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ViewQwest Singapore Selects AudioCodes' New Access SBC for Business and Residential Customers

LOD, Israel, Oct. 16, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AudioCodes (Nasdaq:AUDC), a leading provider of converged voice solutions that enable enterprises and service providers to transition to all-IP voice networks, today announced that the company's Mediant Session Border Controller (SBC) family has completed interoperability testing with BroadSoft's® BroadWorks® application server. Mediant SBC is now part of AudioCodes "One Voice for Hosted Services" offering, and joins AudioCodes' newly introduced Access Session Border Controllers to augment the Mediant suite of SBC for service providers and enterprises.

Mediant SBC software is available on Mediant hardware platforms and commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) servers. Designed with cloud-based services in mind, AudioCodes' software SBCs can be deployed seamlessly within a service provider's cloud infrastructure, delivering security, scalability, high performance and cost optimization.

ViewQwest, Singapore's premium fiber broadband operator, has deployed AudioCodes' Access SBC in conjunction with its BroadSoft BroadWorks solution. "We at ViewQwest were looking for a scalable Access SBC solution that could maximize our reach to any SMB regardless of the PBX used, and serve our growing residential customer base," commented Mr. Vignesa Moorthy, ViewQwest's CEO. "With AudioCodes' SBCs in place, we now possess the feature capabilities and scalability we need to expand our services."

"The AudioCodes Mediant Session Border Controllers, whether hardware or software based, give our customers the flexibility they need to securely deliver services," added Steve Kaish, Vice President, Business Development, at BroadSoft. "We are pleased to have successfully completed interoperability testing AudioCodes' Mediant Access SBC."

"We are very satisfied with this important milestone with BroadSoft," said Yehuda Herscovici, Vice President, Products, AudioCodes. "Our service provider access SBCs leverage years of field experience to provide cutting-edge interoperability, security and SLA monitoring for today's complex service provider cloud-based networks. We believe that being selected by an innovative next-generation operator such as ViewQwest will serve as a model for other service providers working in a BroadSoft environment."

For more information on BroadSoft and AudioCodes interoperability for Hosted Business Voice, Hosted Consumer Voice or Hosted SIP Trunking, visit http://broadsoftconnections.com/.

AudioCodes will be presenting its One Voice program elements in booth 8 during BroadSoft Connections 2013, October 16-19, at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront. Announcements and other news originating from BroadSoft Connections 2013 will appear on Twitter (@BroadSoftNews and #BSFTConnections).

To request a meeting with AudioCodes at BroadSoft Connections 2013 please click here.

About AudioCodes

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 Routers, Session Border Controllers (SBC), Residential Gateways, IP Phones, Media Servers, Value Added Applications and Professional Services. AudioCodes' underlying technology, VoIPerfectHD™, 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 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.

©2013 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.

CONTACT: Company Contacts Shirley Nakar, Director, Investor Relations AudioCodes Tel: +972-3-976-4000 shirley@audiocodes.com IR Agency Contact Erik Knettel, Grayling Tel: +1-646-284-9415 erik.knettel@grayling.comSource:AudioCodes Ltd.