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Colt Selects AudioCodes for Cloud-Based Microsoft Unified Communications Offering

AudioCodes session border controllers and IP phones deliver reliable, high-quality voice services for enterprise customers of Colt's Intelligent Communications service

LOD, Israel, Feb. 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --

Highlights

  • Colt Intelligent Communications is a unified communications and collaboration service powered by Microsoft Office 365
  • Colt's customers in thirteen countries across Europe can select AudioCodes session border controllers and IP phones to enjoy a high-quality enterprise voice experience
  • AudioCodes Mediant SBCs deliver seamless connectivity to Colt's SIP trunk network thanks to Direct Routing support
  • AudioCodes' 400HD family of IP phones is certified for use in Microsoft Teams and Skype for Business environments with integrated support for presence status and wideband SILK and Opus voice codecs
  • AudioCodes One Voice Operations Center (OVOC) alleviates the complexity of managing a large voice network deployment

Details

AudioCodes (AUDC.TA), a leading vendor of advanced voice networking and media processing solutions for the digital workplace, today announced that its session border controller (SBC) and IP phone products have been selected by Colt Technology Services, a leading business voice and high bandwidth connectivity provider, for deployment in its Intelligent Communications service based on Microsoft Teams and Skype for Business. The AudioCodes products are designed to offer high-quality and reliable voice services to Colt's customers in thirteen countries across Europe.

Colt's SIP trunk together with AudioCodes Mediant 800 SBC can be deployed to deliver high-quality voice services with Microsoft Teams Direct Routing in a seamless and easy way. For customers using Skype for Business Online, Colt's SIP trunk connectivity can be achieved by deploying the same SBC model as a Cloud Connector Edition appliance.

The AudioCodes IP phones offered by Colt to its customers range from the entry-level 405HD device to the mid-range 445HD and high-end executive 450HD. AudioCodes' family of IP phones includes models that are certified by Microsoft and support seamless Teams and Skype for Business integration including presence indication. The phones offer high-definition voice quality with built-in support for wideband codecs such as SILK and Opus.

Colt's customers can use the AudioCodes One Voice Operations Center (OVOC) management suite to manage and monitor their entire deployment simply from a single, central location. OVOC alleviates the complexity of managing a large voice network, enabling devices to be configured remotely, voice quality to be monitored in real time and network issues to be resolved promptly and efficiently.

"Organisations everywhere are looking to adopt cloud-based communications solutions to power their digital transformations and next wave of business growth," said Peter Coppens, Vice President Product Portfolio, Colt Technology Services. "Working with AudioCodes gives our customers the flexibility and connectivity they need to ensure that the move to an Intelligent Communications solution is as cost effective and as smooth as possible."

"We are delighted that our SBC and IP phone products are an integral part of Colt's Intelligent Communications solution," said Nimrode Borovsky, VP Global Marketing at AudioCodes. "As more and more operators begin offering hosted unified communications services from the cloud, AudioCodes provides a single source for all voice infrastructure needs with a broad portfolio of field-proven and reliable Microsoft-certified products and solutions to suit any customer requirements."

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About AudioCodes

AudioCodes Ltd. (NASDAQ, TASE: AUDC) is a leading vendor of advanced voice networking and media processing solutions for the digital workplace. AudioCodes enables enterprises and service providers to build and operate all-IP voice networks for unified communications, contact centers, and hosted business services. AudioCodes offers a broad range of innovative products, solutions and services that are used by large multi-national enterprises and leading tier-1 operators around the world.

For more information on AudioCodes, visit http://www.audiocodes.com.

About Colt

Colt aims to be the leader in enabling customers' digital transformation through agile and on-demand, high bandwidth solutions. The Colt IQ Network connects 850+ data centres across Europe, Asia and North America's largest business hubs, with over 27,500 on net buildings and growing.

Colt has built its reputation on putting customers first. Customers include data intensive organisations spanning over 213 cities in more than 30 countries. Colt is a recognised innovator and pioneer in Software Defined Networks (SDN) and Network Function Virtualisation (NFV). Privately owned, Colt is one of the most financially sound companies in its industry and able to provide the best customer experience at a competitive price. For more information, please visit www.colt.net.

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 need for additional financing; the ability to satisfy covenants in the Company's loan agreements; 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.

©2019 AudioCodes Ltd. All rights reserved. AudioCodes, AC, HD VoIP, HD VoIP Sounds Better, IPmedia, Mediant, MediaPack, What's Inside Matters, OSN, SmartTAP, User Management Pack, VMAS, VoIPerfect, VoIPerfectHD, Your Gateway To VoIP, 3GX, VocaNom, AudioCodes One Voice and CloudBond 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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