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COLOGNE, GERMANY, July 1, 2015: Placetel, a cloud PBX service offering provided by BroadSoft, Inc. (NASDAQ: BSFT), has been recognized by the Experton Group with the "Cloud Leader Germany 2015" award in the Communication as a Service category. The German research and consulting company, Experton, bestowed the award after the publication of its annual "Cloud Vendor Benchmark" study. According to the study, Placetel’s cloud PBX service was certified as having a leading position in the German market.

"The Placetel service benefits companies who are looking to purchase innovative unified communication services with a large amount of flexibility, "said Italo Adami, BroadSoft senior director sales and marketing, Germany. “The era of the classic PBX is over. Placetel can rapidly enable companies with powerful unified communications services such as telephony, messaging and collaboration. We are honoured to receive the Cloud Leader Award which confirms the success of the Placetel service in Germany."

About Placetel

Placetel is a leading cloud PBX provider managed by BroadSoft. The award-winning Placetel telephone system is primarily aimed at small and midsize businesses and contains more than 100 powerful features which can be managed flexibly. More than 10,000 customers have already opted for a cloud PBX solution from Placetel.

For more information about Placetel, please visit: www.placetel.de.

About BroadSoft

BroadSoft is the leading provider of software and services that enable mobile, fixed-line and cable service providers to offer Unified Communications over their Internet Protocol networks. BroadSoft’s core communications platform enables the delivery of a range of enterprise and consumer calling, messaging and collaboration communication services, including private branch exchanges, video calling, text messaging and converged mobile and fixed-line services. For additional information, visit http://www.BroadSoft.com.

About the Cloud Vendor Benchmark

The "Cloud Vendor Benchmark 2015" is the sixth edition of neutral provider comparison Experton Group. The study analyzes and assesses the German cloud market including consultancies and systems integrators that implement the majority of cloud projects. For more information about "Cloud Vendor Benchmark 2015" visit www.experton-group.de.

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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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