BroadSoft Recognized for VoIP Application Software Excellence
GAITHERSBURG, MD. - February 7, 2006 - BroadSoft, Inc., the leading provider of VoIP application software today announced that Frost & Sullivan has named BroadSoft recipient of its 2006 VoIP Application Software Excellence in Technology of the Year Award. Frost & Sullivan, a global growth consulting company, recognized BroadSoft for demonstrating overall technical excellence and commitment to technology innovation with technology development that is expected to bring significant contributions in the industry.
Frost & Sullivan selected BroadSoft for the excellence distinction based on the successful development of its multimedia softphone BroadWorks Communicator and for its efforts to continually expand and refine the innovative BroadWorks® product platform. According to the award, the BroadWorks Communicator, an audio and video session initiation protocol (SIP) softphone for Windows 2000 and XP, shows the potential to significantly strengthen video usage by providing an enhanced experience to distributed enterprises and consumers.
The BroadWorks Communicator is a feature-rich desktop application that is tightly integrated with the BroadWorks VoIP application platform and allows residential users and businesses to use the client as a primary or secondary phone device for IP communications services. The Communicator has access to BroadWorks' many advanced VoIP features such as video services, complete call control, and messaging/voicemail integration.
"BroadSoft is at the cutting edge of VoIP application software development and is inspiring the delivery of hosted telephony and multimedia services," said Industry Analyst Sivakumar Muthuramalingam of Frost & Sullivan. "The BroadWorks platform serves as the foundation of an impressive array of complex VoIP networks worldwide. With its single platform to deliver multiple services, BroadWorks significantly strengthens providers' ability to solve interoperability challenges and to grow their businesses with new and expanded services. And the breakthrough Communicator softphone adds a strong desktop application to deliver advanced telephony and video features to their customers."
"BroadSoft is honored to be recognized by Frost & Sullivan for technology excellence," said Michael Tessler, president and CEO of BroadSoft. "This award underscores BroadSoft's leadership in the rapidly changing field of VoIP. We are poised to continue our strong growth and fully committed to continuing the development of technological innovations to help service providers meet complex business and network challenges."
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 Frost & Sullivan
Frost & Sullivan, a global growth consulting company, has been partnering with clients to support the development of innovative strategies for more than 40 years. The company's industry expertise integrates growth consulting, growth partnership services, and corporate management training to identify and develop opportunities. Frost & Sullivan serves an extensive clientele that includes Global 1000 companies, emerging companies, and the investment community by providing comprehensive industry coverage that reflects a unique global perspective and combines ongoing analysis of markets, technologies, econometrics, and demographics. For more information, visit www.frost.com.
BroadSoft's VoIP application software is revolutionizing the delivery of hosted telephony and multimedia services. Its flagship BroadWorks® technology empowers wireless and wireline 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's customer base of 150 network operators, including BellSouth, Korea Telecom, Singtel, Telstra, Verizon and XO Communications leads the industry with more than 1,750,000 lines deployed. Additional information is available at www.broadsoft.com.