News : BroadSoft Customers Well Represented in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Unified Communications as a Service
Gaithersburg, MD, Aug 31, 2016 -- BroadSoft, Inc. (NASDAQ: BSFT), a global unified communication software as a service (UCaaS) provider, announced that it has received strong representation in the 2016 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Unified Communications as a Service, Worldwide – reflecting its position as the global UCaaS provider and role powering the UCaaS offerings of nearly one-third of the 16 vendors included in the Gartner, Inc. annual report.
"BroadSoft is proud to see so many of our service provider customers recognized in the 2016 Gartner Magic Quadrant for UCaaS, Worldwide," said Michael Tessler, chief executive officer and president, BroadSoft. "With a 41% market share according to Frost & Sullivan, BroadSoft leads the industry worldwide, and our vision to redefine the future of work by inspiring teams to create, collaborate and perform in ways never before imagined is resonating with the market."
The Gartner Magic Quadrant for UCaaS included BroadSoft customers AT&T, BT, Orange Business Services, Verizon and Vonage and highlighted Masergy and Telstra as "Other Notable UCaaS Vendors".
Taher Behbehani, chief digital and marketing officer, BroadSoft, noted: "Today, approximately 20% of new global UC line shipments are already cloud-based and growing rapidly, displacing legacy premise systems – which are complex and expensive to acquire and operate. BroadSoft’s recent global survey found that 94% of service providers seek integrated cloud UCaaS-premise UC analyst reports, to better understand and adapt to this rapidly shifting market."
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BroadSoft provides software that enables mobile, fixed-line, and cable service providers to deliver voice and multimedia services over their IP-based networks. The Company's software, BroadWorks(R), enables service providers to provide enterprises and consumers with a range of cloud-based, or hosted, IP multimedia communications, such as hosted IP private branch exchanges, video calling, unified communications, collaboration and converged mobile and fixed-line services.
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Published: Friday, September 2, 2016