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BroadSoft Positioned By Gartner as a Visionary in Magic Quadrant for Contact Center as a Service, North America

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Nov. 01, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BroadSoft, Inc. (NASDAQ:BSFT), a global unified communication software as a service (UCaaS) leader, today announced it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. as a Visionary in its 2016 Magic Quadrant for Contact Center as a Service (CCaaS), North America report. The report evaluated 10 different software vendors on ability to execute and completeness of vision criteria and placed BroadSoft in the Visionaries quadrant.

The Gartner CCaaS Magic Quadrant defines Visionaries as, “suppliers with strong multichannel product and service capabilities and a clear strategy for sales, marketing and business development. They differentiate themselves by adding unique functionality and/or delivery capabilities.”

“The CCaaS market is in the early stages of mainstream adoption, and as deployments grow in scale and complexity, BroadSoft is strongly positioned with a solution that helps contact centers of any size to optimize their performance beyond cost reduction and efficiency to increasing positive business outcomes – while enabling a graceful migration from premises to cloud,” said Michael Tessler, chief executive officer, BroadSoft. “We are thrilled to be recognized as a Visionary in the 2016 Magic Quadrant for Contact Center as a Service (CCaaS), North America.”

BroadSoft CC-One is a data-driven cloud contact center solution that uses predictive analytics to lower operating costs and improve business outcomes, while enabling businesses to engage with customers from any channel they choose – voice, email, text, mobile, web, or social media – for a true omni-channel experience. The integration of CC-One with BroadSoft portfolio of cloud unified communications and team collaboration applications enables service providers to offer a single stack solution with the flexibility to scale from SMB’s to large enterprise.

According to Gartner, "The contact center as a service market in North America is growing rapidly. It provides infrastructure and operations leaders responsible for contact centers with a range of viable alternatives to traditional on-premises solutions across various deployment sizes and levels of complexity."

Learn more about BroadSoft CC-One solution here.

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Forward-Looking Statements:

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 “enables” and “can” and other similar terms and phrases and includes, among others, statements regarding the benefits resulting from the use of BroadSoft’s contact center 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 resulting from the use of the contact center offering as well as those factors contained in the “Risk Factors” section of BroadSoft’s Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2015, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, or SEC, on February 29, 2016, and in BroadSoft’s other filings with the SEC. All information in this release is as of October 31, 2016. 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.

About BroadSoft:

BroadSoft is the technology innovator in cloud communications, collaboration, and contact center solutions for businesses and service providers across 80 countries. We are the market share leader for cloud unified communications with an open, mobile and secure platform trusted by 25 of the world’s top 30 service providers by revenue. Our BroadSoft Business application suite empowers users and teams to share ideas and work simply to achieve breakthrough performance.

For additional information, visit www.BroadSoft.com.

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Investor Relations: Chris Martin +1 561-404-2130 cmartin@broadsoft.com Media Contacts: Americas Brian Lustig, Bluetext PR for BroadSoft US +1 301.775.6203 brian@bluetext.com Europe Andy Crisp / Jon Bawden / Kate Anderson, Cohesive for BroadSoft UK +44 (0) 1291 626200 broadsoft@wearecohesive.com APAC Terry Alberstein, Navigate Communication +61 (0) 458-484-921 terry@navigatecommunication.com.au

Source:BroadSoft, Inc.