Press Releases

Jan 12, 2009

AudioCodes Gateways Enable Broadvox Expansion in IP Communication Market

Businesses with legacy TDM PBX Systems can leverage SIP Trunking utilizing Mediant 1000 Media Gateway Certification

Lod, Israel and Dallas, TX – January 12, 2009 
AudioCodes (NasdaqGS: AUDC), a leading provider of Voice over IP (VoIP) technologies and Voice Network products, and Broadvox, a worldwide leader in providing integrated managed VoIP services to SMB, Enterprise and Carrier customers, today announced that Broadvox will be offering SIP Trunking into the large installed base of businesses that operate TDM PBXs, leveraging the AudioCodes Mediant 1000 Media Gateway. As part of this effort, Broadvox has certified the Mediant 1000 Media Gateway as interoperable with Broadvox GO! SIP Trunking products which provide unlimited local and long distance calling with discounted toll-free and international calls.

The AudioCodes Mediant 1000 is a highly scalable and modular media gateway that in this application, converts the Broadvox SIP Trunking services to a wide range of traditional TDM telephone line interfaces including T1/E1, CAS, PRI-ISDN, BRI-ISDN, analog FXS and FXO. Supporting up to 120 ports, the Mediant 1000 fits many SMB and enterprise communications needs. The Mediant 1000 also includes IP-to-IP mediation capabilities for multi-vendor SIP integrations.

“During this challenging economic period, businesses are looking for ways to save on communications costs with as little capital expenditure as possible,” stated David Byrd, Vice President of Marketing and Sales at Broadvox. “With Broadvox SIP Trunking and the AudioCodes Mediant 1000, businesses can start saving today without having to replace their PBX dramatically improving their ROI.”

“We see the combination of AudioCodes Mediant 1000 media gateway with Broadvox SIP Trunking solutions, as an excellent opportunity for businesses to quickly reduce their telecommunications costs and increase their profit margins,” said Alan Percy, Director of Market Development at AudioCodes. “The combination of Broadvox SIP Trunking and the Mediant 1000 postpones or avoids the time-consuming and complex process of replacing the TDM PBX.”

Broadvox GO! SIP Trunking delivers an uncompromising level of quality and service. The Broadvox Network Operations Center monitors IP communications traffic 24x7 over a network that exceeds customers’ expectations for reliability, security and quality of service. Broadvox SIP Trunking features include, but are not limited to enhanced 911 services, local number portability, blocks of DIDs, disaster recovery and dynamic load balancing. Customers may use their own broadband vendor or purchase DSL and T1 connectivity through Broadvox.

VARs are invited to contact Broadvox for details regarding our award winning partner program.

An informative web-based seminar on the topic titled “SIP Trunking as you are” will be held on Wednesday, January 14th at 2 PM ET.
To register for the event, visit: www.audiocodes.com/webinars

About Broadvox
Founded in 2001, Broadvox is a worldwide leader in providing integrated managed VoIP services to SMB, Enterprise and Carrier customers. It has deployed one of the largest, full-featured global VoIP networks and is trusted by more than 160 telecommunications carriers, CLECs, ISPs and over a thousand enterprises to terminate and originate over six billion minutes annually. The Broadvox network operations center provides the reliability, security and quality of service required by the world’s most discriminating customers.
Broadvox offers SIP Trunking, SIP origination and termination services and hosted communications solutions. Broadvox is headquartered in Dallas, Texas. Please visit www.Broadvox.com or call 800.273.4320 for additional information.