, a leading systems and network integrator to VoIP based service providers, and BroadSoft Inc.
, announced a partnership that will assist service providers with key challenges they face in a successful launch of new services. Under terms of the agreement, UTC Associates becomes an integrator for the BroadSoft suite of products, including hosted PBX, IP Centrex, IP Trunking, Mobile PBX, residential broadband voice and collaborative conferencing.
Telecom service providers and corporations looking to deploy or support services based on next generation technologies may now choose UTC Associates for their network planning, BroadWorks network and system implementation, custom application development, systems integration, operational support, product development acceleration, business continuity and disaster recovery planning needs.
UTC helps clients make informed decisions on initial viability of VoIP solutions into the existing environment while reducing the time delays and cost associated with implementing a VoIP infrastructure. UTC works with their clients to develop a strategic plan that will essentially produce an achievable time frame to roll out the VoIP solution. By outsourcing the development to UTC, service providers are able to rapidly produce a VoIP solution, select vendors and operationalize the service offering. UTC will even provide an overlay operations team to quickly turn-up service while providing knowledge transfer.
"UTC has proven the ability to help our service provider customers with a vigorous set of professional services," said Chris MacFarland, Vice President of Operations for BroadSoft, "Many of our customers will benefit from UTC's expertise and experience in augmenting their technical staff, accelerating their service launch, and providing a robust methodology for technical knowledge transfer."
"Existing telecom service providers, new carriers and UNE-P providers are deploying end to end VoIP infrastructure at an ever accelerating pace to meet the growing demand for VoIP services as customers are looking to save costs and improve productivity. Through creative collaborative efforts, BroadSoft and UTC are helping service providers and enterprise customers fully leverage their IP infrastructures to deploy a vital and scalable VoIP," said Aziz Ahmad, President and CEO of UTC Associates, Inc.