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AVST Partners with AudioCodes to Enhance Enterprise Adoption of Skype for Business

Expands AVST's Growing Ecosystem of Skype for Business Partners and Technology Solutions

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., September 26, 2016Applied Voice & Speech Technologies, Inc. (AVST) has announced a technology partnership with AudioCodes – a leading provider of voice networking solutions. The new partnership was formed to seamlessly integrate CX-E with AudioCodes' CloudBond 365 and SmartTAP. The combined solutions enhance CX-E's Skype for Business offerings and build on AVST's growing ecosystem of technology partnerships.

AudioCodes' CloudBond 365 is the next-generation solution in their One Voice for Skype for Business suite of products that integrates with Skype for Business deployments, facilitating full capabilities and smooth migration of users from on-premise Lync, Skype for Business Server or legacy PBX deployments to Microsoft's Cloud PBX.

CloudBond 365 is now certified to work with all CX-E applications including speech-enabled automated attendant, IVR, secure voice messaging, unified messaging, mobile client, personal assistant, and informal call center to augment Skype for Business deployments.

SmartTAP is AudioCodes' Skype for Business recording solution that can be deployed across the enterprise to record all types of Skype for Business calls. With the certification, SmartTAP is now compatible with AVST's TeamQ®, a cost-effective informal call center solution. Now, TeamQ users can easily record customer conversations while on Skype for Business calls to meet compliance requirements.

"Helping AVST customers get the most out of their Skype for Business deployments is a focus for us," said AVST CTO Tom Minifie. "We continue to identify new technology that benefits our customers and aids in their adoption of unified communications."

Over the years, AVST has distinguished itself within Microsoft's partner ecosystem by achieving top-tier status, delivering best-of-breed enterprise-class Unified Communications (UC) solutions that enhance and augment Skype for Business. AVST has been awarded Gold Communications Competency for Skype for Business environments.

For more information about AVST's advanced UC capabilities that complement Skype for Business, visit www.avst.com/skypeforbusiness.

About AudioCodes

AudioCodes Ltd. 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 www.audiocodes.com.

About AVST

With more than 35 years of continuous innovation, Applied Voice & Speech Technologies, Inc. (AVST) is a trusted developer of software-based, enterprise-class Unified Communications (UC) solutions. Our mission is to design, deliver and support communications solutions that transform the productivity of individual workers, teams and enterprises while leveraging the value of their existing and evolving IT infrastructure. Thousands of businesses worldwide rely on AVST's advanced voice, mobility, team communications and business process UC solutions to meet their mission-critical communications requirements. The world-class interoperability and flexibility of AVST's UC platform provides a future-proofed bridge to their digital future. Headquartered in Orange County, California, AVST maintains facilities in Seattle, Washington, Victoria B.C., Canada, the United Kingdom, and has remote sales offices throughout the United States. AVST's UC solutions are sold and supported worldwide by an extensive network of resellers and OEM partners. To learn more about AVST, our products and partners, please visit www.avst.com or you can follow us at Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn.

About XMedius

XMedius is a global leader in the field of enterprise communications solutions. Its suite of enterprise-grade on-premises and cloud communications solutions enable businesses to benefit from secure and unified communication as well as to exchange sensitive and confidential data that meets and exceeds industry regulatory compliance requirements. Based in Montreal (Canada) with offices in Seattle (USA) and Paris (France), the company serves businesses, enterprises and service providers through a global team of customer focused employees. Its solutions are deployed worldwide in over 17,500 locations across education, financial, government, healthcare, manufacturing, retail and legal services sectors. For more information about XMedius and its solutions, visit www.xmedius.com.


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