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AudioCodes Partners with Leading Microsoft Voice Specialized Partners
By Calvin Azuri, TMCnet Contributor
AudioCodes (News - Alert), one of the leading providers of Voice over IP (VoIP) technologies, recently announced that it has expanded its global ecosystem of partners by joining forces with leading Microsoft (News - Alert) Voice Specialized Partners (VSPs). This new partnership will address large enterprises and allow for the delivery of products and services on a global basis for gradual migration and rapid adoption of Microsoft Lync.
In a release, Randy Schrock, Vice President of Solutions, BT (News - Alert) Global Services, said, "AudioCodes is a key strategic partner in BT's Symphony ecosystem which globally delivers BT System Integration and Managed UC/Voice services. The breadth of AudioCodes solutions for Microsoft Lync encompasses Enhanced Media Gateways, Survivable Branch Appliances, Enterprise Session Border Controllers, mobility and call recording enabling BT to deliver and deploy best of breed Microsoft Lync turnkey solutions. In addition to offering Microsoft Lync product solutions, the AudioCodes and BT Symphony partnership is designed to engage customers with a single holistic approach to turnkey Unified Communications (News - Alert) solutions."
Alex Osorio, Microsoft Practice Manager at Nexus IS, said, "Many of our clients require Lync deployments which include remote site support. The AudioCodes Survivable Branch Appliance (SBA) gateways deliver reliability and survivability to local branch Lync users even when the WAN is disrupted to the headquarters office. In addition, AudioCodes Gateways and SBAs have the same core architecture, software and management facilities to reduce our ongoing training and support requirements while offering our clients investment protection."
AudioCodes provides a wide range of creative, cost-effective products including Media Gateways, Multi-Service Business Gateways, Session Border Controllers (SBC), Residential Gateways, IP Phones, Media Servers and Value Added Applications.
Bill Vollerthum, President of Enabling Technologies, added, "AudioCodes has developed an extensive portfolio of Microsoft Lync solutions including Enhanced Media Gateways, Survivable Branch Appliances and Enterprise Session Border Controllers. AudioCodes' product innovation, extensive suite of Lync product offerings and sales and technical product support are key factors for why Enabling Technologies recommends AudioCodes to our customers."Want to learn more about the latest in communications and technology? Then be sure to attend ITEXPO West 2011, taking place Sept. 13-15, 2011, in Austin, Texas. ITEXPO (News - Alert) offers an educational program to help corporate decision makers select the right IP-based voice, video, fax and unified communications solutions to improve their operations. It's also where service providers learn how to profitably roll out the services their subscribers are clamoring for – and where resellers can learn about new growth opportunities. To register, click here.
Calvin Azuri is a contributing editor for TMCnet. To read more of Calvin’s articles, please visit his columnist page.
Edited by John Lahtinen