iscoord is-phone Lync Has Completed Interoperability With BroadSoft's BroadWorks
is-phone Lync Now Fully Supports BroadWorks(R) Capabilities in
ZURICH, SWITZERLAND and GAITHERSBURG, MD -- (Marketwired) -- 06/04/13
-- iscoord ag, a leading provider of Unified Communications (UC)
softphone applications, and BroadSoft, Inc. (NASDAQ: BSFT), the
leading provider of software and services that enable mobile,
fixed-line and cable service providers to offer UC services over
their IP networks, announced today they have completed
interoperability of the newest is-phone(R) Lync with BroadSoft's
BroadWorks telephony application server, a software plug-in which
seamlessly integrates BroadWorks capabilities in Microsoft(TM)
Lync(TM) 2010 client.
is-phone Lync unleashes BroadWorks capabilities in Microsoft Lync and
now includes major improvements:
-- All BroadWorks telephony features provided in deskphone mode are now
supported in softphone mode: CommPilot Express, Remote Office, Do not
Disturb, Call Forwarding Always, Simultaneous Ringing, lookup in
BroadWorks directory and direct access to User's self-care portal.
-- Users now have a consistent BroadWorks UC experience whether running
is-phone Lync in deskphone or softphone mode. A user can now smoothly
switch between their deskphone and softphone mode, with a single click
and using the same BroadWorks telephony account.
-- BroadWorks Device Management allows provisioning and administration of
is-phone Lync "devices" in both deskphone and softphone modes and
includes a BroadWorks licensing mechanism to ease installation and
-- Interoperability with BroadWorks R17.sp4, R18, R18.sp1, R19 and
R19.sp1, including SIP interoperability tests in softphone mode.
-- Windows 8 support.
-- In desk phone mode, the plug-in has been tested in virtualized
environments such as Citrix and Terminal Services.
Leslie Ferry, vice president marketing, BroadSoft, said: "We are
dedicated to providing solutions that meet the varied and unique
needs of our global service provider customers. Many enterprises
globally are seeking comprehensive telephony integration with
Microsoft Lync and we believe the iscoord integration with BroadWorks
will enable our joint telecommunications service provider customers
to offer their users an advanced communication experience."
"We believe the softphone mode integration with full BroadWorks
capabilities to be of great interest for many corporations. Users can
now switch between the deskphone and softphone mode, in a very simple
way, and continue benefiting from their rich BroadWorks telephony
experience. This allows companies to implement a simple solution to
address both office & mobile corporate telephony needs in Lync while
leveraging their legacy BroadWorks platforms -- this is definitively
a key competitive advantage," said Christophe Remillet, head of
business development, iscoord.
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About iscoord and is-phone(R)
iscoord is a leading UC softphone provider that enable operators,
service providers, integrators and equipment manufacturers to unleash
their legacy IP PBX, softswitch or IMS platform in the end-user
environment. Our desktop and mobile softphone product family --
is-phone(R) -- offers a wide range of features such as enterprise
telephony, audio/video conferencing, instant messaging, file
transfer, voicemail and presence. is-phone(R) offers different
collaboration suite connectors such as Microsoft Lync or IBM Lotus
Notes/Sametime which can be combined with back-end connectors like
BroadWorks or Iskratel to provide a seamless integration and richer
BroadSoft is the leading provider of software and services that
enable mobile, fixed-line and cable service providers to offer
Unified Communications over their Internet Protocol networks. The
Company's core communications platform enables the delivery of a
range of enterprise and consumer calling, messaging and collaboration
communication services, including private branch exchanges, video
calling, text messaging and converged mobile and fixed-line services.
Forward-Looking Statements (BroadSoft)
This press release contains forward-looking statements within the
meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.
These forward-looking statements may be identified by their use of
terms and phrases such as "believe," "will" and other similar terms
and phrases and include, among others, statements regarding the
interoperability testing results and the benefits of the is-phone
Lync and BroadWorks to service providers. The outcome of the events
described in these forward-looking statements is subject to known and
unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause
actual results to differ materially from the results anticipated by
these forward-looking statements, including, but not limited to,
whether the interoperability of the BroadWorks platform and the
is-phone Lync will result in increased revenues for BroadSoft, as
well as those factors contained in the "Risk Factors" sections of the
Company's Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2012, filed with
the Securities and Exchange Commission, or SEC, on February 27, 2013,
and in the Company's other filings with the SEC. All information in
this release is as of June 4, 2013. Except as required by law,
BroadSoft undertakes no obligation to update publicly any
forward-looking statement made herein for any reason to conform the
statement to actual results or changes in its expectations.
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