes Launches "AudioCodes One Voice for Microsoft Lync"

AudioCodes Launches "AudioCodes One Voice for Microsoft Lync"

This Unified Program Simplifies Voice-Enablement of Lync With a Comprehensive
Voice Product Portfolio and Complementary Professional Services

LOD, Israel, Jan. 14, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AudioCodes (Nasdaq:AUDC), a
leading provider of Voice over IP (VoIP) technologies, products and services,
today announced the launch of "AudioCodes One Voice for Microsoft Lync", a new
unified product and service program intended to simplify and accelerate
voice-enablement of Lync implementations with a complete portfolio of IP
Phones, Media Gateways, Enterprise Session Border Controllers (E-SBCs),
Survivable Branch Appliances (SBAs), Session Experience Manager (SEM) and
complete network management tools, support and professional services. The
program supports smooth migration to Microsoft Lync and co-existence with
current telephony systems in multi-site and multi-national deployments.

"We are seeing continued strong growth in sales of our products and service
offering for the Microsoft Lync ecosystem over the past four years through
close engagement with the large global community of Microsoft voice partners,"
said Shabtai Adlersberg, AudioCodes' CEO. "With our new 'AudioCodes One Voice
for Microsoft Lync' initiative, we streamline Microsoft Lync voice project
implementations by offering one source for voice products with one point of
contact for all voice support issues, and one trusted partner for
voice-related expertise and professional services."

"We see the AudioCodes One Voice for Microsoft Lync program as an opportunity
to accelerate deployment of voice-enabled Microsoft^® Lync^® deployments,"
said Giovanni Mezgec, General Manager, Microsoft. "Simplifying the buying,
integration and support processes, enables quick realization of Microsoft Lync
advantages. We are very pleased to have AudioCodes implement such a program
and see clear benefits for our voice partners."

"Our most recent report covering the Unified Communications market shows
Microsoft continuing to have strong gains, attaining the #1 position in terms
of Communicator licenses in the third quarter of 2012," said Diane Myers,
Principal Analyst, VoIP, UC, and IMS, Infonetics Research. "AudioCodes One
Voice for Lync offering is a broad complement of solutions to the growing base
of Microsoft UC deployments."

"Enabling Technologies has been successfully implementing Microsoft Lync
projects with AudioCodes Gateways, SBAs and E-SBCs," commented Bill
Vollerthum, President and Founder of Enabling Technologies Corp, a leading
Microsoft Lync integrator. "Now with AudioCodes One Voice for Microsoft Lync,
we are more competitive and efficient in the way we serve and support our
Enterprise customers."

"AudioCodes has correctly identified and addressed a challenge faced by
customers as they migrate to Lync," commented Marty Parker, co-founder,
UCStrategies.com. "AudioCodes One Voice for Microsoft Lync provides a
'one-stop' solution components source for both customers and Microsoft Lync
voice partners. Enterprises can eliminate the time and coordination previously
required to select, configure and deploy the devices and gateways needed for
their UC pilots and rollouts.In addition, enterprises can have confidence
that all of the ancillary components for their Lync solution will work
together and are supported by a single, proven support organization."

More about "AudioCodes One Voice for Microsoft Lync" program can be found at
www.audiocodes.com/microsoft

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.

©2013 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
        
         IR Agency Contact
         Erik Knettel,
         Grayling
         Tel: +1-646-284-9415
         erik.knettel@grayling.com
 
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