BroadSoft announced the commercial availability of BroadCloud Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS). BroadCloud PaaS is a managed cloud infrastructure enabling service providers to rapidly bring the innovative BroadSoft Business cloud applications to market. The BroadCloud PaaS platform provides control over customizations, integrations, and optimizes capital expenditure (CAPEX) and operational expenditure (OPEX) as the infrastructure resides within BroadSoft carrier-class data centers.
According to a recent Frost & Sullivan report, a global transformation to cloud-based services is underway with 45% of telecom providers planning to deploy a turnkey solution hosted and operated by a third-party to improve their ability to offer innovative solutions. BroadCloud PaaS positions service providers to seize upon this growing market demand, meet the evolving need of the business user and maintain brand leadership against an emerging set of competitors. With BroadCloud PaaS, service providers has the ability to:
- Accelerate their innovation cycle with unprecedented control and flexibility to develop differentiated, on-demand cloud unified communication and collaboration services
- Gain a 50-75% time-to-market advantage delivering new cloud communications services based on the entire BroadSoft Business application suite
- Minimize non-strategic OPEX and CAPEX while moving to a consumption cost model that greatly minimizes the ongoing marginal costs for new features and capabilities
- Benefit from carrier-class reliability and BroadSoft data centers with physical, environmental and access level security
- Reduce operational complexity and costs with simplified and scalable packaging options
WUN Systems is an award-winning provider of all the tools needed to grow a smart and connected Coworking and flexible workspace. While seeking to offer a highly reliable and scalable unified communication and collaboration (UC) services that would easily integrate into its platform, WUN Systems conducted a lengthy search for communications vendors. The BroadSoft BroadCloud PaaS solution was chosen because of the ability to deliver proven platform and enterprise-grade applications that enables WUN Systems customers to communicate seamlessly from any location.
“The BroadCloud PaaS solution is reliable and scalable, providing open APIs, flexibility, and control, which makes it easy to adapt our offering to meet the specific needs of our customers,” said Victor Vasev, chief technology officer, WUN Systems. “Using a fully managed, scalable infrastructure of resources, connectivity and security operated by BroadSoft, we are able to accelerate time-to-market for innovation, and set the pace as the hosted PBX / UCaaS market opportunity for businesses has grown and evolved.”
BroadCloud PaaS is an option available to service providers as part of the BroadCloud cloud platform powering BroadSoft Business, a fully integrated portfolio of enterprise-ready cloud, unified communications, team collaboration and contact center applications. BroadSoft Business can scale to all market segments, and includes three core applications: UC-One, Team-One and CC-One, with BroadSoft Hub providing contextual intelligence across the entire platform so users can access the information and apps they need in one place.
“Service providers now recognize the importance of rapid and innovative service delivery and see PaaS as a big opportunity to remain competitive while still having the flexibility and control they need,” adds Scott Hoffpauir, chief technology officer, BroadSoft. “Now service providers can bring cloud application suites like BroadSoft Business to market more efficiently and cost-effectively because it can be fully managed by BroadSoft. As a result, service providers can focus their energy, resources and budget on their brand and services to continually enhance the end user experience.”