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LINN Energy Selects AudioCodes for Microsoft Lync Survivability and Connectivity

Oct 27, 2014


  • LINN Energy is a top-15 independent energy production company based in Houston, Texas, USA
  • LINN Energy selected AudioCodes Mediant 1000B Survivable Branch Appliances for 14 of their most critical locations
  • The open architecture of AudioCodes SBAs allowed the company to implement survivability and enhanced network security without deploying additional servers


Lod, Israel – October 27th, 2014 - AudioCodes (NasdaqGS: AUDC) Press Release

AudioCodes, a leading provider of converged voice solutions that enable enterprises and service providers to transition to all-IP voice networks, today announced that LINN Energy, a top-15 independent U.S. oil and natural gas development company, has selected AudioCodes Mediant Survivable Branch Appliances (SBAs) to enhance survivability and connectivity at more than 14 of that company’s most critical facilities.

Branch survivability is critical for multi-site deployments of Microsoft Lync where the control servers are located in a datacenter or private cloud. AudioCodes offers a range of survivability solutions to ensure continued communications in the event of network outage or loss of communications to the central Microsoft Lync servers. Operating on Microsoft-certified Mediant hardware platforms, AudioCodes’ Survivable Branch Appliances provide integrated support for TDM and SIP trunking connectivity, automatic failure detection and recovery, along with urgent E911 access.

“LINN Energy has a number of critical production sites that require highly reliable communications. Survivable Branch Appliances are an absolute must to ensure that our employees can get help, even in rare network outage situations,” noted Mario Martinez, Network Engineering Manager for LINN Energy. “AudioCodes Mediant SBAs have proven to be extremely reliable and secure, maintaining important calling features during outages and facilitating a network security model that is required by LINN Energy.”

A video interview with Mario Martinez can be viewed at:

“With over 45 facilities across the USA, LINN Energy will benefit from the collaborative environment and cost savings brought by Microsoft Lync,” said Nimrod Borovsky, Vice President of Marketing, AudioCodes. “We are pleased to play an important role in enhancing security and survivability with our Survivable Branch Appliance solutions”

Survivable Branch Appliances are part of Audiocodes One Voice for Lync, a comprehensive product and service program, simplifying voice-enablement of Microsoft® Lync™ with a product portfolio of voice network elements, advanced support services and consulting expertise– to learn more, visit:

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