Fast Growing Latin American Unified Communications Market
Enjoys Tight Cooperation From AudioCodes' Ecosystem of
LOD, Israel, July 9, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AudioCodes (Nasdaq:AUDC),
a Microsoft Gold certified partner and a leading provider of Voice over
IP (VoIP) technologies and Voice Network products, today announced
local partnerships with leading Microsoft Unified Communications
solution integrators in Latin America. This cooperation helps ramp up
Microsoft Lync deployments in the fast growing UC market in Latin
America, by providing Microsoft voice specialized partners with a rich
portfolio of voice connectivity solutions that helps to enable rapid
and security-enhanced migration to Lync for enterprises and government
institutions in the region.
"AudioCodes Survivable Branch Appliances and Enhanced Media Gateways
for Lync provide customers with a full range of offerings to help
overcome interoperability and survivability challenges," said Rodrigo
Quevedo, Specialist Voice Business Development Manager at Microsoft.
"Microsoft is pleased with AudioCodes' commitment and support to help
customers in Latin America migrate their communications into the future
"In just 9 months, by using AudioCodes products we have been able to
migrate more than 6,000 seats and voicemail boxes in Colombia.
AudioCodes technology has given us the opportunity to offer our clients
a seamless and affordable migration to unified communications from
various well-known PBX vendors," said Ricardo Pardo, General Manager at
Intergrupo Connect, a Microsoft Solution Partner and National Systems
Integrator in Colombia.
Oscar Novoa, CEO of Grupo Unika, a Microsoft Solution Partner in
Mexico, stated, "AudioCodes' innovative solutions for Lync are being
used to deploy unified communications for enterprises and governmental
institutions. The flexibility and simplicity offered by AudioCodes'
solutions are helping to expedite Lync's adoption."
Ludwig Quiroz, CEO of Acanto S.A., a leading systems integrator in
Chile, added, "AudioCodes' technology enabled us to create a
cost-effective solution for a major governmental institution in Chile
with 50 sites across the country. AudioCodes' products offer an
interoperable solution that enables reuse of our client's legacy analog
phones and cabling, dramatically reducing the cost of migration to a
complete Microsoft Lync solution, while enabling the introduction of
advanced unified communication services."
"Institutions in Latin America are considering all the available
options to increase efficiency and productivity, as well as improve
customer service and satisfaction," said Yariv Golan-Atir, Vice
President of Marketing and Business Development for Latin America at
AudioCodes. "AudioCodes gateway solutions play a pivotal role in the
deployment of Microsoft Lync throughout the region. Our announced
cooperation with many of Microsoft's local partners as well as close
collaboration with Microsoft itself in Latin America, are key to this
solution's successful ramp up."
AudioCodes Ltd. (Nasdaq:AUDC) designs, develops and sells advanced
Voice over IP (VoIP) and converged VoIP and Data networking products
and applications to Service Providers and Enterprises. AudioCodes is a
VoIP technology market leader focused on converged VoIP and data
communications and its products are deployed globally in Broadband,
Mobile, Enterprise networks and Cable. The Company provides a range of
innovative, cost-effective products including Media Gateways,
Multi-Service Business Gateways, Session Border Controllers (SBC),
Residential Gateways, IP Phones, Media Servers and Value Added
Applications. AudioCodes' underlying technology, VoIPerfectHD(TM),
relies on AudioCodes' leadership in DSP, voice coding and voice
processing technologies. AudioCodes' High Definition (HD) VoIP
technologies and products provide enhanced intelligibility and a better
end user communication experience in Voice communications. For more
information on AudioCodes, visit http://www.audiocodes.com.
Statements concerning AudioCodes' business outlook or future economic
performance; product introductions and plans and objectives related
thereto; and statements concerning assumptions made or expectations as
to any future events, conditions, performance or other matters, are
"forward-looking statements'' as that term is defined under U.S.
Federal securities laws. Forward-looking statements are subject to
various risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual
results to differ materially from those stated in such statements.
These risks, uncertainties and factors include, but are not limited to:
the effect of global economic conditions in general and conditions in
AudioCodes' industry and target markets in particular; shifts in supply
and demand; market acceptance of new products and the demand for
existing products; the impact of competitive products and pricing on
AudioCodes' and its customers' products and markets; timely product and
technology development, upgrades and the ability to manage changes in
market conditions as needed; possible disruptions from acquisitions;
the ability of AudioCodes to successfully integrate the products and
operations of acquired companies into AudioCodes' business; and other
factors detailed in AudioCodes' filings with the U.S. Securities and
Exchange Commission. AudioCodes assumes no obligation to update the
information in this release.
(C)2012 AudioCodes Ltd. All rights reserved. AudioCodes, AC, HD VoIP,
HD VoIP Sounds Better, IPmedia, Mediant, MediaPack, OSN, SmartTAP,
VMAS, VoIPerfect, VoIPerfectHD, Your Gateway To VoIP and 3GX are
trademarks or registered trademarks of AudioCodes Limited. All other
products or trademarks are property of their respective owners. Product
specifications are subject to change without notice.
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