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Nov 29, 2011

AudioCodes Completes Call Recording Qualification Testing for Microsoft Lync

AudioCodes SmartTAP call recording solution one of the first to become validated for Microsoft Lync 2010

Lod, Israel – November 29, 2011 - AudioCodes (NasdaqGS: AUDC), a leading provider of Voice over IP (VoIP) technologies and Voice Network products, today announced it has passed all testing requirements and is now the first qualified call recording solution for Microsoft Lync 2010.

The Microsoft Lync ISV Qualification Program is for Independent Software Vendors that have built solutions for Microsoft Lync 2010.

“The program is designed to help ensure that customers have a quality experience with setup, support and use of qualified ISV solutions with Microsoft Lync,” said Kapil Sharma, principal group program manager, Lync Partner Engineering Team, Microsoft Corp. “Now that AudioCodes has completed its interoperability testing, businesses can use its call recording solutions with Lync 2010, to record customer interactions for business intelligence and compliance.”

Qualification testing focuses on and is based upon the following categories: Feature Complete, Ease of setup and deployment, API Utilization, system performance and stability, and SDK/API implementation. Lync Qualified ISV solutions are published to the Microsoft PinPoint marketplace for Lync providing a ‘one stop catalogue’ for all Lync customers.

”It is very important for AudioCodes to provide our channel partners with a qualified recording solution for Lync,” stated Nimrod Borovsky, Vice President of Marketing at AudioCodes. “We are pleased to be the first call recording solution tested and validated as part of our overall Microsoft Unified Communications strategy.”

SmartTAP for Microsoft Lync 2010 is a security-enhanced call recording solution that enables the recording of key business interactions, with Microsoft Lync and Microsoft Office Communications Server R2. Leveraging years of experience in developing call recording solutions, SmartTAP is built on technology that can be easily configured using an intuitive web-based interface. This helps simplify system deployments and reduce the need for support. SmartTAP is compatible with VoIP, TDM, and hybrid telephony environments.

Within the SmartTAP environment, voice conversations are recorded in Microsoft’s native Real-time Audio codec providing the highest fidelity of audio recordings in wide-band audio, and SmartTAP requires no additional PBX setup or configuration. SmartTAP is an ideal solution for companies in the financial services sector, branch office locations, as well as other highly regulated industries. When combined with a Survivable Branch Appliance (SBA) designed to increase the resiliency of communications, SmartTAP completes the solution by offering full recording capabilities when the central site is offline.