Demand for CounterPath’s Bria and Stretto Solutions Continues to Grow in Key MarketsVancouver, BC, Canada — January 14, 2016 —
CounterPath Corporation (NASDAQ: CPAH) (TSX: CCV), a global provider of award-winning over-the-top (OTT) Unified Communications solutions for enterprises and carriers, today announced a definitive agreement to resell Bria and Stretto with Apps2com and ITAC to expand distribution within France.
“Europe represents over 30% of the overall VoIP services market,” said Todd Carothers, EVP of Marketing and Products at CounterPath. “France is a strategic market for us and adding well known French system integrators, Apps2com and ITAC, positions CounterPath well to grow our revenue in such an important market.”
“CounterPath’s products overlay our current offerings and enable customers to extend the value of their current platforms while expanding mobility features for end users within the medium and large enterprise segment”, said Stéphane Grasset, Managing Partner of Apps2com. “CounterPath was of interest because of its OTT (over the top) positioning that helps evolve the Apps2com portfolio addressing the digital transformation in our installed customer base.”
“We selected CounterPath’s Bria and Stretto products that extend the value of the call server platforms currently deployed by our medium and large customers,” said Philippe Andrea, CEO of ITAC. “CounterPath’s agnostic call server support enables ITAC to offer end-to-end Unified Communications solutions that are differentiated from other channels and future proofs end user IT organization roadmaps to enable to services in the future.”
As part of CounterPath’s go-to-market strategy for its Enterprise OTT offerings, the company anticipates further channel partnerships to be announced addressing the EMEA and other global markets.
CounterPath’s Unified Communications solutions are changing the face of telecommunications. An industry and user favorite, Bria softphones for desktop, tablet and mobile devices, together with Stretto Platform™ server solutions, enable enterprises, carriers and OEMs around the globe to offer a seamless and unified over-the-top (OTT) communications experience across both fixed and mobile networks. The Bria and Stretto combination enable an improved user experience as an overlay to the most popular telephony and applications servers on the market today enabling a leading voice, video, messaging, presence and collaboration user experience. 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, Aspect, AT&T, Avaya, BroadSoft, Bosch, Broadview, BT, Cisco Systems, Citi Group, Comcast, Ericsson, Five9, GENBAND, Genesys, MegaPath, NEC, NTT, Network Norway, Rogers and Verizon.
For more information about CounterPath’s Bria softphone applications and provisioning solutions, visit: www.counterpath.com/products.
Executive Vice President of Marketing and Products