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AudioCodes Introduces Mediant 850 Resilient Multi-Service Business Router

LOD, Israel, Oct. 10, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AudioCodes (Nasdaq:AUDC), a leading provider of Voice over IP (VoIP) technologies, products and services, today announced the launch of the Mediant 850 Multi-Service Business Router (MSBR), a highly integrated device for branch resiliency and consistent performance of converged data and voice traffic. The Mediant 850 MSBR addresses the needs of small and medium businesses and enterprises by offering flexible wide area network (WAN) access capabilities, multiple dedicated processing resources and enhanced Power-over-Ethernet capabilities.

Based on AudioCodes field proven technologies of advanced data routing and voice processing, the Mediant 850 MSBR enables operators and service providers to expand their range of business services and form a single managed point of demarcation at the customer's premises. By utilizing separate dedicated processors for data, VoIP, signal processing and applications, the Mediant 850 MSBR provides consistent and predictable performance, maintaining high levels of data throughput in converged multi-service environments.

The Mediant 850 MSBR includes FTTx optical fiber architecture, compliant with the Ethernet in the First Mile standard. The optical fiber interface allows service providers to connect businesses and enterprises to their Metro Ethernet access networks.

"As service providers increasingly focus on converged voice services, the release of the Mediant 850 MSBR fortifies our business services portfolio," said Nimrod Borovsky, VP Marketing at AudioCodes. "The ability to manage and provision a wide range of advanced services through a single CPE device, over multiple forms of connectivity, while maintaining consistent data and voice capacities, puts service providers in an excellent position to attract new business customers."

The Mediant 850 MSBR extends AudioCodes' stand-alone-survivability by offering multiple WAN and dual PSTN interfaces for branch resiliency and supporting multiple broadband WAN technologies, including copper and fiber optics Ethernet, as well as SHDSL, VDSL and ADSL. In addition, the Mediant 850 MSBR features Power-over-Ethernet powering capabilities for high-end phones, integrated Enterprise SBC for secured SIP trunking and full interoperability with a variety of UC and IP-PBXs.

For more information about the AudioCodes MSBR product line, please visit us at Broadband World Forum, held 16-18 October, 2012 in Amsterdam or go to http://www.audiocodes.com/msbr.

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 and Value Added Applications. 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 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.

©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.

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.