- Infonetics' second quarter 2014 (2Q14) ESBC report cites AudioCodes' growth from 1Q14 to 2Q14 at 35%, the largest of any vendor reported
- In 2Q14, AudioCodes reached the #2 ranking among ESBC vendors with a 12.2% market share, up nearly double from 6.4% from the same period a year ago
- AudioCodes achieved three consecutive quarters of growth in ESBC revenues
LOD, Israel, Sept. 9, 2014 (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 recently released Infonetics Research report: Enterprise Session Border Controllers - Quarterly Worldwide and Regional Market Share, Size, and Forecasts: 2Q14 (August 29, 2014), cited AudioCodes as the vendor with the greatest growth during the quarter, 35%, and ranked the company as the number two ESBC vendor with 12.2% market share. AudioCodes close to doubled its market share from when reported in Infonetics Q2 2013 report (6.4%) to the current report, with three consecutive quarters of growth.
"AudioCodes offers the market a wide portfolio of uniform ESBCs," commented Diane Myers, Principal Analyst, VoIP, UC, and IMS for Infonetics Research. "Their integration with leading software vendors such as Microsoft, Genesys and BroadSoft is driving demand for the products."
AudioCodes ESBC Offering
- AudioCodes' ESBCs are designed into the reference architectures of leading unified communications and contact centers solutions from Microsoft, Genesys, BroadSoft and others
- ESBCs are part of AudioCodes comprehensive end-to-end voice networking solutions for enterprises
- AudioCodes offers unique and price-effective high availability options (redundancy, survivability and resiliency) across its entire offering of SBC platforms
AudioCodes offers a comprehensive suite of SBCs, ranging from 5-25,000 concurrent sessions, and covering large enterprises and SMEs, as well as SMBs, which is the largest contributor of ESBC shipments according to the Infonetics report. All AudioCodes SBCs run the same software, with uniform interoperability, security, media handling functionality, and operational model. AudioCodes SBC portfolio addresses all SBC segments – SIP Trunk, Hosted and Access multi-tenant SBC. AudioCodes SBCs feature integrated QoE monitoring and dynamic voice optimization. The entire SBC family is uniformly and centrally managed by AudioCodes' One Voice Operation Center, a holistic life-cycle management system.
"We are pleased to have been recognized by Infonetics as a dominant player in the ESBC market," said Nimrod Borovsky, AudioCodes' VP Marketing. "The company has been investing significant efforts in its SBC offering over the past few years and the consistent growth in SBC revenues and market recognition demonstrates our success."
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.
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