AudioCodes Introduces One Voice Operations Center(TM) for Microsoft Lync and Hosted Services

Leveraging AudioCodes Session Experience Manager With Newly Introduced Connectivity With Lync Server, and AudioCodes Element Management System, the Management Suite Empowers Effective Management of Large Scale Unified Communications Deployments

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LOD, Israel, Feb. 11, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AudioCodes (Nasdaq:AUDC) Press Release

Highlights:

  • AudioCodes One Voice Operations Center is a part of the AudioCodes One Voice portfolio of products for Microsoft Lync and hosted business services
  • Leveraging AudioCodes Session Experience Manager (SEM) and Element Management System (EMS) with additional management capabilities
  • Uniformly manages and operates AudioCodes comprehensive voice networking product portfolio
  • Significantly reduces operational expenses for IT managers operating large scale, global Lync networks, and service providers delivering hosted business services
  • Delivers a holistic and integrative approach to complete life-cycle management of AudioCodes powered VoIP networks
  • Future enhancements will simplify the operation of globally distributed networks

Details:

AudioCodes, a leading provider of converged voice solutions that enable enterprises and service providers to transition to all-IP voice networks, today announced the launch of AudioCodes One Voice Operations Center, an innovative suite of management applications that takes a holistic approach towards managing large scale unified communications networks, whether premise-based, cloud-based or service provider hosted.

AudioCodes One Voice Operations Center is designed to deliver operations, administration, maintenance, and provisioning for AudioCodes One Voice network elements including IP phones, session border controllers (SBC), gateways and survivable branch appliances (SBA). In addition, One Voice Operations Center is designed for complete voice quality monitoring and assurance, including on-net and off-net calling via SIP trunks.

AudioCodes One Voice Operations Center reduces operational expenses through distribution of configuration policies based on corporate, departmental and individual profiles and equipment maintenance across all One Voice for Lync or One Voice for Hosted Services network elements, wherever located.

Connectivity with the Microsoft Lync Front-End server delivers accurate, end-to-end session experience monitoring and reporting and enables performing fault analysis and isolation, allowing the administrator to quickly apply corrective measures.

"The ability to roll out and deploy a large global enterprise network, greatly depends on the right set of tools for operating and managing it," stated Jon Martin, General Manager UC Portfolio & Professional Services, BT Global Services. "AudioCodes' comprehensive vision of operational efficiency in network management, certainly boosts the power of their One Voice for Lync offering."

"With the introduction of AudioCodes One Voice Operations Center, our One Voice for Lync and One Voice for Hosted Services offering of comprehensive products has been significantly improved," stated Nimrod Borovsky, VP Marketing at AudioCodes. "Now we can provide IT managers with a powerful set of tools to manage our One Voice portfolio of products in large scale, global deployments. Recognizing the trend to data center and cloud migration, we have designed One Voice Operations Center to be 100% software-based so that it naturally fits the enterprise's long term IT strategy and vision."

AudioCodes Session Experience Manager (SEM) and Element Management System (EMS) are generally available.

One Voice Operations Center and future enhancements will become generally available starting Q2/2014.

About AudioCodes

AudioCodes Ltd. (Nasdaq:AUDC) designs, develops and sells advanced Voice over IP (VoIP) and converged VoIP and Data networking products and applications to Service Providers and Enterprises. AudioCodes is a VoIP technology market leader focused on converged VoIP and data communications and its products are deployed globally in Broadband, Mobile, Enterprise networks and Cable. The Company provides a range of innovative, cost-effective products including Media Gateways, Multi-Service Business Routers, Session Border Controllers (SBC), Residential Gateways, IP Phones, Media Servers and Value Added Applications. AudioCodes' underlying technology, VoIPerfectHD™, relies on AudioCodes' leadership in DSP, voice coding and voice processing technologies. AudioCodes' High Definition (HD) VoIP technologies and products provide enhanced intelligibility and a better end user communication experience in Voice communications. For more information on AudioCodes, visit http://www.audiocodes.com.

Statements concerning AudioCodes' business outlook or future economic performance; product introductions and plans and objectives related thereto; and statements concerning assumptions made or expectations as to any future events, conditions, performance or other matters, are "forward-looking statements'' as that term is defined under U.S. Federal securities laws. Forward-looking statements are subject to various risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those stated in such statements. These risks, uncertainties and factors include, but are not limited to: the effect of global economic conditions in general and conditions in AudioCodes' industry and target markets in particular; shifts in supply and demand; market acceptance of new products and the demand for existing products; the impact of competitive products and pricing on AudioCodes' and its customers' products and markets; timely product and technology development, upgrades and the ability to manage changes in market conditions as needed; possible disruptions from acquisitions; the ability of AudioCodes to successfully integrate the products and operations of acquired companies into AudioCodes' business; and other factors detailed in AudioCodes' filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. AudioCodes assumes no obligation to update the information in this release.

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