Lod and Herzlia Pituach, Israel – September 15, 2005 – AudioCodes (NASDAQ : AUDC), a leading provider of Voice Network products and Voice over Packet (VoP) technologies, and CTI Squared (CTI²), a leading provider of messaging and conferencing solutions for carriers and service providers, announced today an integrated solution to help telecom carriers offer more flexible and scalable messaging and conferencing solutions and provide productivity applications to subscribers.
The combined solution, comprised of AudioCodes’ IPmedia media server product-line and CTI²’s InTouch platform, is designed to enable broadband, wireline and wireless service providers to offer scalable, packet-based messaging and conferencing services over various networks such as: Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP), Wireless, Voice over Broadband (VoBB) and Time Division Multiplexing-based (TDM) networks.
“By combining efforts with CTI², we are able to provide carriers with the most mature, packet-based messaging and conferencing solutions available today at a price point that will work for them and for their subscribers,” said Amol Joshi, Vice President, Media Server Business Line for AudioCodes. “This integrated solution’s flexibility and scalability will enable service providers to offer enhanced messaging and conferencing applications to customers in start-up phase, as well as to large operators with thousands of users.”
The AudioCodes IPmedia platform enhances service providers’ existing TDM-based offerings and enables new, packet-based services including conferencing, messaging, auto-attendant and speech-enabled services. InTouch's specialized architecture ensures seamless integration with existing systems and applications and provides a robust infrastructure for future enhanced services.
“AudioCodes’ IPmedia server enables us to offer carriers a scalable media processing platform for their applications,” said Erez Marom, chief executive officer of CTI². “The flexibility of the combined IPmedia/InTouch solution offers service providers a true next-generation enhanced messaging and conferencing solutions, as well as the ability to expand to new services in the future.”
CTI²’s InTouch combines a wide range of value added service capabilities within a single open, Telco-grade, and standards-based platform. The AudioCodes IPmedia server enables enhanced voice services over a standards-based platform conforming to IMS architectures. The joint solution’s open interfaces also allow smooth integration with third-party applications, such as content, billing, management, etc.