Over 60 million commercial Microsoft Office 365 customers will enjoy proven carrier-class cloud PBX capabilities
GAITHERSBURG, MD – December 3, 2015 – BroadSoft, Inc. (NASDAQ: BSFT) a global unified communication software as a service (UCaaS) provider, today announced that BroadSoft BroadWorks®, BroadCloud® and UC-One® unified communication and collaboration solutions are now compatible with Microsoft Office 365. This integration blends BroadSoft’s cloud PBX with leading cloud office productivity software, giving joint customers a powerful integration capability to enhance their communication, business workflow and mobile productivity.
BroadSoft used Microsoft’s software developer kits to integrate its solutions with Microsoft Office 365, reflecting BroadSoft’s longstanding commitment to open platforms and the interoperability of its communication and collaboration services with other devices, systems and applications.
“BroadSoft’s integration is a great example of how partners can build on the new Office 365 platform to better serve the unique needs of our mutual customers,” said Steve Guggenheimer, corporate vice president of Microsoft’s Developer eXperience & Evangelism (DX) group. “BroadSoft’s innovative business communications solutions are empowering Office 365 customers to become even more productive, wherever they are.”
With the BroadSoft Office 365 integration, customers are now able to leverage BroadSoft’s cloud PBX and UC-One capabilities from their Microsoft Office 365 desktop applications, including cloud-based calling, to any telephone in the world. Users can also click-to-call any phone number in emails, documents, databases, address books and on web pages from within Office 365 applications with true carrier-class quality and reliability.
“With Microsoft Office 365’s significant and growing commercial installed base, these users represent an attractive market opportunity for BroadSoft and service providers,” says Michael Tessler, president and chief executive officer, BroadSoft. “We believe that the BroadSoft Microsoft Office 365 hosted-PBX integration offers service providers a proven carrier-class and differentiated solution that enhances customers’ desktop productivity and leverages existing software investments.”
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BroadSoft is the leading provider of cloud software and services that enable mobile, fixed-line and cable service providers to offer Unified Communications over their Internet Protocol networks. The Company’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.
This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements may be identified by their use of terms and phrases such as “will,” “can” and ”enhance” and other similar terms and phrases and include, among others, statements regarding the benefits of the compatibility of Microsoft’s Office 365 with BroadSoft’s BroadWorks and BroadCloud platforms, and UC-One service offering. The outcome of the events described in these forward-looking statements is subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from the results anticipated by these forward-looking statements, including, but not limited to, the financial and other benefits to BroadSoft and its service provider customers resulting from the compatibility of Microsoft’s Office 365 software with BroadSoft’s products and service offerings, as well as those factors contained in the “Risk Factors” section of BroadSoft’s Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2014, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, or SEC, on February 25, 2015, and in BroadSoft’s other filings with the SEC. All information in this release is as of December 3, 2015. Except as required by law, BroadSoft undertakes no obligation to update publicly any forward-looking statement made herein for any reason to conform the statement to actual results or changes in its expectations.
Brian Lustig, Bluetext PR for BroadSoft US
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