Movial’s user interface expertise will put the power of BroadSoft’s Unified Communications services in the hands of end-users
BroadSoft, Inc. has announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Helsinki-based Movial Applications, a privately held client developer for IP communications services, in an all cash transaction. The closing of the acquisition is subject to the satisfaction of various customary closing conditions. The combined expertise from this transaction is expected to fundamentally change the way individuals communicate by placing the power of BroadSoft’s UC applications in the hands of enterprise and consumer users.
Movial Applications designs and develops state-of-the-art user interfaces (UIs) and multimedia sharing applications that are optimized for a wide range of communications devices and IP-based communications applications. By leveraging BroadSoft’s BroadWorks® and BroadCloud™ communications services and Movial Applications’ client design experience for PCs and mobile devices, global service providers will be able to deliver tightly integrated Unified Communications (UC) services, with a consistent user experience across a broad range of devices and operating systems.
“The proliferation of mobile broadband and explosive growth of smart mobile devices are dramatically changing the way individuals can communicate, opening new opportunities in our industry,” said Michael Tessler, president and chief executive officer, BroadSoft. “The Movial Applications purchase will position BroadSoft to enable our customers to capitalize on this market opportunity by tightly integrating the extensive capabilities already provided by BroadWorks and BroadCloud, with a superior user experience across a user’s preferred communication device.”
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