AudioCodes Announces Cloud-Enabled One Voice for Enterprise Mobility
Delivered as a Service (SaaS), AudioCodes Launches First Enterprise Mobility
Solution Suite Enabling Employee Mobility, Roaming, and Speech Enabled
Directory Search and Dialing
LOD, Israel, Feb. 20, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AudioCodes (Nasdaq:AUDC) Press
*AudioCodes is introducing a new cloud-based Enterprise Mobility service
delivered from the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud
*The MobilityPlus Business Edition (BE) application allows businesses to
enhance their existing telephony systems with a mobility solution that
increases employee accessibility and productivity
*MobilityPlus BE offers superior voice quality based on AudioCodes'
home-grown voice and networking technologies
*The VocaNOM application enables mobile and office voice dialing
AudioCodes, a leading provider of solutions that enable enterprises and
service providers to transition to all-IP voice networks, today announced the
expansion of its One Voice offering with a new cloud-based enterprise mobility
solution suite for business customers. The solution includes mobile clients
tightly coupled with a delivery platform for secure connectivity, management
and monitoring and enables service providers to offer their business customers
"anywhere, anytime, any device" mobile communications services over data
networks while reducing the total cost of ownership.
The first applications in the Enterprise Mobility solution suite include
MobilityPlus Business Edition (BE) and VocaNOM. MobilityPlus BE is based on
home-grown technologies, which include a proven Voice Engine and connectivity
to social networks and the public cloud. The application leverages AudioCodes'
existing tier one service provider customers for over-the-top (OTT)
applications including Bezeq, Vonage, GVT, Telefonica Argentina, Liberty
Global and others who are using the MobilityPlus Consumer Edition (CE),
formerly known as VMAS. VocaNOM leverages the success of AudioCodes voice
recognition technology, which has been installed during the past 18 months in
tens of large Israeli enterprises.
The MobilityPlus BE enables employees of a customer to communicate with their
colleagues seamlessly from their smartphone devices by initiating VoIP calls
over Wi-Fi and cellular data networks. Connecting with the enterprise's PBX or
IP-PBX, the application allows enterprises to reduce their cellular
communications charges and streamline mobile collaboration between their
employees through features such as advanced dialing, smart contacts, enhanced
presence, instant messaging and one-number reach. MobilityPlus BE supports
high-definition voice quality, utilizes the most popular wideband coders such
as Opus and Silk and leverages AudioCodes SBC products and core voice engine
technologies to ensure end-to-end HD VoIP quality experience.Deployed as an
add-on to the existing IP-PBX or PBXs of a business customer, the solution
eliminates the need for costly replacement of equipment.
VocaNOM, a speech-enabled directory search and dial solution, allows mobile or
office callers to state the name of the person or department they wish to call
and be automatically transferred to the requested party, thus, relieving the
hassle of searching for phone numbers or waiting to speak to an operator.
"The communications industry is going through a transition driven by
innovative applications that redefine the use of mobile services for business
employees," said Diane Myers, Principal Analyst, VoIP and IMS at Infonetics.
"While service providers face revenue pressure and increased use of OTT
services, cloud-based communications solutions, like Enterprise Mobility of
AudioCodes, offer service providers a solution that embraces the adoption of
mobile VoIP OTT services under their own brand."
"One Voice for Enterprise Mobility allows enterprises to enhance their
existing telephony systems with a mobility solution that increases employee
accessibility and productivity, while benefitting from outstanding management
and provisioning tools," commented Shabtai Adlersberg, President and Chief
Executive Officer of AudioCodes. "Furthermore, the cloud service
implementation allows hosters to quickly roll out new services to the
market.As demand for these services increases, they can choose to either
expand the service in the cloud or migrate it to their own data center."
AudioCodes will be exhibiting the new solution suite at Mobile World Congress
between the 24^th and 27^th of February, and is scheduling meetings on site,
Booth #9, Section #5E81 in Hall 5.
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, Value Added
Applications and Professional Services. 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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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 need for additional financing; the ability to
satisfy covenants in the Company's loan agreements; 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
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