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Migration from M6 to BroadWorks Will Enhance GLOBALINX'S Service Offerings

ROCHESTER, NY and GAITHERSBURG, MARYLAND, Nov. 17, 2009 - GLOBALINX® and BroadSoft, Inc., the worldwide leader of VoIP applications to the telecommunications industry, today announced the addition of the BroadSoft® BroadWorks® VoIP application platform to GLOBALINX's network architecture. In an ongoing effort to bring additional features and services to its operations, GLOBALINX® will leverage BroadWorks to introduce new multimedia services, including video messaging, as well as further enhancements to its video calling capabilities to subscribers beginning in Q1 2010.

BroadWorks will work side-by-side and in conjunction with the existing GLOBALINX® M6 platform. GLOBALINX® will continue to operate the M6 platform, including support for all Cisco SCCP (Skinny) customers. The network changes are enhancements and will help round out a product portfolio that is attractive to customers of all sizes. This upgrade provides carrier-grade interoperability, enhanced back-office capabilities, redundancy and scalability.

"By deploying BroadWorks, we're able to bring our customers a more robust feature platform and a host of new services," GLOBALINX® Vice President of Sales and Marketing Mike Machonkin said. "This adds value and flexibility for our partners and helps them further build their businesses."

"BroadSoft is pleased that GLOBALINX® is migrating to BroadWorks, underscoring the platform's ability to bring additional scalability and stability to the GLOBALINX® network," said Leslie Ferry, vice president of marketing at BroadSoft. "BroadWorks enables GLOBALINX® to expand their communication solutions by offering enhanced multimedia services to the residential market, as well as SIP trunking services to the commercial market."

New pricing will come out for the products and services on the BroadWorks platform in the near future. The new platform is targeted to be live and in production in January 2010.


GLOBALINX®, a wholly-owned subsidiary of 5LINX® Enterprises, Inc., is a premier international provider of VoIP services for residential, business clients, agents and resellers. GLOBALINX® home and business phone service offers an exclusive line of VideoPhones enabling callers to see each other as they speak, along with a robust set of included calling features. GLOBALINX® was included in the 2009 Rochester Top 100 listing and, for the fourth consecutive year, made the Inc. 500 list of fastest growing privately-held companies. For more information about GLOBALINX®, visit www.GLOBALINXsolutions.com.

About BroadSoft

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.

BroadSoft and BroadWorks are registered trademarks of BroadSoft, Inc. All other names are trademarks of their respective owners.

BroadSoft PR Contact:

Leslie Ferry

Vice President, Marketing



Michael Machonkin

Vice President of Sales and Marketing, GLOBALINX®


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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