Teradici and CounterPath Partner to Develop VoIP Unified Communications for
DaaS and VDI
CounterPath First Independent Software Vendor to Offer Scalable UC Solution
for PCoIP Zero Clients
BURNABY & VANCOUVER, B.C. -- June 3, 2014
Teradici^®, developer of industry-leading PCoIP^® technology for virtual
workspaces, today announced a partnership with CounterPath Corp. (NASDAQ:
CPAH) (TSX: CCV), a leading developer of award-winning desktop, tablet and
mobile VoIP client solutions. Together, the companies will deliver the
industry’s first scalable unified communications (UC) solution for PCoIP Zero
Clients for desktop-as-a-service (DaaS) and virtual desktop infrastructure
Integration of CounterPath’s market-leading Bria softphone technology into
Tera2 PCoIP Zero Clients will culminate in an interoperable UC solution for
enterprise customers across the broadest range of SIP-compliant environments,
including Alcatel-Lucent, Avaya, Broadsoft, Cisco, Metaswitch Networks and
Mitel, for voice, messaging, presence, contacts and social media. With virtual
desktops delivered via PCoIP, all applications and data remain in the data
center where they can be centrally managed, with a remote link to the local
client device. Users can readily move between devices while preserving their
desktop environment, greatly enhancing employee mobility, data security and
“We’re delighted to be the first independent software vendor to jointly
develop and deliver a scalable VoIP unified communications solution for PCoIP
Zero Clients,” said Donovan Jones, President and CEO, CounterPath. “Our
partnership with Teradici expands the reach of CounterPath and highlights the
flexibility of our unified communications solution. With more than one and a
half million PCoIP Zero Clients deployed in companies across diverse markets,
we have a tremendous opportunity – with great potential for acceleration, as
VDI and the emerging DaaS markets reach new levels of maturity.”
“In collaboration with CounterPath, we’re excited to bring greater flexibility
and an enhanced user experience to PCoIP Zero Clients – the most secure,
easy-to-manage endpoint devices for virtual workspaces,” added Dan Cordingley,
President and CEO, Teradici. “Bria softphone solutions have been broadly
adopted by more than 400 operators, OEMs and large and small enterprises in
more than 50 countries worldwide. CounterPath has a proven track record in
delivering a high-quality product with interoperability across a breadth of
SIP-compliant network equipment. We’ve selected the right partner at the right
time to jointly develop a scalable, robust, cost-effective UC solution.”
Development of a joint UC solution for PCoIP Zero Clients by Teradici and
CounterPath is underway with an expected release in calendar Q4.
Built for the cloud, ultra-secure PCoIP Zero Clients simplify IT management
and displace traditional PCs at a fraction of the cost, eliminating hard
drives, CPUs, graphic processors, applications and OS software.Today,
Teradici’s ecosystem includes 50 of world’s leading computer manufacturers,
delivering PCoIP Zero Clients in a variety of form factors (desktop, laptop,
all-in-one monitors) that meet the industry’s strictest enterprise standards
for workplace security, performance and ease-of-management.
CounterPath is a global leader in softphone technology, with millions of
endpoints downloaded. With unmatched interoperability with IP PBXs and
SIP-based application servers, Bria is built toward industry standards with
proven multimedia technology that provides a highly-secure, high-quality, UC
experience to voice and video calls over fixed, mobile and Wi-Fi broadband
networks. Bria’s ability to move a UC session, without interruption, between
mobile and Wi-Fi networks gives businesses new options for "always on"
connectivity while realizing cost savings through enhanced access to free
To learn more about the CounterPath Bria, go to:
http://www.counterpath.com/bria.html. For more information about Teradici
PCoIP Zero Clients, go to: http://www.teradici.com/zeroclient.
Teradici technology is the fabric of the virtual workspace. It powers the
spectrum of local, remote, mobile and collaborative work styles, fundamentally
simplifying how computing is provisioned, managed, used and deployed
throughout virtual and cloud environments, in zero clients, hardware
accelerators, standalone workstations and mobile devices. Simple, green, and
cost-effective, the Teradici PCoIP virtual workspace architecture delivers a
secure, high-definition, highly responsive computing experience.
Teradici customers benefit from a broad PCoIP ecosystem of innovative products
and services, and include Fortune 500 enterprises and institutions around the
world, local and federal government agencies, and cloud and service providers.
Teradici was founded in 2004, and is headquartered in British Columbia. For
more information, visit www.teradici.com.
CounterPath’s SIP-based VoIP softphones are changing the face of
telecommunications. An industry and user favorite, Bria softphones for desktop
and mobile devices, together with the Company’s server applications and Fixed
Mobile Convergence (FMC) solutions, enable service providers, OEMs and
enterprises large and small around the globe to offer a seamless and unified
communications experience across both fixed and mobile networks.
Standards-based, cost-effective and reliable, CounterPath’s award-winning
solutions power the voice and video calling, messaging, and presence offerings
of customers such as Alcatel-Lucent, AT&T, Avaya, BroadSoft, BT, Cisco
Systems, GENBAND, Metaswitch Networks, Mitel, NEC, Network Norway, Rogers and
Verizon. For more information, visit www.counterpath.com.
Teradici and PCoIP are trademarks of Teradici Corporation and are registered
in the United States and/or other countries. Any other trademarks or
registered trademarks mentioned in this release are the intellectual property
of their respective owners.
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