AGNITY and BroadSoft Announce ACONYX SPIDYR Phone for BroadWorks

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First Browser-Agnostic Voice and Video Calling Solution on the BroadSoft Marketplace

We believe the ACONYX SPIDYR Phone exemplifies the objective of the BroadSoft Marketplace, providing innovative, user focused IP-based communication applications from an online marketplace to our service provider customers.

First Browser-Agnostic Voice and Video Calling Solution on the BroadSoft Marketplace

AGNITY, a leading provider of solutions and services to mobile and fixed line service providers, equipment manufacturers, and enterprises, and BroadSoft, Inc., the leading global provider of IP-based communications services to the telecommunications industry, today announced the addition of the AGNITY ACONYX SPIDYR Phone, a web-based and browser-independent communication solution interface, to the BroadSoft Marketplace.

The ACONYX SPIDYR Phone enables mobile video calling, multi-point conferencing, IM and presence, and video voicemail capability, from a single user interface. ACONYX SPIDYR is a web-based application, developed on a proven carrier-grade platform, which enables telecommunication service providers to offer both their business and residential subscribers an easy-to-use, cost effective voice and video calling service that does not require video equipment, a softphone, or other complex client configurations. Through this software-as-a-service offering, service providers can increase revenue and improve customer satisfaction with a comprehensive, optimized user experience.

According to Leslie Ferry, vice president, marketing, BroadSoft, Inc. “We believe the ACONYX SPIDYR Phone exemplifies the objective of the BroadSoft Marketplace, providing innovative, user focused IP-based communication applications from an online marketplace to our service provider customers.” She continued, “We are excited by the opportunity to expand our relationship with AGNITY.”

AGNITY CEO, Sanjeev Chawla, heralded the potential fruits of this offering. “This development represents a milestone in AGNITY’s relationship with BroadSoft, and the companies’ shared mission in providing BroadWorks customers with advanced software and services with which to differentiate themselves from competitors.” He added, “The hyper-competitiveness of today’s global market demands that service providers are armed with feature-rich applications like SPIDYR Phone, to eliminate barriers and address shortcomings resulting from existing soft-phone offerings, as well as reduce operating expenses.”

SPIDYR PHONE HIGHLIGHTS

  •     Web-based and browser-independent
  •     Does not require custom software and is OS independent
  •     Fully interoperable with BroadSoft’s BroadWorks platform
  •     No installation or configuration required by the user
  •     BroadWorks Calling features are available on both desktop-browsers and mobile clients
  •     One phone number for all incoming and outgoing calls, regardless of device
  •     Supports HTTP, SIP, RTP, RTMP, RTSP, SIMPLE protocols
  •     Supported G.711, G.729, H263, H.264, MPEG4, Nellymoser, Speex, AMR, AAC, iLBC codecs

The AGNITY SPIDYR phone is being demonstrated at BroadSoft Connections 2010: Ignite Progress, being held at the Arizona Biltmore October 24th – 27th. If you are unable to attend, please contact AGNITY to arrange a demonstration and trial of SPIDYR Phone.

ABOUT AGNITY, Inc.
AGNITY is a global applications development and consulting services-company dedicated to helping wireless and wireline service providers, network equipment manufacturers, and businesses design, develop and deploy application solutions. AGNITY ACONYX™ is the industry’s leading Service-Oriented Communications Architecture (SOCA) enabling communication service components to be rapidly and cost-effectively deployed within the applications infrastructure. The company is headquartered in Silicon Valley with development centers in Plano, Toronto and Noida, India. AGNITY is one of the only companies of its kind that has deployed next generation application solutions and provided application services to customers worldwide. For more information, visit http://www.AGNITY.com.

AGNITY®, the AGNITY® logo, ACONYX, SPIDYR and combinations thereof are trademarks of AGNITY, Inc. BroadSoft® and BroadWorks® are registered trademarks of BroadSoft, Inc. All rights reserved.

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