CounterPath, a global provider of personal computer and mobile application software as well as gateway server software products, announced today that it will enter into a strategic license royalty agreement with Nippon Telegraph and Telephone (NTT) Software Corporation that enables Japanese enterprises to provide unified communications (UC) and fixed-mobile convergence (FMC) services to their customers’ mobile workers, telecommuters, and business travelers. CounterPath’s Bria mobile and Client Configuration Server (CCS) will be integrated in unison to deliver innovative options for the management of communications spending while maximizing employee productivity and responsiveness.
The agreement stipulates that NTT Software Corporation will leverage the award-winning Bria mobile softphone applications with the Client Configuration Server to give enterprise customers the ability to extend VoIP and IP PBX to their current mobile devices. By utilizing this solution, employees can use their own devices and Bria’s platform diversity to deliver services across the world’s most widely used smartphone platforms.
Bria provides high-quality voice calls over 3G, 4G, and Wi-Fi by using industry standards and proven multimedia technology. Bria can also enable least-cost routing by switching between mobile and Wi-Fi data networks on the fly. This capability gives enterprise customers more flexibility in managing their telecom spending.
“Together with NTT Software we are focused on enabling the mobile workforce to be connected any place, any time,” said Todd Carothers, CounterPath Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing. “With Bria and the Client Configuration Server, NTT Software’s customers’ will have a fast, cost-effective and uncomplicated way to extend services to nearly any employee with an iOS or Android smartphone. As part of the world’s largest global IT and telecommunications services company, NTT Software is an important partner for CounterPath and we are excited to grow this important channel within Japan.”
For further information, please visit www.counterpath.com
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