Gaithersburg, MD, October 26, 2009 - BroadSoft, Inc., the worldwide leader in VoIP applications to the telecommunications industry, today announced it has completed the acquisition of privately held, Cupertino, California-based Packet Island, Inc. Packet Island is a pioneer of SaaS-based quality of service (QoS) assessment and monitoring tools for VoIP and video networks and services.
This acquisition expands BroadSoft's solutions portfolio for service providers, enabling them to rapidly and cost-effectively deploy VoIP and video services with guaranteed end-to-end "carrier-grade" service delivery. Service providers can now ensure significantly enhanced QoS assessment and monitoring capabilities of their communications services.
"Providing superior quality, real-time communication services is critical for the evolution of our industry. The ability to deliver a cost-effective way for our carriers to ensure high quality is a key imperative for BroadSoft," said Michael Tessler, president and CEO of BroadSoft®. "Packet Island's lifecycle approach to network assessment and monitoring will ensure the delivery of the highest QoS of IP communications."
Packet Island Founder Praveen Kumar is now the BroadSoft PacketSmart Chief Technologist.
BroadSoft®, the world-wide leader of VoIP application software, enables the delivery of hosted telephony and multimedia services. BroadSoft's family of carrier-class products, including its award-winning flagship BroadWorks® technology, empowers wireless, wireline and cable carriers to deliver next-generation voice and multimedia applications and advanced features that enable them to increase revenue, enhance competitive differentiation and increase customer satisfaction. BroadSoft products deliver the scale, open architecture and reliability that the world's leading telecommunications companies demand to serve mission-critical enterprise and residential broadband customers. BroadSoft provides VoIP applications to 15 of the top 25 largest carriers worldwide, as measured by recent annual revenue, including KPN, Korea Telecom, Qwest, SingTel, Sprint, Swisscom, Telefonica de Espana, Telstra, T-Systems, and Verizon. For additional information, go to www.broadsoft.com.