BroadSoft Continues to Lead Market With a Full Range of VoIP Business Applications to Service Providers
Gaithersburg, MD, February 1, 2005 — BroadSoft® Inc., the world's premier provider of VoIP applications software, today announced that McLeodUSA Incorporated (Nasdaq:MCLD), one of the nation's largest independent competitive telecommunications services providers, has selected BroadSoft's BroadWorks® platform to provide a full range of VoIP business applications for the company's Preferred Advantage® Dynamic Integrated Access service.
With BroadSoft's BroadWorks platform, McLeodUSA is able to offer services to enterprises at varying stages of IP deployment, ranging from those customers with existing PBX equipment to those desiring a completely hosted IP service. The platform provides a comprehensive range of VoIP applications, including hosted PBX, business trunking, residential broadband, hosted key system and IP multimedia services fully integrated into a single hosted communications platform. BroadWorks is uniquely capable of providing these applications with the reliability, redundancy, scalability and regulatory capabilities required to deliver carrier-class service.
"McLeodUSA is committed to providing our customers with world-class integrated voice and data solutions," said Andreas Papanicolaou, Executive Vice-President of Network Services for McLeodUSA. "BroadSoft's BroadWorks VoIP platform addressed our need for scalability and support for multiple applications. By providing a standards-based open architecture, BroadWorks enables us to support our strategy by expanding our Preferred Advantage® product portfolio, delivering cost-effective communications solutions and capabilities to our customers."
"McLeodUSA is reinforcing its promise to put its customers first with the rapid deployment of its Preferred AdvantageSM Dynamic Integrated Access service, allowing companies to simplify communications, lower costs and provide higher functionality," said Michael Tessler, president and CEO at BroadSoft. "We're proud to have been chosen by McLeodUSA who is known for providing world class communications services that offer advanced features, reliability, flexibility and customer control by using the latest technology."
With Preferred Advantage Dynamic Integrated Access, McLeodUSA customers receive high-speed Internet access, high quality voice service, 17 local calling features, the convenience of an easy-to-use web-based control panel, and the ability to add or change features and generate reports via the McLeodUSA customer web portal. McLeodUSA customers with multiple locations will enjoy the benefits of abbreviated dialing and free site-to-site calling between all of their Dynamic Integrated Access served locations.
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 more than 90 network operators, including BellSouth, MCI, Telstra, and XO Communications, leads the industry with more than 750,000 lines deployed. Additional information is available at www.broadsoft.com