Teradici®, developer of industry-leading PCoIP® technology for virtual workspaces, today announced a partnership with CounterPath Corp. (NASDAQ: CPAH) (TSX: CCV), a leading developer of award-winning desktop, tablet and mobile VoIP client solutions. Together, the companies will deliver the industry’s first scalable unified communications (UC) solution for PCoIP Zero Clients for desktop-as-a-service (DaaS) and virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) deployments.
Integration of CounterPath’s market-leading Bria softphone technology into Tera2 PCoIP Zero Clients will culminate in an interoperable UC solution for enterprise customers across the broadest range of SIP-compliant environments, including Alcatel-Lucent, Avaya, Broadsoft, Cisco, Metaswitch Networks and Mitel, for voice, messaging, presence, contacts and social media. With virtual desktops delivered via PCoIP, all applications and data remain in the data center where they can be centrally managed, with a remote link to the local client device. Users can readily move between devices while preserving their desktop environment, greatly enhancing employee mobility, data security and disaster recovery.
“We’re delighted to be the first independent software vendor to jointly develop and deliver a scalable VoIP unified communications solution for PCoIP Zero Clients,” said Donovan Jones, President and CEO, CounterPath. “Our partnership with Teradici expands the reach of CounterPath and highlights the flexibility of our unified communications solution. With more than one and a half million PCoIP Zero Clients deployed in companies across diverse markets, we have a tremendous opportunity – with great potential for acceleration, as VDI and the emerging DaaS markets reach new levels of maturity.”
“In collaboration with CounterPath, we’re excited to bring greater flexibility and an enhanced user experience to PCoIP Zero Clients – the most secure, easy-to-manage endpoint devices for virtual workspaces,” added Dan Cordingley, President and CEO, Teradici. “Bria softphone solutions have been broadly adopted by more than 400 operators, OEMs and large and small enterprises in more than 50 countries worldwide. CounterPath has a proven track record in delivering a high-quality product with interoperability across a breadth of SIP-compliant network equipment. We’ve selected the right partner at the right time to jointly develop a scalable, robust, cost-effective UC solution.”