LOD, Israel, May 8, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AudioCodes Ltd. (Nasdaq:AUDC), a leading provider of VoIP technologies, products and services, today announced the release of the Mediant 2600, an addition to its Session Border Controller (SBC) family, enabling interoperability and secured connectivity between enterprises and service provider VoIP networks. The Mediant 2600 SBC offers a cost-effective connectivity solution for Unified Communications (UC) and contact center deployments of up to 600 concurrent sessions. The Mediant 2600 SBC expands the AudioCodes SBC portfolio, comprising the Mediant 4000, Mediant 3000, Mediant 1000, Mediant 800 and Mediant Software SBC, a highly scalable range of products that all deliver the same core functionality. Enterprises deploying AudioCodes SBC benefit from seamless connectivity to SIP Trunking services, high VoIP quality and security of their network against malicious or fraudulent threats. With the growing demand for interconnecting enterprises and carriers based on pure IP, transcoding becomes a key enabler for smooth voice integration. AudioCodes SBCs enable transcoding between a broad range of wideband and narrowband vocoders, meeting the growing demands of enterprises to connect their UC solutions with SIP Trunking networks. "The Mediant 2600 is an important addition to our highly popular family of SBC products," said Yehuda Herscovici, Vice President, Product, at AudioCodes. "In addition to offering high-availability and wide interoperability with SIP Trunking services, the Mediant 2600 offers a variety of transcoding capabilities and quality-of-experience monitoring, all optimized to meet the specific needs of the growing mid-range enterprise VoIP market." About AudioCodes AudioCodes Ltd. (Nasdaq:AUDC) designs, develops and sells advanced Voice over IP (VoIP) and converged VoIP and Data networking products and applications to Service Providers and Enterprises. AudioCodes is a VoIP technology market leader focused on converged VoIP and data communications and its products are deployed globally in Broadband, Mobile, Enterprise networks and Cable. The Company provides a range of innovative, cost-effective products including Media Gateways, Multi-Service Business Routers, Session Border Controllers (SBC), Residential Gateways, IP Phones, Media Servers and Value Added Applications. AudioCodes' underlying technology, VoIPerfectHD™, relies on AudioCodes' leadership in DSP, voice coding and voice processing technologies. AudioCodes' High Definition (HD) VoIP technologies and products provide enhanced intelligibility and a better end user communication experience in Voice communications. For more information on AudioCodes, visit http://www.audiocodes.com. Statements concerning AudioCodes' business outlook or future economic performance; product introductions and plans and objectives related thereto; and statements concerning assumptions made or expectations as to any future events, conditions, performance or other matters, are "forward-looking statements'' as that term is defined under U.S. Federal securities laws. Forward-looking statements are subject to various risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those stated in such statements. These risks, uncertainties and factors include, but are not limited to: the effect of global economic conditions in general and conditions in AudioCodes' industry and target markets in particular; shifts in supply and demand; market acceptance of new products and the demand for existing products; the impact of competitive products and pricing on AudioCodes' and its customers' products and markets; timely product and technology development, upgrades and the ability to manage changes in market conditions as needed; possible need for additional financing; the ability to satisfy covenants in the Company's loan agreements; possible disruptions from acquisitions; the ability of AudioCodes to successfully integrate the products and operations of acquired companies into AudioCodes' business; and other factors detailed in AudioCodes' filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. AudioCodes assumes no obligation to update the information in this release.