Press Releases

Aug 07, 2013

Belgacom Selects AudioCodes’ SBC to Accelerate Microsoft Lync Deployments

Belgium’s national operator selects Mediant family of Enterprise Sessions Border Controllers for connecting Lync unified communications deployments

Lod, Israel - August 7th, 2013 - AudioCodes (NasdaqGS: AUDC), a leading provider of converged voice solutions that enable enterprises and service providers to transition to all-IP voice networks, today announced that Belgacom, the main provider of integrated telecommunication and ICT services in Belgium, has selected the company’s Mediant family of Enterprise Session Border Controllers (E-SBC) to enable SIP Trunking connectivity with its IMS core network. AudioCodes’ Lync-qualified E-SBC enables operators to seamlessly connect enterprise Lync deployments with their core network, eliminating the need to perform costly and lengthy interoperability testing with Microsoft.

"Our BeCollaborative service offering for Microsoft Lync is intended to empower business customers, increase their productivity and give them the flexibility they need to meet their goals," said Yashfeen Saiyid, Product Manager Unified Communications at Belgacom. "We selected AudioCodes’ E-SBC offering because it enables us to seamlessly connect Lync customers to our core network while maintaining essential services such as emergency calling."

"We are impressed with Belgacom’s broad reach into the local market, and are very happy to have been selected as their SBC of choice for serving their Lync customers," commented Nimrod Borovsky, VP Unified Communications, at AudioCodes. "Our SBCs are ideal for connecting Lync customers with SIP Trunking services, and our strategic alignment with Microsoft enables Belgacom to offer a compelling connectivity solution for the Lync installed base in Belgium."