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About Audiocodes

AudioCodes is a market leader with over 17 years of product development experience, focused on VoIP network products and technology. During this time, AudioCodes has deployed tens of millions of media gateway and media server channels in over 100 countries. AudioCodes is a VoIP technology leader focused on voice quality and best-of-breed VoIP network elements with a proven track record in product and network interoperability with industry leaders in the Service Provider and Enterprise space.

AudioCodes One Voice for Microsoft Skype for Business

AudioCodes One Voice for Microsoft Skype for Business is a comprehensive product and service program, simplifying voice-enablement of Microsoft® Skype for Business™ with a product portfolio of voice network elements, advanced support services and consulting expertise. Built on a breadth of experience in VoIP technology and unique integration capabilities, AudioCodes provides end-to-end voice elements, services and expertise for simplifying voice-enablement of Microsoft Skype for Business implementations in both on-premise and cloud based network architectures.

  • One source for voice network elements
  • One expert team for voice professional services
  • One point of contact for voice support

AudioCodes

  • Skype for Business On-Premises: Microsoft Skype for Business deployed as an entirely on-premises solution
  • Skype for Business Online Dedicated: Microsoft-hosted Skype for Business services for a single customer
  • Skype for Business Online Hybrid Voice: a mixed unified communications implementation combining both on-premises and cloud: based services
  • Skype for Business Partner Hosting (Private/Public Cloud): Services offered by Microsoft hosting partners to either multiple customers or a single customer
  • Microsoft Office 365 Exchange Online: Microsoft-hosted Exchange Unified Messaging services

AudioCodes - One Voice for Skype for Business Overview

ONE supplier that provides all the voice products and services for Skype for Business

  • One source for voice network elements
  • One expert team for voice professional services
  • One point of contact for voice support
AudioCodes CloudBond 365 is the fastest and most cost-effective way to bring Skype for Business voice to an Office 365 deployment. CloudBond 365 is a versatile Skype for Business voice appliance family for SMBs and enterprises that simplifies and accelerates enterprise voice deployments in conjunction with the Office 365 subscription.

Benefits

  • Simpler and faster to deploy over traditional on-premises deployment
  • Improved voice and conferencing quality over a remote hosted platform
  • Provides Skype for Business survivability in case of WAN failure
  • Full Unified Communications (UC) without compromising cloud benefits
  • Combined with AudioCodes IP phones and management tools, this is a true one-stop-shop solution
  • Approved Skype for Business hybrid split domain architecture

Key Features

  • Skype for Business server roles and Media Gateway/Session Border Controllers (SBC) all in one box
  • Intuitive GUI for self-management
  • Fully licensed SQL Server and Windows Server included
  • Full PBX enterprise voice features
  • Scales from tens of users to 5,000 users

CloudBond 365 Deployment Scenarios

Single Site/HQ
From SMB up to 5,000 enterprise users, CloudBond 365 can be deployed as the main Skype for Business voice infrastructure, connecting to Office 365 or in a standalone mode. Leveraging the native capabilities of the Skype for Business server, CloudBond 365 can also be deployed in disaster recovery (all models) or full high availability modalities (CloudBond 365 Pro and Enterprise Edition only).
Branch Sites
Providing full survivability and local PSTN termination, CloudBond 365 is an ideal solution for obtaining maximum communications performance for remote branches. Whether it is connected to the main HQ Skype for Business server deployment or a partner hosted platform, branch users can enjoy uninterrupted optimal service for all communications modalities, even in the case of a WAN failure.
Proof of Concept
Rarely does a customer decide to fully deploy Skype for Business voice without an initial trial. However, with the company’s platform in the Microsoft cloud, enabling voice for some of the users is not a trivial process. With the proprietary Office 365 Connector, CloudBond 365 can dramatically simplify and accelerate proof of concept trials, importing locally and enabling only the desired user base with enterprise voice, without impacting the customer’s infrastructure. Trialling Skype for Business voice has never been so simple.

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Audiocodes Skype for Business-compatible IP phones

AudioCodes’ family of Skype for Business-compatible IP phones offer full interoperability with Skype for Business, including presence features. The phones boast high definition voice quality and support a wide range of essential enterprise phone features.

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AudioCodes 420 HD Skype for Business-compatible IP phone offering full interoperability with Skype for Business

SBCs and Enhanced Gateways

AudioCodes’ Skype for Business-qualified E-SBCs and Enhanced Gateways provide reliable and secure connectivity

AudioCodes’ Skype for Business-qualified E-SBCs and Enhanced Gateways provide reliable and secure connectivity between Skype for Business and other telephony systems, including PBXs, IP-PBXs, PSTN and SIP trunking services. AudioCodes analog gateways enable legacy devices such as analog phones and fax machines to communicate via Skype for Business

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Branch Office Survivability

AudioCodes’ SBA allow business continuity in the event of central server loss

AudioCodes’ qualified Survivable Branch Appliances (SBAs) ensure continued communications for remote branch offices when WAN connectivity with the central Skype for Business servers is lost

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Applications for Skype for Business

AudioCodes’ SmartTAP Call Recording solution enables secure, high quality recording of calls within a Skype for Business environment for regulatory, customer service or other purposes. SmartTAP includes an easy-to-use centralized, web-based management tool ensuring seamless initiation and retrieval of call recordings. Read More…

AudioCodes’ Auto Attendant is an Interactive Voice Response (IVR) system that provides enterprises with a powerful and tool to manage inbound calls and route them to destinations based on the buttons pressed by the caller.

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Network & Service Management Tools

AudioCodes provides a range of management tools to ensure smooth deployments and continued operation of its VoIP solutions within the Skype for Business environment. These include a dedicated web-based OAM&P tool as well as the ability to integrate with Microsoft SCOM. AudioCodes Session Experience Manager (SEM) software is an intelligent analysis tool for monitoring the quality of VoIP calls within the enterprise network and its connecting trunks to service providers.

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Professional Services

With 20 years of field experience in the VoIP market, AudioCodes offers a full range of services to assist partners in planning, designing and implementing Skype for Business voice deployments. A comprehensive range of post-sales support options are available to meet all customers’ needs

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Step 1

Join the AudioCodes Open Solutions Network

To start, join the AudioCodes Open Solutions Network via the Register link below. Enter your detail and, when asked for your business relationship with AudioCodes, select Value Added Reseller. AudioCodes Sales regional sales will then make contact to discuss the application.

Register with AudioCodes

The Open Solutions Network (OSN) is a single “best-of-breed” network consisting of Channel Partners (Distributors, Systems Integrators & Value Added Resellers), Solution Partners (Independent Software Vendors & OEMs), Training Partners and other Technology Partners who are committed to working together to leverage open standards in the carrier and enterprise market.
The OSN Program is open for:

  • Channel Partners
  • Solution Partners
  • Training Partners

Once your registration has been confirmed, complete the AudioCodes Channel Questionnaire. You can get to the questionnaire via the AudioCodes: How to Become a Partner: OSN Program page

Step 2

Get Trained

Take the online Partner Sales Training course and have at least one of your pre-sales engineers successfully complete the pre-sales exam.

AudioCodes Pre-Sales Training

(requires log in access to AudioCodes’ site)

Partner Benefits

  • Partner listing on our site & sales leads
  • Special offers & Programs
  • Deal Registration
  • Special price for demo/lab/In-house equipment
  • Local Sales/Pre-Sales, Business Development & Marketing Support
Step 3

Access your Skype for Business Partner Kit

As a registered partner you have access to our partner kit where we have a package of all relevant information including brochures, fact sheets, technical information, case studies, special offers. Check on the link below regularly to see the latest information, offers and programs.

Skype for Business Partner Kit

Brochures & Case Studies

Promotions & Special Offers

Technical & Fact Sheets

Partner Tools & Price Lists

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