AudioCodes Announces Availability of 400HD IP Phones for Microsoft Lync
Expected to achieve qualification and start shipping this quarter, the IP Phones complete AudioCodes One Voice for Microsoft Lync end-to-end voice connectivity solution
Lod, Israel - February 18, 2013 - AudioCodes (NasdaqGS: AUDC), a Microsoft Gold Certified partner and a leading provider of Voice over IP (VoIP) technologies, products and services, today announced that its 400HD IP Phones expect to achieve qualification this quarter through the Microsoft Lync Third Party Interoperability Program. The IP Phones complete AudioCodes One Voice for Microsoft Lync, a unified product and service program intended to simplify and accelerate voice-enablement of Microsoft Lync implementations.
AudioCodes’ Lync-compatible IP Phones combine high-definition voice quality and a rich enterprise phone feature set with tight integration with Microsoft Unified Communications. Among the features developed specially for the Lync environment are support for Lync configuration, secured sign-in and centralized provisioning via Lync. An optional tablet expansion module enables enterprises to run an attendant console application which is fully integrated with the phones.
“The qualification of AudioCodes’ IP Phones as compatible with Lync is an important milestone in the development of Microsoft’s Lync ecosystem,” said Giovanni Mezgec, General Manager of Lync Product Marketing at Microsoft. “With AudioCodes, we now have a hardware vendor partner that will help enable system integrators to smoothly design and implement Lync deployments, and will offer Enterprise customers the benefits of simplified administration and management.”
“We are pleased that our IP Phones are expected to achieve Microsoft qualification, and already see solid demand in the market place,” said Nimrod Borovsky, Vice President, Unified Communications, at AudioCodes. “AudioCodes now offers a complete suite of voice connectivity solutions for Lync environments, which, coupled with our enhanced management solutions and broad offering of professional services, will help our customers enjoy a smooth migration to unified communications.”