Solution Empowers Operators to Rapidly Converge and Deliver Advanced IP Products and Services to Residential Users

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN – VON Europe 2006 – May 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — BroadSoft (Booth 510), the leading provider of VoIP application software, and Atreus Systems (Booth 654), the leading supplier of provisioning software for VoIP, IMS and advanced IP service bundles, today announced that they have extended their partnership to help service providers launch residential VoIP services quickly and cost-effectively. Having successfully helped carriers generate significant new revenue streams and achieve greater operational efficiencies with Hosted PBX, IP Centrex and Business Trunking applications, the partnership now empowers operators to launch differentiated residential VoIP offerings with a compelling customer self-serve experience that will set a new benchmark for customer satisfaction.

The joint solution enables operators to quickly and reliably scale their wholesale and retail hosted VoIP services for residential customers. By deploying Atreus’ automated provisioning and customer self-management software over BroadSoft’s industry-leading IMS-compliant VoIP application software, operators have the operational and business agility to deliver services rapidly, consistently and cost-effectively to the residential market. The key features will help operators:

    * Streamline service ordering and provisioning using simplified, self-management portals;

    * Simplify feature bundle creation and management capabilities;

    * Automate IP phone ordering and configuration;

    * Simplify complex operational issues including PSTN interconnect, Local Number Portability, Updating Directory Listings and emergency services;

    * Bulk provision and migration from legacy platforms; and

    * Bundle tiered and personalized multimedia offerings for the residential market.

“BroadSoft and Atreus are leaders in their respective fields and we selected them given their strategic fit, proven customer base, and track record in both the business and residential marketplace,” said Lee Crowe, Commercial Director, Hipcom. “The joint solution enables us to quickly deploy feature-rich IP telephony and application bundles by extending self-provisioning and management to our customers while giving us the flexibility to deliver a wide range of complementary multimedia bundles.”

“We’re pleased to share a strategic and successful long working relationship with Atreus,” said Mike Tessler, President and CEO, BroadSoft. “Our enhanced partnership continues to benefit mutual customers and operators alike by easing the complexity and cost of deploying residential VoIP offerings while differentiating their products with rich multimedia offerings.”

“We’re delighted that our relationship with BroadSoft continues to foster and help operators to enhance their business through the rapid deployment of feature-rich residential VoIP bundles,” said Andrea Baptiste, CEO, Atreus Systems. “Through the power of BroadSoft and Atreus, operators have a competitive self-service delivery model to offer scalable, carrier-grade VoIP solutions today, while supporting future requirements for converged voice-video-data services.”

Visit Atreus at booth 654 and BroadSoft at booth 510 of the VON Conference in Stockholm, Sweden, from May 15-18, 2006.

Learn how Atreus and BroadSoft are helping communications providers win new business and lower costs with automated provisioning and customer self-management solutions for hosted PBX, IP Centrex, mobile PBX, business trunking and residential broadband services.

About Atreus Systems
Atreus Systems(TM) is the leading supplier of provisioning software for IMS, VoIP and advanced IP service bundles. Atreus is the vendor of choice for the delivery of advanced IP services by leading providers, including Qwest, Telus, Aliant, Voila IP and Xspedius. Atreus has formed strategic partnerships with BroadSoft, Ericsson, Level 3, and SONUS, delivering carrier-class reliability and scalability for IMS, VoIP, and advanced IP bundles. For more information, visit www.atreus-systems.com

About BroadSoft
BroadSoft’s VoIP application software is revolutionizing the delivery of hosted telephony and multimedia services. Its flagship BroadWorks(R) technology empowers wireless and wireline carriers to deliver next-generation voice and multimedia applications and advanced features that increase revenue, enhance competitive differentiation and elevate customer satisfaction. BroadSoft’s family of carrier-class software products delivers the scale, open architecture and reliability that the world’s leading telecommunications companies demand to serve mission-critical enterprise and residential broadband customers.

BroadSoft leads the VoIP applications market with 6 of the top 10, and 11 of the top 25, largest carriers worldwide including BellSouth, Korea Telecom, Singtel, Telefonica de Espaana, Telstra, T-Systems, Verizon and XO Communications. Additional information is available at www.broadsoft.com

News issued by: Atreus Systems

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Original Story ID: (1635) :: 2006-05-0515-001

Original Keywords: VON Europe 2006, provisioning software for VoIP, IMS and advanced IP service bundles, Atreus Systems, BroadSoft, VoIP, Hosted PBX, IP Centrex and Business Trunking, IMS-compliant VoIP application software Atreus Systems

News Source: Atreus Systems, Inc.