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Services delivery platform improves deployment
and configuration management across platforms and manufacturers

- BroadSoft, Inc., a leading provider of VoIP application software,
today announced at the BroadSoft Connections 2006 Executive Users Conference the introduction
of BroadWorks®
Client Management System (CMS), a client services delivery platform
and provisioning tool that helps resolve the integration problems
posed by today's proprietary and vendor-specific solutions by providing
multi-vendor support and scalability for millions of end points.

BroadWorks CMS spans traditional domains and delivers plug-and-play
activation, including client configuration management, firmware
upgrades and monitoring, to enable service providers to more efficiently
operate and deliver superior service to their end-users. The service
provider gains consistency and visibility of the clients connected
to its network. This enables the provider to better provision and
manage services, dramatically lower "truck rolls," and
scale faster and more efficiently to offer new services quickly
and drive business growth - all with a more satisfied end-user.

Administrators utilize BroadWorks CMS to provision, access and
manage variable features built into the terminals, such as line
key assignments, programmable softkeys, and more, via an intuitive
and user-friendly interface. BroadWorks CMS supports leading manufacturers
and models of terminals and handsets as "plug-in" modules,
and can add new vendors and models with new plug-ins quickly as
demand warrants.

Based on open standards interfaces and designed to operate seamlessly
in an IP Multimedia System
(IMS) environment, BroadWorks CMS handles a broad set of functions,

  • Automating deployment of soft clients, mobile phones, etc.
  • Management of client profiles for equipment supplied by multiple
  • Matching user templates to phones
  • Generating client configuration and managing firmware
  • Managing user profiles
  • Monitoring clients

"BroadSoft is continuously addressing the needs of service
providers as they grapple with the complexities of today's converged
networks," said Scott
, chief technical officer for BroadSoft. "Previously,
with the BroadWorks application platform, we have focused primarily
on the network environment. Now, with BroadWorks CMS, we are helping
service providers directly address integration issues and manage
and service terminals, paving the way for the addition of new services
and a larger market share."

BroadWorks CMS has been developed by Netria,
a joint venture between BroadSoft and Vonair, a carrier-class multimedia
communications software company. The system will be available through
BroadSoft later this year.

About The BroadWorks Platform

BroadSoft's IMS-compliant BroadWorks® platform provides a comprehensive
range of VoIP applications, including hosted PBX, IP Centrex, mobile
PBX, business trunking and residential broadband services fully
integrated into a single VoIP application platform. BroadWorks is
uniquely capable of providing these applications with the reliability,
redundancy, scalability and regulatory capabilities required to
deliver carrier-class service.

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 provides VoIP applications to 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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