Lod, Israel– November 22, 2006 – AudioCodes (NASDAQ: AUDC), a leading provider of Voice over Packet (VoP) technologies and Voice Network products, today announced that it will host its first annual channel partner meeting in Eilat, Israel on January 9th – 11th, 2007.
The meeting will include over one hundred attendees from AudioCodes distributors, System Integrators, and application partners from EMEA, Latin America, APAC and the United States. AudioCodes’ expanding network of channel partners is the key component of AudioCodes’ OSN (Open Solutions Network) program, allowing channel partners and network equipment providers to offer open, interoperable VoIP solutions to carriers and enterprises worldwide.
AudioCodes will present its channel partners with products and solutions originating from six distinct business lines: Carrier Media Gateway, Low Density Media Gateway, Session Border Controllers and Security Gateways, Media Server, Blades and the Chips and Modules Business Line.
In addition, the meeting will showcase a number of AudioCodes’ application partners who have adopted AudioCodes technology in conjunction with their software and hardware, providing integrated solutions for their customers. Those solutions address functions such as IP-PBX, Softswitches, Unified Messaging, fixed-mobile convergence, networked fax, billing, contact centers and others.
“AudioCodes distinctive position in the market, providing both technology products to OEMs and ISVs and networking products to System Integrators, enterprises and service providers, allows us to play a key role in the new VoIP ecosystem,” stated Haim Melamed, Director of Channel Marketing at AudioCodes. “We are excited to host our first channel partner meeting in Israel, and we are sure it will benefit all attendees.”
“AudioCodes is committed to extending its channel business while continuing the close relationship with channel and end customers,” said Lior Aldema, Vice President of Marketing at AudioCodes. “While AudioCodes overall business is growing, the percentage of our channel based business is increasing. In acknowledging ongoing support from our channels, we are planning to give them awards during the upcoming channel partner meeting.”