MegaPath Adopts CounterPath’s Bria Clients, Convergence Gateway and Device Management Platforms to Enable End-to-End Desktop, Tablet and Mobile Solutions for SMBs and EnterprisesVancouver, BC, CANADA and Pleasanton, CA, USA — June 11, 2014 —
CounterPath Corporation (NASDAQ: CPAH) (TSX: CCV), a leading developer of award-winning desktop, tablet and mobile Unified Communications (UC) products and solutions, and MegaPath, a leading provider of managed data, voice, security and cloud services in North America, today announced they have partnered to offer CounterPath Bria desktop, tablet and mobile UC solutions through MegaPath’s expansive direct sales channel and partner channel, which includes individual IT consultants, solution providers, value-added resellers and Master Agents.
MegaPath will leverage CounterPath's entire Bria product line to offer cost-effective, feature-rich, desktop, tablet and mobile OTT (over-the-top) UC solutions that are easily managed. The solutions feature enterprise-ready UC solutions with built-in business features such as screen sharing collaboration, text messaging Fixed Mobile Convergence (FMC), video conferencing, desktop and mobile UC clients for all major OS platforms, Outlook® plug-in capabilities, and high security, all designed to increase employee productivity and save costs. The UC solution provides unparalleled freedom, flexibility and productivity enhancements to small and medium businesses, enterprises, and their employees.
“As the workforce continues to become increasingly mobile, it is essential for organizations of all sizes to provide employees with access to reliable, interoperable solutions that enable them to stay connected, regardless of their size or location,” said Dan Foster, President, MegaPath. "CounterPath's Bria has met all our expectations for a product that fulfills the needs of our customers and their end users who, ultimately, want to increase productivity in a way that is secure and cost-effective. We look forward to working with CounterPath to offer a best-in-class enterprise Unified Communications offering."
"CounterPath solutions have been developed not only to meet the need for enterprise-specific features but also to cater to the rise of the enterprise consumer who is used to being able to access apps and services through app stores and experience plug-and-play convenience and looking for those same options from his enterprise communications provider," said Todd Carothers, EVP of Marketing and Products at CounterPath. "Bria is unique in that we can now offer this deployment option, making our desktop, tablet and mobile softphones even more advantageous for the business world. Our partnership with MegaPath continues our commitment to expanding our channel partner reach and further demonstrates CounterPath's commitment to mobilizing the world’s workforce in unprecedented ways."
MegaPath is one of the largest privately held facilities-based service providers in the country with a dedicated end-to-end IP-enabled network, serving small, medium and enterprise businesses. The company leverages its wide selection of data connectivity, voice over IP, security and cloud technologies to enable businesses to streamline costs, increase security and enhance productivity.
CounterPath's SIP-based VoIP softphones are changing the face of telecommunications. An industry and user favorite, Bria softphones for desktop and mobile devices, together with the Company’s server applications and Fixed Mobile Convergence (FMC) solutions, enable service providers, OEMs and enterprises large and small around the globe to offer a seamless and unified communications experience across both fixed and mobile networks. Standards-based, cost-effective and reliable, CounterPath's award-winning solutions power the voice and video calling, messaging, and presence offerings of customers such as Alcatel-Lucent, AT&T, Verizon, BT, Mobilkom Austria, Rogers, Avaya, BroadSoft, Cisco Systems, GENBAND, Metaswitch Networks, Mitel, NTT and NEC.
For more information about CounterPath’s Bria softphone applications and provisioning solutions, visit: www.counterpath.com/products.
MegaPath Corporation operates one of the largest end-to-end communications networks in the country, providing both commercial and wholesale services. The company provides a full range of data, voice, security and hosted IT services for small, medium and enterprise businesses nationwide, as well as wholesale solutions to the carrier and service-provider markets. MegaPath helps businesses easily and securely communicate between their headquarters, employees and business partners to lower costs, increase security and enhance employee productivity. To learn more about MegaPath's managed IP data, voice, security and hosted IT services, please visit www.megapath.com.