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Continued Growth Worldwide, Channel Partner Wins, and Leading-Edge Technology Builds BroadSoft Customer Community

GAITHERSBURG, MD, October 13 2006 - BroadSoft, Inc., a leading provider of VoIP application software, today announced that 200 customers now use its BroadWorks® platform. BroadSoft is the first company in the VoIP application software market to reach this important milestone following the addition of 15 new customers from across the globe in the third quarter of 2006. BroadSoft's customer community includes global wireline, wireless, and cable operators, as well as regional competitive carriers, wholesalers and ISPs across the Americas, Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA), and Asia Pacific.

Underscoring its strong global position, BroadSoft now counts among its customers 12 of the top 25 carriers worldwide and 11 of the top 25 carriers in the United States. These carriers have selected the BroadWorks VoIP application platform for both business and residential markets, delivering hosted PBX, mobile PBX, residential broadband, and business trunking capabilities to meet the various demands of these end users.

"The BroadSoft team has put forward great effort over the past few years to deliver compelling products that our service provider customers use to generate new revenue and compete successfully in the new telecom environment," said Michael Tessler, president and CEO of BroadSoft. "The entire company shares the credit and praise for reaching the 200th customer milestone so quickly. We look forward to strengthening the bonds with these customers, building those relationships to our mutual benefit, and maintaining this positive momentum going forward."

Key milestones exemplifying BroadSoft's growth include:

  • Being awarded the Frost & Sullivan 2006 VoIP Application Software Excellence in Technology of the Year Award
  • Receiving the Best Practices Award in the Industry Supplier category by the Cable & Telecommunications Association for Marketing
  • Opening of a global Operations Centre in Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • Having the CEO win the Washington, DC regional Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2006
  • Ranking as the 4th fast-growing technology company in Maryland by Deloitte & Touche
  • Having the VP of Marketing named a 'Top 100 Voice' of IP Communications by INTERNET TELEPHONY Magazine
  • Operating 12 offices worldwide to serve customers in-region

"With its 200th customer, BroadSoft has established itself as a leader in the VoIP application server market," said Elka Popova, research manager for Frost & Sullivan. "BroadSoft has built a diversified base of service provider customers across the globe in which to successfully grow its business."

About BroadSoft

BroadSoft's VoIP application software is revolutionizing the delivery of hosted telephony and multimedia services. Its flagship BroadWorks® technology empowers wireless, wireline and cable carriers to deliver next-generation voice and multimedia applications and advanced features that increase revenue, enhance competitive differentiation and elevate customer satisfaction. BroadSoft's family of carrier-class software products delivers the scale, open architecture and reliability that the world's leading telecommunications companies demand to serve mission-critical enterprise and residential broadband customers. BroadSoft leads the VoIP applications market with 6 of the top 10 and 12 of the top 25 largest carriers worldwide including Korea Telecom, Singtel, Sprint, Telefonica de Espana, Telstra, T-Systems, and Verizon.

About BroadSoft:

BroadSoft, now a part of Cisco, is a technology innovator in cloud PBX, unified communications, team collaboration, and contact center solutions for businesses and service providers across 80 countries. We aim to empower users and teams to share ideas and work simply to achieve breakthrough performance. For additional information, visit www.BroadSoft.com.

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