SOURCE: BroadSoft, Inc.

October 16, 2006 12:00 ET

BroadSoft Joins Forum Nokia Enterprise Zone

VoIP Application Software Developer Receives Specialized Nokia Marketing Support, Access to Business Development Opportunities

PHOENIX, AZ -- (MARKET WIRE) -- October 16, 2006 -- BROADSOFT CONNECTIONS 2006 -- BroadSoft, Inc., a leading provider of VoIP application software, today announced at the BroadSoft Connections 2006 Executive Users Conference that it has become a member of the Forum Nokia PRO Enterprise Zone, a support program for software developers that want to work more closely with Nokia Enterprise Solutions, the arm of Nokia helping businesses and institutions worldwide improve performance through extended mobility. As a member of the PRO Enterprise Zone, BroadSoft will receive exclusive technical, business development and marketing support enabling it to engage Nokia Enterprise Solutions and its customers with offerings that complement Nokia's enterprise products and solutions.

The PRO Enterprise Zone program promotes application and solution development for Nokia Series 80- and S60-based business range devices. To qualify for the program, developer companies must have experience in developing enterprise grade business solutions and demonstrated capabilities in the enterprise market in addition to demonstrated Nokia competencies.

By becoming an Enterprise Zone member, BroadSoft will experience a strong working relationship with the Enterprise Solutions business unit that will help the company optimize its BroadWorks® VoIP platform solutions for Nokia Eseries business devices. To ensure close integration of its software with Nokia's devices, BroadSoft has developed its BroadWorks Assistant Mobile application to run on Symbian based S60 software for the popular Nokia Eseries range of business devices.

PRO Enterprise Zone members receive regional Nokia Enterprise Solutions business development and marketing support, enhanced opportunities for product loans and exclusive previews of Nokia Enterprise Solutions roadmaps.

"Today's enterprises require solutions that meet the needs of workers in both central and global locations, with fixed and mobile applications," said Scott Wharton, vice president of marketing for BroadSoft. "BroadSoft's induction into the Forum Nokia PRO Enterprise Zone will ensure that Nokia's enterprise customers have access to our BroadWorks Assistant Mobile application for a feature-rich, mobile-only or integrated mobile-wireline communications solution."

BroadSoft's IMS-compliant BroadWorks platform provides a comprehensive range of VoIP applications, including hosted PBX, IP Centrex, Mobile PBX, business trunking and residential broadband services fully integrated into a single VoIP application platform. BroadWorks provides these applications with the reliability, redundancy, scalability and regulatory capabilities required to deliver carrier-class service on Nokia devices.

The Forum Nokia PRO Enterprise Zone program was developed by Forum Nokia, Nokia's global developer support program as part of its Forum Nokia PRO membership offering. Launched in 2004, Forum Nokia PRO has enlisted more than 400 advanced developer companies.

About Nokia Enterprise Solutions

Enterprise Solutions is dedicated to improving the performance of businesses and institutions by extending their use of mobility from mobile devices for voice and basic data to secure mobile access to and use of their content and applications. Available solutions range from business-optimized mobile devices for end users to a broad portfolio of IP network perimeter security gateways and mobile connectivity offerings. These solutions include mobile email and Internet, virtual private networks, or VPNs, and firewalls, all designed to help companies mobilize their workforces while ensuring the security and reliability of their networks.

About Forum Nokia

Nokia's global developer community, Forum Nokia, connects developers to tools, technical information, support, and distribution channels they can use to build and market applications around the globe. From offices in the U.S., Europe, Japan, China, and Singapore, Forum Nokia provides technical and business development support to developers and operators to assist them in achieving their goal of successfully launching applications and services to consumers and enterprises.

About BroadSoft

BroadSoft's VoIP application software is revolutionizing the delivery of hosted telephony and multimedia services. Its flagship BroadWorks® technology empowers wireless, wireline and cable 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 provides VoIP applications to 6 of the top 10 and 12 of the top 25 largest carriers worldwide, including Korea Telecom, Singtel, Sprint, Telefonica de Espana, Telstra, T-Systems, and Verizon. For additional information, go to www.BroadSoft.com.

BroadSoft and BroadWorks are registered trademarks of BroadSoft, Inc. All other names are trademarks of their respective companies.

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