BroadSoft to Integrate IP Voice Platform with Microsoft Presence, IM
The company will integrate its BroadWorks platform with Microsoft's new Live Communications Server.BroadSoft Inc., makers of the BroadWorks softswitch and application server used by many VOIP service providers, was one of several companies at last weeks VON show in Boston to announce plans to integrate its platform with Microsoft Corp.s new Live Communications Server. The Gaithersburg, Md.-based company is offering a collection of advanced phone features, such as call screening, forwarding, transfer, hold and voice mail, and the browser-based tools to control them. VOIP providers such as BroadVoice and Covad Communications Group Inc. use the BroadWorks platform to support IP call switching and to offer their subscribers customized Web GUIs for real-time control of incoming or outgoing voice calls. Integrated with LCS "Istanbul" client, BroadSofts offering will allow call routing decisions to be made based on a called partys presence and availability data.
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